Mark Heaney is the chief strategist and founding partner of Get Real Health, a Rockville, Maryland-based health information technology (IT) company. Heaney has created award-winning software designs, including Get Real Health's instantPHR product, which is now deployed in health organizations worldwide. Prior to founding Get Real Health, he was the vice president of architecture and development at USWEB. During his career, he has spoken at numerous international forums, and has testified on Capitol Hill on the topic of health IT.
January 27, 2017
The VBP program contains a variety of measures used to determine payment increases or penalties as shown below.
January 20, 2017
Two fundamental reasons explain why patient engagement is critical for success as a Medicare Advantage provider.
January 13, 2017
The payment reforms introduced in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act make the medical home care model more relevant than ever.
December 20, 2016
What are some effective patient engagement strategies to succeed with bundled payments?
December 05, 2016
With MACRA, providers gain access to financial incentives for value-based care, and patient engagement becomes crucial.
November 22, 2016
Patient Engagement Strategies for MIPS Success
November 17, 2016
With the release of the MACRA final rule last month, the move toward pay-for-performance has crossed a Rubicon. No longer a theoretical concept or something to worry about in some distant future, it is something you need to plan for now