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Does Risk-Adjustment for Sociodemographic Status (SDS) Have an Impact on Hospital Performance?

By: Hector Cariello - June 1, 2016
Co-author: Dawn Sievert Ongoing research examines the impact of applying sociodemographic status (SDS) risk-adjustment to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quality reporting programs.... READ MORE
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greenLantana: The Case Against Commuting

By: Chris Hannigan - April 22, 2016
 One of the many benefits of a distributed environment is flexibility. At Lantana Consulting Group, employees establish productive work environments wherever Wi-Fi can reach. Rather... READ MORE
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CDA in the Wild: Coded Data Issues (Installment #6)

By: Rick Geimer - April 19, 2016
 This week, I have left the bush behind and retreated to the comfort of my office. I am attempting to decode the works of the... READ MORE
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Comments on Standards for Claims Attachments

By: Liora Alschuler - April 5, 2016
Co-author: Kanwarpreet Sethi Lantana Consulting Group commented on the testimony provided on February 16, 2016, to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics... READ MORE
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2017 Interoperability Standards Advisory

By: Shirley Neal - March 25, 2016
Lantana Consulting Group submitted comments on March 18, 2016 in response to the Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) request for feedback on the... READ MORE
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