Could your quality measures qualify for MIPS?

Could your quality measures qualify for MIPS?

The SaferMD’s MIPS registry is eligible to suggest new 2017 MIPS measures until January 15.  Once submitted, SaferMD cwill work with CMS to obtain approval as a MIPS measure.   Do you have effective measures that you monitor in your radiology practice? Would you...
Ebola and Medical Miscommunications

Ebola and Medical Miscommunications

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has offered differing accounts of what went wrong on September 25, the day their Emergency Department mistakenly sent the nation’s first Ebola patient back into the community instead of admitting him.  Over the next...
Are You Rolling the Dice with Your Test Results?

Are You Rolling the Dice with Your Test Results?

Emily left her 20-week sonogram appointment feeling confident and content after the technician told her that her baby’s anatomy appeared to be “perfect”.  A week later, she learned that her OBGYN never reviewed the electronic test results and missed some very...
Turning up the HEAT on Healthcare Fraud

Turning up the HEAT on Healthcare Fraud

In order to increase patient safety and protect taxpayers, the federal government is serious about reducing fraud and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs and have zeroed in on health care providers.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) joined forces with the...