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CMS Extends Clinical Quality Measure RFI Comment Period

From ehrintelligence.com

CMS has extended the deadline for its clinical quality measures RFI, giving stakeholders more time to comment on CQM gathering for different CMS programs.

Ron McIntyre:

Worth participating if you are concerned about this area.

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Rethinking healthcare with the help of technology

From www.weforum.org

Davos 2016: We all recognize that digital technologies are firmly embedded in our lives – the Internet of Things is becoming a reality, growing from 15 billion smart devices in 2015 to at least 50 billion by 2020 says Frans van Houten, CEO of...

Ron McIntyre:

interesting insights.


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HIPAA Changes to Help Patient Access to Health Information

From ehrintelligence.com

The GetMyHealthData Campaign lauds HIPAA's changed rules that increase patient access to health information and increase background checks for firearms.

Ron McIntyre:

What are your thoughts as practitioners?

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Transitional Chaos or Enduring Harm? The EHR and the Disruption of Medicine — NEJM

From www.nejm.org

Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Transitional Chaos or Enduring Harm? The EHR and the Disruption of Medicine

Ron McIntyre:

Interesting discussion that has to be surfaced.

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OIG 2016 work plan heightens, refines EHR scrutiny - FierceEMR

From www.fierceemr.com

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General continues to focus on electronic health records and health IT, adding two EHR-related issues to its new 2016 work plan.
Ron McIntyre:

Interesting direction for CMS in 2016.  What do you think?

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5 Reasons Why Physicians Are Frustrated with EHR Adoption

From hitconsultant.net

EHR adoption is inevitable for healthcare, but physicians are increasingly frustrated. It's time we asked why.
Ron McIntyre:

Do you have the same concerns?

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CMS Provides Clarity on MU Measures, Objectives - Healthcare Informatics

From www.healthcare-informatics.com

CMS Provides Clarity on MU Measures, Objectives
Healthcare Informatics
During an Oct.
Ron McIntyre:

Your thoughts on the clarifications?

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Medical Groups Urge Repair of EHR Incentive Programs - HealthITInteroperability.com

From healthitinteroperability.com

More than 100 physician associations asked Congress to “refocus” the federal EHR Incentive Programs “on the goal of achieving a truly interoperable system.
Ron McIntyre:

Where do you sit on this topic? Is it worth trying to revamp the processes?

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Stage 3 MU Steadily Loses Favor as EHR Usability Concerns Rise - Health IT Analytics

From healthitanalytics.com

Stage 3 meaningful use continues to come under fire from providers and other stakeholders unhappy with slow progress on EHR usability and interoperability.
Ron McIntyre:

What are your thoughts as Chiropractic Physicians? 

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CMS Issues Final Rule for Fraud and Abuse Waivers in Medicare Shared Savings ... - The National Law Review

From www.natlawreview.com

On October 29th, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued its final rule (“Final Rule”) for waivers of fraud and abuse laws in the context of
Ron McIntyre:

Interesting thoughts regarding the legal side.

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Work is situational

From medium.com

We live in an age of simplistic explanations. We build simple systemic models to guide us. As a result, both our sense making and our decisions are built on an inadequate appreciation of the complex systems we are part of.


Ron McIntyre:

Some interesting insights, especially around the idea of simplistic explanations.  Just had this conversation yesterday.

Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, October 8, 2015 2:10 PM

A fine piece by Esko Kilpi. I highly recommend reading it. You should follow Esko on Twitter here: @EskoKilpi

 

Emissions, Ethics and HR - Zealise Blog

From blog.zealise.com

As the world gets to grips with the fallout from “Dieselgate” I was amazed to learn that 74% of respondents to a CIPD poll agreed that, “HR should play an active role in building an ethical culture.” Even making allowances...
Ron McIntyre:

Some interesting thoughts from my friend Bay Jordan.  What do your think?

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ICD-10 is Here, but October 1 Isn’t the Date to Worry About - HealthITAnalytics

From healthitanalytics.com

ICD-10 is here, but it may take several weeks for providers to start getting an idea about how the new code set will impact their revenue cycle management.
Ron McIntyre:

Hope you are set because the test now begins that will effect how you adapted and learned. Don't rest on prior history.

