Recognizing value-based models as the future direction of health care, Alliance Cancer Specialists began a population health management (PHM) journey in 2016.
In the spirit of the winter Olympic Games, where hard work and dedication can lead to a gold medal, let’s take a closer look at MIPS quality calculations, as these same traits can optimize a provider’s bonus for Performance Year 2018.
As health care providers adjust to value-based care models, it would be wise to incorporate the lesson from The Hare and the Tortoise – slow and steady wins the race.
Artificial intelligence within the healthcare IT space is gaining momentum. And while its applications may not align directly with popular consumer solutions like Amazon's Alexa that can play music or order pizza on command, health care-based AI will be capable of doing other really cool things in the not-too-distant future - like saving your life.
With the March 31, 2018 MIPS reporting deadline for Performance Year 2017 fast-approaching, some providers might be feeling a similar type of stomach-turning anxiety that affected them years ago – exam stress.
Running a consumer-facing business in today’s world can be difficult. In addition to overseeing day-to-day operations, keeping up with technology, and staying compliant with applicable regulations, business owners must have a handle on reputation management.
In the May 5, 2017 Healthcare Financial Management blog post, I discussed strategies to tackle the two-pronged challenge in acclimating to the new value-based payment models -- achieving better outcomes while reining in costs.