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MANAGED CARE November 2011. © MediMedia USA
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MANAGED CARE November 2011. ©MediMedia USA

The more doctors, exam rooms, and patients that a physician practice has, the more likely it is to adopt electronic health records, according to a report by the consulting company SK&A. The report, based on telephone interviews conducted with 237,562 medical offices, says that (to take just one of the categories) offices that see an average of 50 patients a day had a 36 percent adoption rate; those that saw more than 100 had 66 percent adoption.... Edith Rosato earlier this month was named the chief executive officer of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. Rosato worked for many years at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.... Medicare Part D is a hit. Ninety-five percent of respondents to a survey by KRC Research said that their plan works well, and nearly as many said it is easy to use. “Medicare Part D has reached popularity levels that you seldom, if ever, see from a government program,” says Mary R. Grealy, president of the Healthcare Leadership Council, a think tank.

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4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
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