Innovaccer launches tool to compare hospital performance

17. November 2016 Health 0
Hospital Compare enables patients to determine the best hospital for types of treatment in a specific area. Physicians and providers can also use the tool to better understand what improvements are needed for higher quality care.  Powered by WPeMatico

HHS takes additional steps to expand access to opioid treatment

17. November 2016 EHR, EMR, Health, HIPAA 0
Allows more providers to prescribe treatment The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is taking additional steps to address the U.S. opioid epidemic by further expanding access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders. Administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), today’s announcement enables nurse practitioners (NPs) and ...