Accountable Care

SSI Group acquires ICA CareAlign

SSI will be working with issues related to value-based reimbursement programs like MACRA.

By Mike Miliard 01:48 pm March 02, 2018
The revenue cycle management firm buys Informatics Corporation of America (CareAlign) for an undisclosed sum, eyeing improved service for clients managing MACRA and more.
Dell EMC to showcase digital transformation at HIMSS18
By Susan Morse 09:11 am February 27, 2018
The company will be showing ways that hospitals can make the digital transformation, including realms such as EHRs and accountable care.
blockchain healthcare accountable care
By Mike Miliard 02:43 pm February 21, 2018
The analytics company will lead Hashed Health's Value-Based Care Working Group, exploring ways blockchain can help improve quality measures.
NCQA approved as ONC-authorized testing lab
By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm February 20, 2018
The lab will offer IT and data vendors two certifications for quality reporting capabilities.
AI radiology
By Bill Siwicki 07:45 am February 16, 2018
RadNet and vRad have deployed natural language processing tools to help them tackle over-utilization and help perform tasks that are challenging for humans.
Advocate ACO, Cerner population health IT to reduce heart failure hospitalizations
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm February 15, 2018
The collaboration is all part of the health system's push toward value-based care.
educating patients

In a new study of more than 400 participants, patient educators will provide education information through bedside laptops instead of printed materials in hopes of better engaging patients.

By Dave Muoio 10:26 am February 14, 2018
Researchers are investigating whether giving patients consumer-friendly digital tools can help improve adherence to lower readmissions, and they’ll share the results at HIMSS18.
CXO in healthcare

University of Chicago Medicine CXO Susan Murphy will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 7. 

By Jessica Davis 10:14 am February 14, 2018
University of Chicago Medicine Chief Experience and Innovation Officer dives into her role and how it can be used to improve patient experiences, engage employees and fuel patient engagement.
By Bill Siwicki 02:42 pm February 02, 2018
Pittsburgh's Oncology Hematology Associates is one of just 192 physician practices selected to participate in the the value-based care program.
natural language processing
By Mike Miliard 01:11 pm February 01, 2018
Text mining technology will help the accountable care organization close identifying at-risk patients to close gaps in care, said its chief medical officer.

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