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  • A Look at the Private Option in Arkansas A Look at the Private Option in Arkansas - (Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) US) - 26-AUG-2015 Details

    This issue brief examines the results of the Arkansas demonstration waiver project, which requires most adults who are newly eligible for coverage through the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion to enroll in Marketplace plans, often referred to as the "private option," and has allowed Arkansas to cover close to 220,000 Medicaid beneficiaries with commercial provider networks and strengthen its Marketplace.


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  • A Roadmap to the Patient Financial Experience of the Future (2016) images/pdf.gif icon - (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) - 19-APR-2016 Details

    A new paper forecasts the possible patient experience in which patient decision-making, scheduling, registration, administrative simplification, price transparency, and effective consumer payment methods are all simplified through tools designed to assist the patient in their participation in their own health care.


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  • Global Health Risk Framework Global Health Risk Framework - (National Academy of Medicine (NAM)) - 13-JAN-2016 Details

    This initiative has released five new report related to the ebola outbreak. Aimed at creating "A Framework to Counter Infectious Disease Crises", the reports cover "Research and Development of Medical Products", "Pandemic financing", "Health Systems to Respond to Global Infectious Disease Outbreaks", and "Governance".


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  • Health Information Exchange images/pdf.gif icon - (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)) - 16-DEC-2015 Details

    A new systematic review examines the literature surrounding Health Information Exchange.


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  • International Profiles of Health Care Systems, 2015 International Profiles of Health Care Systems, 2015 - (Commonwealth Fund) - 22-JAN-2016 Details

    A new report looks at health insurance, financing, health system organization and governance, health care quality and coordination, disparities, efficiency and integration, use of information technology and evidence-based practice, cost containment, and recent reforms within the health care systems of Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, England, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States


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  • Interoperability Pledge Interoperability Pledge - (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, HHS (ONC)) - 04-MAR-2016 Details

    90% of companies that provide EHR data have agreed to implement three core commitments: consumer access, transparency, and federally recognized, national interoperability standards, policies, guidance, and practices


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  • Lead in the Flint, Michigan Water System images/pdf.gif icon - (National Library of Medicine (NLM) U.S.) - 29-JAN-2016 Details

    In response to the emergency in Flint, Michigan, the NLM has compiled this list of resources to assist health professionals, policy makers, and volunteers who may be responding to the incident.


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  • National HIV/AIDS Strategy: Updated to 2020 images/pdf.gif icon - (Office of National AIDS Policy, The White House (ONAP)) - 18-MAR-2016 Details

    Update of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy that reflects new scientific developments since the original Strategy was released in 2010. The Update includes 10 quantitative indicators to monitor progress to achieve HIV goals.

  • National Health Interview Survey : 2018 Questionnaire Redesign National Health Interview Survey : 2018 Questionnaire Redesign - (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)) - 17-MAR-2016 Details

    The National Health Interview Survey is being updated. Changes include: Questions will focus on the health of one sample adult and one sample child per household; Information about other members of the household will be limited to that which is needed for selection of the sample adult and sample child and for weighting; A fixed core questionnaire will be used for the sample adult and sample child annually; Content sponsored by federal partners will be limited to no more than 5 minutes per year on a given topic.


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  • Paying for Value: Progress and Obstacles images/pdf.gif icon - (AcademyHealth) - 20-MAY-2016 Details

    This brief is the result of a meeting on December 8, 2015, which looked at using provider payment as a means of improving clinical quality, patients' experience of care, and the efficient use of resources.


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  • Rural Care Coordination Rural Care Coordination - (Rural Health Information Hub) - 05-NOV-2015 Details

    Care coordination has great potential to improve rural health access and quality, as well as health outcomes. This new guide looks at opportunities, barriers, and models related to coordinating care in rural settings. Topics covered include Accountable Care Organizations, patient-centered medical homes, the role of HIT in care coordination, and more


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  • State Telemedicine Gaps Analysis State Telemedicine Gaps Analysis - 07-APR-2016 Details

    Two reports from the American Telemedicine Association: State Telemedicine Gaps Analysis: Physician Practice Standards & Licensure and State Telemedicine Gaps Analysis: Coverage and Reimbursement provide report cards, by state, on telemedicine reimbursement policies.


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