Why Value-Based Pricing Is Doomed To Fail

Paul Levy, former CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, recently wrote a blog for athenainsight.com entitled, “The game that shows why value-based pricing is doomed.” In his blog,...

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The Powerful Ways NAQAP Advocates for Its Ancillary Provider Members

It has come to our attention that NAQAP members are being excluded or marginalized by health insurance companies, which has resulted in plan beneficiaries being steered to "preferred participating...

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Ancillary Providers' Role in The Emerging Eldercare Crisis

Not long ago, I was working with a client in Michigan and as I was waiting in the airport for a flight, a young man was escorting his elderly parents through the terminal to baggage claim. The...

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For Many Ancillary Healthcare Providers, E-Training Is the Way To Keep Up With Regulations

We all know that new regulations for skilled nursing homes can be complicated, particularly since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updates or changes them every year. But Medline...

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Paul Keckley, Ph.D., Healthcare Futurist, to Speak at NAQAP Healthcare Impact Luncheon May 22nd

To keep all of us in the healthcare delivery industry up-to-the-minute with the fast-changing pace of healthcare today and its impact on ancillary providers, NAQAP is pleased to announce the...

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Blockchain: Ready To Revolutionize EMR Or Not Yet Ready For Primetime?

As you’re probably aware, there is a lot of hype around blockchain these days, not just in healthcare but across many industries. Yet based on the reports I’m reading on blockchain’s proficiency...

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Now That Big Hospitals Are Investing In Digital Health Companies, Will Ancillary Providers Have A Seat At The Table?

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Why Federal Funding for Health IT Investments Is Not Producing Good Enough Results

With NAQAP's continued focus on Health IT interoperability data challenges and opportunities, I was fascinated by an article featuring a very honest interview with outgoing CMS Administrator Andy...

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How Blockchain Is Revolutionizing Electronic Medical Records Interoperability

On February 3, 2017, FierceHealthcare published an article by Evan Sweeney entitled,Blockchain could save healthcare from interoperability woes.” One year earlier, in 2016, HHS held a competition

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What ACA Repeal Could Mean for ACOs, MACRA, MSSP and CMS CMMI

So now there’s no turning back. Donald Trump is in the White House. And with that comes a tide of questions about what shape his healthcare reform plans will take. Repeatedly on the campaign trail...

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