February 26, 2020
In this second part of the series, ECRI Institute’s Janice Kaczmarek tells how the Institute developed its own Guidelines Trust to replace the Guidelines Clearinghouse. Dr. Lorraine Possanza describes how the ECRI Patient Safety Organization empowers all healthcare stakeholders to collaborate for stronger, better care.
February 19, 2019
As personal tech devices and communication channels multiply, so do the options for giving and receiving care. John Moore (Chilmark Research) describes the industry and regulatory trends that have made telehealth significant, the roadblocks providers and patients might face in adopting it and the opportunities to continue building care access through technology.
Resources in episode:
Chilmark Research Report: Telehealth 2018
American Telemedicine Association
August 7, 2018
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 episode: The National Academy of Medicine Collaborative on Resilience and Wellbeing
April 24, 2018
Cmdr. Sam Schaffzin (CMS) and Thomas Novak (ONC) offer the federal perspective on how smooth data exchange and multi-level preparedness are essential in responding to state and national emergencies – and how health systems and community organizations can participate in the response. Recorded at HIMSS 2018.
References in episode: “From Katrina to Wildfires: Leveraging Tech in Disaster Response” (Karen DeSalvo & Christine Petrin, Health Affairs 11-7-17); the National Response Framework
March 20, 2018
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.
November 8, 2017
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
October 31, 2017
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.