Prior paid malpractice claims linked to increased risk of future claimsFebruary 22nd 2023
Based on 5- and 10-year study periods, physicians with single or multiple paid medical malpractice claims “were shown to have a greatly elevated risk of having additional paid claims during a future period,” the authors wrote.
Report: Health care industry faces highest cybersecurity riskFebruary 13th 2023
“Lack of budget, remotely shared personal data between patients and hospital systems, and outdated software all point to avenues for hackers to infiltrate and gain access to health-related sensitive data,” the report stated.
New rule proposed by CMS could expedite prior authorization processDecember 14th 2022
"The prior authorization and interoperability proposals we are announcing today would streamline the prior authorization process and promote health care data sharing to improve the care experience across providers, patients, and caregivers – helping us to address avoidable delays in patient care and achieve better health outcomes for all,” said CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure.
Study spotlights trends in interstate telehealth as policymakers decide on path forwardJune 13th 2022
“With interstate licensure waivers expired or expected to expire soon, the question of how to design longer-term licensure policies to facilitate interstate telehealth is urgent,” said senior study author Chad Ellimoottil, MD.