Clinical Documentation, Decision Support

Facing Fundamental Transformation: David Levin, M.D. Reflects on CMIOs’ Challenges and Opportunities

February 28, 2015     Mark Hagland
article
David Levin, M.D., an industry leader and the former CMIO of the Cleveland Clinic, shares his perspectives on the transformational challenges and opportunities facing not only U.S. patient care organizations in general, but also facing CMIOs and other senior...

When Peggy O’Kane Speaks, Providers Had Better Listen

February 27, 2015     Mark Hagland
blog
The blog last week on the American Journal of Managed Care’s website by Margaret E. “Peggy” O’Kane, president of NCQA, provided a strong element in a clear roadmap for providers going forward

Documenting Better in the New Healthcare

February 26, 2015     Gabriel Perna
article
David Goldman, D.O. says what many are thinking when it comes to documenting in current EHR systems: it’s not intuitive at all. The after-effect can be harrowing for providers, but he believes he has the solution to solve this problem.

Minimizing the ICD-10 Impact by Focusing on the Codes That Matter

February 26, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
article
As it looks like the transition to ICD-10 is going to finally happen his year, providers may think that they will have to master 155,000 codes. But not so fast—one consulting firm as developed a shortcut to lessen to burden in the short term.

UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Formalize their Collaboration on Healthcare Commercialization

February 24, 2015     Mark Hagland
article
The University of Pittsburgh and the UPMC health system have entered into a partnership that formalizes a longstanding collaboration between the organizations involving the commercialization of research-based products and services

Population Health Would be Easy, If it Wasn’t for Our Patients!

February 24, 2015     Pete Rivera
blog
We focus on the technology and clinical side of Population Health, but there is another aspect that is harder to control; Patient Compliance.

Study: Mobile Apps With Decision Support Lead to More Diagnoses

February 23, 2015     Rajiv Leventhal
news
Mobile devices featuring decision support tools may hold the key to getting more nurses to diagnose patients with chronic health issues such as obesity, smoking, and depression, according to a study from Columbia University School of Nursing.

What Stephen Nuckolls Knows About Accountable Care—and Why It Really Matters

February 23, 2015     Mark Hagland
blog
Stephen Nuckolls and his colleagues at Coastal Carolina Health Care know that they can make accountable care work—and do it outside the markets already best known for risk-based innovation

Forging Ahead on MSSP Progress in Small-Town North Carolina: Coastal Carolina’s ACO Experience

February 21, 2015     Mark Hagland
article
Stephen Nuckolls and his colleagues at Coastal Carolina are proving that the ACO model of care can work in eastern North Carolina

Dr. Prakasam’s Excellent Social Media Adventure

February 19, 2015     Mark Hagland
blog
It was inspiring to read the recent interview with Dr. Gnanagurudasan Prakasam, whose innovative, social media-based program for children with diabetes is making a difference in Sacramento, California

What Dev Culver Knows: The Secret of HIE Sustainability

February 18, 2015     Mark Hagland
blog
What the executive director of Maine’s HealthInfoNet knows—as do his counterparts in Michigan, Ohio, and Colorado—is how to provide practical value to stakeholders across the healthcare spectrum
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