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Court Rules Computer Metadata of Peer Review Committee Discoverable in Litigation

By on May 29, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Peer review is the essential process by which physicians critique the medical services provided by their colleagues for the purposes of decreasing occurrences of medical malpractice and increasing the quality of health care, while simultaneously serving as a primary method of evaluating the quality of patient care. Currently, almost all states have enacted peer review […]

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The Next Generation ACO Model

By on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) recently announced the next ACO (Accountable Care Organization) venture in the release of its proposed “Next Generation ACO” initiative. It claims this initiative will create better opportunities for coordinated patient care and set higher standards for quality and safety. The Affordable Care Act has encouraged the formation of […]

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