Blockchain is a huge buzzword, especially in healthcare. But what is blockchain, and why does it matter? Futurist Garry Golden discusses the exact meaning of blockchain, how it changes the use of data and the possible impact on health IT, payers and providers. Part One of a two-part series.
Addressing concerns of clinicans and other participants, CMS has released the final rule for the Quality Payment Program (QPP), established by Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Regulatory expert Jim Brulé highlights how the healthcare reimbursement model will shift from volume-based payments to a more comprehensive value-based framework in 2018
Stay ahead of changing US health IT regulations. In this episode Jim Brulé, Allscripts’ Solutions Director for Regulatory Matters, offers his take on Delivery System Reform: the government’s effort through laws, regulations and programs to change the way healthcare is delivered and paid for in the United States. Learn more about what delivery system reform is, why it’s happening, and major changes coming through the end of 2017 and beyond.
As populations age and live longer, there’s a growing need to coordinate post-acute healthcare services that help patients heal – and prevent hospital readmission. Careport founder Dr. Lissy Hu discusses how effective care coordination and bundled payment systems keep caregivers and patients informed across care episodes and on track for full recovery.
User-centric healthcare solutions relieve clinician fatigue, provide access to key data and improve quality of care overall. Gareth Thomas (CIO, Salford Royal) and Ross Teague (Director of Development, Allscripts) discuss key user design principles in healthcare IT, and how these build truly smarter electronic health records that help, not tax, clinicians.
Healthcare is changing rapidly. Exciting innovations are ahead. Industry thought leaders Tina Joros and Erik Kins discuss staying open, interoperable and connected as our technology shifts. This first episode of Allscripts On Call lays the foundation for learning about the future of healthcare.