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Apervita’s NCQA approval helps health plans speed VBC analysis

Value-based care platform provider Apervita says it is the first company to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for electronic clinical quality measures using a clinical quality language-based engine. The company’s newly certified CQL-based engine—based on HL7 logic standards that support both eCQMs and clinical decision support—can be adopted by healthcare organizations… Read More »

Why Do Health Insurers Require Prior Authorization?

Author Lauren Lau Published March 6, 2021 Word count 1,121 Health Insurers and Prior Authorization Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of prior authorization Medical Utilization Management “This procedure will require prior authorization.” Words that no patient or healthcare provider wants to hear when they are ready to proceed with a doctor-approved… Read More »

How Vail Health ensures consistent medical device security and firmware patching

Vail Health is a nonprofit community health system with locations in Eagle and Summit counties in Colorado. Vail Health offers a 56-bed hospital, 24/7 emergency care, a helipad, urgent care clinics, cancer care, breast centers, cardiovascular services, surgery, childbirth, physical therapy, internal medicine, endocrinology and more. THE PROBLEM The health system was facing a cybersecurity problem:… Read More »

What are health risks of high fat diets

Editorial team. Risks, most nutrition experts encourage encourage prospective followers of a high-fat or what approached diet to seek whwt professional guidance to lessen the risk of nutritional deficiencies, side effects, and other health risks. Within the United States and most industrialized health, people with high HDL-cholesterol levels have lower diets of heart disease, and… Read More »

Decolonising contraception: focusing on equality and justice in sexual and reproductive health

Dr Annabel Sowemimo is the founder and director of Decolonising Contraception, a non-profit organisation led by people of colour. It aims to raise awareness about the historical and socio-economic barriers faced by people accessing sexual and reproductive care. We spoke to Annabel about the work of the collective and its plans for the coming year.… Read More »