By Abhinav Shashank – Transitioning and succeeding in value-based care is increasingly becoming the focus of many providers. Despite initial reservations, many providers are becoming ardent supporters of VBC payment models and are often the catalysts for change in their organizations.
By Abhinav Shashank – Innovation has been driving the US healthcare and steering it on the wheels of novel payment models towards better outcomes in quality of care and cost. However, these new payment models seem to be perpetually stuck in a state of delay.
By Abhinav Shashank – Battling with chronic life-limiting illness results in extreme pain, discomfort, and physical as well as mental stress. Even when there is no permanent cure available to treat the disease, palliative care can bring some respite to the patients.
By Abhinav Shashank – One of my old friends, albeit in good health, had a stressful job and odd working hours, which resulted in poor eating habits and work-life balance. His PCP suggested that he consult a psychologist and nutritionist, as well as also prescribed a…
By Abhinav Shashank – Healthcare has seen a number of life-saving breakthroughs: vaccines, anesthesia, bypass surgery, the balloon catheter, and even decoding the human genome sequence. These have all changed the face of healthcare, transforming how we do things around here.
By Abhinav Shashank – The U.S. healthcare system is under major transformation – from the implementation of MACRA to President-elect Donald Trump introducing his health plan – transforming healthcare system today requires you to meet all the challenges you face on your road to value-based care.
By Abhinav Shashank – Physicians are the ones anchoring the ship of healthcare in a sea of variables. Technological advancements are as they may, one cannot elude the touch and presence of a physician in healthcare.
By Abhinav Shashank – A few days ago, the HHS Office of Inspector General released a report highlighting the 10 biggest management and performance challenges the healthcare industry is facing, and again, EHRs and health IT have made it to the list.
By Abhinav Shashank – In the last blog, we covered the basics of the upcoming rule MACRA. Just like many other laws, MACRA too is facing a lot of criticism. This has a lot to do with the payment adjustment criteria and the small time window to adapt to it.
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