At the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, former ONC chief Farzad Mostashari stopped short of supporting alterations to the 2014 final rules or deadlines, but suggested that providers determine whether hardship exemptions can postpone Meaningful Use Stage 2 penalties. >>>
Problems with electronic health records systems and the overall burden of rules and regulations imposed by payers and other entities are having a deleterious effect on the professional satisfaction of medical doctors, survey results find. >>>
When it comes to blood clots in surgical patients, "vigilant hospitals get penalized because [when] they look more, they find more. Their rankings look atrocious," says the author of a report blasting a patient safety measure that he says is driving unintended consequences. >>>
Without federal support, hospitals and health systems in Texas are hampered in their efforts to help the uninsured enroll in health insurance exchanges. >>>
Strategic planning professionals say that in addition to traditional ROI, it will become increasingly important to evaluate healthcare organization performance in the areas of quality, patient outcomes, and patient satisfaction. >>>
Your most powerful recruiting tool is the message you're broadcasting on social media. Recruiters should be in lockstep with the marketing department if they hope to compete with other organizations to recruit and retain potential employees. >>>
With the shift away from volume-based reimbursement, population health management has emerged as a leading model to ensure quality care at lower costs. This report explores how better collaboration and mastery of data analytics can help you build a successful integrated and collaborative network for population health management.
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