Aetna announced last week that it would collaborate with other health plans in its region and local primary care practices as part of the federal government’s Comprehensive Primary Care + (CPC+) initiative.
At the Office for National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) Town Hall on the official opening day of HIMSS17, the federal agency revealed its highest priorities, with the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act topping the list.
In an exclusive interview with Healthcare Informatics, Intermountain CIO Marc Probst discusses the health IT industry's most pressing issues, and says that federal officials should do away with Meaningful Use.
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
During a fireside chat session at HIMSS17 Monday afternoon, former CMS Administrators Andy Slavitt and Mark McClellan, M.D., Ph.D., shared their perspectives on the path ahead for healthcare reform and health policy, and the health IT industry’s role in moving...
In a fireside chat at HIMSS17, journalism luminary Dan Rather discussed key leadership qualities and gave his thoughts on the current relationship between the national media and the Trump administration.
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
During a pre-conference session at HIMSS17 on Sunday, industry stakeholders representing three distinct segments—a health system, a physician provider group and a solo practitioner physician group—shared their insights about risk-sharing in a value-based world
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has affirmed the awarding of approximately $20 million to 11 organizations for the first year of a five-year program to provide on-the-ground training and education about the Quality Payment Program.