More than three-fourths of hospitals, or 78 percent, still have work ahead of them in order to successfully submit electronic clinical quality measures (eCQM) data as part of the Hospital Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) program by the Feb. 28, 2017 deadline.
Fee-for-service Medicare payment for heart attack care and coronary bypass surgery is about to be transformed, as HHS officials announced today new mandatory bundled payment models for inpatient cardiac care
athenahealth has said that if customers using the company’s athenaOne services get hit with Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) payment penalties, it will cover the financial consequences for those unsuccessful practices.
Close to 60 percent of hospitals have experienced an unplanned disruption to their EHR systems and a quarter of those hospitals experienced delays in patient care as a result, according to a study released by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG).
In the second part of a two-part article about the challenges CIOs face in building clinically integrated networks, health IT leaders discuss the critical role data analytics plays in this work and the need for collaborative leadership moving forward.
New Brunswick, N.J.-based Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has implemented time and attendance, employee scheduling, workforce analytics, and mobile applications solutions with the aim of improving productivity and employee engagement.
A survey of approximately 500 health IT professionals by HealthITJobs.com has revealed that 55 percent of such professionals are frequently or constantly stressed, and 38 percent say their stress is high or extremely high.
Industry surveys indicate there is a gender-based pay gap in health IT and women are underrepresented in executive leadership roles. Health IT executive leaders discuss the challenges and share their perspectives on effective ways to address this crucial issue.
Average physician compensation increased 3.1 percent in 2015, with 74 percent of physician specialties experiencing increases, according to the latest AMGA Medical Group Compensation and Productivity Survey.