Accountable Care

Connected people
By Bernie Monegain 10:34 am April 01, 2015
MultiCare Connected Care has selected a Dallas-based company to support clinical interoperability, care coordination, population health management and analytics, as well as reporting for its accountable care organization.
Docs and CIO
By Bernie Monegain 10:26 am March 25, 2015
More than 98 percent of athenahealth's medical practice clients achieved Stage 2 meaningful use in 2014. That number surpasses the MU attestation rate -- so far -- for any other EHR vendor, company officials say.
Photo by Fumiaki Yoshimatsu via Flickr
By Tom Sullivan 08:03 am March 25, 2015
Cloud CRM vendor set to unveil collaboration platform it claims offers "a 360-degree view of patient and provider details."
Doctor with stack of money
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am March 24, 2015
As it has with other proposed rule-makings, CMS has touted the "flexibility" and "streamlined" nature of the new Stage 3 meaningful use measures. But some physician groups don't quite see things that way.
Doc and patient EHR
By Mike Miliard 03:38 pm March 20, 2015
The new Stage 3 meaningful use rules proposed Friday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services seek to give providers more flexibility, simplify the program, drive interoperability among electronic health records and put the focus on improved patient outcomes.
Wave
By Bernie Monegain 09:27 am March 19, 2015
Physician practices are engaging in new healthcare payment models. But they're often overwhelmed by the amount of data they have to manage and varied expectations from payers.
Big Data highway sign
By Healthcare IT News 10:16 am March 17, 2015
Healthcare IT News and HIMSS Media are accepting speaking proposals for the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, which will be held in New York City, June 18-19.
Busy doctors
By Erin McCann 10:04 am March 11, 2015
Healthcare providers will now have the option of participating in an even higher risk accountable care organization, one that could yield higher returns than any other CMS program.
Data servers
By Mike Miliard 10:06 am March 09, 2015
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' first Chief Data Officer Niall Brennan talks about his first few months as CDO, and offers advice for providers looking to tap into their own data to drive efficiency and improve care.
Spotlight
By Susan Morse 04:53 pm March 05, 2015
Changes in the healthcare marketplace to a consumer focus require a fresh look at how the revenue cycle is managed.