The PQRs of Healthcare

Healthcare – The final frontier of innovation. Through contentious reform legislation, major consolidations among indemnifying and service providing organizations, the proliferation of new risk-bearing and service providing models of delivery, we are at long last inching towards a modern system. Whether adapting business strategy, shifting operational practices to accommodate value-based and other alternative payment models,…

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Part I of II: Close the Gap

For more than 10 years, industry associations, such as HiMSS, have been exclaiming the virtues of interoperability for its ability to help ‘close the gap.’ This gap could mean gaps in care that result in potentially less effective treatment, as well as, less efficient operations resulting in greater costs for all stakeholders. The eHealth Initiative…

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