Andrew Gettinger, M.D., ONC's CMIO, shared his perspectives on some of the regulatory burdens facing physicians around quality measurement—and what approaches federal healthcare officials might take to address those burdens
Mari Savickis, vice president, federal affairs, at CHIME, spoke exclusively with HCI on Monday, during the CHIME-HIMSS Forum in Orlando, on an opportunity for providers to help shape a specific element of the federal MIPS program
A major collaboration between and among the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Louisiana, and physicians and hospitals in that state, has yielded significant results in reducing unnecessary ED utilization statewide
At UF Health Jacksonville, named by Healthcare Informatics’ editors as one of the semi-finalist teams in this year’s Innovator Awards Program, clinician leaders have cracked the code on how to determine and intervene on emerging sepsis emergencies
As Joseph Scopelliti explains, Geisinger Health’s unified data architecture initiative is moving it forward into an entirely new era in terms of the capability of leveraging data and analytics to support population health and quality improvement
A new report released by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) shows support for two safe practice recommendations for the use of copy-and-paste in electronic health records (EHRs).
At Allina Health in Minneapolis, senior leaders have leveraged data and IT at a very deep level to rework cardiovascular care processes in order to improve clinical performance and patient outcomes and rethink costs
UC San Diego Health CIO Christopher Longhurst, M.D. shares with Health IT Summit-San Diego attendees his perspectives on what is being learned around EHR-facilitated clinical transformation—and what needs to happen next
One area in which progress appears to be steady in U.S. healthcare has been in efforts to reduce healthcare-acquired conditions, particularly hospital-acquired conditions—as noted in a report published in December by HHS
According to a message from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), some physicians will get a pass from the federal agency in 2017 and 2018 when it comes to the application of penalties related to a failure to meet Physician Quality Reporting...