Innovation

Ten Reasons We’re Excited About MedBiquitous 2017

xAPI MedBiquitous

  I’m very excited to be attending the MedBiquitous annual meeting for the second year in a row. The conference is held each year on the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine campus in Baltimore. This year’s event is June 5-6, and registration is still open. Why do we go? For at least ten reasons: 1. […]

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice

The new administration has introduced uncertainty into healthcare education. CME and other forms of continuing education in the health professions have been influenced by the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), and with expected changes to that legislation, educational practitioners naturally wonder about the effects on their field. Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has […]

How Medicare Payment Changes Will Drive Performance Improvement

MACRA and MIPS

On October 14, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). MACRA was officially signed into law on April 16, 2015 in order to make significant adjustments to how Medicare pays for physician services. Importantly for our purposes at Managing eLearning, […]

Population Health and CME

population health and cme

Part I of the Population Health series introduced the concept of Population Health (PH) and how PH is being applied in healthcare. We’re interested in how Population Health can have an impact on the professional development of medical professionals. Currently, the data needed for Population Health is most likely to be found in EHRs maintained by health providers and, […]