Author Archives: Sally McMahon

Shifting Toward Employment

More PCPs are becoming hospital employees, according to ACA impact study on physicians and their practices By LYNNE JETER “Uncertainty prevails” was a common theme in the recently released Jackson Healthcare study on the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) impact on physicians and practices. “We found that a significantly larger number of physicians desire to be

Create a World of Health Workshop

Innov8 for Health presents: createAworld of Health Workshop w/ Steve Deal Saturday, August 16 8am – 3:00pm UPDATED: Earlier ending time.  See below for times to “jump in”. The Brandery 1411 Vine Street Cincinnati, OH 45202 Please click here to RSVP paste this link in your browser https://www.eventbrite.com/e/createaworld-workshop-tickets-12336923069 or Go to Eventbrite  It can be maddeningly difficult

Cedar Lake Receives $15,000 Grant From the Cralle Foundation

Cedar Lake, the region’s largest private non-profit care provider for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce that the Cralle Foundation, INC. has awarded the Cedar Lake Foundation a $15,000 grant in support of the organization’s $12.5 Million “Circle of Friends” campaign. The Cralle grant brings the current total of donations to the

iHealth Solutions to open headquarters in downtown Louisville

Health technology firm iHealth Solutions LLC plans to establish its headquarters in Meidinger Tower in downtown Louisville. The company, based in Reston, Va., provides technology and other services related to medical records, as well as medical billing and claims processing services. It plans to create 70 jobs and invest $1.7 million in the project. The

Medicare program integrity

Following abuses, Medicare tightens reins on drug program. By Christopher Shaughnessy   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final regulations which require doctors prescribing drugs for Part D patients to enroll in Medicare and establishes authority for CMS to revoke a doctor’s Medicare eligibility for abusive prescribing practices, among other provisions. According to CMS, in a release dated May 19, the regulations are part of the

Dynamics of pharmaceutical care

Collaborative relationships between pharmacists and physicians prove beneficial. By BC Childress, PharmD, Joshua Montney, PharmD and Dan Fisher Incidence estimates suggest that more than 1.5 million preventable medication-related adverse events occur each year in the United States, accounting for an excess of $177 billion in terms of medication-related morbidity and mortality. Drug-related morbidity and mortality in

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