South Florida Hospital News
Tuesday January 24, 2017
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January 2017 - Volume 13 - Issue 7

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EHR, CPOE, PQRI, ICD10, ACO, MIPS (merit based incentive payment system), MACRA (Medicare access and CHIP reauthorization act), MOC, bundled payments, pay for performance, meaningful use.

Five months ago, Anne C. Fischer, M.D., Ph.D., transitioned from her role as the surgeon-in-chief at Beaumont Children’s Hospital and the chief of pediatric surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan to take on her new role as Tenet Florida’s regional medical director of pediatric surgery.

Given what I do for a living, I have been asked been many times, “Are you for or against Obamacare?” My answer has been consistent … I firmly believe that one cannot be “for it” and one cannot be “against it.” With a 2,000 plus page law and over 10,000 pages of rules, there are many elements of the law that appear to make a lot of sense, there are many as

As healthcare systems continue to move forward with technological advances focused on improving care, value and patient engagement, the opportunities for individuals trained in health informatics are rapidly expanding. 

As many of you already know, I am a big Yankees and Yogi Berra fan. Heck, it’s what I grew up with back in Brooklyn. Having been born in the early 50s, I was too young to bond with the Brooklyn Dodgers before they deserted for Los Angeles 

Strategic planning is an ever-changing field in healthcare. It’s not easy to keep up with the pace of change when it comes to reimbursement shifts; care delivery model updates; consumerism (not to mention the very different needs of each generation);

Consultation and support. That's what Judith Scott offers clients as a senior consultant for Healthcare Navigation Systems. HNS is an organization that is experienced in the health care delivery system, providing consultation for outcomes improvement programs.

Palm Beach County Medical Society Services is seeking nominations of individuals, organizations and businesses throughout Palm Beach County that have used their skills and resources to improve the quality of health care for the people of Palm Beach County

Taking a major step to fulfill its mission to provide easier access to academic health care across South Florida, the University of Miami Health System has formed a collaboration with Walgreens

Healthcare has its fair share of economic, delivery of care and policy challenges, but what really causes all the current dysfunction? Simply put; Leadership. Leadership styles have existed since the beginning of time, and with all this time to perfect it,

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