An opinion piece from Jonathan Bush, the CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board of athenahealth Inc. recently caught my attention. Bush was advocating for better venture capital investment in healthcare IT and made a pertinent point about how fee-for-service models of reimbursement have stifled innovation.
Baylor Quality Alliance, an affiliate of Baylor Health Care System, is creating its own health information exchange and will use Humedica's MinedShare to extract and normalize clinical and administrative data and provide detailed analytics. BQA will also participate in the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) Anceta Collaborative to enhance shared learning with other AMGA members.
The May 6 announcement that the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) was calling for a one-year extension of Stage 2 of meaningful use has pushed the association deeper into the waters of policy and regulatory development. Can CHIME avoid becoming involved in partisan politics in its new push on MU?
Behavioral interviewing tells us a lot about a person – especially their perceptions of themselves, their actions and experiences. In a behavioral interview, the interviewer asks probing questions and the way they are answered can often be the best way to predict a candidate's future job performance. In other words, what you see and hear is a sort of preview of upcoming attractions.