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Creating precise patient cohorts for chronic conditions

Value sets are powerful tools used to accurately identify patient cohorts. With use cases ranging from population health management, to billing and claims needs, to quality reporting initiatives, it’s hard to find a health system that doesn’t leverage them in some way. Find out how they can be employed when caring for patients with chronic conditions with IMO Precision Chronic Condition Sets.

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The evolution of the EHR

The transition from paper charts to electronic health records hasn’t been easy, but there’s no denying the power and potential of the EHR. Andrew S. Kanter, MD, and Steven Rube, MD, reflect on the early days of the technology and what the future holds for patients and providers.

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The hazards of working from home

Working from home has its advantages, but months into the pandemic, the novelty of sleep-ins and sweatpants is waning for many. We explore some of the perils of working from home and the ICD-10-CM codes that are cropping up in EHRs nationwide.

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Managing the financials of population health

Reimbursements, population health, long-term outcomes – the value-based care model is changing how many health systems around the country think about these concepts. It’s a lot to manage, and it takes thoughtful planning to do it right. Get a jump start on designing your strategies with our latest eBook, Managing the financials of population health: Challenges and solutions.

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Creating precise patient cohorts for oncology

Precise value sets are powerful tools that can help identify accurate patient cohorts for a variety of population health and quality reporting initiatives. Find out how they can be employed for cancer care and management with IMO Precision Oncology Sets.

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Interoperability and data overload: Preparing for greater EHR integration

Earlier this year, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized new rules for the 21st Century Cures Act that require health systems to increase their interoperability efforts and facilitate greater EHR integration. Smart strategies for the collection and organization of this data will be critical for success – without them, providers may be overwhelmed, not helped, by the sheer volume of new data.

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