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Cardiology is a Team Sport

Thursday, March 29, 2018 | Joel Sauer | 0 Comments

Cardiology delivers the greatest value when all of the component parts are working in sync, focusing not just on the product within a particular clinical focus area, but on the whole patient. To achieve success, Joel Sauer explains that the entire organization, from governance and leadership to the workforce deployment strategy and provider compensation model, must orient around the cardiology team.

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Where Did That Competitor Come From?

Thursday, March 22, 2018 | Pat White | 0 Comments

CV practices may need to look beyond the imaging center around the corner or hospital in the next town to understand their competition. Pat White shares examples of non-traditional competitors that are changing the landscape of modern healthcare delivery.

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Counting your chickens? Not so fast...

Thursday, March 15, 2018 | Cherie Kelly-Aduli | 0 Comments

MACRA expert Cherie Kelly-Aduli explains that MIPS eligible clinicians still have several ways to avoid the 4% negative payment adjustment in 2019 from program year 2017. Alert: Important CMS deadline coming up on 3/31/18.

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The Importance of Documentation and Coding in Risk Adjustment

Thursday, March 8, 2018 | Nicole Knight | 0 Comments

Failing to adequately capture a patient's risk through documentation and coding may lead to an inaccurately low level of attributed risk and eventually to reduced reimbursement, payment penalties and exclusion from markets. Nicole Knight wants you to think about how accurate and thorough documentation and coding can provide the best chance of shared savings and, in turn, help with the successful management of your patient population.

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Where does the patient fit in?

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Jacob Turmell | 0 Comments

With a passion for the patient experience and patient perspective, Jacob Turmell challenges you to put the patient first in every decision you make. He argues, if we do what is right for the patient, the financial and operational pieces will fall into place.

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Have you done a health check lately?

Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Lori Walsh | 0 Comments

Whether you consider your program to be an advanced performer, stable, or in need of help, you should be questioning how to improve your organization. With the rapid pace of change in healthcare, staying stagnant can be the death knell for a program. Lori Walsh offers tools and tips to help you assess and improve the current state of your program from organizational, operational, clinical and transformational standpoints.

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