There is significant potential for health IT to prove beneficial in medical record access and cut the exorbitant costs that patients are currently paying for their health data.
I was quite intrigued to see the specifics in the recent letter that healthcare provider groups sent CMS about reducing the burden that MIPS requirements have put on clinicians.
Government health IT officials are serious about creating a true market for healthcare in which patients are engaged and empowered. Will their message hit home?
CMS’ 2016 ACO data can tell different stories depending on how one looks at the numbers.
Despite a lot of the negativity surrounding HIEs—and the many challenges that they face—a fairly new initiative from the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative has gotten me thinking that the conversation around HIEs could be changing.
New research in Health Affairs speculates that performance in the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier program may shed some light on how clinicians will treat MIPS.
Healthcare Informatics gathered an array of feedback from CIOs and other industry leaders about how they can share information and learn from their peers
The 2018 final rule for MACRA’s Quality Payment Program (QPP) should drop any day now, so this is as good a time as ever to review the proposed rule and see what might change in the finalized version.
The story of Rory Staunton’s tragic death from sepsis in 2012 should serve as inspiration for the medical community to improve surveillance and monitoring technology.
At some point in their push for better quality, clinical and IT leaders realized that if their old processes around documentation weren’t etched in their workflows for the past several years, they would never have started that way.