The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) outlined the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) through Meaningful Use. The MU requirements include functional capabilities for clinical decision support rules. Any organization or provider going after MU incentive dollars are getting acquainted with decision support functionalities.
In his keynote address Monday, Feb. 24, at HIMSS 2014, Aetna CEO Mark T. Bertolini declared “It’s the perfect time to change.” He makes the case for three key priorities for the country’s ailing healthcare system.
- Invest in helping individuals take steps towards improved wellness via healthy choices and lifestyle
- Improve the care of the chronically ill
- Align financial incentives
As I walked up and down every aisle in the HIMSS Continue reading HIMSS Not Completely Addressing The Full Spectrum Of Healthcare
A Knowledge Driven Approach To Care
Aug. 7, 2013
Welcome to my first blog on Clinical Corner! On August 14, I will be co-presenting a webinar as part of Netsmart’s Clinical Summer Webinar series. The webinar is called Imagining Knowledge-Driven Care: Seamless Knowledge Flow for Continuous Improvement. Continue reading A Knowledge Driven Approach to Care