ACOs

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

… the fall, depending on segment and group size. THE LARGER TREND ACO affiliations move health systems to value-based care models in which hospitals are financially rewarded for better outcomes and lower costs. Recently, ACOs have been adapting to policy changes in financial performance. In December 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized rules forcing ACOs to take financial risk sooner. But as in all other areas of …

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 | PRWeb | 8/13/2020

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 Share Article For the third year in a row, Caravan Health ACOs scored near the top of all health care providers in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), CMS’s value-based measurement program that adjusts Medicare rates based on health care quality and outcomes. “Once again, our ACOs are excelling at MIPS through the Caravan Health methodology. Even …

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Medicare ACOs raise concerns about proposed quality reporting changes | Modern Healthcare | 8/7/2020

… Medicare Shared Savings Program and accountable care organizations are pushing back. In the 2021 proposed physician fee schedule rule released Aug. 3, CMS proposed three main changes related to quality: a new mechanism for ACOs to report quality measures, a reduction in the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s required measures and higher quality performance standards for ACO bonuses. ACOs took issue with these proposals, raising concerns that it’s too much change …

Providers support Value in Health Care Act that amends MACRA payment model | Healthcare Finance | 7/28/2020

… support to ACO participants to cover the significant startup costs associated with program participation. It relaxes current thresholds for Advanced APM qualification. The bill also eliminates the artificial distinction between “high” and “low” revenue ACOs , addresses ACOs ‘ “rural glitch,” and restarts the ACO Investment Model, the providers said. The letter was signed by the American Academy of Family Physicians , American College of Physicians , American Hospital Association , American Medical Association , America’s …

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News from Monday, July 27, 2020 | 7/27/2020

… delay is needed, the Better Medicare Alliance says plans have prepped for the demo and a two-year delay is untenable.” Paid Subscription Required New Bill Seeks to Boost Participation in Advanced Payment Models, ACOs via Several Reforms (7/27, Robert King, Fierce Healthcare ) reports “…The Value in Health Care Act introduced on July 24 proposes several changes to Medicare’s alternative payment models. It would boost payments for not only ACOs

New bill seeks to boost participation in advanced payment models, ACOs via several reforms | FierceHealthcare | 7/27/2020

New bill seeks to boost participation in advanced payment models, ACOs via several reforms by Robert King Jul 27, 2020 1:01pm A new bipartisan bill seeks to boost participation in advance payment models by increasing payments and adopting several reforms. (Getty/tupungato) New bipartisan legislation aims to create more accountable care organizations by boosting the percentage of shared savings for new entrants and making a series of other reforms. The …

Worldwide Healthcare Analytics Industry to 2027 - Growing Application of Analytics in Precision Medicine Presents Opportunities | PR Newswire | 7/24/2020

… User 10.1. Introduction 10.2. Payer Analytics 10.2.1. Private Payers 10.2.2. Public Payers & Government Agencies 10.2.3. Employers 10.3. Provider Analytics 10.3.1. Hospitals, IDNs & Physician Practices 10.3.2. Post-Acute Care Organizations 10.3.3. Ambulatory Care Settings 10.4. ACOs & MCOs 11. Healthcare Analytics Market, by Geography 11.1. Introduction 11.2. North America 11.2.1. U.S. 11.2.2. Canada 11.3. Europe 11.3.1. Germany 11.3.2. U.K. 11.3.3. France 11.3.4. Italy 11.3.5. Spain 11.3.6. RoE 11.4. Asia-Pacific 11.4.1. Japan …

Coalition voices support for bill to strengthen Medicare value-based payment models | 7/24/2020

Thirteen organizations representing health care providers, including the AHA, today voiced support for the Value in Health Care Act , legislation to strengthen Medicare’s value-based payment models and accountable care organizations. “The reforms in this legislation will further strengthen ACOs and [alternative payment models] and ensure their continued success,” the organizations said in a letter to the bill’s sponsors , Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Darin LaHood, R-Ill., and Suzan …

Cecelia Health welcomes Dan Dwyer as Senior Vice President, Sales | PRWeb | 7/23/2020

… Health clinical team is comprised of nurses, dietitians, exercise physiologists, pharmacists, and social workers who are passionate about empowering people with chronic conditions to live rich, healthy and fulfilling lives. Cecelia Health partners with ACOs seeking to improve quality measures, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies seeking to improve adherence. Cecelia Health has also engaged in numerous joint initiatives with the JDRF, American Diabetes Association, the Diabetes Research Institute, the …

NCMS Morning Rounds 7-23-20 | 7/23/2020

… Aledade recently announced that their collaboration involving North Carolina physician-led Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) helped 47 primary care practices across the state lower costs and improve quality in the first year of operation. ACOs are groups of providers that share financial responsibility for delivering high-quality, better-coordinated patient care. Results show the participating primary care practices: • Reduced total cost of care by 4.7 percent for commercial patients. • Reduced …

ok so on goodreads, book 4 of aco//tar is called a court of silver flames?? ACOSF? just a squished flipped version of aco//fas. apparently the release date is jan 26th 2021 and the mini blurb on the page is “The war is finally over, and fayre’s sister ne/sta shines in this stunning, sexy new book in the aco//tar series by global #1 bestselling author sjm” (edited to be censored). hmm, doubt it’ll be stunning or sexy but ok eyeroll | 7/22/2020

peachiekitten ok so on goodreads, book 4 of aco//tar is called a court of silver flames?? ACOSF? just a squished flipped version of aco//fas. apparently the release date is jan 26th 2021 and the mini blurb on the page is “The war is finally over, and fayre’s sister ne/sta shines in this stunning, sexy new book in the aco//tar series by global 1 bestselling author sjm …

Six Reasons Your Risk Scores are Inaccurate | 7/22/2020

… 7% reduction in 2021 risk scores and lower plan payments. Mitigating the Impact to Risk and Quality Inaccurate risk scores not only impact payments to Medicare Advantage plans, but also skew the costs in ACOs and hinder performance in value-based contracts. This further underscores the need to capture an accurate health status on every patient. What steps can organizations take today to achieve accurate risk scores and mitigate future …

CONNECT Oncology Navigation Software Now Includes Online Distress Assessments | 7/21/2020

… July 21, 2020 (Newswire.com) - Nursenav’s cloud-based oncology navigation platform, CONNECT , was recently upgraded to include the ability for oncology navigators to administer psychosocial distress assessments to their patients online. This enhancement supports the ACoS Commission on Cancer (CoC) requirement for accredited programs requiring that cancer patients must receive a psychosocial distress assessment, Standard 5.2, during their first course of treatment. Compliance with this standard was met with challenges as …

HealthEdge Software Acquires The Burgess Group | Business Wire | 7/21/2020

… that await in the new healthcare economy. For more information, visit www.healthedge.com . About The Burgess Group Burgess operates at the intersection of healthcare, finance, and technology. The company helps leading American health insurers and ACOs set a new standard: Payment Accountability. The company’s cloud-based platform, Burgess Source, is the only solution that natively brings together up-to-date regulatory data, claims pricing and editing, and real-time analytics tools …

Lakeland Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Renal Failure in Saint Joseph, MI | PRWeb | 7/21/2020

… from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. Total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs , such as Federation ACO, LLC, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 683: Renal Failure With Complication Or …

HealthEdge Software Acquires The Burgess Group | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 7/21/2020

