Category Archives: CMS

Put People Into Focus: HIMSS19 Theme

People as individuals and human beings are regaining an appropriate central focus in healthcare. The shift in thinking of putting relationships back to the front and center was especially evident during the annual mass gathering of the healthcare information technology … Continue reading

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HIPAA: Open Season for Comments

The Office for Civil Rights is now seeking comments on whether certain aspects of the HIPAA privacy and security rules should be modified. The Request for Information is purely a solicitation of comments and ideas from the public on whether … Continue reading

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Value-Based Care Conundrum: Overpromised Solution or Real Change

The path to value-based care in healthcare is becoming murky. After a few years of heightened promise and hope, the current and near future reality is not necessarily so promising. Results from innovation programs such as accountable care organizations, bundled … Continue reading

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