By David Harlow – I spoke recently with Dr. Rob Lamberts about EHRs and direct primary care. I first met Doc Rob through our involvement in the late lamented Grand Rounds. Listen on demand.
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By Matthew Fusan – With the first year of the QPP having officially concluded, our team has spent time reflecting on 2017, including what we have learned and the impact the QPP has had on the healthcare community. Here are our top 3 reflections on 2017.
By Lee Horner – Many providers are still wary of telehealth, as they are of any tool or technology that will require them to practice differently. However, emerging technology which does not require providers to alter their workflows are revealing a totally new value proposition.
By Shanoor Seervai & David Blumenthal MD – While many issues and crises competed for the public’s attention in 2017, health care captured headlines throughout the year. Here, we look at 10 critical events in health care during the past year.
By Matt Fisher – Healthcare experienced a large degree of uncertainty and fluctuation in 2017. Almost no day passed without news of action or activity impacting the industry. All of the back and forth left healthcare buffeted and ready for a rest. Unfortunately, that rest is unlikely to come in 2018.
By Kathy VanOsdol – Thinking about MIPS? You’re not alone. The Merit-based Incentive Payment System phenomenon is significant in terms of the number of providers who will be contemplating a strategy.
By David Harlow – It is often said that social determinants of health are more important than many of the things we think of as more closely associated with health, such as health care services, health literacy, engagement in one’s own health care, adherence to prescribed health care treatment and medication.
By Kathy VanOsdol – The holiday season is here. Decorations are going up, shoppers are flooding stores, and festive music reminds us that “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”. As children eagerly compose letters to Santa, it’s likely that Accountable Care Organizations have wish lists of their own.
By Jim Tate – For the 2017 MACRA & MIPS reporting year the greatest impact on an Eligible Clinician’s MIPS score will be the Quality Category. CMS provides the following instructions:
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