By David Harlow – The U.S. healthcare system is on a journey – a journey to the future. When we get there, we need to be sure that environmental conditions are right; if they are not, the system — and possibly all of the system’s patients — will be at grave risk.
Download these new resources available from SA Ignite on 2019 MIPS, from NextGate on harnessing provider data, and from Software Advice their newest guide on medical billing software.
As providers implement value-based care initiatives to reduce costs while improving care delivery and population health, data analytics has become an invaluable asset for identifying care gaps and areas for performance improvement.
By Jerry Shultz – To succeed under value-based reimbursement, ACOs and clinically integrated networks must be able to manage population health. One key to effective population health management is a holistic view of patient data.
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 Sarianne Gruber – The ground breaking waiver, as chronicled by Gregory Allen, Program Development and Management Director at the New York State Department of Health, spurred a transition for the State’s underserved communities.
At the annual HIMSS conference in Orlando this year I spent some time talking to Paul Bradley, Chief Data Scientist for ZirMed. Paul shares his insights on the growing importance of using predictive analytics in revenue cycle management.
At the HIMSS conference in February, I sat down with Ric Sinclair of ZirMed. In this interview, Ric offers his insights on current and future trends impacting revenue cycle management.
By Sarianne Gruber – In a conversation with Ms. Raven David, MPH, she elaborated on the innovation occurring within informatics and the role of an Informatician in patient-centric care studies, as well as the success of the HI-FIVE online course for health professionals.
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