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Hospitals, doctors and Gawande laud new CMS primary care model, but will practices stay?

The new CMS primary care payment program unveiled this week won tentative buy-in from doctors, hospitals and healthcare players across the political spectrum. The so-called Primary Cares Initiative set lofty goals, including getting a quarter of providers and beneficiaries to sign up. The program, however, is fully voluntary, and some paths carry significant downside risk. That… Read More »

EHR satisfaction higher at hospitals with top adoption model, analysis finds

Brief Published Feb. 21, 2019 Dive Brief: Hospitals that achieve Stage 7 of the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) have happier physicians, greater personalization of EHRs and better teamwork among clinicians and IT personnel, according to a new report by HIMSS Analytics and KLAS’ Arch Collaborative. Among Stage 7 hospitals, 41% of physicians report… Read More »

Model wanted to cut out breast implants

A bikini model claims she was laughed at by doctors before she tried to cut out her own breast implants after they “drove her to the brink of suicide”. Melissa George, 28, believes that she was suffering from breast implant illness (BII), which left her wanting to kill herself. The personal trainer from the Gold… Read More »