Meaningful Use: What to Expect

userCare Management Solution, EHR, Meaningful Use, Patient Reported Outcomes, value-based medicine

Last month, acting CMS administrator Andy Slavitt kicked up a media speculation storm when he said,“We are now in the process of ending Meaningful Use and moving to a new regime culminating with the MACRA implementation. The Meaningful Use program as it has existed will now be effectively over and replaced with something better.” It’s true that when the Medicare Access … Read More

The Rise of PROs

userCare Management Solution, Chronic Care Management, Clinical Trials, Patient Engagement, Patient Reported Outcomes, value-based medicine

Cancer care is becoming value-based. Evidence of this evolution is widespread, from the rise of the oncology medical home and the Cancer Care Payment Reform Act H.R. 1934, to successful payer pilots such as UnitedHealthcare’s episode payment model and the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Patient Care Connect Program. In this changing landscape, the interests of cancer patients and healthcare … Read More