… that await in the new healthcare economy. For more information, visit www.healthedge.com . About The Burgess Group Burgess operates at the intersection of healthcare, finance, and technology. The company helps leading American health insurers and ACOs set a new standard: Payment Accountability. The company’s cloud-based platform, Burgess Source, is the only solution that natively brings together up-to-date regulatory data, claims pricing and editing, and real-time analytics tools …

Patient Safety

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

… health systems to value-based care models in which hospitals are financially rewarded for better outcomes and lower costs. Recently, ACOs have been adapting to policy changes in financial performance. In December 2018, the Centers … hospitals say accountability, transparency key to surviving fallout from failing patient safety grades When Leapfrog released their Spring 2016 patient safety grades recently, 15 hospitals got slapped with a very public ‘F’ grade casting a …

Population Health

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 | PRWeb | 8/13/2020

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 Share Article For the third year in a row, Caravan Health ACOs scored near the top of all health care providers in the Merit … systems and providers across the country are using our proven population health programs to ensure better outcomes for their patients every day. With Caravan Health, now the numbers work. For more information visit http://www.caravanhealth.com …

COVID-19

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 | PRWeb | 8/13/2020

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 Share Article For the third year in a row, Caravan Health ACOs scored near the top of all health care providers in the Merit … the Caravan Health methodology. Even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, our ACOs fully reported MIPS measures and should be congratulated for their dedication.” KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) August 13, 2020 For the …

Electronic Medical Record

Medicare ACOs raise concerns about proposed quality reporting changes | Modern Healthcare | 8/7/2020

… proposed physician fee schedule rule released Aug. 3, CMS proposed three main changes related to quality: a new mechanism for ACOs to report quality measures, a reduction in the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s required measures … quality measures there is still work to be done by electronic medical record vendors. Some EMR vendors are better than others at searching medical records to fulfill measures, which can lead to errors in how …

Shared Savings Program

Medicare ACOs raise concerns about proposed quality reporting changes | Modern Healthcare | 8/7/2020

Print Getty Images CMS is proposing to change quality reporting standards in the Medicare Shared Savings Program and accountable care organizations are pushing back. In the 2021 proposed physician fee schedule rule released Aug. 3, CMS proposed three main changes related to quality: a new mechanism for ACOs to report quality measures, a reduction in the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s required measures and higher quality performance standards for ACO bonuses …

Quality Payment Program

Medicare ACOs raise concerns about proposed quality reporting changes | Modern Healthcare | 8/7/2020

… proposed physician fee schedule rule released Aug. 3, CMS proposed three main changes related to quality: a new mechanism for ACOs to report quality measures, a reduction in the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s required measures … CMS to align the Medicare Shared Savings Program with the Quality Payment Program, which includes the Merit Based Incentive Payment System, in order to reduce burden. “We believe that using a single methodology to measure …

American Medical Association

Providers support Value in Health Care Act that amends MACRA payment model | Healthcare Finance | 7/28/2020

… ACOs, addresses ACOs’ “rural glitch,” and restarts the ACO Investment Model, the providers said. The letter was signed by the American Academy of Family Physicians , American College of Physicians , American Hospital Association , American Medical Association , America’s Essential Hospitals, America’s Physician Groups, AMGA, Association of American Medical Colleges , Federation of American Hospitals, Health Care Transformation Task Force, Medical Group Management Association, National Association of ACOs and Premier. The Value in Health …

Medicare

Providers support Value in Health Care Act that amends MACRA payment model | Healthcare Finance | 7/28/2020

… House bill, the Value in Health Care Act of 2020, a bipartisan effort that proposes to make changes to the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) of 2015. The bill specifically amends many of … also eliminates the artificial distinction between “high” and “low” revenue ACOs, addresses ACOs’ “rural glitch,” and restarts the ACO Investment Model, the providers said. The letter was signed by the American Academy of Family Physicians …

Federation of American Hospitals

Providers support Value in Health Care Act that amends MACRA payment model | Healthcare Finance | 7/28/2020

… ACOs, addresses ACOs’ “rural glitch,” and restarts the ACO Investment Model, the providers said. The letter was signed by the American Academy of Family Physicians , American College of Physicians , American Hospital Association , American Medical Association , America’s Essential Hospitals, America’s Physician Groups, AMGA, Association of American Medical Colleges , Federation of American Hospitals, Health Care Transformation Task Force, Medical Group Management Association, National Association of ACOs and Premier. The Value in Health …

National Committee for Quality Assurance

Collective Medical and Fallon Health Announce Partnership to Support Better Transitions of Care for High Risk Members | Business Wire | 7/20/2020

… errors. Fallon’s continued commitment to deliver high-quality health care and exceptional service has earned Fallon consistent rankings from the National Committee for Quality Assurance as one of the nation’s highest-rated health plans. “Collective … systems, primary, specialty, and post-acute clinics, health plans and ACOs, Collective integrates alongside EHRs and health information exchanges to empower decision making by highlighting essential insights and actions to take on patients a provider …

Home Health

Nearly 70% of ACOs Will Soon Offer Some Type of Home Visits | Home Health Care News | 7/6/2020

More than half of all accountable care organizations (ACOs) deliver home-based care to their patients, while an additional 17% have new home visit programs in the works. That’s according to a recent survey of … long tried — and largely failed — to build partnerships with ACOs. Home health providers have argued that they can help improve patient outcomes, but ACOs have often undervalued that ability. Advertisement The coronavirus is only likely …

Coordinated Care

UH Ahuja Medical Center, Southwest General Health Center, and Lutheran Hospital have the best value outcomes for Hip and Knee Replacement in Cleveland, Ohio | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… ACOs, such as Cleveland Clinic Medicare ACO, LLC, University Hospitals Coordinated Care Organization, and MetroHealth Care Partners, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at the DRG level, specifically DRG 470: Major Joint Replacement Or Reattachment Of Lower Extremity Without Major Complication Or Comorbidity (MCC), to adjust for complications and comorbidities. University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center ’s total cost …

Behavioral Health

Castell Partners with Arcadia to Elevate Value-Based Care Performance | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… healthcare platform company from Intermountain Healthcare that elevates value-based capabilities for providers, payers, healthcare systems and accountable care organizations (ACOs). Castell selected Arcadia Analytics as the healthcare technology and analytics foundation to support its … shelf integration technology for more than 50 different physical and behavioral health EHR vendors, powered by machine learning that combs through variations in over 93 million longitudinal patient records across clinical, claims, social determinants of …

Clinical Data

MaineHealth ACO execs show how they used predictive analytics to reduce ED utilization | Healthcare IT News | 6/25/2020

… dug in to find data that showed their emergency department usage rate per thousand was significantly higher compared to other ACOs. Then it was time to strategize. June 25, 2020 12:07 PM MaineHealth Accountable Care … care at the right place. Predictive analytics and an enterprise clinical data warehouse proactively identify at-risk patients, and help understand the root causes of their utilization. Kicking things off Jennifer Moore, president of MHACO …

Social Determinants of Health

CMS: Value-Based Reimbursement Key to Addressing Health Disparities | RevCycle Intelligence | 6/23/2020

… for Medicare & Medicaid Services By June 23, 2020 - Article updated 06/24/2020 to include a statement from the National Association of ACOs. Health disparities proven by Medicare claims data during the COVID-19 crisis underscore the … claims data from the pandemic also suggested the impact of social determinants of health , particularly socio-economic status, CMS reported. Beneficiaries enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid had the second highest overall hospitalization rate behind …

