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Medical practices can make it harder for employees to embezzle money with these basic steps

With the median annual loss of nearly $450,000 due to theft many practices have plenty of room for improvement, new research from MGMA found.

What healthcare CFOs should know about artificial intelligence, machine learning and chatbots

The emerging technologies bring opportunities to increase revenue and boost patient experience and physician satisfaction.

Here’s a look at where clinicians are flocking to new jobs and what practice settings they prefer

With metropolitan areas still popular regions for doctors and nurses, rural hospitals face challenges finding new hires.

Aetna VP says it’s time to ask consumers what they want from healthcare organizations

New research shows that consumers want increased flexibility in their access to healthcare, and they want tools and resources to help them reach their health goals.

Value-based care stalled by insufficient tools and data, study says

Misaligned perceptions about the usefulness of quality metrics and technologies are also inhibiting the progress, Quest Diagnostics says.

AHA urges more funding and fewer limitations for Rural Health Care Program

American Hospital Association asked Congress to boost funding for rural telehealth, broaden their definition of rural and lift limitations like expanding the types of technology allowed.

The key to reaping EHR investments: Optimize at the right pace

Hospitals have to align expectations and user constraints with adding new capabilities to make the most of large software expenditures.

AHIP, AMA weigh in on administration’s blueprint to lower drug prices

While they agree with certain proposals, they take issue with others, as stated in letters the groups sent this week to HHS Secretary Alex Azar.

Consumerism coming to healthcare: Opportunities and obstacles

Winning empowered consumers has become critical at a time when patients are demanding more in response to rising costs.

HHS names CMMI director to lead value-based care agenda

Health and Human Services officials said that regulations such as Stark Law and HIPPA are acting as roadblocks on the path to value-based care.

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