November 16, 2017 | Carolyn Wukitch, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Network & Financial Management, Change Healthcare
Alternative payment programs are now firmly rooted in state-level healthcare policy, as discussions regarding health reform continue in Washington. That’s according to a new national study commissioned by Change Healthcare which finds over 40 states pursuing...
November 2, 2017 | Suresh Yarlagadda, Medical Director, Clinical Strategy, Change Healthcare
Unnecessary care is unnecessarily in the news these days. We say “unnecessarily” because such care—as well as the associated costs it incurs and risks it poses for patients—can be mitigated.
Kaiser Health News just published a report, “So Much Care It Hurts...
October 6, 2017 | David V. Gallegos, SVP, Consulting Services, Change Healthcare Consulting
Reducing costs and improving quality are the two prevailing objectives behind most healthcare initiatives. However, one leg of the proverbial stool that doesn’t get much attention are the efforts to improve the patient experience. Healthcare in the United...
Hospitals’ progress toward interoperability is slow and that progress has mainly been focused on moving information between hospitals, such as sending and receiving data, and not on ensuring the usability of information in clinical decisions, according to...
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...
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.
August 8, 2017 | Carmen Deguzman Sessoms, FHFMA, AVP, Product Management, Change Healthcare
Provider claims management can no longer exist as a silo. With the rapid transformation from fee-for-service to value-based models, denial rates remain high despite advances in technology and automation.
For providers to be effective, the revenue cycle...
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.
As ACOs continue to progress, they are seeking to expand population health management capabilities, including their relationships with community organizations and patients, according to new research from Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier, Inc.