Graphium Health Blog

Thoughts and insights from the Graphium Health team

14 One-Liners Straight From The Health Record

Time for a little bit of fun on a Friday. Here is a collection of funny one-liners, supposedly exactly as found in the medical record: Patient has left her white blood cells at another hospital. Patient has chest pain if she lies on her left side for over a year. On...

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Physician Burnout: Anesthesia & EHRs

Tweet If you’ve been following the medical community on social media, it’s easy to see a pattern of growing concern around one topic: Physician Burnout. A few Twitter posts show the anxiety of physician burnout in the medical world: Burnout isn’t just an issue for...

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MIPS Group Reporting for 2018

Introduction In an effort to simplify MACRA reporting requirements for Eligible Providers (EPs), CMS provides a variety of reporting options to both incentivize data submission and penalize poor quality outcomes. The resulting complexity of these options may lead to...

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OPPE and MACRA: How One Supports the Other

While CMS has incentivized MACRA compliance through a complex series of negative payment adjustments, positive payment adjustments, and "Exceptional Provider" bonuses, we see the market finding additional ways to leverage their MACRA data for additional value,...

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The Anatomy of a Composite Performance Score

2017 preliminary MACRA Scores have arrived! While they will be finalized later this Summer, they're worth reviewing to better understand what it means for anesthesiologists and CRNAs to be MACRA compliant. In this article, we break down the components of your...

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Interfacing 101 for Providers

Introduction Outside of healthcare, sharing data between companies is simple, fast, and secure. Our daily “out-of-the-hospital” experience in the everyday world often leads to pointed frustration with our IT departments and software vendors. Here are 3 general areas...

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Tempering the Emotionality of Data in Healthcare

“Data beats emotions.” — Sean Rad, founder of Ad.ly The old adage “ignorance is bliss” never resonates more clearly than when watching someone respond emotionally after being presented with “wrong” data — especially in healthcare. Being human, our perceptions of...

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