HIMSS 2018 - Data Analytics, Clinical & Business Intelligence

    HIMSS 2018 is all set for March, with an elite participation from the healthcare technology industry across the globe. It will see a gathering of experts in the field who are breaking new grounds through innovation and research, making the industry much better connected, seamless, and simpler for those involved.

    HIMSS 2018 - Health Information Exchange, Interoperability & Data Integration

    The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is all set for its 2018 conference from March 5th to 9th at the Venetian, Palazzo, Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Faichi  Solutions (a Saksoft company) has been a regular at the past HIMSS conferences, and it’s the same this year as well. We are geared up, anticipating, and excited to be a part of HIMSS 2018 as well.  What To Expect

    Implementing effective Population Health Management takes more than just Analytics

    Effective implementation of a Pophealth Management Program (PHM) requires diverse systems that aid in seamless functioning. For example, an effective analytical platform for service providers helps in diagnosing high-risk patients and deploying preventive care. Adoption rate of  best healthcare practices should be high for effective Population Health Management. Dynamic healthcare organizations are able to implement this change with ease.

    3 things you should consider before migrating to Drupal 8 - Part 1

    Drupal is among the most popular CMS’ and has been offering the community with several version updates. With Drupal 6 no longer being supported, by the Drupal Community, a huge amount of sites need to be migrated to Drupal 7 or 8, and quickly!

    Given the significant changes in Drupal 8 structure, migrating from Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 is particularly challenging. But with all the hustle in the market, organizations often miss out on the basic aspects before updating their sites.

    TRUMP'S 7 points shaping future of US HEALTHCARE

    The healthcare plan released by Donald Trump in March, talks about handing over the Medicaid reigns to state officials and allows individuals to deduct health insurance premiums from taxes.
    The seven-point healthcare policy focuses on reducing the healthcare costs and quoting him “healthcare reform to make America great again” Trump says he will do away with the individual health insurance mandate as well as allow competition over state lines for healthcare plans.

    Addressing the Rise of Consumerism

    Earlier, patients seeking information about a care provider had access only to the most basic data. Hence, their treatment decisions were based on minimal factors such as insurance coverage and the availability of the care needed.

    Advent of Informed Consumers in Healthcare

    Now providers need to give more information to consumers and patients in the market.

    Things to know about MACRA

    Clinicians were paid based on the type of services provided (a typical Fee- for – service Payment System) The Congress passed temporary ‘doc fixes’ to avert the cuts in Medicare payments to clinicians (in order to match the target Sustainable Growth Rate). Over time, this contributed to increased costs with little improvement in the quality of care.
    MACRA (Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015) replaces SGR with a more predictable payment method that incentivizes value.

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