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Free Websites To Help You Track Your Medications

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Drugs.com

www.drugs.com/

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to track your medicines? There are numerous free websites to help you keep a running record of all of your medications to print out prior to a doctor visit or a hospital stay.

At MediGuard, simply enter your medicines and you’ll get a free interaction check, as well as safety alerts and recalls.

Go to Drugs.com for a comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information. The site provides free, peer-reviewed, accurate and independent data on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. You’ll also find helpful tools, wallet-sized personal medication records, mobile applications and more.


Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Terms You Should Know

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Hospital Value Based PurchasingFrom CCHIT to PPACA, acronyms abound in the Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program. Here is a list of common terms that you may want to commit to memory, if you haven’t already. Read more


Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program Resources

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cms.gov

Visit cms.gov

CMS posts information about how well America’s hospitals are doing on a number of measures and dimensions on two websites: the Hospital Compare website and the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey website.

For more information, visit Hospital Value Based Purchasing on the CMS website.

To review the law and regulations, go to Social Security Act Section 1886(o) and to the Final Rule (76 Federal Register [FR] 26490).