We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.Read More
By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – CMS released their long-awaited final rule for hospitals that fall under certain payment models in Fiscal Year 2020, and it’s a doozy.
By Luis Castillo – Almost a year ago, CMS Administrator Seema Verma called upon apps developers to put an end to faxing in doctors’ offices by 2020. It was a bold statement, one that debuted to applause at the time but that nevertheless left everyone who heard it thinking…
By Mary Kay Thalken, RN MBA – Common wisdom suggests, when a person comes to the Emergency Room, they do so because they need emergency care. It’s up to nurses, physicians and available specialists and staff to provide the appropriate treatment…
By Mary Kay Thalken RN MBA – You all know the old adage: what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But here’s a secret I’ll let you in on: That sentiment definitely does not hold true for CMSA. Not by a long shot.
By Patrick Yee – One of the biggest trending topics within the healthcare sphere is something that, if all goes well, can be completely invisible. And if something goes wrong, it has the potential to create a crisis-level situation for your organization.
By Luis Castillo – “Siri, what’s the weather like today?” “Google, play me my workout playlist.” “Alexa, initiate hip replacement surgery.” One of those commands is not like the others.
By Luis Castillo – CMS is getting even more serious about keeping people out of the hospital, with each newly issued rule reflecting that commitment. Starting at the beginning of this year, CMS sought to further incentivize providers by….
By Luis Castillo – At the beginning of February 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released their long-awaited rules regarding patient access to their own health records, and they’re an absolute doozy.