Accountable Care

Dr. Albert Chan of Sutter Health, speaking at Health 2.0 on Monday.

By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm September 16, 2019
Dr. Albert Chan, chief of digital patient experience at Sutter Health, says health systems have to get better at interpreting data in novel ways to make good on their promise to patients.
By Mike Miliard 02:24 pm September 13, 2019
A new report from Manatt Health Strategies points to big differences in how return on investment should be gauged, depending most importantly on provider type – but also on acuity mix, IT infrastructure, staffing and other considerations.
By Mike Miliard 10:35 am September 11, 2019
As part of its Healthy Opportunities Initiative, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has enlisted Phreesia to help health systems statewide learn more about their patients' social determinants of health.
By Nathan Eddy 08:54 am September 04, 2019
Deloitte shows how many providers – and even more payers – are going beyond checking boxes on new regs, understanding that wider data sharing has become a strategic necessity.
By Benjamin Harris 11:24 am September 03, 2019
For much of the history of modern medicine, the model has been that patients go to the hospital or physician to receive treatment. This works well when all of the tools needed to solve a health problem are concentrated in one location.
By Mike Miliard 12:00 pm September 01, 2019
Momentum for more forward-looking SDOH initiatives is building across healthcare, as stakeholders recognize the key role of socioeconomic factors, environment and community in better health and wellness. But unlocking ROI will take some work.
Children's Hospital Colorado the latest to earn peak analytics maturity
By Mike Miliard 02:56 pm August 26, 2019
The hospital can count itself among just four health systems in the world that have reached Stage 7 on the HIMSS Analytics Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity.
Medical groups want changes to CMS' Patients Over Paperwork program
By Mike Miliard 04:40 pm August 13, 2019
AMGA and MGMA still see too many rules for providers participating in value-based care, and say the program hasn't delivered the relief from administrative burden that was promised.
IPA, insurer launch innovative new partnership to manage social determinants of health
By Mike Miliard 03:19 pm August 07, 2019
Healthy Alliance IPA, led by former ONC deputy Dr. Jacob Reider, will work with MVP Health Care to connect social services and healthcare providers via the Unite Us technology platform. The aim: strengthening community organizations, boosting pop health and reducing costs.
Health information exchange helps medical group find success with value-based care

Holston Medical Group.

By Bill Siwicki 02:34 pm August 06, 2019
Among Holston Medical Group’s many accomplishments with the help of the HIE: Increased pay-for-value payments by 44%, with more than $13 million in value-based revenue annually; increased fee-for-service payments by 7%; and reduced employee-to-provider ratio by 0.7 FTEs.

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