Time to Remove the Clutter

Although my current practice is no longer direct clinical care – I work for a healthcare-related technology company – I...

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Nursing 2.0: From Bedside to Techside

My wife is a nurse. My mother-in-law is a nurse. My stepdaughter is a nurse, and my rampant clumsiness means...

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I Know It When I See It: Coordinated Care

I’ve spent many years working with healthcare providers to implement and optimize care under bundled payment programs, beginning with diagnosis-related...

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Bundled Payment Means Bundled Data

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released the final rule for Advancing Care Coordination Through Episode Payment Models...

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Sidestepping the Silos for Advance Directives

By Brian Murphy, Analyst, Chilmark Research All patients are urged to have a living will, a healthcare proxy, and advance...

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Redefined Relationships: Information Sharing Among Frenemies

Co-opetition. Frenemies. Co-opertition. We are coining new terms all the time to describe collaborative relationships among those who might otherwise...

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