|ALS & the Ice Bucket Aftermath|
Three words … Ice Bucket Challenge.
Never before has a cause gained such momentum or so quickly saturated social media as the awareness campaign for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
… Or How a 2.3 Percent Raise Became a 3 Percent Reduction
At first glance, the FY-2015 revision of the Medicare hospital inpatient prospective payment systems (IPPS) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) appears to offer acute care hospitals a 2.3 percent rate increase beginning this month.
|Food for Thought|
Second Harvest, Jarrard Partner on Wellness Initiatives
With changing healthcare delivery models and an emphasis on population health, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee recognized an opportunity to reach out to the medical community to convey a message highlighting the value of food as medicine.
|MedSolutions Selected to Participate in CMS Bundled Payments|
MedSolutions, a diversified healthcare cost management company based in Franklin, recently announced it has been selected to participate in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Initiative (BPCI) as an awardee convener.
|Turning Predictive Modeling into Practical Medicine|
“Predictive modeling, on its face, has absolutely no value.”
That’s a strong statement from a man who makes his living in the field, but Dan Hogan, president and CEO of Nashville-based Medalogix, is firm in his assertion.
|Plugging In for Peace of Mind|
Evermind Technology Supports Independent Living
Necessity might be the mother of invention, but for Dave Gilbert, PhD, it was actually grandmother who made invention a necessity.
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.