Officials at CMS on Tuesday posted the agency’s finalized Quality Measurement Program on its website, focusing on identifying known measurement and performance gaps and developing measures in six key quality “domains”
Last week’s announcement on the part of CMS officials proposing significant changes to Medicare payment for physicians signaled an increasing willingness on their part to dialogue iteratively with providers about what needs to be changed---and when
A new survey of clinical and operational leaders from across the continuum of care reveals the main areas of focus of care coordination efforts in patient care organizations nationwide—with implication for IT leaders
John M. Kravitz, CIO of Geisinger Health System, shared with attendees at the Health IT Summit in Cleveland some of the developments taking place at his organization around the leveraging of data for care delivery improvement
Integra Community Care Network, a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)-certified Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is partnering with UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Rhode Island to launch a Medicaid ACO entity.
Physicians who adopted electronic health records (EHRs) in 2012 and participated in new models of payment and care delivery were more likely to perform care processes associated with improved care delivery, according to a recently published study.
MultiCare Health System and Health Catalyst announced this week a new agreement that expands an existing analytics program while joining forces on a shared-risk project to achieve $25 million of measurable outcome improvements annually.