To QP, or Not to QP: Is That the Question?

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To be, or not to be

Yes, I know Mr. Shakespeare would not be happy with that title, but on this first day of May I am afraid we are going to be revisiting that famous soliloquy from Hamlet as we unpack the long-awaited … [Read more...]

Above Average

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Person who stands out from the crowd

"Well, that's the news from Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good looking, and all the children are above average." Garrison Keillor, News from Lake Wobegon As any … [Read more...]

March Madness & Meaningful Use: Strange Bedfellows?

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March is well underway and workforce productivity is in the midst of a recurring springtime slump as that annual institution known as the NCAA basketball tournament is in full swing. If you were among … [Read more...]

Quality: More Than Checking a Box

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For a number of months, I have been spending a lot of time thinking about value-based healthcare. As mentioned in this blog before, we are in the midst of a substantial transition, one that moves us … [Read more...]

2016: Looking Back, Looking Forward

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The holidays are behind us and we are off to a great start in 2016. I am sure you have each enjoyed your lucky New Year’s Day meal and have made several resolutions, which hopefully will come to … [Read more...]

From APM to VBP: Do you know your HIT Lingo?

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How hip are you to textspeak? GM had me stumped for quite a while. I kept receiving emails that started with the greeting “GM” and I had no idea who GM was. After 50 emails it finally occurred to me … [Read more...]

How Can We Get Better at Medication Reconciliation?

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Medication bottles

Today, providers are facing increasing regulations. Of course, there are legitimate reasons behind each of the rules set forth, but with the regulations come more processes. One process being … [Read more...]