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CMS Announces "Million Hearts" Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Initiative
Jun 15, 2015 10:44:41 AM
by: Definitive Healthcare
On May 28, 2015, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced a new initiative by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) aimed to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among Medicare beneficiaries over the course of the next five years.  The initiative, called the Million Hearts...
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CMS Announces Next Generation ACO
Mar 17, 2015 9:59:21 AM
by: Definitive Healthcare
CMS has announced their new ACO model, called the “Next Generation Accountable Care Organization,” a model that will allow providers to take on more financial risk, with potential reap greater financial rewards.
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Top Hospitals By Percentage of Patients Who Left ER Without Receiving Care
Dec 5, 2014 10:32:41 AM
by: Definitive Healthcare
Nothing can be more frustrating than when a patient arrives at a hospital to seek care in the emergency department, but has to wait a long time to be seen.  The only thing more frustrating are situations in which the wait time is so excessive that the patient decides to leaves the hospital without even being seen.
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Top 10 Providers of Hip Replacements
Dec 1, 2014 3:10:42 PM
by: Definitive Healthcare
Total hip replacement, also known as hip arthoplasty, is a common orthopedic procedure. While not as common as knee surgeries, it is expected to become even common as the population ages.
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