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Stretching Medical Directors Too Far?

As healthcare continues to change, so do some of the roles within the industry, but no role has perhaps experienced a shift quite as significant as the Medical Director.  This position has taken on a dramatic evolutionary shift in responsibility and scope. The roles and responsibilities now require stretching medical director skills into contract negotiations, group dynamics, organizational development, team management, and many areas not covered in a traditional medical curricula.

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New Webinar! Medicaid Reform: What You Need to Know for 2016 – The Care, Cost, Quality Challenge

Free Webinar Mediciad Reform 2016 Cost Quality

Join BHM Healthcare Solutions Fri, Feb 12th, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST for the complimentary webinar Medicaid Reform: What You Need to Know for 2016 – the Care, Cost, Quality Challenge. Register today! Can’t make the date? Not to worry. Simply register for the web event to receive a recording of the event as well as a copy of the presentation after it is finished.

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Posted in Accountable Care Organizations, Health Care Reform, Medicare and Medicaid, Training, Webinar

1 Day Left to Sign up For BHM’s Free WebClinic “Components of a Great Peer Review Program”

Free Webinar on Peer Review Programs in Healthcare

BHM’s webclinic “Components of a Great Peer Review Program” goes live Wednesday, November 18th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST. You don’t want to miss this great opportunity to receive expert advice related to Peer Review Services. Don’t worry you still have time to sign up!

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Posted in Compliance, News and Events, Physician Advisor/Peer Review, Quality Improvement Programs, Services, Strategic Planning, Training, Utilization Management, Webinar

5 Key Elements of the Peer Review Process

5 elements of the healthcare peer review process

Lately we have been talking about the important of Independent Review Organizations (IROs) and peer reviews in the healthcare ecosystem. Today we continue this discussion and delve deep into the importance of the peer review process. We know that peer reviews are a crucial part of healthcare because they hold medical professionals and organizations accountable in addition helping to build a world of trust between patient and physician. The peer review process is one that consists of high levels of property technology and superior customer service. By boosting transparency in healthcare, peer reviews have become an essential standard helping to make healthcare safer and more efficient. So let’s take a look at the 5 core building blocks of the peer review process.

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Posted in Clinical Operations Improvement, Physician Advisor/Peer Review, Training, URAC Accreditation, Utilization Management, Webinar

Free Webinar: Components of a Great Peer Review Program

Peer Review Program | Medical Director Training

A Free Webinar Covering Essentials Needed for A Great Peer Review Program Join BHM experts Nov. 18th from 12:00-1:00pm EST for the complimentary webinar “Components of a Great Peer Review Program.” This not-to-miss exclusive event will reveal essential components that

Posted in Physician Advisor/Peer Review, Training, Uncategorized, Webinar

Connected Care Evaluation Program Pilot (NCQA)

Patient-Centered Connected Care Recognition (PCCC).

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is searching for early adopters of its newest delivery system evaluation program, the Patient-Centered Connected Care Recognition (PCCC).

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What You Need to Know About HIPAA Violations

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With HIPAA Phase 2 audits looming on the horizon, many organizations are gearing up for the audits with internal assessments. We’ve already talked about how your organization might be unwittingly violating HIPAA, but what penalties are you really facing?

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Posted in Big Data, Compliance, Healthcare IT, Training

6 Ways You Might Be Unwittingly Making a HIPAA Violation

hipaa compliance

With all this talk about making patient records more accessible to care teams via the magic of the electronic record, HIPAA and HITECH— the two laws that govern patient privacy — might seem like a bit of a downer. They serve a very explicit purpose, however, and ensuring that you are always in compliance will not only save you legal woes, but money in the form of fines and penalties for breaches.

There are some obvious breaches of confidentiality that we must strive to avoid: you would never, for instance, post to all your Facebook followers the name, diagnosis and prognosis of a particularly difficult patient that you had today. What you might do instead, though, is go home and tell your spouse all about it.

That’s a HIPAA violation.

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Posted in Big Data, Compliance, Healthcare Insider Articles, Training

Visit BHM experts at the 2013 NC Council Conference and Exhibit

NC Council 2013 Conference & Exhibition

BHM Healthcare Solutions (BHM) is pleased to be both an exhibitor and a presenter at the 2013 NC Council Conference & Exhibit held in Pinehurst, NC.  The NC Council Conference will be held on Dec. 11th through the 13th at

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Posted in Learning Series, News and Events, Training

Medical Director: Characteristics of Success

The Evolution of the Medical Director As healthcare continues to change, so do some of the roles within the industry, but no role has perhaps experienced a shift quite as significant as the Medical Director.  This position has taken on

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