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A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »

Medicomp Systems to debut new value-based care tech at HIMSS19

At HIMSS19, Medicomp Systems will be debuting a new module in its Quippe Clinical Solution suite that focuses on maximizing Medicare Advantage reimbursement with automated risk adjustment factor scoring and hierarchical condition category documentation. “For providers participating in Medicare Advantage plans, the correct calculation of a patient’s risk adjustment factor is essential to ensure accurate… Read More »