5 tools for better care coordination

Care360 iPad Demo - Mobile EHR

As we move toward value-based care in today’s modern healthcare system, the emphasis remains on care coordination. Care coordination, by definition, involves determining where to send a patient, sharing information among multiple healthcare entities, and managing accountability among the healthcare professionals responsible for patient care. The overall goal is to provide higher-quality, and more effective care.

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Should I stay independent, or join the hospital?

Join hospital practice

Today’s healthcare market is experiencing great change as the industry shifts from a payment model that reimburses for the volume of services provided to a value-based environment that rewards for quality of care and cost savings. With the increasing focus … Continue reading

Small practice or ACO, focus remains on patient care

ACO patient care

It’s not your imagination. If you feel like there are fewer solo physician practices these days, you’re right. Physicians in practices of nine or less dropped from 40.1% to 35.3% from June 2013 to December 2015, according to researchers who studied the Medicare Physician Compare public use datasets from that time period.

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CMS grant offers to guide small practices with MACRA

QPP Grant Program MACRA

If you are part of a small physician practice, with 15 or fewer clinicians, and are located in a rural location, a health professional shortage area, or in a medically underserved area, your practice may qualify for help with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) reporting.

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