These vendors are making EHR usability a top priority
Systems that require dozens of clicks for relatively simple tasks are a choice, not a fact of life. Find out how these vendors are following the AMA’s advice on EHRs that work better for patients and physicians.
Data model will help doctors surf ocean of patient BP info
The AMA’s self-measured blood pressure data model manages the collection and exchange of information to ensure clinical validity and help physicians make sense of it.
New ICD-10 codes will help physicians tackle social barriers to care
A new collaboration between the AMA and UnitedHealthcare will work to address the social and environmental factors that affect patients’ health by standardizing data collection on their social determinants of health (SDOH) to help address individu
UNH and the AMA collaborate to address access to better health
UNH and AMA support data use for social determinants of health to improve social services referrals and build efforts to help the underserved get health care.
4 updates to the joint-replacement registry—and why they matter
Clinical data registries are a way for physicians to report on quality measures that matter to them. Learn how this orthopedic surgeons’ registry is doing even more.
AMA’s integrated health model initiative launches first data model
The IHMI, founded by the AMA announced the development of a new data model to manage an uninterrupted stream of data to remotely monitor blood pressure.
Doctors as disruptors? AMA CEO says medicine’s future demands it
Physicians must lead the way by ensuring that disruptive innovations improve patient care, says AMA CEO James L. Madara, MD.
Payment & Delivery Models
Use a Qualified Clinical Data Registry to boost Medicare bonus
Many of these registries are run by state or specialty medical societies. They can help with MIPS and offer a bridge to succeeding with new pay models.
Practice lands tool to measure, manage gaps in care
Population reports help this practice identify gaps in care and put action items in physicians’ hands in the exam room.