Do Clinical Quality Measures make a difference? Is health care actually improved by all this effort at capturing various reporting metrics, and reporting it? That is a question raised by practitioners and commenter’s regularly.
We’re gearing up for our second annual user conference: Practice Fusion Connect 2011: Join the Revolution! Over 1,000 medical professionals and healthcare thought-leaders will join forces in San Francisco to have a voice in the healthcare revolution. It’s a great opportunity to have meaningful conversations...Continue
Three required core Meaningful Use criteria require you to enter what is called structured data. Structured data is another way of referring to data that is entered into a specific field as opposed to free text in a chart note. Entering a diagnosis in the...Continue
The transformation of health care delivery, envisioned by the underlying tenets of Meaningful Use, is one that has the elements of (1) coordination of care between all the different places where patients get care, and (2) patient-centricity, or a participatory approach to healthcare delivery. For...Continue
The move toward Patient Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) is an important building block to creating a more coordinated, evidence-based health care delivery system, which is able to measurably increase health care quality and satisfaction while at the same time lower total-cost-of-care to the system. That’s...Continue