Medicaid

What does the pandemic mean for NY’s accountable care organizations | Crain’s New York Business | 6/23/2020

… spending. They’re counting on Medicare to provide flexibility during an unprecedented year. Some patients of the more than 30 local ACOs have been hospitalized with serious cases of Covid-19 that will lead to expensive … 2020 against previously established baselines. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services introduced policy changes April 30 to add flexibility in its Medicare Shared Savings Program and Next Generation ACO program. “CMS has taken notable …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

What does the pandemic mean for NY’s accountable care organizations | Crain’s New York Business | 6/23/2020

… spending. They’re counting on Medicare to provide flexibility during an unprecedented year. Some patients of the more than 30 local ACOs have been hospitalized with serious cases of Covid-19 that will lead to expensive … and quality data for 2020 against previously established baselines. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services introduced policy changes April 30 to add flexibility in its Medicare Shared Savings Program and Next Generation ACO program …

Telehealth

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

Print Email Hospitals and health systems across the U.S. have developed telehealth strategies to connect with patients in remote locations. This has become especially important during the pandemic. Frost & Sullivan anticipates that telehealth will be … is a HIPAA compliant cloud-based platform that enables hospitals, ACOs, health plans, physicians and other authorized users to share a patient’s medical history. Ieso Digital Health (Cambridge, England). Ieso Digital Health provides digitally enhanced …

EMR

This Next Gen ACO relies on data investments to help track COVID-19 hot spots. Here’s how | FierceHealthcare | 6/19/2020

… has caused a wave of patients to hold off on getting medical care. This leads to uncertainty for Next Gen ACOs like Southwestern Health Resources. (Gettys) Southwestern Health Resources Accountable Care Network, a major healthcare … 19 financial crisis Southwestern also consolidated the electronic medical record (EMR) systems providers use to provide consistency across such a wide system. “The vast majority of our primary care physicians are on one of three …

Medicare Advantage

ACOs Can Grow Value-Based Payment in Medicare, But Changes Needed | RevCycle Intelligence | 6/18/2020

ACOs Can Grow Value-Based Payment in Medicare, But Changes Needed The accountable care organization model would need to prevent patient selection to realize savings from value-based payments in the federal healthcare program, the Commission reports. Source: With Medicare spending growing at an unsustainable rate, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is advising Congress to accelerate the transition to value-based payment, using accountable care organizations (ACOs) and Medicare Advantage

MedPAC

ACOs Can Grow Value-Based Payment in Medicare, But Changes Needed | RevCycle Intelligence | 6/18/2020

Value-Based Care News ACOs Can Grow Value-Based Payment in Medicare, But Changes Needed The accountable care organization model would need to prevent patient selection to realize savings from value-based payments in the … fee-for-service,” Gaus continued. “We are pleased to see MedPAC acknowledge that ACOs’ savings have surpassed those achieved by a wide variety of care coordination models Medicare has tested.” The report also suggested that …

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

ACOs Can Grow Value-Based Payment in Medicare, But Changes Needed | RevCycle Intelligence | 6/18/2020

Value-Based Care News ACOs Can Grow Value-Based Payment in Medicare, But Changes Needed The accountable care organization model would need to prevent patient selection to realize savings from value-based payments in the federal healthcare program, the Commission reports. Source: With Medicare spending growing at an unsustainable rate, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is advising Congress to accelerate the transition to value-based payment, using accountable care organizations …

Digital Health

Healthcare IT Market Worth $511.06 Billion by 2027, Growing at a CAGR of 13.8% from 2019- Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecasts by Meticulous Research® | Globe Newswire | 6/16/2020

… that support those models. Download Free Sample Report Now @ https://www.meticulousresearch.com/download-sample-report/cp_id=5084 Accountable Care Organization (ACOs) and value-based payment models are spurring the trend towards payer-provider mergers, partnerships … 511.06 billion by 2027. Increasing awareness on the value of digital health, government mandates and financial incentives for adoption of HCIT solutions, shift towards value-based care, rising use of big data in healthcare management …

Electronic Health Records

Healthcare IT Market Worth $511.06 Billion by 2027, Growing at a CAGR of 13.8% from 2019- Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecasts by Meticulous Research® | Globe Newswire | 6/16/2020

… that support those models. Download Free Sample Report Now @ https://www.meticulousresearch.com/download-sample-report/cp_id=5084 Accountable Care Organization (ACOs) and value-based payment models are spurring the trend towards payer-provider mergers, partnerships … regulatory mandates on implementing eHealth solutions, and rising awareness about electronic health records (EHRs). Growing geriatric population and thereby increase in prevalence of chronic diseases and patient workload on healthcare systems across the globe are …

Health Management

Healthcare IT Market Worth $511.06 Billion by 2027, Growing at a CAGR of 13.8% from 2019- Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecasts by Meticulous Research® | Globe Newswire | 6/16/2020

… that support those models. Download Free Sample Report Now @ https://www.meticulousresearch.com/download-sample-report/cp_id=5084 Accountable Care Organization (ACOs) and value-based payment models are spurring the trend towards payer-provider mergers, partnerships … value. Today, various healthcare IT solutions, such as EHRs, population health management solutions, revenue cycle management solutions, quality reporting solutions, healthcare analytics solutions, and accountable care solutions are helping healthcare institutions to provide quality care …

CVS

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

… health systems to value-based care models in which hospitals are financially rewarded for better outcomes and lower costs. Recently, ACOs have been adapting to policy changes in financial performance. In December 2018, the Centers … Toronto; Abu Dhabi, UAE; and London. Aetna is owned by CVS Health. ON THE RECORD “Given the current economic climate, employers are looking for a cost-effective, high quality insurance plan that also provides access …

Caravan Health

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 | PRWeb | 8/13/2020

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 Share Article For the third year in a row, Caravan Health ACOs scored near the top of all health care providers in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), CMS’s value-based measurement program that adjusts Medicare rates based on health care quality and outcomes. “Once again, our ACOs are excelling at MIPS through the Caravan Health methodology. Even …

Allscripts

Worldwide Healthcare Analytics Industry to 2027 - Growing Application of Analytics in Precision Medicine Presents Opportunities | PR Newswire | 7/24/2020

… financial analytics, clinical analytics, operational analytics & administrative analytics, and population health analytics), end-user (payer, provider, and accountable care organizations (ACOs)) and by geography. An in-depth analysis of the geographic scenario of the market … key players operating in the global healthcare analytics market are Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (U.S.), Cerner Corporation (U.S.), Epic Systems Corporation (U.S.), Health Catalyst (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Inovalon (U.S.), McKesson Corporation (U.S.), MedeAnalytics, Inc …

McKesson

Worldwide Healthcare Analytics Industry to 2027 - Growing Application of Analytics in Precision Medicine Presents Opportunities | PR Newswire | 7/24/2020

… financial analytics, clinical analytics, operational analytics & administrative analytics, and population health analytics), end-user (payer, provider, and accountable care organizations (ACOs)) and by geography. An in-depth analysis of the geographic scenario of the market … Corporation (U.S.), Health Catalyst (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Inovalon (U.S.), McKesson Corporation (U.S.), MedeAnalytics, Inc. (U.S.), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), UnitedHealthcare Group (U.S.), Oracle Corporation (U.S.), SAP SE ( Germany ), SAS Institute Inc. (U.S.), SCIOInspire, Corp. (U.S …

