October 12, 2018 | David Raths, Contributing Editor
A project involving social determinants of health data from Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI took home the top prize in the inaugural Indiana Inject Tech Challenge from BioCrossroads.
October 10, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
The Justice Department has approved a $69 billion merger between mega-pharmacy retailer CVS Health and health insurer Aetna, on condition that Aetna divest is Medicare Part D prescription drug plan business.
October 9, 2018 | Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor
Although reduction in avoidable readmissions after COPD-related hospitalizations is a national objective, in one Indiana community it’s moved its way up to the very top of the healthcare priority list.
September 25, 2018 | Heather Landi, Associate Editor
The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care was recently awarded a $6.3 million contract from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study different care delivery models to improve outcomes for patients with chronic disease and a co-existing...
August 25, 2018 | David Raths, Contributing Editor
Next year, Alameda County, Calif., will launch a social health information exchange (SHIE) and community health record (CHR), focused initially on high utilizers of medical, behavioral, housing and emergency services.
Will Seema Verma’s August 9 announcement of CMS’s new “Pathways to Success” proposal light a fire under the MSSP ACOs, or will it cause provider organizations to flee? CMS officials are taking a risky gamble—with no clear outcome
What does it mean for an organization to pursue a data-facilitated journey into value-based care? Bill Gillis, CIO of the Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization, shared his learnings and perspectives on that subject, at the Health IT Summit in Boston
Remarks made by Patrick Conway, M.D. this spring point to some of the opportunities—and profound challenges—facing the shift towards a value-based healthcare system in North Carolina—and the challenges facing health insurers attempting to stimulate that change
Leaders at Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization deployed a unique “pharmacy first” approach specifically to its Rising Risk Management program with the aim of achieving improved health outcomes in months, not years.
Francine Sandrow, M.D., chief health information officer at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, details how the VHA is leveraging health IT to change the way patients experience medical care and to improve health outcomes.
At the Health IT Summit in Denver on July 13, Gina Altieri of the Nemours Children’s Health System delivered a presentation on her organization’s bold journey around leveraging technology to meet healthcare consumers where they are