While not unique to the healthcare field, burnout is a distinctly frequent and high-impact issue for clinicians. Clinician burnout is characterized by physical and emotional exhaustion, personal detachment and a sense that work is meaningless. Family physician and safety expert Dr. Geoff Caplea describes the interrelated causes of burnout; how healthcare organizations and vendors can alleviate it; and what clinicians can do to advocate for their own health.
In this episode recorded at HIMSS 2018, thought leader Justin Barnes (HIMSS EHR, Justin Barnes Advisors) discusses the way forward for organizations achieving value-based care. Keep learning on Barnes’ show This Just In Radio, or follow #HIThinkTank on social media for value-based care best practices and more.
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
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.