Accountable Care

By Mike Miliard 03:16 pm December 23, 2019
Hospitals and health systems are beginning to embrace a more holistic approach to ensuring the wellness of their patient populations, and are adjusting their IT strategies to accommodate it.
By Mike Miliard 12:44 pm December 17, 2019
Thrive, which develops tools to incorporating earlier cancer detection into routine clinical workflows, will now gain access to five years of BCBS claims data to help innovate its approaches.

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By Mike Miliard 03:13 pm December 16, 2019
The Delaware health system and the device maker will collaborate on a series of tech-focused value-based care initiatives to boost patient outcomes and safety while lowering costs.
By Nathan Eddy 11:50 am December 16, 2019
A new KLAS report explores how pop health platforms are being used specifically for care management, and shows how various vendors' tools are able to support care managers' work.
Northwell Health deploys chatbot to reduce colonoscopy no-shows
By Mike Miliard 04:21 pm December 05, 2019
The conversational AI technology, based on Conversa Health’s automated platform, can help inform and calm apprehensions about the invasive procedure, and reduce appointment cancellations.
With pop health analytics, Bridges Health Partners MSSP ACO saves $8 million in first year
By Bill Siwicki 12:34 pm December 02, 2019
The health system used its new population health tools to better manage patient care, ER use, pre-visit planning and value-based care.
By Bill Siwicki 01:21 pm November 26, 2019
At Integris Health, billing and analytics technology is responsible for measurable rises in patients' perceptions of the financial experience – helping them set up payment plans, make payments, register for self-service and sign up for text alerts.
By Mike Miliard 10:31 am November 22, 2019
As providers seek to improve the patient experience and engage patients for better health outcomes, a KLAS report explores how vendors' claims square with health systems' priorities.
Healthcare in 21 years: data sharing, empowered consumers, big breakthroughs
By Nathan Eddy 12:50 pm November 20, 2019
As it looks ahead to 2040, Deloitte sees fundamental improvements in the decades ahead – with advances in interoperability, improvements for patient access and major medical discoveries enabling fundamental behavior change for better health.
By Mike Miliard 12:15 pm November 12, 2019
While face-to-face visits are still preferred by many, 90% of healthcare organizations polled by HIMSS Media say they're using or piloting remote care services to boost care coordination, manage at-risk patients and broaden pop health efforts.