01:32 pm January 03, 2014
Healthcare organizations are going to have to make very smart decisions this year. And the best way to do that is to learn from the organizations that have completed a lot of the ICD-10 transition. Here's what you need to pay attention to.
06:03 pm January 02, 2014
When overwhelmed by complex choices, most people will opt for the one that's easiest. In 2014, many healthcare leaders, overwhelmed by the sheer number of analytics vendors and strategies, will opt for the easy solution -- they'll ask their EHR provider for help. This will be a serious mistake.
01:13 pm January 02, 2014
As the year drew to a close, I was interviewed by many trade publications about the key themes that shaped 2013. Here's my own version of the notable events of 2013.
01:57 pm December 31, 2013
Making predictions for the coming year is almost a rite of passage for any self-respecting analyst firm and what the heck, from our vantage point, we may have a slightly better view into the future than most.
06:08 pm December 30, 2013
There are days when I feel like an outsider to the ePatient movement. An alien looking in. I may show up in a list of ePatients somewhere, but I'm not really a patient, because I get paid to work in healthcare.
02:05 pm December 30, 2013
Vendor promises were primarily focused on physicians being able to attest for meaningful use and meet patient engagement requirements, but some companies also assured practices that physicians would quickly adopt these systems because they were so easy to use and could easily integrate into practice workflows.
01:49 pm December 27, 2013
I don't mean to pick on healthcare vendors, but they're going to be in the hot seat in 2014 thanks to Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange ICD-10 survey.
02:25 pm December 26, 2013
The December HIT Standards Committee focused on patient generated data, image sharing, patient matching, and the 2014 work plan, ensuring we select the necessary standards to support meaningful use stage 3 policy goals.
05:20 pm December 20, 2013
The healthcare system is moving away from fee-for-service models that reward fragmented care toward fee-for-value models that reward a more holistic continuum of care. But many organizations lack the care coordination software to succeed in this new environment.
02:14 pm December 20, 2013
Following are five things doctors need to know about moving from Stage 1 meaningful use to Stage 2, what it means and how to prepare.