By David Hom & Dr. Kevin Keck – Value based care – where healthcare providers are paid for the quality of care outcomes achieved not merely the volume of services delivered – is finally coming to fruition and becoming a reality across healthcare.Read More
MACRA took effect in January and the march to value-based care (VBC) continues. According to the 2017 HealthLeaders Media Value-Based Readiness Survey, healthcare organizations have been making steady progress in getting ready for the transition.
By Angela Pierce – Over the last few years, the healthcare industry has undergone an incredible revolution. Mobility solutions deployed across the care continuum are providing higher quality patient care.
By Matt Fisher – Recently, my son has been listening to an adaptation of the classic story the tortoise and the hare. For those who may not remember the story, or have not listened to/read it recently, it is the parable for slow and steady wins the race.
IBM Watson Health, Cota, and Hackensack Meridian Health, an integrated healthcare system in New Jersey, announced a collaboration to pilot a combination of IBM Watson and Cota technology for the first time.
By Christian Kratsas – Patient Centered Medical Home embodies the current trajectory of healthcare in that the patient is the focus of the medical model. The NCQA PCMH program is vastly adopted, with more than 12,000 practices, 60,000 clinicians, and 100 payors participating.
By Ashu Ravichander – The underlying theme at this year’s GE Centricity LIVE was the move towards value based care and its impact on software. Practices and technology partners gathered at GE’s largest user group conference to share tips and thought leadership for improving care.
By Deborah Grider – Coding in a Value-Based World: Is your revenue at risk? If your hospital or practice isn’t fully adhering to the risk adjustment and Hierarchical Condition Category coding requirements for Medicare Advantage plans, the answer may be yes.
By Venkat Sharma – The Boy Scouts are right. Their motto — “Be prepared” — is equally apt in healthcare, as providers seek to be ready for whatever new practice demands lie ahead in the complex world of healthcare reimbursement under a quickly evolving value-based care model.