Cybersecurity and Blockchain in Health Care

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Last Monday I opened up the Renal & Urology News update to find 3 recent articles about health IT (HIT) security. The first article, “Controlling Access to Health Information”, noted that the … [Read more...]

Health IT: The Dawning of Millennial Healthcare

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A new dawn

My daily news routine includes listening to NPR during my morning commute and clicking on my iPhone “News” app at least once or twice during the day. Recently online news headlines have started with, … [Read more...]

Healthcare Apps: Revolutionizing the Functionality of EHRs

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Health care app and iWatch

This week we’re taking a break from all things serious and complex, specifically MACRA and MIPS. The big players Terry Ketchersid and Diana Strubler are going to rest in the fieldhouse and this week … [Read more...]

MACRA on the Menu

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MACRA on the Menu

In last week’s Acumen blog Diana tackled highlights of the MACRA Final Rule released on October 14. She noted that the 2,398-page document is overwhelming and we are going to need to “eat the elephant … [Read more...]

Improving Health Information Technology Act: The Future of MU?

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While everyone was busy filling out their NCAA brackets (sorry, Michigan State fans), the government was quickly passing a bipartisan bill that will supposedly reshape the Meaningful Use program as it … [Read more...]

Connecting Health and Care through HIT: From Meaningful Use to Interoperability

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“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” —John F. Kennedy Do you like change? If you are a physician or work in a medical … [Read more...]

A Revolutionary Smash Up: Precision Medicine

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Did you watch the Grammy’s last week? One highlight was the performance from Hamilton, the popular, new Broadway musical about America’s Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Playwright Lin-Manuel … [Read more...]