By Matt Fisher – The HHS Office for Civil Rights announced another monetary penalty and settlement for the failure of an entity to fully or competently comply with HIPAA requirements. More particularly, the entity in question offers yet another example of the absence of a risk analysis.
We sorted through the archives of HealthcareNOW Radio Shows and found three unique episodes talking about consumer wearables. Take a listen to Conversations on Health Care, The Incrementalist, and Healthcare de Jure.
We sorted through the archives of HealthcareNOW Radio Shows and found three unique episodes talking about value based care. Take a listen to Healthcare de Jure, Voices in Value-Based Care, and Payment Matters.
By Matt Fisher – The shift to value-based care is impacting every aspect of healthcare. As has been well documented in many places, including this blog, value-based care is built upon the concept of driving enhancements to the quality of care while taking focus away from quantity or volume.
By Matt Fisher – Value based care is an amorphous concept that covers a lot of the so-called alternative payment methodologies driving a lot of current transformation in healthcare.
By Matt Fisher – Value based care comes in many forms, but the consistent goal is to reward the quality of care over the quantity of care. A variety of initiatives have been floated in the past few years with the goal of promoting the transition to value.
By Matt Fisher – The annual exodus of a large chunk of the healthcare industry to the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition will begin today. While many familiar topics will receive a lot of attention, I intend to focus on value based care or alternative payment initiatives.
By Matt Fisher – With healthcare gradually (or rapidly) moving from a fee for service (FFS) world to a value-based care world, questions about the laws and regulations governing relationships within healthcare are increasing. The predominant current regulatory framework, exemplified by the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statutes.
By Matt Fisher – National Health IT Week was a busy time with regard to government announcements. First, the final rule for Meaningful Use Stage 3 and Modifications was released and second, on the same day, the OIG released a reminder about information blocking concerns.
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