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Upcoming Virtual Health IT Events for Providers

Upcoming webinars for healthcare providers focused on adopting health information technology and participation in federal initiatives and quality reporting programs for transition to value based care. The webinars listed are free of charge so register today. Check back each week for new events.

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Caring for What’s Been Coded

By Dr. Jay Anders – In a Forbes Technology Council article earlier this year, my colleague Medicomp CEO Dave Lareau discussed how the industry was abuzz with talk about how providers and health plans can “optimize” risk-adjusted payments for Medicare Advantage, and the associated “upcoding” to qualify for higher risk scores.


Healthcare IT’s Key Role in Patient Experience

By Bill Grana – Patient experience is increasingly top of mind for healthcare provider executives. AHRQ defines patient experience as the full range of interactions patients have with the healthcare system, including interactions with health plans and care from doctors, nurses, and supporting staff.


From Reading to Writing: Next Steps for Patient Data Exchange and Interoperability

By William Hersh MD – The rationale and implementation for reading data from the electronic health record and other clinical sources is relatively simple and straightforward. Especially now enshrined into law in the US by the 21st Century Cures Rule, and standardized by the FHIR application programming interface, accessing data for reading by clinicians, patients, and others is here to stay.



ONC Asking Questions

By William Hyman – The ONC has released via the Federal Register a Request for Information (RFI) on the EHR Reported Program which was established by the 2017 21st Century Cures Act. Overarching questions that arises in this regard is given that health IT must achieve certification,