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Reinventing Capitalism – Making Money Doing Good | Innovation Management

From www.innovationmanagement.se

How do you make money doing good? The societal assumption is that making a profit and doing good sit on the opposing ends of the spectrum, and it is a theory
Ron McIntyre:

Interesting discussion on the idea of evolving capitalism to incorporate social good.

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AHIMA: “Long-Awaited” ICD-10 Implementation is Good for Patients - HealthITAnalytics

From healthitanalytics.com

ICD-10 implementation will be good for patients and providers, AHIMA leaders said, while improving data integrity and reducing the potential for fraud.
Ron McIntyre:

What do you think? It takes effect tomorrow. Are you ready? Adaption is critical for success.

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Volkswagen admits much wider scope to emissions scandal

From www.philly.com

DETROIT - Volkswagen AG's smog-test scandal escalated Tuesday as the company acknowledged putting stealth software in millions of vehicles worldwide. The crisis has already cost VW more than 24 billion euros ($26 billion) in stock market value.
Ron McIntyre:

The impact of this event continues to gain momentum and I feel they have a long way to go for gaining back the trust.

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VW scandal: staff suspended as car giant appoints new CEO | Business | The Guardian

From www.theguardian.com

Veteran head of Porsche division Matthias Müller takes over car giant and blames ‘small group’ of staff for emissions scandal
Ron McIntyre:

Hearing the right words but is it really too late? The key will be the level of transparency of the company and Germany in dealing with this disaster.

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Volkswagen 'Dieselgate' Fallout: Germany Tests Cars; Report Sends BMW Shares Down : The Two-Way : NPR

From www.npr.org

The new report found that a BMW X3 produced more than 11 times the amount of nitrous oxides pollution allowed under Europe's standards.
Ron McIntyre:

This shows you what happens when people don't believe in or rely on relationship capital. Dieselgate is rapidly expanding.

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10 Ways to Become a More Confident Person | Switch & Shift

From switchandshift.com

We all have two lives – the life we live and the life we want. In the latter, we imagine an idealized version of ourselves; swaggering through life with a powerful, self-assured confidence. But life is never quite so simple.
Ron McIntyre:

Interesting concepts.  What do you Think?

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What Has the Biggest Impact on Hospital Readmission Rates

From hbr.org

It’s communication with patients.
Ron McIntyre:

As with any task, business or relationship, it boils down to clear, concise and honest communications.

CSL's curator insight, September 24, 2015 7:50 PM

In order to increase patient satisfaction and lower hospital readmission rates, physicians need to better communicate with their patients.

CMS Chief to Address ICD-10 Implementation in National Call

From ehrintelligence.com

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues gearing up for the October 1 ICD-10 compliance deadline with Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt scheduled to address the ICD-10 transition during a national provider call later this month.
Ron McIntyre:

Looks like ICD-10 may stick to the 10/1/15 schedule.  Are you prepared? Note that Medicare will reject claims without ICD-10 coding after September 30, 2015, roughly 45 days from today.

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EHR Incentive Program Status Report June 2015 - HITECH Answers

From www.hitechanswers.net

CMS has released the most recent numbers for the EHR Incentive programs. Here are some Program-to-date highlights from this latest CMS report – June.
Ron McIntyre:

interesting data on EHR.

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Does Your Culture Need a Check-up?

From www.edelman.com

While there’s no one-size fits all formula to creating a healthy corporate culture, Edelman provides four steps that we believe will help you get there.
Ron McIntyre:

Edelman provides some good insights here.

Gottfried's curator insight, July 7, 2015 5:13 AM

A simple diagnosis - intervention - evaluation approach for culture check-up: Four steps to creating a healthy organizational culture

The Science of ‘Inside Out’

From www.nytimes.com

Pixar’s latest movie gets a lot right about how the emotions work.
Ron McIntyre:

Having just seen this movie, I was happy to see there was some viable science behind it. Still may be too simplistic but there are good points made in the movie.

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