Watching from the Wings

  Do you ever get the feeling that someone is watching you? If not then I applaud you for your ability to compartmentalize, because someone probably is watching you. No, I don’t mean that neighbor that always seems to be outside when you leave to go to work or that white panel van that sits... Continue Reading →

If You Bundle… They Will Save

Bundled payments aren’t just a way to save on auto and home insurance but are potentially an effective method to save on healthcare costs… unless they aren’t. Under the MACRA legislation, CMS’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) created a number of rules in an effort to move Medicare providers into a more quality-centered... Continue Reading →

Needs of the Many

The shift to Value Based Healthcare is not as simple as changing the way that healthcare providers get paid. Healthcare organizations across the spectrum are not equipped to handle a landscape where long-term quality and outcomes are the driving force behind the success or failure. The implementation of the MACRA legislature for Medicare is driving... Continue Reading →

Can you Quantify your Quality, please?

  The word quality is probably one of the most subjectively defined words in the English language. A Google search for its definition returns that quality is “the standard of something as measured against other things of a similar kind; the degree of excellence of something.” Quality is also a word that is used every... Continue Reading →

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