MedeAnalytics

Worldwide Healthcare Analytics Industry to 2027 - Growing Application of Analytics in Precision Medicine Presents Opportunities | PR Newswire | 7/24/2020

… financial analytics, clinical analytics, operational analytics & administrative analytics, and population health analytics), end-user (payer, provider, and accountable care organizations (ACOs)) and by geography. An in-depth analysis of the geographic scenario of the market … Catalyst (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Inovalon (U.S.), McKesson Corporation (U.S.), MedeAnalytics, Inc. (U.S.), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), UnitedHealthcare Group (U.S.), Oracle Corporation (U.S.), SAP SE ( Germany ), SAS Institute Inc. (U.S.), SCIOInspire, Corp. (U.S.), Tableau Software, Inc …

McKesson Corporation

Worldwide Healthcare Analytics Industry to 2027 - Growing Application of Analytics in Precision Medicine Presents Opportunities | PR Newswire | 7/24/2020

… financial analytics, clinical analytics, operational analytics & administrative analytics, and population health analytics), end-user (payer, provider, and accountable care organizations (ACOs)) and by geography. An in-depth analysis of the geographic scenario of the market … Corporation (U.S.), Health Catalyst (U.S.), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Inovalon (U.S.), McKesson Corporation (U.S.), MedeAnalytics, Inc. (U.S.), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), UnitedHealthcare Group (U.S.), Oracle Corporation (U.S.), SAP SE ( Germany ), SAS Institute Inc. (U.S.), SCIOInspire, Corp. (U.S …

Cecelia Health

Cecelia Health welcomes Dan Dwyer as Senior Vice President, Sales | PRWeb | 7/23/2020

Cecelia Health welcomes Dan Dwyer as Senior Vice President, Sales Share Article Cecelia Health, a leading digital health company on a mission to transform and improve the lives of people living with chronic conditions worldwide … live rich, healthy and fulfilling lives. Cecelia Health partners with ACOs seeking to improve quality measures, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies seeking to improve adherence. Cecelia Health has also engaged in numerous joint initiatives …

SPH Analytics

Wexford PHO Moves to SPH Analytics for Improved Population Health Management | PRWeb | 6/24/2020

Wexford PHO Moves to SPH Analytics for Improved Population Health Management Share Article Technology helps better manage quality and cost across multiple payers for 500-provider Northern Michigan network We chose the SPH Analytics solution … Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure dashboards, financial risk measurement, healthcare survey and patient outreach solutions, and consulting …

4medica

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

4medica (Marina del Rey, Calif.). 4medica was founded as a cloud-based clinical data exchange provider with the company’s flagship clinical integration platform, iEHR, addressing connectivity needs for meaningful use requirements. The software-as-a-service solution is designed for easy deployment at hospitals, health systems, physician groups and care delivery organizations such as ACOs, and touts more than 100 institutional customers with 30,000 physician users. Abeo (Irving, Texas). Abeo …

GlaxoSmithKline

Microsoft deepens its healthcare presence: A timeline of the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… AI to address issues in healthcare. Sept. 19, 2019: Microsoft nominates Emma Walmsley, CEO of vaccine and medicine development company GlaxoSmithKline, to join its board of directors. Oct. 1, 2019: Novartis taps Microsoft to help … from EHRs, medical claims and lab systems to provide hospitals, ACOs and other healthcare organizations with a comprehensive, unified patient record. Feb. 24: Microsoft and Nuance make its jointly developed AI software, which listens to …

Microsoft Health

Microsoft deepens its healthcare presence: A timeline of the past year | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

In the past year, Microsoft has grown its healthcare presence with the launch of its healthcare cloud offering and partnerships with industry players such as Humana and Nuance. Here’s a breakdown of Microsoft’s healthcare ventures … from EHRs, medical claims and lab systems to provide hospitals, ACOs and other healthcare organizations with a comprehensive, unified patient record. Feb. 24: Microsoft and Nuance make its jointly developed AI software, which listens to …

Aledade

The Washington Post Names Aledade a 2020 Top Washington-Area Workplace | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

BETHESDA, Md. , June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Aledade has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2020 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. , area. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third … centers, and clinics to build and lead Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) anchored in primary care. Through these ACOs, Aledade empowers physicians to stay independent, practice medicine like they’ve always wanted to, and thrive financially by …

GE Healthcare

Healthcare IT Market Worth $511.06 Billion by 2027, Growing at a CAGR of 13.8% from 2019- Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecasts by Meticulous Research® | Globe Newswire | 6/16/2020

… that support those models. Download Free Sample Report Now @ https://www.meticulousresearch.com/download-sample-report/cp_id=5084 Accountable Care Organization (ACOs) and value-based payment models are spurring the trend towards payer-provider mergers, partnerships … Inc. (U.S.), Epic Systems Corporation (U.S.), Dell Technologies Inc. (U.S.), GE Healthcare (U.S.), Cerner Corporation (U.S.), Oracle Corporation (U.S.), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (U.S.), Nuance Communications, Inc. (U.S.), eClinicalWorks (U.S.) NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (U.S.), Computer …

Secure Exchange Solutions

ClinicalConnect HIE Launches Critical Real-Time Alerts | PR Newswire | 5/28/2020

ClinicalConnect HIE Launches Critical Real-Time Alerts Secure Exchange Solutions Notify Platform Delivers Enhanced Care Coordination to western Pennsylvania and Beyond News provided by May 28, 2020, 08:34 ET Share this article ROCKVILLE, Md. , May … post-acute care facilities, as well as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), public health and health plans. The technology delivers timely clinical data into provider workflows to improve efficiencies, quality of care and care coordination, while …

HealthLynked

HealthLynked Closes Acquisition of Cura Health Management, LLC and ACO Health Partners | PR Newswire | 5/20/2020

NAPLES, Florida HealthLynked Corp (HLYK), a global healthcare network focused on care management of its members and a provider of healthcare technologies that connect doctors, patients and medical data, today announced that it closed its acquisition of Cura Health Management, LLC (“ CHM “) and its wholly owned subsidiary ACO Health Partners, LLC (“ AHP”) on May 18, 2020 . “As we expand our global network and focus on improving care and reducing costs …

CURA Health Management

HealthLynked Closes Acquisition of Cura Health Management, LLC and ACO Health Partners | PR Newswire | 5/20/2020

NAPLES, Florida HealthLynked Corp (HLYK), a global healthcare network focused on care management of its members and a provider of healthcare technologies that connect doctors, patients and medical data, today announced that it closed its acquisition of Cura Health Management, LLC (“ CHM “) and its wholly owned subsidiary ACO Health Partners, LLC (“ AHP”) on May 18, 2020 . “As we expand our global network and focus on improving care and reducing costs …

Cerner

The Gloal Population Health Management Market is Forecast to Reach USD 150.6 billion by 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 5/11/2020

… is also witnessing changes in medical reimbursement due to increasing emphasis on value-based payment (VBP) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). In addition, the convenience offered by value-based payment models is responsible for the … improving healthcare infrastructure in the region Allscripts, McKesson Corporation, and Cerner Corporation are some of the key PHM market players. Acquisitions and business partnerships with other market players are some of the strategic initiatives undertaken …

Audacious Inquiry

HL7 International and Audacious Inquiry Collaborate to Support COVID-19 Response | PR Newswire | 4/24/2020

