AHA: CMS’ site-neutral payment plan could lead to access problems as hospitals cut services
Hospital groups are warning that CMS’ plan to institute site-neutral payments could lead to access problems and cancelled services.
Anesthesia Providers Set Cannabis Abstinence Guidelines
In the past few decades, societal acceptance and legalization of marijuana have increased. Despite centuries of cannabis use for both recreational and medicinal purposes, scientific knowledge of marijuana is limited. In this changing environment, anesthesia providers need preoperative guidelines to assess patients who are medicinal, recreational, or chronic cannabis users and up-to-date information about potential interaction with anesthesia.
Technology in Anesthesia Takes Center Stage at 85th Annual Congress
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and other healthcare professionals will gather and discuss issues and solutions for enhanced recovery after surgery, access to quality anesthesia care, and technology’s role in healthcare, among other topics during the Nurse Anesthesia Annual Congress of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), Sept. 21-25, 2018, in Boston, Mass.
Amazon Web Services now hosting Change Healthcare’s blockchain tech in the cloud
Change Healthcare on Tuesday said that its blockchain-enabled Intelligent Healthcare Network will be available on Amazon Web Services. Change’s network enables blockchain technologies for more secure and efficient financial transactions throughout the claims process. Hospitals and health insurance companies can use the cloud service to track the status of claims submissions and remittances. They will benefit from having an immutable, auditable and accessible record, as well as reduced administrative costs and near real-time claim adjudication, Change said.
The 15 Inventions in India That Has Changed The World!
When you hear India, what goes on your mind? In the 21st century, when we talk about India, we see the modernization of the country. We see the advancements in different fields and likewise the change we have. However, the Indian culture isn’t rich only from today. It goes back to a very long time […]
Southcoast Health against proposed mandated nurse staffing
FALL RIVER — When voters head to the ballot box in November, they’ll be asked whether mandated nurse-to-patient staffing ratios should be