Impact Insights

TEFCA: Framework and Common Agreement Version 1 Released!

January 24, 2022

On Tuesday, January 18, 2022 ONC and the RCE released the first official version of the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement – TEFCA. We’ve... More

Change Management: Techniques to Drive Enablement in Your Organization

January 18, 2022

In a recent blog, Six Key Principles of Successful Change Management, we introduced you to the principle of Enablement and the idea that Knowledge is... More

Electronic Health Information (EHI) Made Simple

January 5, 2022

With the recent Information Blocking requirements, the specific definition of Electronic Health Information (EHI) seems confusing, and often raises questions. In this blog post we’ll... More

Transforming Your Physician Enterprise – 5 Key Drivers

December 10, 2021

This blog is Part 1 in our series on building a high-performing physician enterprise. In this piece, we address the most pressing key drivers of... More

What Value Does an Epic Service Desk Bring?

December 6, 2021

This blog is Part 3 in our series covering Epic Managed Services. In this piece, we will highlight the difference between an Epic Service Desk... More

TEFCA: Update for 2022

December 1, 2021

Originally part of the 21st Century Cures Act of 2016, TEFCA (the “Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement”) has been with us for quite a... More

Epic Support Attrition – A Catalyst for Change

November 17, 2021

This blog is Part 2 in our series covering Epic Managed Services. In this piece, we discuss how Epic support attrition can be an opportunity... More

Why You Should Plan Your EHR Post Go Live Support Before You Go Live

November 9, 2021

This blog is Part 1 in our series covering Epic Managed Services. In this piece, we will share the challenges organizations face post go live... More

Six Key Principles of Successful Change Management

October 7, 2021

Change is hard. The effort required to implement sustainable change and successfully accomplish objectives is often significantly underestimated. Implementing a new technology (e.g., an EHR... More

2022 PFS Proposed Rule Part 3: APP, Advanced APM and MSSP Proposals

July 26, 2021

APM Performance Pathway (APP) Proposals The proposed rule contains a small number of (yet important) changes to APP and Advanced APM regulations: Subgroups Currently, MIPS... More

2022 PFS Proposed Rule Part 2: MIPS Value Pathways (MVPs) Proposals

July 23, 2021

This month, CMS released the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule, which also governs the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for healthcare providers. Check out... More

2022 PFS Proposed Rule Part 1: Traditional MIPS Program Proposals

July 22, 2021

This month, CMS released the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule, which also governs the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for healthcare providers. Check out... More

Applications: What’s In Your Portfolio?

July 22, 2021

As a result of significant and rapid acquisition activity, or in some cases simple organic growth without strong governance, many healthcare organizations remain highly siloed,... More

2022 PFS Proposed Rule: Significant Changes to MIPS Coming!

July 20, 2021

On July 13, 2021, CMS released the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule, which of course also governs the Quality Payment Program (QPP) for... More

Newsflash: TEFCA Anticipated to be LIVE in 2022!

July 16, 2021

This week, Micky Tripathi (National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) and Mariann Yeager (CEO of the Sequoia Project, the TEFCA-Recognized Coordinating Entity) announced that they... More