The U.S. Senate on Tuesday evening unanimously passed the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation that would expand telehealth services for chronic care patients in Medicare.
When it comes to the plunge into value-based healthcare of all kinds, the leaders of patient care organizations are only beginning to fully realize how complex the strategic IT challenges involved really are.
The leaders of medical groups, hospitals and health systems are finding willing partners—and tons of practical challenges—as they move forward with the federal government and with private health insurers into the new world of value-based healthcare.
September 15, 2017 | Bill Sillar, National Director of Clinical Call Services, Change Healthcare
Quality of care through optimized performance is today’s mantra in healthcare. It underpins our industry’s pursuit of the Triple Aim: to improve the experience of care, improve the health of populations and reduce per capita costs of healthcare.1 Achieving...
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) participating in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Medicare Shared Savings Program reduced spending by nearly $1 billion in the first three years of the program, according to a report by the U.S....
August 29, 2017 | Norberto Correo, Senior Director of Consulting Services, Change Healthcare
The U.S. healthcare industry is in a unique situation — organizations are faced with tough decisions as they move forward in today’s turbulent regulatory environment. In fact, many industry experts struggle to provide concrete guidance around value-based care.
New CEO Kelly Hoover Thompson talks about her vision for SHIEC, the role of HIEs in the healthcare industry and the opportunities, and challenges, facing HIE leaders in the evolving national healthcare landscape.
As health systems and ACOs establish the infrastructure to provide actionable data to care managers and front-line clinicians, they continue to struggle with messy data, incompatible systems and a lack of automation.