The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, or MedPAC, has proposed that Congress eliminate the MIPS program and replace it with a new value-based purchasing program—but does that proposal make sense in the current policy and payment moment?
On this latest Healthcare Informatics podcast, notable health IT expert Micky Tripathi, Ph.D., talked about what he learned at HIMSS18, KLAS’ report on CommonWell and Carequality, Apple’s health records solution, and much more.
A leader in the medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Lexington) has been involved in assisting a major federal healthcare research agency in developing new guidelines regarding the use of opioid maintenance therapies
In its March report to Congress, MedPAC, a policy advisory group, recommends repealing MIPS and replacing it with an alternative model of reimbursement. Several industry thought leaders weigh in on the implications of this recommendation and the future of MIPS.
David Nash, M.D., one of the best-known pioneers in the world of population health management and related areas, shares his perspectives on the current moment in—and future prospects of—the population health management phenomenon
If there was a single unifying factor at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, it was this one: as the U.S. healthcare IT landscape becomes more and more strongly policy- and payment-driven, so, too will the conversations and vendor pitches at the HIMSS Conference
Following the conclusion of the annual HIMSS Conference, Michael McCoy, M.D. shared with Healthcare Informatics his perspectives on the policy, industry, and technological cross-currents influencing the shift from volume to value in healthcare right now
During the HIMSS18 Conference in Las Vegas last week, health plan leaders shared how their organizations are leveraging HIE data to improve quality measures, care management and to address gaps in care.
At HIMSS18, international healthcare leaders shared the reality of vast commonalities in terms of the challenges facing healthcare systems around the world—and the potential for common strategies to address those challenges