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Gearing up for Medicare’s imaging decision support requirements

Buried in the federal regulations describing Medicare’s Appropriate Use Criteria Program, which launches January 1, is a pertinent detail: The immediate financial burden of noncompliance with Medicare’s diagnostic imaging requirements will fall squarely on providers that furnish these tests. Yes, that means radiology practices and hospital radiology departments, and not ordering providers. For now, 2020… Read More »

Shared decision making: “It takes more than data”

Enhancing medical care and implementing shared decision making through digital technologies is all about data: this has been and still is a mantra for many digital entrepreneurs in the healthcare space. But is having access to data really sufficient for digital tools to make a difference? Petra Wilson of the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA)… Read More »