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MACRA-economics 101: Prepare today for tomorrow’s outcomes

Together, MIPS and APMs establish a new framework that streamlines existing quality reporting programs into one system and, in doing so, fundamentally changes how clinicians get paid. By Arien Malec April 18, 2016 10:32 AM SHARE149 Starting in 2019, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, will change how they pay physicians in a profound way. … Continue reading MACRA-economics 101: Prepare today for tomorrow’s outcomes

Department of Defense Awards McKesson $139M for Patient Engagement, Secure Messaging Contract

By Aditi Pai April 07, 2016 SHARE113 The US Department of Defense (DoD) and the Defense Health Agency (DHA) have awarded McKesson a $139 million, five-year service contract with RelayHealth, McKesson’s patient engagement and secure messaging business. “We are honored to continue supporting the DHA in their readiness mission, which is to ensure a medically ready … Continue reading Department of Defense Awards McKesson $139M for Patient Engagement, Secure Messaging Contract

DEFENSE HEALTH AGENCY

DEFENSE HEALTH AGENCY Relay Health, a division of McKesson Technologies Inc., Emeryville, California, was awarded a $139,048,432 fixed-price contract with optional Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program requirements contract line item numbers to continue providing 11,725 Patient Engagement and Interoperable Secure Messaging (SM) subscriptions for the Military Health System (MHS). The subscriptions are for MHS … Continue reading DEFENSE HEALTH AGENCY

Moving Forward With MU2, What Do We Do Now? For Answers, Read This Post “CMS to End Meaningful Use in 2016”

CMS to End Meaningful Use in 2016 Home»Breaking News»CMS to End Meaningful Use in 2016 Posted By Mary Butler on Jan 13, 2016 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced this week that it will be ending the “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program in 2016. The announcement—delivered by CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt … Continue reading Moving Forward With MU2, What Do We Do Now? For Answers, Read This Post “CMS to End Meaningful Use in 2016”

Andy Slavitt puts meaningful use on ice; Read his J.P. Morgan speech transcript

Andy Slavitt puts meaningful use on ice; Read his J.P. Morgan speech transcript Acting CMS administrator says several programs will change as healthcare industry wades deeper into value-based reimbursement. By Henry Powderly January 13, 2016 01:53 PM SHARE352 Acting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Andy Slavitt on Tuesday shocked many in healthcare when … Continue reading Andy Slavitt puts meaningful use on ice; Read his J.P. Morgan speech transcript

Industry experts gather to discuss Health Information Technology

Capital Soup AHCA Communications Conversation focuses on best practices and services offered
through the Florida Health Information Exchange St. Petersburg, Fla. – Today, more than 100 hospital executives, healthcare providers, and industry experts gathered to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the growing industry of health information technology, or Health IT.  Hosted by the Agency for Health … Continue reading Industry experts gather to discuss Health Information Technology

Measure Up Marion: Chronic disease, poverty, more addressed

Ocala Star Banner By Fred Hiers Improving the health of Marion County’s residents will not happen easily or soon. But with a U.S. Centers for Disease Control $1.3 million grant for Marion County to focus on addressing avoidable chronic diseases, Maclyn Walker, project director of Measure Up Marion, hopes to make a dent. Measure Up Marion … Continue reading Measure Up Marion: Chronic disease, poverty, more addressed

MyHealthStory allows easy access to Florida Health Information Exchange

Industry experts gathered in Tallahassee last week to discuss the status of health information technology in the state and the services now being offered through the Florida Health Information Exchange. The locally operated service MyHealthStorySM was a point of focus during the June 26 symposium “Going Digital: Helping Florida Get Connected” hosted by the Florida Agency … Continue reading MyHealthStory allows easy access to Florida Health Information Exchange