Journal Record: Initiative seeks to cut waste from Medicaid system

TULSA – Dr. David Kendrick is working to cut waste out of the Medicaid system by using an information highway. The physician and CEO of MyHealth Access Network is coordinating a group of health care providers and community workers to find out what social factors stand in the way of some Oklahomans getting healthier. His […]

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Brookings Institute : Health information exchanges reduce redundant medical procedures

The national debate over health insurance coverage brings a realization of how high healthcare costs have climbed nationally. The U.S. spends a higher share of GDP on healthcare (17.9 percent) than any other country, but its health outcomes consistently underperform those same countries. Some of this inefficiency stems from redundant medical services: the Congressional Budget […]

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