BALTIMORE and ANN ARBOR, Mich. HL7 International (HL7®) and Audacious Inquiry (Ai) today announced a critical collaborative effort to develop an HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) Implementation Guide . The project will support the coronavirus … and smart health information exchange among physicians, hospitals, health plans, ACOs, MCOs, emergency responders, and public health agencies across 13 US states. Ai is raising the bar for how health data is shared, managed, and …

Privia Health

How will history judge our response to the pandemic? | Modern Healthcare | 4/18/2020

… own, or mine, or someone you love. Dr. John S. Meigs Jr. President Medical Association of the State of Alabama ACOs may need additional leeway from the CMS The article “Medicare may lose majority of … Mark Foulke Executive vice president of transformational value-based care Privia Health

Updox

Aledade Empowers Primary Care ACOs With Updox’s Telehealth Virtual Office Visits | PR Newswire | 3/23/2020

BETHESDA, Md. and DUBLIN, Ohio Today, Aledade announced an arrangement with Updox to offer a comprehensive telehealth solution to Aledade’s national network of physician-led Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). As physicians across the nation manage growing demands due to the COVID-19 pandemic, those practicing as part of Aledade’s network will now be able to offer patients timely telehealth visits. “While our partner physicians across the country manage an unprecedented …

Evolent Health

ACOs seek flexibility from CMS to mitigate losses due to coronavirus | FierceHealthcare | 3/16/2020

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are seeking flexibility from the Trump administration on mitigating any financial losses that could arise from treating the burgeoning coronavirus outbreak. The concerns come as the coronavirus has spread to more … said Ashley Ridlon, senior vice president of health policy at Evolent Health, a value-based care consulting and services company. ACOs are also concerned about the calculation of the benchmark, which is what ACO healthcare …

Xtelligent Healthcare Media

ACOs Back Hospitalization Alerts in Final Interoperability Rule | RevCycle Intelligence | 3/9/2020

Policy & Regulation News ACOs Back Hospitalization Alerts in Final Interoperability Rule ACOs applaud CMS for finalizing a new Medicare requirement on hospitalization alerts in the new interoperability rule. But others are still unsure of the … president and CEO of Community Care Cooperative (C3), said at Xtelligent Healthcare Media’s Value-Based Care Summit. This electronic information is key to value-based contract success, the leader of the Massachusetts-based ACO stressed …

Orb Health

Community Health of South Florida, Inc. Selects Orb Health to Expand Access and Improve the Health of Chronically Ill Patient Population | Business Wire | 2/25/2020

RICHARDSON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 25, 2020– Orb Health today announced that Community Health of South Florida, Inc. (CHI) has chosen Orb Health’s patient-centric Collaborative Virtual Care solution and services to deliver Chronic Care … in Richardson, Texas and partners with leading Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), healthcare systems, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Community Health Centers (RHCs), and Revenue Cycle Management firms to improve patient outcomes and accelerate value-based …

PatientPing

PatientPing’s National Network of Next Generation ACO Providers Earns Over $150 Million in Savings for 2018 | Yahoo News | 2/3/2020

PatientPing, the nation’s leading care collaboration platform, today announced that its national network of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) partners generated over span class=”xn-money” $150 million /span in shared savings under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI) Next Generation ACO Model for 2018. In addition to the Next Generation ACOs, the care collaboration platform’s network includes thousands of providers that participate in numerous value-based care models …

Arcadia.io

Arcadia Ranked Best in KLAS for Value-Based Care Managed Services for Second Straight Year | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 1/31/2020

BURLINGTON, Mass. , Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Arcadia (arcadia.io), a widely-recognized leader in population health management, today announced that the company was awarded the 2020 Best in KLAS designation for Value-Based Care Managed Services … 2 , validating Arcadia’s continuing focus on helping Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and health systems achieve sustained financial success in valued-based care. Arcadia’s ability to service a full range of customer needs in conjunction with …

Echo Health Ventures

Aledade Raises $64 Million Series C on Nationwide Growth of Value-Based Care Network | 4/20/2020

… ACOs). OMERS Growth Equity led the round, which included strategic investors California Medical Association , and returning investors Meritech Capital , Echo Health Ventures , CVF, and GV . “When we started Aledade nearly six years ago, we believed that value-based care was the only path forward for our health care system and a sustainable business model for independent primary care practices,” said Farzad Mostashari, MD, CEO and co-founder of Aledade. “Our …

Symphony Technology Group

SPH Analytics Ranked as Top Patient Experience Measurement Vendor in the Payer Market for the Third Consecutive Year | PRWeb | 11/26/2019

… Value™, and Population Engage™ solutions are built on the innovative Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure dashboards, financial … SPH Analytics is a portfolio company of the $3 billion Symphony Technology Group. For more information, call 1-866-460-5681 or visit SPHAnalytics.com. Share article on social media or email: View article via …

HCAP Partners

TCS Healthcare Technologies Releases ACUITYnxt 1.6 | PR Newswire | 11/26/2019

ACOs and other risk-bearing organizations. The TCS team of US-based clinicians and developers are recognized for their best-in-class managed care expertise and customer support. TCS Healthcare Technologies is an HCAP Partners portfolio company. SOURCE TCS Healthcare Technologies Related Links http://www.tcshealthcare.com …

Spectrum Equity

Boston Globe Names Definitive Healthcare a 2019 Top Place to Work | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

ACOs and HIEs; more than 4 billion commercial medical and Rx claims; 115,000 clinical trials; and 900 Canadian hospitals. The company’s data provides its 2,200+ clients with the analytics and insight needed to effectively segment and research the healthcare provider market. Definitive Healthcare is backed by 22C Capital, Advent International, and Spectrum Equity. For more information, or to trial the service, visit https://www.definitivehc.com/ . Media Contact Tory Waldron PR Manager …

Advent International

Boston Globe Names Definitive Healthcare a 2019 Top Place to Work | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

ACOs and HIEs; more than 4 billion commercial medical and Rx claims; 115,000 clinical trials; and 900 Canadian hospitals. The company’s data provides its 2,200+ clients with the analytics and insight needed to effectively segment and research the healthcare provider market. Definitive Healthcare is backed by 22C Capital, Advent International, and Spectrum Equity. For more information, or to trial the service, visit https://www.definitivehc.com/ . Media Contact Tory Waldron PR Manager …

William Blair

LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) CEO Keith Myers on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/11/2019

… Call Participants Brian Tanquilut - Jefferies Joanna Gajuk - Bank of America Scott Fidel - Stephens Inc. Justin Bowers - Deutsche Bank Matt Larew - William Blair Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets Benjamin Mayo - UBS Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank … of preferred provider agreements that we have entered into with ACOs across the country up to now around 40 of those. So we’ve got a lot of activity going on in that area. Operator Our …

Piper Jaffray

Viemed Healthcare, Inc. (VMD) CEO Casey Hoyt on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/10/2019

… 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Todd Zehnder - Chief Operating Officer Casey Hoyt - Chief Executive Officer Conference Call Participants Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Brooks O’Neil - Lake Street Capital Markets Nick Corcoran - Acumen Capital Doug Cooper - Beacon … Payors are more engaged than ever to form relationships with ACOs who are truly set up to save money. We are positioned with our data and service to be the value-based provider that these …

Merrill Lynch

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) CEO Wayne Smith on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/30/2019

… Officer Conference Call Participants A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Ralph Giacobbe - Citi Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Anthony Makdessi - JPMorgan Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you … including physician practices, the transfer program, accountable care organizations or ACOs, inpatient investments, access point development, as well as others. Key to our same-store volume improvements include targeted access point investments, as well as …

