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By Jim Tate - Recently, when I googled “MIPS timeline” I got 174,000 results. There sure are lots of pretty charts and colorful graphs out there. Most of them will let you know when this will happen and when that will occur.
By William Hersh MD - There is growing consensus that patients should be owners and stewards of their personal health and healthcare data. They should also have the right to control access to chosen healthcare professionals, institutions, and researchers.
The thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today. Here are the top read and shared guest posts of October that we think deserve sharing again.
By Dr. Pawan Jindal - CMS finalized the QPP Rule for the performance year 2018. A key takeaway is that the cost performance category would have a 10% weightage in calculation of the final MIPS score in 2018. Here are the seven things you need to know to prepare for the Cost category for 2018:
By Aparna Bala - Most physicians have long enjoyed the benefits of BYOD policies. As health systems focused on ensuring doctors had access to state-of-the-art health IT to monitor their patients when they couldn’t be at the bedside.
By Suzanne Schwartz MD MBA - Virtually every aspect of our lives – including our health – has gone digital. Medical devices from insulin pumps to implantable cardiac pacemakers are becoming more interconnected and, like computers and the networks they operate in, can be vulnerable to security breaches.
Just the facts... CMS has released the most recent numbers for the EHR Incentive programs. Here are some Program-to-date highlights from the September report. Active registrants total well over a half a million.
By Rita Bowen - The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) held its annual convention and exhibit in Los Angeles, October 7-11. This year’s event delivered a renewed focus on the profession’s responsibility to protect and govern Protected Health Information.
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