TITLE

GOVERNMENT WATCH

PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on the health care industry in the U.S. A bill proposed in the House of Representatives would expand the 340B program that provides lower drug prices for providers that serve a large proportion of indigent patients in the country. Wisconsin earned the highest quality score in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's annual state ranking of healthcare quality. The House of Representatives has approved a bill that would authorize four grants to promote healthcare information technology training and research.
ACCESSION #
26112521

 

Related Articles

  • strange bed(side) fellows: physician-finance collaboration. Fralicx, Rod // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jul2012, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p90 

    The article focuses on the collaboration between physicians and financial leaders to solve challenges in the health care industry in the U.S. The author mentions that the cost and the quality of health care the biggest challenge of the industry. Also suggested is the need for the leaders to...

  • Simplify administrative and credentialing processes. Goldberg, Steven // Managed Healthcare Executive;Jan2008, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p30 

    The article discusses the author's view regarding the complexity of the administrative and credentialing processes in the health care system in the U.S. He discusses its impact and suggests that the process should be simplified by adopting standard contract terms and credentialing standards....

  • ARE WE READY FOR REAL QUALITY? Merry, Martin D. // Trustee;Jun2007, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p30 

    The author reflects on the health care quality/cost problem in the U.S. Citing the poll results of the American Society for Quality/Harris Interactive where respondents' number one concern is the rising cost of health care, the author elaborates on the other health care challenges and the ways...

  • Helping Leaders Blink Correctly. Lloyd, Robert // Healthcare Executive;May/Jun2010, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p88 

    The article discusses the implications of split-second decisions for patient safety in the U.S. The author presents the skills that healthcare leaders should develop which include understanding the messiness of improving healthcare, determining the importance of measures, and depicting...

  • 'Eyes on the prize' Webber, Andrew // Modern Healthcare;11/12/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 46, p30 

    The author comments on the National Business Coalition on Health's (NBCH) co-sponsorship of the "Modern Healthcare" magazine's 2012 Healthcare Purchasing Power Survey for five consecutive years. He reflects on the organization's role as a national umbrella group for employer-based health...

  • Commentary: Patient Engagement is Not the Same as Patient Experience. Furr, Tom // Healthdatamanagement.com;12/18/2015, p1 

    Providers of healthcare in America, from sole-practitioners to multi-location hospital networks, are justifiably proud of the quality of care they deliver. Still, as seemingly every hospital launches a patient engagement initiative, the gap that separates the clinical side of healthcare from the...

  • Navigating the health care system. MICHOS, CHARLOTTE // Hudson Valley Business Journal;10/17/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p13 

    The article provides insights on how to obtain the best outcomes in good medical care in the U.S. It suggests readers to keep their own medical file and to come up with a list of their medications and supplements. It also advises them to know more about privacy laws, electronic health record...

  • AMA deal rankles specialty docs. Romano, Michael // Modern Healthcare;2/27/2006, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p7 

    The article deals with the renewed rift between the American Medical Association (AMA) and the Alliance of Specialty Medicine (ASM) as of February 2006 which threatens to divide organized medicine in the U.S. ASM condemned AMA for an agreement it struck with congressional leaders on the...

  • Choosing Wisely: Prevalence and Correlates of Low-Value Health Care Services in the United States. Colla, Carrie; Morden, Nancy; Sequist, Thomas; Schpero, William; Rosenthal, Meredith // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Feb2015, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p221 

    Background: Specialty societies in the United States identified low-value tests and procedures that contribute to waste and poor health care quality via implementation of the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation's Choosing Wisely initiative. Objective: To develop claims-based...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics