January 04, 2016
Lancaster Regional Medical Center said it has seen big drops in readmissions and emergency room returns, with the Pennsylvania hospital giving much of the credit to a referral management platform from par8o.
November 03, 2015
Population health management continues to gain momentum as a strategy for improving care quality and outcomes while preparing healthcare organizations for the transition to value-based care. We offer three examples -- deep dives -- on three approaches.
July 14, 2015
Since Hippocrates first brandished a pair of bronze forceps, physicians have aimed for quality care. Now, the move toward value-based reimbursement means quality improvement is an imperative. Proper use of CDS is essential to getting there.
June 30, 2015
As healthcare providers shift away from fee-for-service toward value-based payment models, they're hitting some serious roadblocks -- one of them being that the majority of them lack sophisticated IT tools and analysis to support these new models.
April 30, 2015
As HHS pursues aggressive new timelines for the shift to value-based care, providers have just a couple years to start putting their data to work in service of more efficient care for healthier patient populations.
March 19, 2015
Physician practices are engaging in new healthcare payment models. But they're often overwhelmed by the amount of data they have to manage and varied expectations from payers.
March 13, 2015
(SPONSORED) Wayne Fellmeth, MD, the chief medical information officer at Hunterdon Healthcare Systems, discusses his organization's transition from fee-for-service to risk-based revenue and how their IT strategy supports this shift.
January 26, 2015
In what it's calling a 'historic' announcement, the Department of Health and Human Services has set new goals to speed the U.S. healthcare system toward value-based care.
January 20, 2015
Is your hospital ready for the impact of ICD-10 and bundled payments? Providers will need good RCM systems this year to "get every dime they are entitled to."
January 13, 2015
It's no secret that Americans pay a pretty penny for their healthcare. As providers face pressure to reduce costs on the front end -- for their patients -- they're also seeing the impact on their bottom lines. For hospitals and health systems, 2015 will be a landmark year for cost reduction.