The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released for the first time its research-ready Transformed Medicaid Statistical Information System (T-MSIS) data.
Before his double lung transplant, Tom Saputo thought he had anticipated every possible outcome.
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has agreed to pay $3 million to the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and take substantial corrective action to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules.
The information that John Becknell, PhD and Aarron Reinert presented was invaluable in helping leaders learn where they are falling short and how they could improve their leadership skills.
Ground ambulance providers and suppliers that have been selected to participate in the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection System must collect information on cost, utilization, revenue, and other service characteristics in accordance with the Medicare Ground Ambulance Data Collection Instrument for a continuous 12-month period.
A South Florida 911 dispatch supervisor was watching "I Am Mother" on Netflix while a caller unsuccessfully tried to get help after someone shot out her car's windshield, an internal affairs investigation found.
Paramedic school is over, your new patch is sewn on, and you have your stethoscope around your neck. The last 16 months have been some of the toughest and miserable moments of your life. You have passed all the tests and the state cleared you for your license. You walk in the door at the station and it suddenly hits you – you have no idea what you are doing.
More than half of seriously ill Medicare enrollees face financial hardships with medical bills, with prescription drug costs the leading problem, according to a study published Monday.
JEMS Editor Emeritus A.J. Heightman is at the 2019 American Ambulance Association (AAA) Annual Conference & Trade Show at the Gaylord Resort in Nashville, Tennessee, where he is sharing the keynote presentation with AAA board member Rob Lawrence.
Facing the threat of a disaster or managing the aftermath of such an incident, either natural or manmade, can be tragic.