Goldman Sachs

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CYH) CEO Wayne Smith on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/30/2019

… Suisse Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Ralph Giacobbe - Citi Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Anthony Makdessi - JPMorgan Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by and welcome to Community … including physician practices, the transfer program, accountable care organizations or ACOs, inpatient investments, access point development, as well as others. Key to our same-store volume improvements include targeted access point investments, as well as …

Morgan Stanley

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/15/2019

… Wells Fargo Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets Lance Wilkes - Bernstein Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley Charles Rhyee - Cowen Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America A.J … had for a while. But, as is the case of ACOs, they’ve had to be shipped down over time to make those performance-based networks more effective. And so, that is starting to gain nice …

Citigroup

Evolent Health, Inc. (EVH) CEO Frank Williams on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/7/2019

… Gillmor - Robert W. Baird & Co. Richard Close - Canaccord Genuity Corp. Mohan Naidu - Oppenheimer Charles Rhyee - Cowen and Company Stephanie Demko - Citigroup Operator Welcome to Evolent Health Earnings Conference Call for the quarter ended June 30 … were providing our full suite of health plan services. Medicare ACOs that need to integrate solutions to effectively engage patients with chronic conditions, and comprehensive Oncology Specialty Management Services for Medicaid plan with rapidly rising …

RBC Capital Markets

Community Health Systems’ (CYH) CEO Wayne Smith on Q2 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 8/6/2019

… Hingtgen – President and Chief Operating Officer Tom Aaron – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Frank Morgan – RBC Capital Markets A.J. Rice – Credit Suisse Josh Raskin – Nephron Research Brian Tanquilut – Jefferies Ralph … operating initiatives, including the transfer program, accountable care organizations or ACOs, inpatient investments, access points, patient connectivity, our service line enhancements and others, are helping to drive improved performance. On today’s call, I will talk …

Veritas Capital

Two months after going private, Athenahealth trims workforce as part of reorganization | FierceHealthcare | 4/24/2019

… decrease bureaucracy and consolidate capabilities” as part of a reorganization just two months after the company was taken private by Veritas Capital. The company said the layoffs, announced to employees on April 23, would impact … assets that Veritas acquired in 2018. Conference 13th Partnering with ACOS & IDNS Summit This two-day summit taking place on June 10–11, 2019, offers a unique opportunity to have invaluable face-to-face time …

Arsenal Capital Partners

Petsky Prunier Advises Hayes on its Sale to TractManager | Business Wire | 11/17/2017

NEW YORK- Petsky Prunier is pleased to announce it has advised Hayes, Inc., an industry leader in providing clinically-focused, evidence-based research and analysis to health plans, insurers, hospitals, healthcare systems, accountable care organization (ACOs), and government agencies, on its sale to TractManager, Inc., the healthcare industry’s largest supplier of strategic sourcing and contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners. Hayes, based in Lansdale …

Google Capital

VA Cerner lawsuit tossed out - POLITICO | 11/1/2017

… year — he conceded that in some situations, it wasn’t clear data-sharing would be as beneficial as hoped. Speaking of ACOs and value-based care, Bush said, “[T]here is a thesis that as medical … 200 million last year but its well-heeled backers, like Google Capital and Fidelity, know that breaking into the health insurance market is a long-haul business, he said. More on the interview here . REMOTE …

Medical Center

Lakeland Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Renal Failure in Saint Joseph, MI | PRWeb | 7/21/2020

Lakeland Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Renal Failure in Saint Joseph, MI Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare claims data of hospitals within a 50-mile radius of Saint Joseph, Michigan, to rank … care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Federation ACO, LLC, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice patients and was done at …

Ascension

Lakeland Medical Center has the best value outcomes for Renal Failure in Saint Joseph, MI | PRWeb | 7/21/2020

Ascension Borgess Hospital , and Bronson Methodist Hospital . Dexur’s value analysis tracks a patient’s episode of care from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. Total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Federation ACO, LLC, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis was risk-adjusted, for alive and non-hospice …

University Hospital

Riverview Medical Center, RWJUH Hamilton, and Ocean Medical Center have the Best Value Outcomes for Hip & Knee Replacement in Toms River, NJ | PRWeb | 7/20/2020

University Hospital Hamilton , and Ocean Medical Center had the best value outcomes over a 90-day episode for Hip and Knee Replacement. The episode of care tracks a patient journey from the date of admission for 90 days and includes the index hospitalizations, rehospitalization, home health, nursing home, and ED costs. The total cost of care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs such as AtlantiCare Health …

MaineHealth

MaineHealth ACO execs show how they used predictive analytics to reduce ED utilization | Healthcare IT News | 6/25/2020

They dug in to find data that showed their emergency department usage rate per thousand was significantly higher compared to other ACOs. Then it was time to strategize. June 25, 2020 12:07 PM MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization is a network of 10 hospitals, 378 practice locations and 1,600 healthcare providers dedicated to measurably increasing the quality and decreasing the cost of care for 380,000 patients in Maine and northern New …

LHC Group

Home Health Providers Near Turning Point in ACO Relationships | Home Health Care News | 6/11/2020

Many agencies have struggled to be chosen for ACOs, and those who have been chosen have struggled to be compensated fairly. There are a few exceptions. For example, New England home health provider VNA Care’s involvement with nonprofit ACO Atrius Health has helped generate millions in savings . Massachusetts-based home health provider Nizhoni Health has similarly had success working with ACO partners. Then there’s LHC Group. The Lafayette, Louisiana-based …

Atrius Health

Home Health Providers Near Turning Point in ACO Relationships | Home Health Care News | 6/11/2020

Many agencies have struggled to be chosen for ACOs, and those who have been chosen have struggled to be compensated fairly. There are a few exceptions. For example, New England home health provider VNA Care’s involvement with nonprofit ACO Atrius Health has helped generate millions in savings . Massachusetts-based home health provider Nizhoni Health has similarly had success working with ACO partners. Then there’s LHC Group. The Lafayette, Louisiana-based …

Memorial Healthcare System

Memorial Healthcare System Acquires Broward Guardian to Further Innovate within Value-Based Care Model | PRWeb | 5/27/2020

Memorial Healthcare System Acquires Broward Guardian to Further Innovate within Value-Based Care Model Share Article The acquisition allows Memorial to support the continued development of a vibrant network of community-based, primary care physicians to coordinate care for Medicare patients, while providing physicians the necessary resources to become successful in the emerging value-based healthcare model. Memorial Regional Hospital, the flagship hospital of the Memorial Healthcare System “We’re positioned …

UPMC

Hospital and provider groups cheer new CMS flexibility on telehealth, capacity and ACO losses | FierceHealthcare | 5/1/2020

… ACOs) mitigate major losses sparked by COVID-19. The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) was pleased that CMS will adjust its financial methodology to account for the impact of COVID-19 costs. VIEW ON-DEMAND Panel Weighs in on Moving Risk Adjustment Upstream for Better Care Plans and Revenue Capture. Join leaders from Providence Health Plan, UPMC, and Presbyterian as they discuss their individual paths to successfully integrating …

Mercy

ADVault, Inc. and eHealth Exchange Deliver Advance Care Plans Directly Within Electronic Health Records | Globe Newswire | 4/16/2020

