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Jun14

Is your strategic plan getting your program where it needs to be? You have a strategic plan, right?

Posted by: MedAxiom on Thursday, June 14, 2018 | Comments (0)

As health care leaders we all understand the importance of good planning and the value of measuring the work we perform. If the purpose of strategic planning is to set goals for your business and develop actions to achieve those goals, it sounds like a pretty straightforward process. However, the reality we are seeing as we work with many programs is that strategic planning may be occurring, but the expected outputs are not. So, I want to share with you some pitfalls to avoid and tips from programs that are achieving actionable strategic planning.


Jun07

Value-based Care: Is it Working?

Posted by: Ginger Biesbrock on Thursday, June 7, 2018 | Comments (1)

Ginger Biesbrock is a fan of value-based reimbursement models, and admits that the work is not for the faint of heart. She outlines what is essential for success in value-based medicine, including being careful with quality measures, committing to research and monitoring to assure we are getting and incentivizing the outcomes we desire, and involving providers in the programs.


May31

Are We Nimble Enough to Survive?

Posted by: Joel Sauer on Thursday, May 31, 2018 | Comments (0)
Are we nimble enough to survive?

The evolution of health care is happening fast, and is increasingly under the influence of industry outsiders. Joel Sauer wonders who among us will be able to adapt, and who will be left behind. He also offers advice on what to think about today if you want to be in the game tomorrow.


May24

Take Your Seat at the Table!

Posted by: Pat White on Thursday, May 24, 2018 | Comments (0)

CAA board members recently traveled to Washington, DC to bring our message to Congress. They were very effective in outlining examples of how administrative burden has eroded the physician/patient relationship, decreased access to care, decreased physician satisfaction, added administrative cost, etc.


May17

MIPS Tips: Communicate and Take Action

Posted by: Cherie Kelly-Aduli on Thursday, May 17, 2018 | Comments (0)
MIPS Tips: Communicate and Take Action

Cherie Kelly-Aduli miscommunication or no communication as a chronic problem in low scoring groups. She explains how and why to move beyond talk and into action to improve your MIPS scores. Hint: Reduce the number of cooks in the kitchen.