Group Practice Journal

January 2015

It Takes a Team: Implementing Inpatient CPOE
High-Stakes Collaboration Model at Mayo Clinic Health System
By Brian Whited, M.D., Sharon Gabrielson, B.S.N., M.H.A., Chris Schneider, M.A., and Julie Doppler, M.H.A.
How do you implement transformational change across acute care and critical access hospitals and four geographical regions?

Publisher’s Comment
A Banner Year for AMGA
By Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE

Industry Insights
What Physicians Want in a Leader

In Washington
The Changing Look of the 114th Congress
By Christina Lavoie, J.D.

Astounding Advances Toward Long-Term Value
Can We Afford the Cost of Technological Progress?
By Karolina S. Mlynek, M.D., M.B.A., Maria Madajka, Ph.D., Kashyap K. Tadisina, B.S., Bahar Bassiri Gharb, M.D., Ph.D., and Francis A. Papay, M.D.
This article examines relevant factors that significantly affect healthcare technology costs.

More than a Virtue
Sharing Adds Up in HIEs
By Joe Heyman, M.D., and Kevin Lanphear, D.O.
Whittier IPA develops its own HIE created by physician, for physicians and their patients.

Avoiding the High Cost of Preventable Data Breaches
There’s an unbiased way to determine your practice’s financial exposure to a data breach.

Ample, Indisputable Data
Proof Is in the Pudding
By Jacob “Kobi” Margolin
Vendor-neutral EHR data aggregation and analytic tools are available to help practices easily generate performance reports that make protocol changes a reality.

Delivering on Value
Robust Collaborative Powers Integrated Data
By David Ehrenberger, M.D
Centura Integrated Physician Network collectively uses EHR data to provide a better patient experience.

Taming the “Silent Killer”
Ambitious Program Surpasses Goals
By Dennis Mamaril, M.D.
Arch Health Partners achieves outstanding results participating in the Measure Up/Pressure Down® hypertension campaign.

Foundation Cornerstone
Measure Up/Pressure Down® Recognizes 43 Groups for Blood Pressure Control and Improvement Rates

January 2015 GPJ