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 December that we think deserve sharing again.
By William A. Hyman – In the continued theme of easing burdens previously created, HHS now wants to know, via a Request for Information, how HIPAA rules “may impede the transformation to value-based health care” or “limit or discourage coordinated care among individuals and…
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By William Hyman – The usual meaning of Return on Investment (ROI) in purely financial transactions is how much money do you get back for the amount of money you put in. It is usually desirable for the amount returned to exceed the amount invested, thus achieving a positive ROI.
By William Hyman – Once again, we are assured that ONC wants to reduce the burdens they helped create. This time we learn of these desires in the draft “Strategy on Reducing Regulatory and Administrative Burden Relating to the Use of Health IT and EHRs.”
By William A. Hyman – The latest final rule release on physician payments is replete with assertions of burden reduction and cost savings. Without various addenda, the rule comes in at a mere 2378 pages, 2063 for the discussion and 315 for the rule itself.
By William A. Hyman – One feature of EHRs is the ability to provide prompts to clinicians about the care being provided to their patients. Such prompts, generally called Clinical Decision Support are usually driven by practice guidelines or derived from AI efforts.
By William Hyman – The ONC has released via the Federal Register a Request for Information (RFI) on the EHR Reported Program which was established by the 2017 21st Century Cures Act. Overarching questions that arises in this regard is given that health IT must achieve certification,
By William Hyman – Hype is defined as promoting or publicizing something, often exaggerating its importance or benefits. In our business, hype has been associated with EHRs and some of its associated elements such as Computer Decision Support, Artificial Intelligence, Interoperability and blockchain.
By William Hyman – “Best Practice” is a popular descriptor for a variety of processes and activities. A recent search of HITECH Answers produced 13 items with Best Practice in the title.
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 July that we think deserve sharing again.
By William A. Hyman – I listened to an interesting webinar that was promoted here on the ABCs of the QPP: Understanding the Proposed 2019 QPP Rule. One thing that was reinforced to me was that scoring schemes are inherently arbitrary and subject to manipulation.
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