The ONC released their long awaited final rule on patient access, information blocking, and certification updates on March 9th. We have rounded up the usual suspects as they make their initial statements about the rule.Read More
By Bennett Lauber – The capacity of the human brain to process information has remained not changed—even as the number of types of users for software-based Internet connected devices has increased at an exponential rate.
Physicians across the country and across specialties are urging CMS to reduce the harms and burdens of prior authorization by incorporating Consensus Principles into its policies and encouraging other payers to do so as well.
Delegates to the AMA’s annual meeting endorsed a host of policy recommendations that would keep the focus on AI’s role in enhancing patient care, improving population health, reducing overall costs while increasing value, and supporting the professional satisfaction of physicians.
The AMA has submitted comprehensive comments to the ONC in response to the sweeping set of proposed changes to health IT certification & implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act & to CMS in response to its proposal on patient access and interoperability.
UnitedHealthcare and the AMA are collaborating to understand and address the social barriers preventing people’s access to better health. The AMA is excited to work with UnitedHealthcare through the continuing efforts of our Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI).
Annual reports and studies that have been published ranging from the state of interoperability, physician burnout, mergers & acquisitions, and hospital data.
By Michael Maylahn – Someone, pop the bubbly. After fifteen years, the AMA has released an official statement on AI — a technology that has been gaining steam since 2005. Healthcare AI, once dismissed as a collection of hyper-glamorized algorithms, has won the AMA’s tough-earned recognition.
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.