Financial counseling at the bedside; IT guidance for ACOs;

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> An obscure law requiring Massachusetts doctors to meet Meaningful Use could count out 20,000 or more of the state's physicians by 2015, the Boston Herald reported. Article

> Hurricane season is already underway. The Society for Human Resource Management describes how to prepare. Post

Finance News

> The Via Christi hospital system in Kansas is using a proactive way to collect patient debt: Financial counseling at the bedside, FierceHealthFinance reported. Article

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> A majority of uninsured consumers--64 percent--haven't decided whether they will buy health coverage even though open enrollment for health insurance exchanges begins in just a few months, FierceHealthPayer reported. Article

Health IT News

> The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology has released a 42-page IT framework to help organizations as they shift to accountable care organizations, FierceHealthIT reported. Article

And Finally… Boys will be boys. Until age 43. Article

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