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The Politics of Health Care

Lessons Learned
March 7, 2016 6:23 PM by Michael Jones
[Editor’s note: this article was contributed by Mike Baker, senior vice president and GM of commercial products, and Maydad Cohen, senior vice president and GM of government solutions, at hCentive ( ) .] Now that the annual open enrollment Read More...
Trump’s 7-point Healthcare Plan, Part 2
March 7, 2016 2:55 PM by Michael Jones
[Editor’s Note: This blog was originally contributed by ADVANCE staffer Valerie Neff Newitt.] Major news organizations have been quick to examine and critique the policy, and have noted that requests for further details from Trump headquarters have so Read More...
Global Healthcare Megatrends: Clinical Challenges
September 3, 2014 1:36 PM by Robby Chakler
[Editor's note: the following blog post was written by Toby Samo, M.D., chief medical officer, Allscripts. This is the first installment in our 5-part series focusing on Global Healthcare Megatrends] There are more than 7 billion people on the planet Read More...
HIE Options: The Battle Between Public and Private Continues
August 15, 2012 2:11 PM by Rebecca Hepp
As Meaningful Use criteria push towards required interoperability and changing reimbursement methods necessitate more coordinated care, HIEs are looking more and more appealing to h H ealthcare providers. The HIE market practically exploded last year, Read More...
Mission Deployed: ICD-10
June 25, 2012 3:07 PM by Adrianne OBrien
Executive Insight headed west and is blogging live from HFMA's annual ANI conference, held from June 24-27 this year in Las Vegas. One popular session today was ICD-10 Readiness, a provider panel discussion that emphasized lessons learned from facilities Read More...
Final Accountable Care Organization Rules Established
November 3, 2011 12:09 PM by Lisa Algeo
(Editor's note: Executive Insight welcomes Guest Blogger Michael LaMagna, Esq,to our Politics in Health Care blog. He will be posting updates on healthcare reform and related issues each week. Check back often. LaMagna is an attorney and nursing home Read More...
Agency Report Reveals Need to Increase Access to Medical Homes
March 25, 2011 4:01 PM by Frank Irving
HRSA says model represents fundamental change in provision, coordination and management of care. According to a report released March 18 by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), 57 percent of children in the United States have access Read More...
Federal Partners Offer Guidance for Child Care as an Element of Emergency Planning
March 15, 2011 11:17 AM by Frank Irving
Report recommends that states develop child care disaster plans in coordination with state/local managers and agencies. Grantees across the country are receiving help from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to develop emergency preparedness Read More...
Early Innovators Awarded Grants to Implement IT Infrastructure for Health Insurance Exchanges
February 16, 2011 10:15 AM by Frank Irving
HHS allocates $241 million to a diverse mix of six states and a multi-state consortium. On Feb. 16, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced the award of seven cooperative agreements to help a group of "Early Innovator" states Read More...
Ohio State Receives $100 Million Grant Made Available Through Affordable Care Act
January 7, 2011 9:35 AM by Frank Irving
Award will go toward project to improve inpatient and outpatient care and new research facilities. On Dec. 29, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced that Ohio State University will receive a $100 million grant for construction Read More...


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