The shift from fee-for-service to value-based care is well underway, and like it or not, gaining momentum. This shift is accompanied by many questions, a sense of uncertainty and an appetite for guidance. With [...]
A couple weeks ago I came across the following chart illustrating the growth in EHR adoption since 2011. It was in a LinkedIn post from Jeffrey L. Brown, CIO at Martin's Point Health Care. This chart grabbed my attention, made me scratch my head, and shifted me into a deep state of EHR reflection and time travel. Where have we been since 2011? Where are we now? Where are we going?
Each summer, my extended family gathers at my grandparents cottage in northern Wisconsin to celebrate the 4th of July. It's one of my favorite traditions. It allows some time to declare my independence from the busyness of the day-to-day. As I prepare to embark on this special time, I thought I would share a few paradigms to consider declaring independence from when you return to your practice or organization on July 5th.
There are some things that I'm really not good at. Baseball is definitely one of them. So, as my son Nolan begins tee-ball, I've been painfully resurrecting memories of my playing days. In particular, my little league days. My friend Mark and I used to count successes in terms of making contact while at bat. Fouling off a pitch was cause for a high-five. Grounding out was an intense moment of pride. A bloop single... epic!
Over the past two weeks, I've been dodging rain and the lack of child care in search of a few hours to make some needed adjustments and repairs to my boat lift. I want to make sure we're ready to enjoy warmer temperatures and maximize our Wisconsin allocation of summer. Last Monday...