PracticeLink Magazine

Summer 2017

The career development quarterly for physicians of all specialties, PracticeLink Magazine provides readers with feature articles, compensation stats, helpful job search tips—as well as recruitment ads from organizations across the U.S.

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Practice medicine your way in Sidney, Ohio Autonom y, securit y, and a g reat place to practice are what you'll find with Wilson Health. oin our hospital team with the independence of Private Practice and the advantages of Hospital Employment. Enhanced compensation and amazing benefits help you reach financial goals quickl y, and full support of an experienced practice management g roup and supportive administration help you develop your own practice philosoph y. J We now have practice opportunities in: G reat private and public schools • A ffo rdable housing • Lakes and rec reation CON TACT David Andrick, CMSR/FMSD/FASPR, Di rector of Physician Recruitment dandrick@wilsonhealth.o rg 937-498-5503 ¥ wilsonhealth.org • Hospitalist • Family Practice • Internal Medicine • G/S A short drive to Columbus, Cincinnati & Toledo RIGHT HERE IN DELAWARE. At Bayhealth, our physicians have access to sandy beaches, boutique and outlet shopping, and countless water sports. With major cities like Philadelphia, Baltimore and New York within close driving distance — the possibilities are endless. Bayhealth is central and southern Delaware's largest health care system and is an affiliate of Penn Medicine in heart and vascular, cancer, and orthopaedics. To learn more about available medical staff positions, contact Physician Recruiter Mark Douyard at 302-744-6603 or email him at Mark_Douyard@bayhealth.org. BAYHEALTH.ORG Find your place on our team. PracticeLink.com S u MM e R 2017 37 TWO TRACKS FOR PARTICIPATION The Quality Payment Program has two tracks that clinicians can choose from: Merit-based Incentive Payment Systems (M I p S) and Advanced Alternative Payment Models (A p Ms). The M I p S apply not only to physicians, but also to physician assistants, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and nurse anesthetists. Data collection and reporting are the foundations of the program. Clinicians report data in multiple categories: • Quality performance (e.g., documentation of current medications in the medical record, colorectal cancer screening) • Improvement activities (e.g., care transition documentation practices improvement, collection and use of experience and satisfaction data on access) • Advancing care information (e.g., e-prescribing, public health record reporting) CMS says the program offers a "f lexible, pick-your-own pace approach to the initial years of the program." Under the regulations, clinicians reporting for 2017 can report varying numbers of quality measures for periods between 90 days and one year. Those who want to participate fully should generally report data in six categories. Groups should report data in 15 categories covering one year. Data must be reported by National Provider Identification numbers tied to a Tax Identification Number.

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