MACRA MIPS – What it Means for Physicians?


MACRA MIPS (The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 – Merit-based Incentive Payment System) is a program that caters to physician finances under Medicare.

In the Past Ten Years, Workers’ Health Insurance Premiums Have Grown Much Faster Than Wages

Health Populi

For a worker in the U.S. who benefits from health insurance at the workplace, the annual family premium will average $21,342 this year, according to the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation.


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The Doctorate degree: Do I need it?


By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. In 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced a bold recommendation that the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) be established as the gateway for entry to practice degree for all advanced practice nurses.

When Virtual Care Becomes the New Normal


Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. .

Upskilling Your Healthcare Quality Workforce Through Experiential Learning

Speaker: Andrew Kopolow MPA, MSW, CPHQ, PMP, CLSSMBB, FNAHQ and Karen Saewert PhD, RN, CPHQ, ANEF

This session will examine some of the challenges associated with traditional approaches to continuing professional development and education and offer a taste of what learning could (or maybe even should) look like for healthcare quality professionals.

How technology can help primary care emerge stronger from a second wave of Covid-19

Health Care Leader News

Dr Mark Davies, chief medical officer for IBM and Watson Health EMEA, discusses how primary care can use technology to help recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. As the UK enters a second period of lockdown, there is widespread public concern over the impact on the NHS.

The Three Most Vital Aspects to Hospital Security

PDC Healthcare

The key to creating a comprehensive hospital security program is to avoid the desire to find a “one size fits all” solution. With so many aspects to cover, you’re unlikely to find a “does it all” system that meets your needs.

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Isabel Healthcare Blog

What turned out to be my last business trip just before the COVID-19 pandemic took off, was actually one of the most profound in my 30+ years of business travel.

COVID Vaccines Appear Safe and Effective, but Key Questions Remain


The recent rollout of two newly authorized COVID-19 vaccines is a bright ray of hope at the pandemic’s darkest hour.

Medical imaging, AI, and the cloud: what’s next?

Cloud Blogs

Today marks the start of RSNA 2020, the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast…in Healthcare Too

Turner Healthcare Quality

How might a dramatic shift in the culture of health care in the United States make us better off

Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

P3Care Investigates: QPP MIPS 2021 Proposed Rules


CMS (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) released the proposed rule for QPP MIPS 2021 via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). In this article, we dissect changes that are expected to appear in MIPS 2021.

Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

Health Populi

It’s déjà vu all over again for Americans’ well-being: we haven’t felt this low since the advent of the Great Recession that hit our well-well-being hard in December 2008. As COVID-19 diagnoses reached 200,000 in the U.S.

Halloween Leadership Lessons


By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. Follow @procrnatom on twitter. “Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves.” ” — Elvis Duran.

How Webex Uses Patient and Provider Insight to Improve Virtual Care Delivery


Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. . In the past few months, we’ve seen huge shifts in how people are working.

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

Primary care networks have made a good start but there is a long road ahead for many

Health Care Leader News

This month marks not only the 72 nd birthday of the NHS but also the one-year anniversary of primary care networks (PCNs), which were established last July to stabilise general practice, dissolve the historic divide between primary and community healthcare, and provide a broader range of services for patients closer to their own homes.

3 Reasons Why Hospital Visitor Management is Essential for Today’s Facilities

PDC Healthcare

The basis of every visitor management system is the desire to keep a site and its personnel safe from harm.

Biopharma R&D in the Post-COVID World

Health Advances

By Steven Chang, Ph.D., Senior Analyst ; Y inzi Liu, Ph.D., Engagement Manager ; Doug Mullen, Ph.D., Director ; and Wyatt Gotbetter, Partner. While U.S.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 / COVID-19 Symptoms

Isabel Healthcare Blog

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infection caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) [1]. An outbreak of a pneumonia of unknown cause was identified in Wuhun City, Hubei Province, China at the end of December 2019 [2].

