Accountable Care

Senior woman sorting medication
By Susan Morse 09:58 am July 01, 2020
Providers can reduce liability, avoid readmissions, prevent costs, and have greater patient satisfaction through a transition of care protocol.
By Mike Miliard 03:51 pm May 13, 2020
In a HIMSS20 Digital presentation, leaders from Stanford describe how patient experience was improved across primary care and other service lines by developing dynamic dashboards with insights for C-suite, clinicians and staff.
By Kat Jercich 04:03 pm May 12, 2020
CMS will require hospitals to adopt the Hybrid Hospital-Wide 30-Day Readmission measure by 2023. Experts say you should start preparing now.

"The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the important role that population health management plays in ensuring healthcare organizations have accurate, up-to-date patient information to guide decision-making," said MAeHC CEO Tripathi.

By Mike Miliard 12:34 pm April 30, 2020
The analytics company says the technology expertise of MAeHC, whose CEO Micky Tripathi will join Arcadia's leadership team, will help it expand its interoperability offerings for population health management
By Benjamin Harris 11:08 am April 29, 2020
Healthcare organizations shouldn't just pursue new projects for their own sake, say digital health leaders from Thomas Jefferson University. Success comes from keeping track of the good they do.

Albany, New York

By Mike Miliard 04:14 pm April 28, 2020
The collaborative, led by former ONC deputy Dr. Jacob Reider's Alliance for Better Health, is giving more than 7,000 Bluetooth-enabled devices to help community organizations and underserved individuals.
Telemedicine triage kiosks reduce ER visits by 11% for ACO
By Bill Siwicki 12:28 pm April 24, 2020
On another health IT front at the Alliance for Integrated Care of New York, data used to risk-stratify patients resulted in a $2.4 million reduction in total costs for the ACO.

Hawaii Pacific Health CIO Steve Robertson, left, and CEO Ray Vara, center, are honored for their third HIMSS Davies award by Hawaii Lt. Gov. Dr. Josh Green.

By Joseph Goedert 03:15 pm April 16, 2020
In a HIMSS20 Digital session, the Honolulu-based health system explains how it "put the IT in capitation," and earned a first-in-the nation distinction for its technology-enabled improvements.
Tech optimization: Perfecting pop health IT deployments
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm April 15, 2020
Population health tech experts from Enli Health, Epic and Optum showcase best practices for making the IT work best at healthcare provider organizations.
Doctors meeting
By Susan Morse 09:55 am April 14, 2020
NAACOS and others want CMS to hold harmless providers participating in alternative payment models from performance-related penalties for 2020.