Although there has been significant concern regarding clinicians’ readiness for MACRA/MIPS, CMS has said that for varying reasons, many Medicare doctors won’t have to report to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) this year.
Leaders at Providence Health & Services have been moving forward assertively on population health management, and Providence’s Preston Simmons on Thursday shared insights from their journey, at the Health IT Summit in Chicago
A new Black Book Research report has identified the 10 top challenges that providers have with MACRA (the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act) as it relates to value-based care and quality metrics.
As even the most advanced patient care organizations in the U.S. continue to work through some of the thorny fundamental issues around how to begin leveraging data analytics to support population health efforts under risk-bearing contracts, industry experts...
What do executives at Lowes home improvement and Johns Hopkins Medicine know? Healthcare and healthcare IT leaders in community hospitals need to consider emerging disruptors to their local markets—sometimes from very far away
The AMIA iHealth 2017 Conference here in Philadelphia last week had a strong population health flavor to it. It kicked off with a great keynote address by the City of Brotherly Love’s own pop health guru, David Nash, M.D., founding dean of Thomas Jefferson...
Exactly which elements of the U.S. healthcare system can and should be changed to trigger improved outcomes and cost control? A panel of industry leaders discussed the possibilities, on the opening day of the World Health Care Congress, in Washington, D.C.
A recent study lends further credence to already-accumulating anecdotal evidence regarding the value of ACO, bundled-payment, and even MU-driven, work, to support the processes that can unlock success in reducing readmissions