Category “Compliance”

Why Value-Based Programs Aren’t Catching On Faster

Like an ocean liner trying to execute a 180-degree turn, healthcare is slowly pivoting away from the traditional fee-for-service model, and turning toward value-based systems. There were some early success stories, but the process seems to be moving painfully slowly. Most recently, mixed signals from Washington may have given providers…

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Posted In: CareThrough, Compliance, Future of Healthcare, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization On: Tuesday, 4 September, 2018

The Promise and Obstacles of Telehealth

Can telehealth enhance patient experience, reduce costs, and improve population health? In other words, is it the quintessential answer to the 21st century’s “Triple Aim” of health care delivery? As technology marches forward, and the reimbursement landscape shifts away from traditional fee-for-service care, the potential to effectively treat patients in…

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Posted In: Compliance, Future of Healthcare, General, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization On: Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

The Importance of Collaboration in Value-Based Care

The transition to value-based reimbursement, with its emphasis on the entire continuum of care, is bound to lead to some uneasy partnerships among caregivers. But those who forge successful collaborations across specialties and disciplines will be the best positioned to reap the potential benefits of the shift away from fee-for-service…

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Posted In: CareThrough, Compliance, Future of Healthcare, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization On: Tuesday, 10 July, 2018

Will Washington Follow Through on Promise to Roll Back Regulatory Requirements on Physicians?

$75 million and more than 2 million hours of administrative work. Those are the savings CMS administrator Seema Verma is promising providers over the next two years, based on a proposed new rule that among other things ditches the term “meaningful use” and replaces it with “promoting interoperability.” The almost 1900-page rule follows a…

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Posted In: Compliance, Future of Healthcare, General On: Tuesday, 3 July, 2018

The Growing Threat of Cyberattacks in Health Care

Hackers see too many hospitals and other healthcare facilities the way a car thief sees a parking lot full of unlocked vehicles. Easy pickings. How pervasive is the cybersecurity problem in health care? A Ponemon Institute study found that in the previous two years, 89% of healthcare organizations had dealt with data…

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Posted In: Compliance, Future of Healthcare, General, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization On: Tuesday, 6 March, 2018

How to Build a Culture of Safety in Health Care

In health care, we don’t refer to once-in-a-while events or not-very-often events. The phrase that describes wrong-site surgeries, medication errors, retained objects, surgical fires and a host of other potentially tragic occurrences is never events. And that’s as it should be, says consultant and safety expert Spence Byrum. “How can it be anything else?” he asks. “These…

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Posted In: Compliance, Future of Healthcare, General, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization On: Tuesday, 6 February, 2018
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