Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Chronic Care World: What a New California Report Tells Us About the Future of U.S. Healthcare

May 1, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
blog
A new report from the California Healthcare Foundation adds to the evidence of providers’ need to push hard to implement population health and care management programs

Another Healthcare Organization Opens an Innovation Center

April 22, 2015   |  Gabriel Perna
news
Atrius Health, a Newton, Mass.-based nonprofit multispecialty medical group, is the latest organization to open its own innovation center. The nonprofit will invest $10 million in a place that will aim to develop and improve patient-centered care delivery models.

Ed McCallister’s Vision for UPMC: “The Patient Has To Be At the Center”

April 21, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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Ed McCallister, who in October became CIO of the vast UPMC Health System, shares his thoughts on putting patients at the center of all innovation in healthcare—and what that means for today’s CIOs

At HIMSS15, the Signs Were Everywhere—and They Were All Pointed Towards the Future

April 18, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
blog
All the signs and signals at HIMSS15 were clear—and promise an exciting, challenging rocket ride for healthcare IT leaders in the next year, before HIMSS16

Analytics Reaches Oncology Practice, and End-Users Anticipate Major Changes

April 16, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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As cancer centers become squeezed by policy and reimbursement cross-currents, oncology managers look to analytics for support

Humana CEO Bruce Broussard: Time to Change Business Models and Move Towards Value-Based Payment--With Interoperability

April 14, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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In a keynote address on Tuesday morning, Humana CEO Bruce Broussard called for a transformation of the U.S. healthcare industry based on value-based reimbursement and the encouragement of the health of individuals and communities

Live from HIMSS: At the New Payer-Provider Environment Symposium, Insights on Value-Based Payment

April 13, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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Antonio Linares, M.D. of Anthem Blue Cross shares impressive results from an ongoing value-based payment initiative with physician groups

A Medical Group CMO Explains Her Participation in HHS’ New Healthcare Payment Learning and Action Network

March 28, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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Nancy Beran, M.D., CMO of Westchester Health, a 120-physician multispecialty group in Westchester County, N.Y., explains why she and her colleagues are participating in the new Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network

At the World Health Care Congress, Industry Experts Agree: Managing Big—Or Even Bigger—Data Will Require a Great Deal of Thought

March 23, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
article
Industry experts participating in a panel on care delivery transformation through data agree—how to manage data-driven processes is itself a work in process

Report: Physician Practices Need Help With Alternative Payment Models

March 23, 2015   |  Rajiv Leventhal
news
Although physician practices are participating in new value-based healthcare payment models, they need help with successfully managing increasing amounts of data and figuring out how to respond to the diversity of programs and quality metrics from different...

BREAKING NEWS ANALYSIS: SGR Repeal Legislation Would Replace Current Value-Based Program with Sweeping New MD Incentive Payment System

March 19, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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A first analysis by Healthcare Informatics of the “SGR repeal” legislation introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives on March 19 to repeal Medicare’s SGR formula for physician payment finds a proposal for sweeping changes in Medicare physician payment

Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: First Place Winning Team: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

March 19, 2015   |  Mark Hagland
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Can a physician organization that serves an underprivileged population make it in a managed care-driven environment? The Folks at Yakima Valley prove it can be done—and done very well indeed
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