Accountable Care

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By Mike Miliard 11:08 am August 24, 2015
Xerox on Monday announced it will acquire Naperville, Ill.-based RSA Medical, which develops analytics tools for patients interacting with health insurance companies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
MDM Testing Cross Post Alter
By Tom Sullivan 11:34 pm August 20, 2015
Update The notion of gleaning insights from mountains of health information, then applying those precisely to individual patients hinges on the confluence of various factors.
By Tester MDM 11:19 pm August 20, 2015
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker has released details of a healthcare model to replace Obamacare that would give tax credits to seniors to buy their own insurance.
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By Kenneth Kaufman 10:57 pm August 20, 2015
Prior to the Red Sox winning the World Series in 2004 there was a saying in New England that Boston had only two problems: September and October. Healthcare providers should be able to relate. That's because experts say problems seen in September in testing ICD-10 codes could become disasters when the new diagnostic code set goes live on October 1...
population health
By Tom Sullivan 07:36 am August 20, 2015
The notion of gleaning insights from mountains of health information -- and then applying those precisely to individual patients -- hinges on the confluence of various factors. But it all boils down to one magic word.
Doc with stethoscope and medical icons
By Skip Snow 07:14 am August 19, 2015
Thomas McGill, MD, vice president of quality and safety and chief information officer at Butler Health System, describes it as "Community Hospital USA." He spoke to us about the role of a physician CIO as healthcare shifts to value-based care.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
By Mike Miliard 11:17 am August 17, 2015
Five years after being chosen as one of three pilot locations for the OpenNotes project, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is seeing encouraging returns from allowing patients access to their clinical notes.
Farzad Mostashari
By Bernie Monegain 10:34 am August 13, 2015
Less than two months after raising $30 million in Series B funding, Aledade, the physician-focused company launched by former National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, is set to launch new accountable care organizations in seven states.
Money and tech
By Mike Miliard 07:35 am August 12, 2015
Healthcare's revenue cycle management processes are undergoing lightning-fast change on many different fronts: "Providers are now, in earnest, starting to grasp how quickly this paradigm shift is occurring."
Man pushing cloud button
By Bernie Monegain 09:34 am August 07, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians has entered into an agreement with HealthFusion to offer HealthFusion's software to its 120,900 family physician members.

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