Next Generation ACOs Offer Higher Risk But Greater Rewards

The Next Generation ACOs are part of the government’s plan to transition from paying providers on a fee-for-service schedule to a pay-for-performance system.

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IG: It’s a Marathon, not a Sprint
Jan28

IG: It’s a Marathon, not a Sprint

Just like marathon runners who follow a training plan that begins with short runs and gradually builds to longer distances, so too should organizations start with small steps toward the larger infrastructure of IG.

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Documentation Detective: Seven Steps to CDI Foundational Success
Jan27

Documentation Detective: Seven Steps to CDI Foundational Success

The structure of a CDI program is much like that of a building; it also needs a solid foundation to support its structure. The first post of this new blog outlines seven steps to help guide you through the process of building a strong foundation.

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Getting Your Feet Wet with Open-Source Statistical Languages
Jan25

Getting Your Feet Wet with Open-Source Statistical Languages

If you are new to healthcare analytics, it can be quite expensive to get up and running with a statistical application, but there are many open source tools available. This month’s post discusses some of these options.

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Exploring Encryption and Standards in Release of Information
Jan22

Exploring Encryption and Standards in Release of Information

In this web series, HIM professionals working in emerging roles give advice on tackling difficult HIM problems.

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