… ADVault Exchange. Now, more than 75 percent of all U.S. hospitals, including the USNS Comfort in Los Angeles and USNS Mercy in New York City, have immediate access to advance care plans including, possibly, updated … helps all stakeholders in healthcare - vendors, providers, payers, HIEs, and ACOs - simplify interoperability. Using technology tools and years of interface development and support experience, Zen’s solution architects and engineers design and build use-case driven …

Lake Chelan Community Hospital, Chelan WA

Wanda Health’s Rapid Deployment Telehealth for COVID-19 Screening and Care Management Selected by FL and WA Providers | 4/9/2020

… ACOs, MSOs. The second provider is Washington based Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics providing care for patients in rural communities. These providers are using the COVID-19 Telehealth programs and Wanda Health’s other chronic disease management programs, to help extend their ability to readily provide patients and quarantined individuals with automated symptom screening and remote ongoing care management for those who are symptomatic or have tested positive to the …

Community Hospital

Wanda Health’s Rapid Deployment Telehealth for COVID-19 Screening and Care Management Selected by FL and WA Providers | PRWeb | 4/9/2020

… ACOs, MSOs. The second provider is Washington based Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics providing care for patients in rural communities. These providers are using the COVID-19 Telehealth programs and Wanda Health’s other chronic disease management programs, to help extend their ability to readily provide patients and quarantined individuals with automated symptom screening and remote ongoing care management for those who are symptomatic or have tested positive to the …

WakeMed Health & Hospitals

WakeMed Joins Caravan Health Collaborative ACO for 2020 | PRWeb | 3/11/2020

… patients,” said Tim Gronniger, Caravan Health CEO and President. KANSAS CITY, Mo. Today, Caravan Health announced a new collaboration with WakeMed Health & Hospitals , a leading health system based in Raleigh, N.C., to provide patients greater … make even better decisions for our patients.” Caravan Health-affiliated ACOs are national leaders in delivering quality and reducing total costs for Medicare, saving the program an average of $173 per patient each year, and …

Mercy Health

Trinity Health ACO Delivers $22.4M in Share Shavings, 98% Quality Performance Score | HIT Consultant | 1/16/2020

Mercy Health – Michigan), New Jersey (Summit Medical Group) and Ohio (Mount Carmel Health System). Trinity Health ACO , a Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO), announced this week it has achieved $22.4M in share savings reaching a nearly 98 percent quality performance in the performance year 2018. Next Generation ACOs like Trinity Health ACO are patient-centered organizations in which providers have access to better information about their patients’ medical histories …

Trinity Health

Trinity Health ACO Delivers $22.4M in Share Shavings, 98% Quality Performance Score | HIT Consultant | 1/16/2020

Trinity Health ACO achieved a nearly 98 percent quality performance score and $22.4 million in shared savings in the performance year 2018. The Next Generation ACO Model was created by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid … percent quality performance in the performance year 2018. Next Generation ACOs like Trinity Health ACO are patient-centered organizations in which providers have access to better information about their patients’ medical histories and better relationships …

Geisinger

Five Health Care Trends For 2020 | Health Affairs | 1/13/2020

… new approaches like direct contracting , which blend program aspects of the Medicare Shared Savings Program, Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and risk-sharing models prevalent in Medicare Advantage to expand capitated and global payment … own, like Advent Health, Banner Health, Texas Health Resources and Geisinger Health have done. Or they can be ready to make the case for their inclusion in an insurance company’s network with demonstrable results related …

Novant Health

(USA-NC-Winston-Salem) Quality Coordinator | 11/15/2019

Job Information Novant Health Quality Coordinator in Winston-Salem , North Carolina Novant Health is seeking a Quality Coordinator to perform quality control of registry data for Novant Health facilities. Ensures quality is maintained according to all standards, rules and requirements established by the American College of Surgeons (ACOS), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR). Education: Associates degree required. Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in cancer …

Hartford HealthCare

Innovaccer Ranked Among Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™ | PR Newswire | 11/15/2019

… been deployed across more than 500 locations with over 10,000 providers leveraging it at institutions, governmental organizations, and several corporate enterprises such as Mercy ACO, StratiFi Health, UniNet Healthcare Network, Catalyst Health Network, Hartford Healthcare, and Osler Health Network. Innovaccer is based in San Francisco with offices around the United States and Asia . About Deloitte Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company …

Premier Health

Chapters Health System Names New Chief Business Development Officer | PRWeb | 11/12/2019

… added Dave O’Neil, chief financial officer at Chapters Health. For the past eight years, Delp consulted in the areas of ACOs, population health and value-based outcomes for healthcare organizations across the United States. Prior … payors. About Chapters Health System As a progressive leader and premier health system, Chapters Health System is dedicated to delivering innovative home health, palliative and hospice care along with durable medical equipment and pharmacy services …

Harvard Medical School

Viemed Healthcare, Inc. (VMD) CEO Casey Hoyt on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/10/2019

… of studies, Dr. Frazier worked very hard in the third quarter to produce a poster presentation at the Precision and Harvard Medical School study and he presented at the world’s largest pulmonary conference, CHEST. The … Payors are more engaged than ever to form relationships with ACOs who are truly set up to save money. We are positioned with our data and service to be the value-based provider that these …

Dignity Health

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Client Satisfaction – Leading healthcare organizations have achieved proven success using Aligned Telehealth’s behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services. Key accounts include Dignity Health, Christus Health and many others. “The increased utilization of telehealth is re-shaping … programs. The company provides customized programs for accountable care organizations (ACOs) and health plans tailored toward delivering high-quality and cost-effective behavioral health solutions that put the patient at the center of care. Through …

CHRISTUS Health

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Leading healthcare organizations have achieved proven success using Aligned Telehealth’s behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry services. Key accounts include Dignity Health, Christus Health and many others. “The increased utilization of telehealth is re-shaping the healthcare … programs. The company provides customized programs for accountable care organizations (ACOs) and health plans tailored toward delivering high-quality and cost-effective behavioral health solutions that put the patient at the center of care. Through …

Franciscan Health

Franciscan ACO High-Quality Performance Results in $14.4 Million Savings | Globe Newswire | 11/7/2019

November 07, 2019 11:30 ET Source: Franciscan Health INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Nov. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Franciscan Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Inc . – a statewide care coordination initiative of Franciscan Health – has earned high marks for its … 100 percent, outperforming the average quality score of 559 MSSP ACOs, and generating a savings of $14.4 million for CMS in 2018. Franciscan ACO is among only 37 percent of MSSP participating health systems to …

Kaiser Permanente

Going Below The Surface Forum Targeting Low-Value Care, Spurring Dialogue to Help Contain Health Costs | PR Newswire | 11/6/2019

Kaiser Permanente National Association of ACOs National Coalition on Health Care National Comprehensive Cancer Network National Health Council National Pharmaceutical Council NEHI (Network for Excellence in Health Innovation) Pharmacy Quality Alliance Walgreens Boots Alliance The Forum was borne from the National Pharmaceutical Council’s Going Below the Surface initiative, a research-first endeavor intended to engage stakeholders across the health care ecosystem in conversation about health care spending in the United …

Mayo Clinic

The speed of transformation: Preparing for the payment models of tomorrow | Modern Healthcare | 11/4/2019

… is crucial to every organization’s sustainability and success. Value-based care no longer qualifies as an experiment. Accountable care organizations (ACOs) already cover nearly 33 million Americans — about 10% of the population. 1 All but … Krumholz, MD, an independent consultant and former medical director at Mayo Clinic Health System’s health plan. “And if you see more and more risk models, then you have to align or incentivize physicians around risk …

