Morning Headlines 3/15/23
Denied by AI: How Medicare Advantage plans use algorithms to cut off care for seniors in need
Medicare Advantage plans are using “unregulated predictive algorithms under the guise of scientific rigor” to cut off payment for the treatment of seniors.
Tegria RCM to Adopt Acclara Brand
Tegria rebrands its RCM business as Acclara, naming Tegria RCM managing director Lincoln Popp CEO.
Google introduces Open Health Stack for developers
Google unveils Open Health Stack, an open source program that offers healthcare app developers a FHIR-based Software Developer Kit for Android, design guidelines, and analytics.
VA sprint team outlines 4 key issues leading to EHR rollout problems
The VA publishes an EHRM Sprint Report acknowledging that, while the Oracle Cerner implementation “has not met Veteran or VA expectations,” the VA itself is to blame for failing to standardize processes and fix issues that arose in its initial deployments.