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MACRA/MIPS: Are you ready?

April 21st, 2017 / By Mary Zeigle, MS

A recent survey in Healthcare Informatics  on physician readiness for implementing MACRA indicates a strong need for assistance and support.  The overall results of readiness of physicians polled show that […]

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Video: Provider-affiliated health plans

What are the top five things “payviders” need to pay attention to? This video rounds them up.

Infographic: Examining medical minds

Health care professionals were recently surveyed about their thoughts on value-based care. Here are the results:

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Pay for better risk-adjusted outcomes and let’s cut down on waste

April 19th, 2017 / By Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Fuller, MS

While Congress is finding it difficult to reach consensus on how to improve health care in the United States, the one thing we all can agree on is that ever-rising […]

Risky business: Achieving value-based purchasing goals in New York State

April 14th, 2017 / By Michael Keyes

I’ve spent much of the last few months traversing the State of New York speaking to our Medicaid MCOs about their strategies to reach the state’s value-based purchasing (VBP) goals. It’s […]

Moving from “the data is wrong” to “all data is flawed but still useful”

April 12th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Value-based purchasing and population health management are supposed to change aspects of the relationship between insurers (health plans) and providers (accountable care organizations, health systems, etc).  New contracts are supposed […]

Coding for meaningful data and the limitations of “correct coding”

April 10th, 2017 / By Rhonda Butler

When coders say “coding is an art,” they don’t mean art—they don’t imagine themselves creating little medical record haiku. Describing coding as an art is a way of saying that […]

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Webinar: Collaboration strategies for quality outcomes

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Driving quality outcomes requires a coordinated effort between HIM, CDI, Quality and Compliance departments. Does your organization have a plan?

Webinar: Predictions about predictive analytics: From telescope to microscope

With Herb Fillmore

In his latest webinar, Herb Fillmore examines the shift to a microscope approach to actionable predictive analytics that takes a detailed look at the individual patterns that make up patient […]

Article: Reporting Mammograms for Medicare Patients

With Barbara Aubry, RN

For 2017, the American Medical Association (AMA) introduced three replacement codes to report mammography. Find out what they are in this article from Barbara Aubry.

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