Accountable Care

Analytics
By Mike Miliard 11:13 am 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.
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By Tom Sullivan 09:04 am April 28, 2015
When Mayo Clinic CEO John Noseworthy, MD, challenged his staff to broaden its patient access reach, he went big. Really big. His goal? Connect with 200 million patients by 2020. Other providers are getting just as ambitious.
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By John Andrews 09:23 am April 24, 2015
For providers considering how to assemble a viable accountable care organization, experts say the key is to first have a strong care coordination system in place.
Network
By John Andrews 06:22 am April 23, 2015
The draft interoperability roadmap released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT contains so many details in its 166-pages that has been called "meaningful use on steroids."
OhioHealth
By Mike Miliard 11:28 am April 21, 2015
The high-performing health systems ranked by Truven Health Analytics are leveraging information technology enterprise-wide, enabling better care with fewer complications at lower cost.
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By Mike Miliard 10:28 am April 20, 2015
One of the more troublesome measures of Stage 2 meaningful use has been the requirement that providers get at least five percent of their patients to view download or transmit their digitized health information. That may soon change.
Andy Slavitt
By Mike Miliard 11:08 am April 17, 2015
Speaking at HIMSS15 on Thursday, Andy Slavitt, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, said providers will need to evolve in order to benefit from value-based reimbursement, and "will need technology to help them get there."
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By Henry Powderly 06:47 pm April 14, 2015
Innovation is driving a significant amount of change in the healthcare industry, Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality and Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said on Tuesday, putting the onus on providers to take action or fall behind.
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By Erin McCann 07:53 am April 06, 2015
The company's focus at HIMSS15 will be on financial risk management and getting clinical data from provider groups for help with Medicare payments.
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By Mike Miliard 10:49 am April 03, 2015
Healthland, which develops IT for rural and community hospitals, has acquired Rycan, a developer of revenue cycle management technology, for an undisclosed sum.