Accountable Care

medical student IT graduates
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm May 15, 2018
The American Medical Association's Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium seeks to train new physicians with EHRs, pop health and value-based care in mind.
hospital pharmacy uses analytics on computer

The in-house analytics projects at Rapid City Regional Hospital have also shown some interesting findings about costs and opportunities for revenue in their retail approach to their pharmacy operations.

By Mike Miliard 09:03 am May 15, 2018
Accountable care demands that data crunching these days be agile to enable quick pivots in strategy, says the director of pharmacy at Rapid City Regional Hospital.
hospital nurse on phone with patient

Part of the group practice's strategy is to train triage nurses to work with providers to schedule urgent appointments, even double booking when necessary.

By Bill Siwicki 04:34 pm May 14, 2018
The multi-specialty group practice undertook a large project to use analytics and reduce emergency room utilization – and it worked.
Baystate Health ACO

Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 09:12 am April 30, 2018
The health system, through its innovation center, worked with CarePort – which now helps it deliver better care for post-acute care patients.
population health HIE

Prince George's County Health Department in Cheverly, Maryland. Credit: Google Maps

By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm April 25, 2018
Maryland's Prince George County integrated Chesapeake Regional Information System's patient data into a single population health management platform to improve outcomes and lower costs.
Lean EHR documentation
By Mike Miliard 04:50 pm April 19, 2018
Mayo Clinic researchers write in an AHIMA report that the process technique could improve electronic health record efficiency and overall satisfaction by users.

NYU Langone Health on East 17th Street in New York City. Credit: Google Maps

By Mike Miliard 09:45 am April 16, 2018
The New York City-based health system tailored its care pathways to fix inefficiencies and gained back big ROI from the hard work it did with staff workflows and process improvements.
allscripts care coordination
By Mike Miliard 12:20 pm April 10, 2018
The teams, both of which joined Allscripts via acquisition, will work to innovate acute and post-acute coordination and offer greater visibility across the care continuum.
eClinicalWorks electronic health record
By Mike Miliard 12:41 pm April 03, 2018
Multispecialty physician group, one of the largest in the state, chooses eCW's V11 to help it manage value-based care.
Cerner population health
By Bernie Monegain 11:02 am April 03, 2018
The HealtheIntent platform will help manage Medicare claims for Illinois Rural Community Care Organization.

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