Tag Archives: CMS

Photo Friday: The right answer is to involve patients in every decision



View 2012 Care Innovations Summit DC 8505 on Flickr.com Ted (me), Mark Scrimshire ( @ekivemark ), Kait Roe ( @kaitbr ), at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health ( @kptotalhealth ), for the Care Innovations Pre-summit. Photograph taken by Jason Bhan, MD ( @gomedivo ), jackets by Regina Holliday ( @ReginaHolliday ). #cisummit “the » » » » on to the full article

DC Care Innovations Summit Viewing Party at KP Center for Total Health



Care Innovations Summit Viewing Party at KP Center for Total… – Eventbrite. Washington, DC is at it again! I’ve been spending this week gearing up for the Care Innovations Summit in Washington, DC, which will be on January 26, 2012, as well as a pre-event happening the day before. From what I have seen so » » » » on to the full article

Are you integrating Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity into your medical practice?



I recently posted about the “CMS Proposed Decision Memo for Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity (coverage by Medicare)” and received this query. I don’t know the answer, so I’m posting it here to see about the wisdom/experience of the crowd. Please add what you know/what you’re doing in the comments! (we are) trying to learn » » » » on to the full article

Medicare To Cover Obesity Counseling Without Cost Sharing



Medicare To Cover Obesity Counseling Without Cost Sharing – Kaiser Health News. Since I’ve mentioned this to more than a few people recently, I’m writing a post about it. This is significant for two reasons: For changing the way health care is paid for, from procedures to counseling, which talking AND listening. For changing the » » » » on to the full article

Presentation: The Kaiser Permanente Innovation Journey – DC Health Innovation Summit



Kaiser Permanente Innovation Journey 1

This is the presentation that Marilyn Chow, Marilyn Chow, DNSc, RN, fAAN, Vice President of Patient Care Services, and I gave at the DC Health Innovation Summit, part of 2011′s DC Health Innovation Week. I am not the hugest fan of Slideshare’s formatting, so I’m including as a series of images below, as well as » » » » on to the full article

DC Health Innovation Summit recap, next time in Cleveland?



2011 Health2Dev Code-a-Thon 2670

There was a bit of a twitter flurry started by this tweet over the weekend. It came about through a mashup of my experiences during DC Health Innovation Week – and I was only one of two people (the other is Ravi Poorsina – @ravipoorsina) who attended every single event. But before we get there, » » » » on to the full article

Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Programs



Meaningful Use EHR Incentive Programs – As has been reported widely, this is the resource page for CMS’s meaningful use incentive programs. Although it is Web 1.0 (or maybe Web 0.75?), at least there is a place to go to see the final rule when it is published. Similar Posts: Now Reading: Proposed CMS Rule » » » » on to the full article