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Care Management Weekly News Update 10/04/23

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Oct 04, 2023 @ 11:50 AM

The American Hospital Association is asking Congress to urge HHS to "immediately" rescind a rule restricting the use of third-party tracking technologies by hospitals and health systems.

OCHIN launches new EHR service for rural hospitals nationwide 

OCHIN, a nonprofit leader in equitable health care innovation, now offers OCHIN Epic to rural hospitals nationwide. With four hospitals already live on the new system and five more onboarding across six states, OCHIN's entrance into acute care helps ensure smaller hospitals can seamlessly connect care for their patients and recruit new talent using clinicians' electronic health records (EHR) platform of choice.

Telehealth continues to enjoy elevated popularity thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, but significant generational gaps persist in satisfaction, according to a new analysis from J.D. Power.

A Congressional Bipartisan Rural Health Caucus, co-chaired by U.S. Reps. Diana Harshbarger (R-TN) and Jill Tokuda (D-HI) recently held a kick-off event marking its formal launch. The caucus will highlight solutions for stemming hospital closures, ensuring fair and adequate reimbursement rates, and strengthening the health workforce.


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