November 13, 2017 –
New approaches for measuring quality need to be developed to get frontline caregivers involved in the early stages of quality measure decisions, said Peter Aran, MD, medical director of population health management at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma.
November 10, 2017 –
Aaron Lyss, director of value-based care for Tennessee Oncology, discusses the lessons thatís were learned after experiences with the Oncology Care Model.
November 08, 2017 –
Biosimilars for core therapeutics in cancer are starting to come out, and community oncologists need to understand what that means for their business, as well as what proposed policy changes could mean for reimbursement, explained Tesh Khullar,
November 03, 2017 –
With 30% to 40% of people in the workforce at risk for prediabetes, it is important for employers to embrace diabetes prevention in the workplace, said Paul Chew, MD, chief medical officer of Omada Health.
November 02, 2017 –
New Jersey is 1 of 3 states that will test a new set of metrics to assess how well new payment models have penetrated markets, explained Linda Schwimmer, JD, president and CEO of the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, which will lead the process in New Jersey.
October 31, 2017 –
Most practices are not ready to transition to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) payment models, although there is a leading group of practices that are more prepared to make the switch, said Aaron Lyss, director of value-based care for Tennessee Oncology.
October 31, 2017 –
Clinicians have some influence over social determinants that affect the health of patients, but itís important for partnerships to be developed to further improve the negative impacts of certain determinants, said Charlie Fazio, MD, senior vice president and medical director of HealthPartners.
October 25, 2017 –
A practice must be prepared for any disruption of the electronic medical record, and have a plan in place, even if it doesn't occur often, saidTeri Kovach, RN, OCN, compliance officer and charge nurse at Salish Cancer Center.
October 20, 2017 –
While technology and electronic health records will one day be used in a variety of ways can help improve the delivery of care to patients, this may take a long time, said Bobby Green, MD, MSCE, senior vice president of clinical oncology at Flatiron Health.
October 17, 2017 –
Brian Marcotte, president and CEO of the National Business Group on Health, offers recommendations for employers that are considering accountable care organizations (ACOs) and describes situations when an ACO is not a good fit.