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Walking the fine line between the burden of too much quality measurement and not enough

April 11th, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Does the “more is better” approach to quality measurement create a burden on healthcare delivery? Does it distract attention from actual care and consume resources that might be used to […]

A storyline about measuring healthcare value

April 2nd, 2018 / By Kristine Daynes

Perhaps it’s true that we tend to see what we expect to see. In my job, I work with healthcare quality measures. Given this bias, my scan of the media […]

Artificial intelligence and clinical data: Finding patterns now to shape our future

March 19th, 2018 / By Steve Cantwell

My oldest son is on the autism spectrum which brings him both challenges and unique skills, such as perfect pitch and encyclopedic memory. One of his gifts is an ability […]

Blockchain: The potential to disrupt complex health system relationships

March 12th, 2018 / By AJ Dandrea

What if the only way to create complete healthcare relationships among providers, payers, and patients required something different than what has been tried in the past? And, instead of policy […]

“Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast” – Does it apply to health care?

February 7th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

Business management guru Peter Drucker is credited with saying that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” The message is that an organization will not adopt any change or effectively pursue any […]

Working from home: My journey

December 28th, 2017

Today’s blog comes from coding analyst Pamela Ewing. Just as my life was rolling along smoothly….my life abruptly changed. I suddenly found myself raising my one-year-old grandson, Jay. My sister […]

What has the biggest impact on our health?

November 29th, 2017 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

Last month, I wrote about my experience with The Texas Medical Center and the loss of my mother. One reader questioned whether the healthcare system is working (as I maintained […]

A futuristic view of health care and technology

November 3rd, 2017 / By Ryan Butterfield, Paul LaBrec

After reading Dan Brown’s book Origin about the future interplay between society and technology, I thought about health care and the growing impact of technology on our biochemical based society, […]

Is health care really broken?

October 25th, 2017 / By Rebecca Caux-Harry

For those of you who are my regular readers, first, thank you so much! Second, you know I can get personal at times. This is going to be one of […]

Be good to yourself

September 27th, 2017 / By Kelly Long

I have been told since the start of my coding career (21 years gasp!), that there are no coding emergencies. That it won’t “hurt” to wait until the next day […]

Social determinants of health: Why such a hot topic?

September 25th, 2017 / By Gretchen Mills

I’ve been following many recent articles about the increased interest in social determinants of health. This topic caught my attention a few years ago when I came across the pioneering […]

Infographic: Accessing your clinical data

Is accessing your clinical data a pain? Learn how to access and use unstructured data for new insights and discoveries with this infographic.

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