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Can Physician Incentive Programs Save You From A Conrad Murray Verdict – Guilty?

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Physician incentive programs are designed to reward physicians for behaviors that will promote patient safety and quality in healthcare. In the case against Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, quality of care and patient safety were issues as well. Conrad Murray was found guilty of the ultimate breach of the patient

Is the Michael Jackson Trial Relevant to Electronic Health Records?

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98,000 deaths occur in the United States each year from preventable medical errors! Michael Jackson, the superstar has been dead for 2 years. But the current big news is the trial of Dr. Conrad  Murray, Michael Jackson’s personal physician, who is on trial for involuntary manslaughter. I wrote an article

What’s This Health Care Legislation Called The HITECH Act?

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What’s This Health Care Legislation Called The HITECH Act? The Symptoms: Health care costs are spiraling out of control in the United States. Without a corresponding increase in quality of medical care. The Plan: The HITECH Act is the current remedy for the ailing American medical and health care industry.

Health Care Providers Get CMS Incentive Payments: Are You Eligible?

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for health care providers wondering if they qualify for CMS incentive money… The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 also known as the Stimulus Bill. In it, Congress and President Barack Obama appropriated $19

Could an Electronic Health Record System Have Saved Michael Jackson?

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for hospitals and physicians who know that medical errors can be costly! Do you remember where you were when you heard the news that Michael Jackson had died? Michael Joseph Jackson, who was referred to as the King of Pop, was an American recording artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, musician, and philanthropist.