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Study: EHRs May Erode Quality of Care via Physician Burnout

Mayo study links EHRs with physician burnout The hours upon hours of EHR box-checking and data entry are taking a major toll on U.S. physicians, according to new research in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. “Electronic health records hold great promise for … Continue reading

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CMS gets an earful on proposed MACRA changes

The deadline to submit comments on the sweeping payment and delivery changes proposed by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services was June 27. Most major health organization have made their voices he Continue reading

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AMA Unable to Scrap ICD-10, Seeks Alternatives

“Boycott” Discussion Tabled over Legal Concerns The American Medical Association (AMA) is likely to demand a grace period so that payments to physicians will not be delayed, according to a June 7 report in MedPage Today. More than 500 delegates … Continue reading

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AMA Executives Support Delay or Scrap ICD-10, Wait for ICD-11

Incoming president says problems are too big to move forward Steven Stack, the incoming president of the American Medical Association (AMA), fully supports the delay of the implementation of ICD-10, now scheduled to begin October 1, 2015. In fact, in an … Continue reading

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News & Opinion from the Week of November 3 – 9, 2013

AHA and AMA to CMS Re: Two-midnight Policy Inpatient Admission and Review Criteria The AHA and the AMA issued a joint letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner on Friday, January 8, in a rare show of combined agreement and support … Continue reading

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