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Mark your Calendar Now for KAMMCO’s Fall 2018 Loss Prevention Event |

Physicians and healthcare professionals across Kansas are invited to “Provider Safety: Managing Patient Aggression and Violence in the Healthcare Setting,” presented by Monica Cooke, CEO/Consultant of Quality Plus Solutions, LLC.


Return on Investment for Health Information Exchange Participation |

What is the return on investment (ROI) for participating in a health information exchange (HIE)?  As the Executive Director of one of the most successful HIEs in the nation, I am often asked this question. I admit I am challenged to answer, as there are several ways to define ROI, and it can mean different things to different people.


Using Clinical Data to Improve Patient Outcomes |

For the first time, Kansas physicians and hospitals are able to access advanced analytics utilizing clinical data across all health information exchange (HIE) participating providers from whom a patient has received care.


Visit the QPP Website to View MIPS Performance Feedback and Final Score |

If you submitted 2017 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) data through the Quality Payment Program website, you can now view your performance feedback and MIPS final score.


KHIN Expands Client Services Capabilities |

The Kansas Health Information Network (KHIN) recently added Josh Mosier to its staff as Manager of Client Services. Mosier will be a valuable resource to KHIN members in providing technical and educational assistance.


CME and 2% Premium Credit – Simplified with New Website |

Providers no longer have to login to the KAMMCO website to access the CME Online Learning Platform. KAMMCO has simplified the process for providers to receive CME credits and 2% premium credit by eliminating the member login requirement at www.KAMMCO.com. 


Popular AHRQ Clearinghouse of Evidence-Based Guidelines Soon to Be Unavailable |

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) made the following announcement on its website, www.guideline.gov on June 11, 2018.