Thursday, May 18, 2017
Last week’s unprecedented “Wanna Cry” ransomware attack affected over 200,000 systems in more than 150 countries, including China, France, India, Japan, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
2017 Health Industry Issues and Trends. At this time of year I find myself looking at healthcare trends for the New Year. While it is usually difficult for experts to make these predictions, due to the fact that healthcare is an ever-changing environment, this year seems to be even more challenging based on the uncertain political situation.
Friday, March 17, 2017
How many times have we all heard (or asked) "What is the ‘average’ caseload?" Sounds like a simple question, doesn't it However, case management programs have struggled for years trying to determine realistic, standard caseloads. People are looking for "a number" that defines the average caseload, but in reality, there is no "magic" number.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
On October 31, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2015 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) Final Rule, which establishes payment levels and policy changes for Medicare Part B services.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Easing patient transitions and decreasing readmission rates are key priorities in the health care industry, as we strive to improve clinical outcomes and reduce costs. Case managers are often a primary conduit to a safe and effective transition process for those moving through the care continuum, which puts them in a unique position to provide invaluable education and support to patients along the way.