'Unhealthy' state of physician practices; A twist on ACOs;

> A new survey by Practice Fusion, a provider of free EHR systems, declares an 'unhealthy' state of physician practices nationwide. Press release

> The push for physicians to convert to electronic records is not without tradeoffs, according to New York Times Well blogger Danielle Ofri, MD. Article

> A New Orleans-area doctor and the owner and operator of a medical equipment company have been sentenced to prison on charges of healthcare fraud involving durable medical equipment, Healthcare Finance News reports. Article

> CMS has made yet another round of tweaks to its 'meaningful use' regulations. FierceEMR

> Move over, ACOs. There's a new payment model in town. FierceHealthPayer

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