The expansion of e-prescribing and data analytics is leading to improved outcomes, reduced costs, and enhanced patient engagement. And technology is allowing providers to earn hard cash for meeting medication adherence targets. >>>
Healthcare providers, payers, the government, and other players in the ICD-10 changeover are not working in a cohesive and coordinated fashion and won't be ready for the transition in eight months, says an MGMA policy expert. >>>
Providers are waking up to the need for ICD-10 education, but "one of worst mistakes [they] could make would be to get the training too early in the year," says one expert. >>>
As provider organizations look ahead to redesigning their care delivery models and taking part in more risk-based payment structures, their capital spending plans must keep pace with their evolving needs. >>>
The head of a multi-physician oncology practice and patient-centered medical home explains how his practice is "capable of signing any payment methodology that any payer could dream up." >>>
Reimbursement cuts aren't the only challenge rural hospitals face. Recruitment and retention of clinical staff is a perennial issue. But creative leadership and telemedicine are making things better at two small Maine hospitals. >>>
Meet the surgeon who established the world's first video game warm up suite for surgeons. James "Butch" Rosser, MD, has found through his research that surgeons who play video games are more efficient and make fewer mistakes in minimally invasive surgery. >>>
Date: February 27, 2014, 1:00–2:30 p.m. ET
Orthopedic leaders from PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and Stryker offer evidence-based strategies for improving orthopedic efficiency, quality, and performance while also increasing collaboration, cost savings, and market share within the service line.
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