KHIN News

Three Areas Cited as Places to Start Future-Proofing for Precision Medicine

HIMSS Analytics survey indicates focus on Infrastructure, funding and human capital.

Diameter Health Achieves NCQA Certification for All 2017 eMeasures

The NCQA eMeasure certification program is designed for companies that develop quality-measure reporting software that calculates quality measures using electronic clinical data.

KHS to Deliver Statewide HIE, Analytics, and Patient Engagement Tools in Seven States

Physicians and healthcare professionals nationwide are in the midst of unparalleled industry transformation. Successful adoption of the new performance-based delivery and payment models...

Cybersecurity: Design Systems Around Employee Workflows

Marin General has seen a 50 percent reduction in system vulnerabilities and 100 percent participation in staff security awareness efforts -- just by building a system designed for the humans who use it.

Program to Collect Data from Fitbit Wearables

The program will distribute Fitbit devices to a representative sample of All of Us participants for a one-year study to determine its use on a larger scale in the program.

EHR Fatigue Has Frustrated Doctors Looking to Cut Clinical Hours

New AMA report finds the weight of technology and administrative burdens is creeping into time physicians need for patient care.

eClinicalWorks Helps Providers Coordinate Care Across Practices to Improve Patient Safety

The goal of the organization is to improve care for individual Medicare Fee-for-Service patients and the community while keeping health costs in mind.

What’s Going on During National Health IT Week?

From October 2 through October 6, stakeholders — including Congress, the Administration, nonprofits and providers — reflect on the value of health IT and raise awareness of its significance.

Hurricanes Should Serve as HIE Wake-Up Call

he devastating hurricanes that have brought destruction and death to Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and Puerto Rico should serve as a sobering reminder to healthcare providers that disaster can strike at any time.

Researchers say HIEs could save Medicare billions each year

An analysis of Medicare spending shows notable savings in areas of the country that have an operational health information exchange (HIE).

Essential Elements for a Hacker-Proof Healthcare Cybersecurity Strategy

Strategic objective, strict vendor scrutiny and board involvement, just a few cybersecurity crucial points according to experts

Hospital Impact – To Improve Patient Engagement, Leverage the Power of Digital Content

Patients engaged in medical care may lead to improved health, better experience with physician or facility

"Patients’ perception of care trending up ‘across the board," says Press Ganey CMO Thomas Lee

Healthcare quality improvements working, patients perception of care improving too

Study: 9 in 10 Hospitals, Health Systems Making Major Patient Engagement Investments

Digital patient engagement tools helps engage, educate and empower patients, family members

BREAKING: CMS releases Quality Payment Program proposed rule for 2018

Estimated nearly two-thirds eligible Medicare clinicians will be exempt from MIPS in 2018

Digital health has hit an inflection point, says famed investor Mary Meeker

Healthcare is on the cusp of faster innovation cycles which will improve care delivery.

Roadmap To Cost Savings By Improving Care Variation

Healthcare providers can reduce wasteful spending by following common clinical based guidelines

Underserved populations benefit from health technology, innovation

Information technology showing great promise in reducing disparities in underserved populations.

New CMS Proposed Rule to Reduce Hospital EHR Data Reporting

New CMS proposed rule intended to reduce hospital eCQM reporting requirements

As care transitions are more critical, good tech is essential

Technology has created a new era of care transition, empowering the post-acute sector.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2017: Moving Learning Health System from Concept to Reality

The potential of big data is starting to become a reality at some of the leading health systems in the country.

Analytics Dashboard Demonstrations Offered to KHIN Members

Kansas healthcare professionals will have their first opportunity to attend a demonstration of KaMMCO Health Solutions’ (KHS) innovative suite of analytic products and services on January 24 or January 25. Attendees will discover the resources they will need as they transition to the new era of Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and other Alternative Payment Models (APMs) related to MACRA.
 

Equipping Physicians for the Shift to Quality Payment Programs: Employing data analytics to empower physicians and enhance patient care

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KaMMCO Health Solutions Introduces Analytic Tools to Support Physicians, Hospitals in Transition to New CMS Payment Models

Thousands of healthcare providers across the country ring in 2017 facing new challenges in meeting CMS' Quality Payment Program expectations in transitioning to a higher quality patient-centered care model. Thanks to KaMMCO Health Solutions, healthcare providers subscribing to a newly released analytic tool will be well-positioned to access patients' longitudinal medical records and use the information to favorably impact patients' care and community health.