A Guide to Virtual Care Technology: 5 Steps to Creating Your Continuum of Care

This guide addresses the increased demand for and benefits of expanding your virtual care options to help retain patients, cut down on hospital readmissions, and expand revenue opportunities.

To Free Doctors From Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes For Them


Podiatrist Dr. Mark Lewis greets his first patient of the morning in his suburban Seattle exam room and points to a tiny video camera mounted on the right rim of his glasses. “This is my scribe, Jacqueline,” he says. “She can see us and hear us.”

Staying safe as stores reopen

Michele Late

APHA intern Sakshi Handa is a student of public health, and like many people in the U.S., she also works a retail job. After closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic , the store where she works reopened recently. Sakshi shared the experience of heading back to work here.

TBT – Dr. Robbie Goldstein on COVID-19

Healthy Debate

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! Today we are back with a throwback to our interview with Dr. Robbie Goldstein early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flexible Medicare MIPS Reporting Options Available Amidst Corona


In the last quarter of 2020, CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) announced the performance scores for clinicians of QPP MIPS 2019 on its official site. Clinicians who participated may review their MIPS 2019 scores via a secure portal allotted to them.

19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

A New Era of Virtual Care Has Begun, Accenture Finds

Health Populi

Patients embraced virtual care and communications at very high rates in the first months of the pandemic, and want to continue to use telehealth platforms after the pandemic ends.

A Baptism of Fire – Reflections of a Class of Corona Doctor by Chris Grieco

The Healthcare Leadership

A Baptism of Fire – Reflections of a Class of Corona Doctor. by Chris Grieco. I would like to share my account and some reflections of what it was like to start work during a pandemic, to have my studies cut short and elective cancelled. Date: Friday 13th (I know…) March 2020.

Healthcare Reimagined: Creating a Better Remote Care Experience


The New World of Healthcare. “By By enabling an innovative telehealth program, Cisco collaboration is helping us positively impact the health of our community and state.” NYC Health + Hospitals. At its core, healthcare is about people taking care of people.

5 Cybersecurity Threats to Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic


Digital processes and experiences persist in healthcare as the COVID-19 pandemic draws on. For patients, this means paying more bills online and using virtual care options when medical attention is. InstaMed Blog

A Guide to Improved Sepsis Detection & Compliance: 6 Areas You Should Address

This guide highlights key areas that your sepsis detection platform should address to minimize the impact of this leading, entirely preventable cause of in-hospital deaths, as well as how to increase compliance by 20% in 30 days. Download to learn more!

4 Tips to Improve a Hospital Visitor Program

PDC Healthcare

A hospital’s visitor management system is an essential piece of hospital security. While you don’t want to add unnecessary obstacles to a visitors’ path toward seeing their loved ones, it’s important for healthcare facilities to screen all guests, for both staff and patient safety.

eBook: Biopharma in the COVID-19 World

Health Advances

Download the full eBook here. COVID-19 has proven to be a devastating and unprecedented global health crisis. The pandemic is especially complex for biopharma. The industry has been called upon to rapidly find therapeutics and vaccines that can treat, cure, or prevent the disease.

Delivering the Covid DES: ‘Workforce is our biggest challenge’

Health Care Leader News

Dr Hilary Fox, clinical director of Rutland Health Primary Care Network (PCN) and member of the NHS Confederation’s PCN clinical director reference group, discusses the challenges of delivering the Covid vaccination programme.

Las vacunas de COVID parecen ser seguras y efectivas, pero todavía hay preguntas


El reciente lanzamiento de dos vacunas para COVID-19 es una luz de esperanza en medio de la pandemia.

The New Tech Experience: Innovation, Optimization, and Collaboration

Speaker: Paul Weald, Contact Center Innovator

Learn how to streamline productivity and efficiency no matter what industry you're in with machine learning and artificial intelligence in this exclusive webinar with expert innovator Paul Weald. Embrace automation, collaborate with new technology, and watch how you can thrive!