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The #hcbiz Show! in a post Blab world (#hcbiz 26)

  We launched the #hcbiz community with this post in February 2016.  It started with the tweet chat and our goal was to dissect the weekly topics from a very practical stand-point.  Our premise was, and still is that businesses can’t “just innovate”.  They need to be running soundly and effectively first and only then will they have room to

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What’s Next for Chronic Care Management (#hcbiz 25)

According to AHRQ’s Multiple Chronic Condition Chartbook, 86% of U.S. healthcare spending was for patients with one or more chronic conditions in 2010.  In an effort to curb this spending at the federal level, CMS began reimbursing providers for non-face-to-face care coordination services furnished to Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions under (CPT) code 99490 on January first

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Taking Patient Generated Health Data (PGHD) Mainstream (#hcbiz 24)

Healthcare was late to the party, but over the past 10-years the industry has converted from an almost exclusively paper-based world to a digital one. With readily available funds i.e. $26 Billion from the Feds) and effectively a mandate for providers to adopt EHRs, it should be no surprise we ended up with a huge variety of disjointed