Medicare

By Irv Lichtenwald 01:05 pm September 17, 2015
None of us would have the jobs we currently occupy without some ability to focus on details. But maybe that focus on the trees blinds us to changes in the forest.
By Chris Emper 09:36 am September 14, 2015
We all know that our healthcare industry is shifting away from paying for volume and towards paying for value. But what exactly does this mean?
By John Turnburke 08:45 am September 02, 2015
(SPONSORED) Variations of telehealth services have been utilized for decades now. However, in recent years, such services have taken on new life and meaning for both providers and patients. Yet, even with increased technological abilities, telehealth is still not a part of the typical patient experience.
By Tom Sullivan 07:56 am August 07, 2015
There's a lot to be gleaned from tactics the Defense Department employed when announcing its EHR contract. Other federal agencies should be paying attention.
By Jack McCarthy 07:26 am August 05, 2015
While Medicaid spending rose 386 percent between 1987 and 2013, another area spiked as much 447 percent in the same timeframe.
By Carl Natale 09:56 am August 04, 2015
Let's look at one disease state to understand what that term really means.
By Sid Nair 08:07 am August 03, 2015
EHR vendors don't really have a strong incentive to make their products interoperable. But putting those standards in the hands of the government also isn't perfect.
By Frank Ingari 10:41 am July 28, 2015
Here's a hint: MA is the only national program that engages payers, providers and consumers to support all three elements of the Triple Aim.
By Daniel Finke 10:44 am July 27, 2015
Creating a sustainable business model in the era of value-based payments depends not only on transforming, but also on growth. To enable it, providers can align the value-based care contract model with their clinical model and state of readiness.
By Mark Byers 09:18 am July 24, 2015
As healthcare organizations scramble to meet the progressively more ambitious data exchange thresholds of Meaningful Use, many are focusing on electronic health record integration projects for improved flow of clinical data to enable better care coordination across the healthcare continuum.

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