Coordinated Care

AMIA presses FCC on broadband access as a health issue May 25, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
Informatics group tells the federal agency that robust internet access is key to ensuring everyone benefits from advances in health IT.
Direct-to-consumer genetic tests: Great for patients, tough on doctors May 19, 2017 | Jessica Davis - Associate Editor, Healthcare IT News
While tests like those offered by 23andMe help patients become proactive in their healthcare, providers and the industry aren't ready to interpret them.
Experts split on whether quality reporting enhances or detracts from patient care May 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
David R. Scrase, MD, says quality reporting made him a better physician; David L. Hahn, MD, said it adds to physician burnout.
Geisinger, Highmark eye joint venture to create clinical network May 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
That initial focus includes developing an affordable model of care through a network of community-based sites.
Reversing physician burnout requires total change in the culture of medicine May 19, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
'Do or die' mentality takes hold early, steers many doctors down the road to burnout and self-destruction, experts say.
Experts split on whether quality reporting enhances or detracts from patient care May 11, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
David R. Scrase, MD, says quality reporting made him a better physician; David L. Hahn, MD, said it adds to physician burnout.
Geisinger, Highmark eye joint venture to create clinical network May 11, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse - Healthcare Finance Associate Editor
That initial focus includes developing an affordable model of care through a network of community-based sites.
Where does your organization stand with precision medicine? Take our survey April 03, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
Precision medicine holds the promise of combatting diseases in whole new ways, but the barrier to entry is pretty high.
Big data: Not just for large hospitals anymore March 23, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
Independent physician group Compass Medical leverages analytics and patient engagement technologies to develop a strong care management team and created a 360-degree view of patient care.
Upcoming HIMSS Pop Health Forum to home in on alternative payment models, post-ACA turmoil, leadership March 13, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
More than 30 speakers plan to address the complexities of population health as hospitals move toward value-based care.
ACOs: Getting bigger inhibits efficiency, study finds March 13, 2017 | Bill Siwicki - Managing Editor of Healthcare IT News
A three-year study of the performance of 400 accountable care organizations determined that size, based on the number of patients involved, is inversely related to performance.
CVS to rollout Epic for chronic care management March 06, 2017 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
The EHR implementation builds on Epic's initial deployment at CVS MinuteClinics to enable better care coordination for rare and complex conditions.
Jonathan Bush: Healthcare needs anchoring framework to serve as its compass February 16, 2017 | Jonathan Bush, CEO, athenahealth
athenahealth chief calls for a framework that would enable leadership to prioritize investments, link stakeholders and improve performance.
Lahey Health pilots CMMI program for bundled payments February 16, 2017 | John Andrews - Contributing Writer
The system sees bundled payments as a positive move toward value-based care.
How Mercy Family Medicine is meeting the Triple Aim January 27, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn - Managing Editor of Healthcare Finance News
It starts with targeting care management at high-risk patients because that is where the most cost savings come from.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta achieves Stage 7 January 12, 2017 | Bernie Monegain - Editor, Healthcare IT News
Children's is the first hospital in Georgia to climb all the way to HIMSS Analytics Stage 7.
Quality Symposium at HIMSS17 to focus on compliance under value-based care December 27, 2016 | Jack McCarthy - Contributing Writer
The day-long pre-conference symposium will give attendees actionable advice about developing IT-enabled workflows to meet CMS inpatient quality requirements.
CMS: 171,000 docs to face meaningful use penalties in 2017 December 21, 2016 | Mike Miliard - Contributing Editor
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says it will cut reimbursements to providers that don't meet meaningful use criteria by as much as 3 percent.
IBM teams with Delos to develop apps for healthy indoor spaces December 21, 2016 | Jack McCarthy - Contributing Writer
In conjunction with the Mayo Clinic, IBM and Delos will apply Watson cognitive computing to data so researchers can better understand how indoor environments impact health and wellness.
Public health officials urge stepped-up Zika screening in light of new findings December 19, 2016 | Kaiser Health News - www.kaiserhealthnews.org
Experts argue that low-income people are at greater risk of Zika exposure and more likely to live in conditions in which the mosquitoes carrying the disease thrive. But coordinating more aggressive testing and long-term follow-up won't be easy.

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