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. The post Dr. Rob Lamberts, Direct Primary Care, and the Future of Healthcare on Harlow on Healthcare appeared first on RCM […]
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Take advantage of these upcoming online educational events. The webinars are all intended for eligible hospitals or eligible professional and their practices. They are free of charge so register today. For other Health IT events, conferences, or summits visit our HIT Event Calendar. For our upcoming webinars see Our Webinars in the HIT Event Calendar. […]
By William Hyman – Many initiatives, especially ones that are made mandatory, follow a similar pattern of hype. In our arena we see this in the adoption of EMRs. the establishment of HIEs, and the incorporation of AI. The post If We Keep Saying It Is Good Will That Make It Good appeared first on […]
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. The post Reflections on the 2017 Quality Payment Performance […]
Business news from Allscripts, Vocera Communications, Inc., Elsevier, Kno2, Care Directives, Pager Inc., Synzi, ScImage, Inc., and Kairoi Healthcare Strategies. The post Health IT Business News – January 18, 2018 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
Who doesn’t like a good list? Here are some interesting lists about healthcare trends to watch in 2018 that I think deserve sharing. What 3 people tied for first place in the most influential people in Healthcare in 2017? The post New Year, New Lists appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
Register for this webinar on January 25th. 2017 was an unprecedented year for breaches and ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations. Yet, according to a new report from Black Book, more than eight in ten provider organizations lack a reliable leader for cybersecurity, The post Healthcare Industry Will Underestimate Cybersecurity Threats in 2018 appeared first on […]
CMS is hosting a live demonstration webinar on Thursday, January 18, 2018, to walk through the registration, attestation, and objectives and measures submission process on QNet for the Medicare Hospital EHR Incentive Program. CMS will also provide an overview of the transition. The post CMS Webinar 1/18: EHR Hospital Transition QualityNet Demonstration appeared first on […]
By Kayla Matthews – Options for treating patients and helping them stay healthy are rapidly evolving, and improved technology is largely responsible for making that the case. Some of the available offerings could forever change how patients and physicians interact with each other. The post 6 Practical Tech Gadgets For Medical Professionals appeared first on […]
By Sarianne Gruber – Welcome to 2018! This year Predictive Analytics World (PAW) wants to know in the world of analytics and healthcare “Is there an ‘Easy Button’ for Analytics?” The post PAW’s Predictions on the Not So Easy World of Analytics appeared first on RCM Answers.
As part of our new radio show, InterviewsNOW, I had the opportunity recently to chat with Dr. Sanjay Seth of HealthEC about optimizing MIPS reporting in the coming year. The post MIPS Reporting for 2018: What Providers Can Do to Optimize Success appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Anshu Jindal – Holiday times are over. 2018 is here and it brings a flurry of activity with it. It is time for 2017 MIPS data submissions, and start off the second year of MIPS on the right foot. The post 5 Key Updates by CMS for MIPS Performance Year 2018 appeared first on […]
Join us for these complimentary upcoming featured events. ABCs of the QPP – Why Performance Improvement and QPP Strategy Go Hand-in-Hand Thursday, Jan. 18, 2 pm ET/11 am PT Learn More or Register Here Sponsored by: SA Ignite Speaker: Tom Lee and Beth Houck Even though Performance Improvement (PI) in healthcare is not new, it […]
Just the facts… CMS has released the most recent numbers for the EHR Incentive programs. Here are some Program-to-date highlights from the November report. Active registrants total well over a half a million. The post EHR Incentive Program Status Report November 2017 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By David Harlow – The FDA had a digital health banner day on December 7, announcing one final guidance and two draft guidance documents (with a 60-day comment period). Collectively, these guidances cover a range of digital health issues. The post FDA and Digital Health Regulation appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA […]