Accountable Care

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By Mike Miliard 10:33 am June 03, 2015
As they make analytics inroads and arrive at tangible, transformative clinical and financial discoveries, many healthcare organizations are showing that C&BI is more about people and process than it is about technology.
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By Mike Miliard 11:03 am June 01, 2015
Premier, Inc. has launched a new software-as-a-service tool aimed at helping health systems better gather and manage community-level health data to develop targeted interventions for patient populations.
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By Tom Sullivan 08:09 am May 26, 2015
There are as many definitions for the phrase as there are people willing to address the question. But within those are some common characteristics that can be boiled down for further understanding.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital
By Erin McCann 04:33 pm May 20, 2015
Chicago's Advocate Health Care has 13 hospitals and one of the largest accountable care organizations in the U.S. With population health management at the center of ACO success, it is well acquainted with using analytics for quality improvement.
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By Bernie Monegain 10:29 am May 20, 2015
Payer report cards released today by health IT company athenathealth and healthcare communications firm ReviveHealth show insurers strong on operational performance, but still lacking in provider trust.
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By Skip Snow 10:19 am May 19, 2015
Dick Daniels, who took the reins as Kaiser Permanente's executive vice president and chief information officer this February, explains how IT is a principle means by which KP's institutional goals are met.
Doctor with patient and family
By Mike Miliard 11:03 am May 14, 2015
The market for technology aimed at closing gaps in patient care is set for big growth in the next five years, as vendors aim to "smooth the pain points associated with transitioning from fee-for-service."
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By Bernie Monegain 10:17 am May 12, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Thursday the six winners of its inaugural Market R&D Pilot Challenge. ONC awarded a total of $300,000 in funding for the projects.
Analytics and mobile devices
By Mike Miliard 10:12 am May 12, 2015
Signs are everywhere that healthcare is finally starting to see the transformative potential of analytics, just as many other industries have for years. Nonetheless, "there are a lot of challenges. And part of that is just: 'Who's going to do the heavy lifting on this?'"
Frustrated doctor
By Sherree Geyer 10:10 am May 11, 2015
Recent repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula, which benchmarked reimbursement to the U.S. gross domestic product, could complicate things for IT systems already overburdened with federal reporting regulations.

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