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Premium Content Preview | EHRs and Healthcare Technology: Whats in it for me?
An EHR should “become invisible to us,” said Steven Schiebel, M.D., of Pediatric Associates, a large eight-location practice based in Bellevue, Washington, summing up what providers really want from their EHRs. Dr. Schiebel likened it to driving a car: you don’t think about it, you just do it.
Premium Content Preview | What is so great about patient engagement?
WHEN PATIENTS COLLABORATE ON TREATMENT PLANS, THE SENSE OF PLAN CO-OWNERSHIP CAN LEAD TO A HIGHER LIKELIHOOD OF ADHERENCE AND BETTER OUTCOMES.
Premium Content Preview | Population Health Best Practices Guide
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has laid out an approach to optimize the healthcare system deemed the “Triple Aim.”2 The IHI believes we must simultaneously pursue three dimensions: improving the patient’s experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita costs. To promote the triple aim, payers are pushing forward “value-based” reimbursement based on the quality of care. To properly take advantage of these value-based programs, practices must begin to engage in population health management. This transformation requires not only a change in philosophical view, but significant investments in new organizational, workflow, and IT processes.
Premium Content Preview | Focus on Technology: Preparing your practice for ICD-10
The role technology plays in transitioning your practice to ICD-10 can’t be overstated. Testing that technology and training your staff are also important, but putting the right system in place to begin with is critical