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Time to End ‘Wild West’ of Health Data Usage in HIPAA-Free Zones

Congress’ sweeping opioids legislation—a bill that includes several important health IT provisions—has created much debate in recent days and weeks, as stakeholders sit on different sides of the table over a key patient privacy element. For background, two weeks ago, the U.S. Senate passed The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, which has the core… Read More »

Why data is only one key to success in direct contracting

Value-based care is an amorphous concept that covers a lot of the so-called alternative payment methodologies driving healthcare transformation. The basic premise for value-based care is to transform healthcare from a quantity based system to a quality based system. The common way to advance the transformation is to shift the manner in which healthcare services… Read More »