By George Sigounas MS, PhD – New National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program provides substance use disorder treatment in underserved areas of the country. The post New HRSA Program Will Help Clinicians and Patients in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction appeared first on RCM Answers.
CMS Updates eCQM Resources for the 2019 Performance Period for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals
CMS has updated the list of eCQMs that are fully specified and are available to be used for the 2019 performance period in the Quality Payment Program, which were finalized in the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule. The post CMS Updates eCQM Resources for the 2019 Performance Period for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals […]
By Susmit Pal – Next-generation connected health solutions are helping clinicians be more efficient, patients more engaged, and IT more receptive to the needs of the modern healthcare system. Connected, intelligent healthcare organizations are reclaiming a precious commodity: time—more specifically, time to spend with patients. The post Giving Time Back to Clinicians appeared first on […]
CMS has updated its Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances policy for the 2017 MIPS transition year to include counties affected by Hurricane Nate and additional counties affected by the California wildfires. The post Updates to 2017 Extreme and Uncontrollable Circumstances Policy for MIPS Clinicians appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
On Tuesday, January 2, CMS launched a new data submission system for clinicians participating in the Quality Payment Program. Clinicians can now submit all of their 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data through one platform on the qpp.cms.gov website. The post Now Available: CMS Data Submission System for Clinicians in the QPP appeared first […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the 2018 performance period electronic Clinical Quality Measure Logic Flows for Eligible Clinicians and Eligible Professionals to the eCQI Resource Center. The post 2018 eCQM Logic Flows for Eligible Clinicians and EPs Now Available appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Todd Plesko – Give humans too many competing demands on their mental bandwidth, and they become less and less effective at completing important tasks. The post For Better Patient Outcomes, Free Up Memory and Increase Processing Speed…in Clinicians appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.
By Dr. David Hay – I’ve always thought (and I think generally accepted) that IT projects—particularly those that involve sharing information—have a greater chance of success when the people that will be affected by the project are deeply involved with the project itself. The post Let’s Bring Clinicians into the Loop When Designing Health IT […]
By Dr. Vindell Washington – Data is the lifeblood of the value-based payment environment. Every time a doctor takes care of a patient, we have an opportunity to use information in ways that help patients get better care. The post Building The Value-Based Health Care System Of The Future Depends On Meeting Clinicians’ Data Needs […]
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