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Part 4: Embracing the Technological Revolution in Medical Screening

In the first three parts of this series, I made the case for electronic health records, addressed their problems, and then talked about the need to build structures to share this data with one another to improve care and lower costs. I believe we are on the cusp new technologies for medical screening with recent …

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Part 1: Have Electronic Healthcare Records Really Made a Difference?

As a physician, I was trained to listen to, examine, diagnose and design a treatment plan for one individual patient at a time. That was the focus of my education, and I considered it my highest calling. I still do. However, as a leader in a healthcare system, while I still consider this absolutely necessary, …

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7 Features to Look for in Lung Cancer Screening Software

Lung cancer screening rates remain extremely low. In 2015, less than 4 percent of people eligible for lung cancer screening received it,according to a 2017 study published in JAMA Oncology and cited by the American Cancer Society. So how can providers discern the truly useful solutions? If you know the right features to look for, …

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5 Steps to Radiology Quality MIPS 2017 Success

MIPS OCDR Timeline

Step 1: Decide if you will report as an Individual or Group. QCDR participants are allowed to report a combination on non-MIPS and MIPS measures for successful MIPS participation. Consider up to six measures and activities you would report in order to meet the 2017 MIPS reporting requirements. Some potential high-priority and common outcome reported …

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