Accountable Care

How a pop health platform helped one ACO prevent 98 strokes and 39 heart attacks in less than a year

The Arizona Care Network serves hundreds of thousands of patients throughout the state.

By Bill Siwicki 02:11 pm May 30, 2019
Arizona Care Network’s IT-infused approach to population health has helped the accountable care organization better coordinate on annual wellness visits, boosting compliance.
Pop health platform helps one ACO save $1M in treating disability patients
By Bill Siwicki 01:10 pm May 28, 2019
The Alliance for Integrated Care of New York says it could not make the shift to value-based care without the population health management technology.
By Mike Miliard 03:29 pm May 22, 2019
Even five years after go-live, many health systems aren't realizing the full value of their electronic health records, says a new Chartis Group report. Gaining clinical and financial ROI depends on a "sustained, organized approach."

Rima Abdel-Massih, MD, director of tele-ID services at UPMC, will serve as chief medical offer at ID Connect.

By Mike Miliard 02:17 pm May 20, 2019
Diagnosis and treatment of disease and antibiotic-resistant bacteria is complex and challenging for small hospitals, who could care for patients with remote help from top-tier infectious disease experts.

Press Ganey CEO Joe Greskoviak speaks with Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy, MD

By Mike Miliard 10:47 am May 14, 2019
"We're all looking to accomplish a lot," said Press Ganey's CEO at the HIMSS and Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit. "But without the right organization and understanding, we'll collapse under the weight of aspirations."
Population health analytics help Banner Health better predict high-cost patients
By Bill Siwicki 02:34 pm May 13, 2019
The health system has identified tens of millions of dollars in potential savings in the area of cost avoidance through intervention.
Implementation best practices: Ringing up success with finance IT
By Bill Siwicki 03:04 pm May 01, 2019
Five experts in financial information systems offer insights and tips for launching technology to help drive cost efficiencies and boost hospital bottom lines.
Telemedicine improves care, keeps patients in place at skilled nursing facility
By Bill Siwicki 04:03 pm April 30, 2019
Telehealth technology has helped the Friedwald Center reduce hospital transfers for falls by 90 percent, and transfers for dementia by 83 percent, among other quality improvements.
By Mike Miliard 02:26 pm April 29, 2019
Dr. Sebastian Krolop, a physician, economist and technology consultant, will help chart worldwide plans and policies for HIMSS. He says he's focused on member experience and enabling more patient-centered healthcare.
By Mike Miliard 03:08 pm April 08, 2019
InterSystems HealthShare VP Don Woodlock explains some recent examples of how customers are putting the technology to work improving pop health outcomes and increasing revenue.

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