Aetna announced last week that it would collaborate with other health plans in its region and local primary care practices as part of the federal government’s Comprehensive Primary Care + (CPC+) initiative.
The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) is expanding the statewide HIE's capacity to deliver real-time notifications for care transitions from and to emergency departments and hospitals for providers' attributed patients.
At CHOC Children's, a pediatric asthma population health initiative has produced impressive results so far. For this innovative work, Healthcare Informatics have named CHOC Children’s as a semi-finalist winner in this year's Innovator Awards Program.
A recent study examining the adoption and use of health information technology by small primary care physician practices found that external incentives, such as those practices participating in pay-for-performance programs and participating in public reporting of...
Partners HealthCare offers patients with multiple chronic conditions access to specialized resources including mental health, community resources expertise, pharmacy, and palliative care. Analytics and IT tools support the effort.
A review of literature and CMS documents by the Government Accountability Office has identified various challenges faced by small and rural physician practices when participating in Medicare's new payment models.