Articles by Jim Tate

Precision Medicine Under the Microscope

Understanding how a person’s genetics, environment, and lifestyle can help determine the best approach to prevent or treat disease. Here is what’s happening now in Precision Medicine from SCL Health, Strata Oncology, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Cedars-Sinai, Chilmark Research, Q-State Biosciences, 2bPrecise, Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, & AWS.

MIPS: Final Scores Released

By Jim Tate – After numerous delays the MIPS final scores for the 2017 reporting year have been released. These scores are based on a foundation on four individual categories: Cost, Quality, Improvement Activities, and Promoting Interoperability.

HIE Rundown – 5-03-19

Your personal health information is moving and being viewed to improve the quality of your healthcare and lower the costs. The job will not be complete until all health records are digital and interoperable. Here’s what’s happening to make that reality.

HIMSS19 Roundup

By Jim Tate – I attended the recent HIMSS 2019 Annual Conference and, as always, was not disappointed. Attendance at the annual event is mandatory for anyone involved in healthcare information technology and the related regulatory/compliance space.