Alternative medicine to expand; Docs rarely 'game' CDS systems;

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> Despite the departure of the nine Pioneer accountable care organizations from the model program, two leading health experts are optimistic about the viability of the experiment based on the first-year results released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid earlier this month, FierceHealthcare reported. Article

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> A vast majority of physicians entered accurate data into an imaging clinical decision support system, according to a new study that found little evidence of attempts to "game" such systems to avoid intrusive computer alerts, FierceHealthIT reported. Article

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