health IT

Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physicians
Health IT creates lose-lose situation for physiciansPatients are torn between whether they want their physicians to use technology or not.
MACRA cuts back health IT criteria for physicians
MACRA cuts back health IT criteria for physiciansMedicare reimbursement reform efforts bring pros and cons for healthcare technology use
Why have EHRs failed to deliver their promised efficiency benefits?
Why have EHRs failed to deliver their promised efficiency benefits?Why has health technology been so slow to deliver on its promised benefits to hospitals and physicians?
Four things to know about the 21st Century Cures ActThe 21st Century Cures Act, a landmark medical research bill, offers healthcare executives a promising future.
Four ways demand for healthcare data will grow in 2017“Repeal and replace” or “replace and improve” activities on The Hill, though not “business as usual,” won’t necessary slow down data-driven focus areas in healthcare that will continue in 2017.
Top problems with EHRs and emerging risks jeopardize care qualityAn ASH presenter describes how better health IT and better institutional practices are necessary to leverage EHRs for quality of care.
Remote Patient Monitoring is a Wise Investment for PayersThe results of Geneia’s year-long study – a savings of $8,375 per patient and a slowing of disease progression – demonstrate that remote patient monitoring is a wise investment for payers.
Advanced Analytics Improve Physician Engagement and Performance in ACOsHealth plans are using advanced analytics to improve physician engagement, performance and satisfaction in ACOs and risk-sharing contracts.
Payers Can Help with the Joy of MedicinePayers have a direct interest in preserving independent physician practices and helping all physicians regain the Joy of Medicine.
Advanced Analytics Triple Win for PayersThe use of advanced analytics by payers can improve administrative and medical costs, provider satisfaction and member health.