Accountable Care

Population health tech drives value-based care strategy at Eastside Health
By Bill Siwicki 12:18 pm October 26, 2018
The clinically integrated network, with 10 payer feeds, more than 40 practice billing systems and around 20 EHR feeds across two large health systems, has aggregated data from 1,380 physicians across 185 practice locations.

Life-Guard 10, one of Carilion Clinic's three advance life support helicopters, on final approach to Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm October 22, 2018
Carilion Clinic has been on a path toward value-based care for more than a decade, but staff realized they needed more support in gaining better insights into their patient population.
By Bill Siwicki 01:17 pm October 18, 2018
The accountable care organization connected 14 disparate EHR systems to get meaningful analytics, helping with population health and value-based reimbursement.
princeton healthcare building in New Jersey

Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 04:37 pm September 28, 2018
A case study about how tech helped Princeton reduce inpatient utilization by 5 percent and decrease expenditures in post-acute care by 12 percent since it began with the MSSP program.
Telehealth patient.
By Bill Siwicki 01:46 pm September 04, 2018
The Einstein Medical Center wanted to decrease readmissions for liver failure patients by 50 percent.
By Susan Morse 08:00 am August 10, 2018
New rule would advance interoperability, streamline measures accountable care organizations need to report and pay for more types of virtual visits.  
By Mike Miliard 03:35 pm August 03, 2018
Rival EHR vendors have differing plans for 2018, with Allscripts diversifying its product portfolio and Cerner focusing on two landmark EHR modernizations that could have industry-wide gravitational pull.
Hill Physicians Medical Group in San Ramon is using AI, machine learning to improve care
By Bill Siwicki 01:47 pm July 23, 2018
Efficiencies gained have allowed the Hill Physicians Medical Group to increase the number of patient charts collected for risk adjustment efforts by more than 200 percent.
doctor talking with patient about health data
By Mike Miliard 04:46 pm July 20, 2018
Nearly two dozen chief information officers from leading U.S. health systems say they're keenly focused on patient engagement, a new report shows – while also trying to wring value from their technology infrastructure and innovate for the future.
Centegra takes HIPAA-compliant Facebook approach to put caregivers on same page

Centegra Health in Huntley, Illinois. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 04:30 pm July 18, 2018
Health system uses communications platform to go from a 65 percent patients seen rate for case managers to 91 percent – with a reduced number of FTEs, official says.

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