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MU payments total $34.7B through May
MU payments total $34.7B through May
Since the start of the meaningful use program, CMS has paid $34.7 billion in Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments to participating hospitals and eligible professionals for successful attestations through May.
Prediabetes for One in Five Healthy-Weight Americans
Prediabetes for One in Five Healthy-Weight Americans
Nearly one in five healthy-weight Americans have prediabetes, with numbers rising with increasing age, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
Resistant hypertension, sleep apnea elevate risk for ischemic events, HF
Resistant hypertension, sleep apnea elevate risk for ischemic events, HF
Resistant hypertension conferred increased risk for sleep apnea, and patients with both conditions had greater risk for ischemic events and HF, according to new data.
Statin Use Tied to Reduced Risk of Parkinson's in Diabetes
Statin Use Tied to Reduced Risk of Parkinson's in Diabetes
For patients with diabetes, statin use is associated with reduced incidence of Parkinson's disease (PD), according to a study published online July 29 in the Annals of Neurology.