How providers, payers can prepare for consumer-centered healthcare

  Healthcare Performance Management Institute report: Empowering consumers to manage their own health is critical The healthcare industry is more consumer-centered than ever, and hospital and health system leaders must strategize accordingly, says a new report from the Healthcare Performance Management Institute (HPMI). The transition to value-based healthcare is one of the industry’s top priorities,… Read more »

Clarifying Questions and Answers Related to the July 6, 2015 CMS/AMA Joint Announcement and Guidance Regarding ICD-10 Flexibilities – UPDATE

As circulated by CMS on 7/31/15: On July 6, 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA) released a joint statement about their efforts to help the provider community get ready for ICD-10. This statement included guidance from CMS that allows for flexibility in the claims auditing and… Read more »

Does the Use of Electronic Health Records Really Improve Medical Office Workflow?

Are you considering investing in an EHR/EMR this year, but aren’t sure if switching to a new system is worth the hassle? Are you concerned that the transition will not actually improve your medical office workflow, but rather will be a burden on your staff? To answer these questions, we checked out studies on the… Read more »