Archive for October 2017

CMS to Ease Physician Burden, Give More Patient Time

New initiative aims to reduce regulatory burdens by Shannon Firth, Washington Correspondent, MedPage TodayOctober 26, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration wants to give doctors more time with patients by rolling back the regulatory requirements foisted on physicians over the years. “I’d like to think of regulatory reform in terms of painting a house,” said Seema Verma,…

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Learn How to Quit Your Job Gracefully

It’s always a good idea to ‘not burn professional bridges’. This article provides some solid advice on what can be a difficult task. It’s a comprehensive view of resigning your position and we especially like: What to Do Before You Quit Resignation Checklist 15 Things To Do Before You Leave Your Job Here is the…

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Leading Others Starts With Managing Yourself

An interesting read for those in leadership and those who aspire to lead. POST WRITTEN BY: Gary Bradt Keynote speaker and author helping leaders turn change into opportunity. GaryBradt.com If you can’t manage yourself, you don’t have a prayer of effectively leading anyone else. For instance, let’s say it’s been a stressful week, and a day at…

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Fortune's 100 Best Companies to work for in 2017!

Congratulations to the Healthcare organization who made the list! Find out what they are doing that made them a top pick: #31 Texas Health Resources #36 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital #45 Scripps Health #46 Atlantic Health System #56 Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta #57 Encompass Home Health And Hospice #61 Southern Ohio Medical Center #84 Mayo Clinic #86 OhioHealth #92 Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare #97 Baptist…

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One Healthcare RCM Leader Shares his Perspectives on Navigating the Shifting Landscape

Original Post: October 16, 2017 by Heather Landi  Ongoing changes in both public and private payment are shifting the landscape around revenue cycle management these days, and U.S. physicians and hospitals are facing considerable impacts on their healthcare reimbursement.  In a Special Report published in Healthcare Informatics’ September/October issue, healthcare finance thought leaders shared their perspectives on the rapidly changing landscape around revenue cycle management…

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Survey: Broad Usage of AI in Healthcare Still Two to Five Years Out

Original Post: October 13, 2017  by Heather Landi Roughly 48 percent of healthcare organizations currently use clinical intelligence solutions, but most healthcare organizations predict broad usage of artificial intelligence won’t happen for another two to five years, according to a HIMSS Analytics 2017 Essentials Brief. HIMSS Analytics is the market intelligence and research arm of the…

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CMS agrees with complaints about MACRA

Agency will ask providers for ideas to measure outcomes By Virgil Dickson  | October 13, 2017 A top CMS official agrees with a congressional advisory panel that MACRA’s payment model should focus more on outcomes and less on performance and says the agency will seek input from providers on changing the measurements. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission last week…

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