Because if you become subject to MIPS the following year, you can get extra points for having improved in a category where your performance was not so great.
It is now considered negligent for practitioners to try navigating the treacherous sea of real world practice without a registry to monitor and improve performance. Thanks to Codman, the surgeons had about 100 years head start. We have a lot of catching up to do.
There’s a lot of back and forth about the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and it’s hard to decide whether it’s good news or bad news.
We ARE missing something here. I look at these photos a lot and I wonder – what is it?
Lymphedema is wildly under-diagnosed, even when it’s clinically obvious.
Re-posted with permission from Today’s Wound Clinic.
I decided to look into the question of racial disparities in wound care using US Wound Registry data. The results were disheartening.