Memorial Hospital

Caravan Health Announces 2019 Population Health Pioneer Award Winners | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/31/2019

… announced the winners of this year’s Population Health Pioneer Awards, which are given annually to Caravan Health accountable care organizations (ACOs) and partners for their achievements in improving patient care. This year’s winners provided the … quality care delivery. All Star ACO Champion – Brenda Ward , Minidoka Memorial Hospital For overall ACO leadership in advancing the cause of improving quality and reducing cost. Most Valuable Care Coordinators – Shelle Berg , First Care Health …

Aetna

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

They are also launching a co-branded commercial insurance plan called the Aetna Whole Health-Cleveland Clinic plan. Susan Morse , Managing Editor Photo of Cleveland Clinic by Douglas Sacha The Cleveland Clinic and Aetna have … are financially rewarded for better outcomes and lower costs. Recently, ACOs have been adapting to policy changes in financial performance. In December 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized rules forcing ACOs to …

Independent Health

Blue Cross NC to pay primary care practices to weather COVID-19 | Modern Healthcare | 6/24/2020

… for primary care. A growing number of insurers are helping providers stay open during the COVID crisis. Buffalo, N.Y.-based Independent Health increased its payments to primary care practices to help them maintain a monthly … company that helps primary care practices form commercial and Medicare ACOs. Blue Cross NC’s value-based program holds physicians accountable for the total cost and quality of care through upside and downside risk. “Independent primary …

Health Net

MIB Partners with the Utah Health Information Network | PR Newswire | 6/23/2020

… disparate health systems, EHRs, PMs and other IT systems. By driving the adoption of innovative technologies and promoting a community of collaboration and inclusiveness, we are bringing together healthcare providers, hospitals, health plans, ACOs, government organizations and more to share vital patient information. For more information, visit www.uhin.org . Media Contacts: David O. Aronson, MIB Group, Inc. [email protected] , 781.751.6130 Spencer Healey, UHIN, [email protected] , 801.227.9650 SOURCE MIB Group, Inc. Related …

Humana

Humana and Healthmap Solutions Sign Agreement for Kidney Disease Care Coordination Services in Florida | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 5/20/2020

Humana and Healthmap Solutions Sign Agreement for Kidney Disease Care Coordination Services in Florida May 20, 2020 Save LOUISVILLE, Ky. & TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 20, 2020– Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc … disease, serving health plans, as well as accountable care organizations (ACOs) and provider groups seeking value-based solutions that improve the clinical care and financial performance for high-risk, high-cost kidney patient populations. The …

MassHealth

Community Servings Completes $25 Million Expansion Project to Transform Medically Tailored Meals Program | PR Newswire | 12/17/2019

… ACOs) that will soon begin covering health-related social needs for certain members of MassHealth (Medicaid). Community Servings prepares meals to meet 15 types of diets, all overseen by registered dietitian nutritionists, for clients battling 35 different illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, cancer, kidney disease, diabetes and heart disease. More than half of the clients have multiple illnesses, and 94 percent are living in poverty. Meals are made from scratch, delivered …

Prominence Health Plan

UHS ACOs Saved Medicare $65.2 million in 2018 | 11/22/2019

Prominence Health Plan, a subsidiary of Universal Health Services (UHS), announced the 2018 results of its seven UHS Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) showing a continued trend of increased cost savings and improved quality. In 2018, the ACOs saved Medicare $65.2 million, earning $30 million for its 3,000 participating physicians. Since the establishment of the first UHS ACO in 2014, the entities have saved more than $113M and averaged a 96 …

Metroplus Health Plan

Cecelia Health Reaches One Million Patient Interactions Milestone and Raises Awareness for World Diabetes Day | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

… and with sensitivities to patients’ language and culture can have, in both my former role as President and CEO of MetroPlus Health Plan and my current position with Cecelia Health,” said Dr. Arnold Saperstein, chief … and provide unique data-driven insights to health plans and ACOs seeking to improve quality measures, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies seeking to improve adherence. To learn more, visit http://www.ceceliahealth.com . Follow us on …

The Health Plan

SPH Analytics Announces Launch of IgniteMIPS Next Generation User Experience | PRWeb | 11/12/2019

… Value™, and Population Engage™ solutions are built on the innovative Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure dashboards, financial … health vendor by KLAS, top-ranked satisfaction measurement firm in the health plan market by Modern Healthcare, and ranked number one in MACRA and MIPS Support Technology for Value-Based Care by Black Book Research …

UnitedHealthcare

SMALL GROUP SURVEY 2019 compiled by Thora | 11/7/2019

… even if they have to pay for some of those benefits themselves. Tim Rhatigan , Senior Vice President of Small Business UnitedHealthcare of California: Employers are increasingly looking for ways to help provide their workforces with … instance, UnitedHealthcare has developed more than 1,000 accountable care organizations (ACOs). We have seen that the most effective ACOs perform better than non-ACOs on 87% of the most common quality measures, including reducing hospital …

Wellcare

Collaborative Health Systems Launches New Population Health Management Platform, Supports Physician Groups in Advancing Value-Based Care | PR Newswire | 11/4/2019

TAMPA and ORLANDO, Fla. , Nov. 4, Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) company, announced today it has invested in a new population health management software platform through a partnership with … care models, including those who participate in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent Practice Associations (IPAs) and the Maryland Primary Care Program. Through the platform, providers will have access to the following tools: Care Coordination and …

Cigna

The speed of transformation: Preparing for the payment models of tomorrow | Modern Healthcare | 11/4/2019

… is crucial to every organization’s sustainability and success. Value-based care no longer qualifies as an experiment. Accountable care organizations (ACOs) already cover nearly 33 million Americans — about 10% of the population. 1 All but … tied to such arrangements every year. 8 Other payers — Aetna, Cigna and Humana among them — are on a similar trajectory. 9 The Blue Cross Blue Shield plans say their value-based care programs now reach …

WellCare Health

Collaborative Health Systems Launches New Population Health Management Platform, Supports Physician Groups in Advancing Value-Based Care | PR Newswire | 11/4/2019

TAMPA and ORLANDO, Fla. , Nov. 4, Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG ) company, announced today it has invested in a new population health management software platform through a partnership with … care models, including those who participate in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Independent Practice Associations (IPAs) and the Maryland Primary Care Program. Through the platform, providers will have access to the following tools: Care Coordination and …

Fidelis Care

Healthy Alliance Independent Practice Association, Innovative Health Alliance of New York, and Fidelis Care Join Forces to Improve Health by Addressing Social Determinants of Health | PR Newswire | 9/23/2019

… N.Y. , Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Healthy Alliance Independent Practice Association (IPA), Innovative Health Alliance of New York , LLC (IHANY), and Fidelis Care are partnering to provide critical funding and careful coordination of services to Medicaid … a central point of contact to connect medical providers, CBOs, ACOs such as IHANY, and managed care organizations such as Fidelis Care , together. By serving as a central point of contact between these diverse organizations …

Centene Corp

Centene reports 40% revenue boost in Q1 amid plans to purchase rival WellCare | FierceHealthcare | 4/23/2019

Apr 23, 2019 7:20am Centene reported its first-quarter earnings on Tuesday morning. (Getty/monsitj) Centene Corporation posted a significant boost in earnings and revenue over the first quarter of 2019 compared to a year … shareholder value, irrespective of headline volatility.” Conference 13th Partnering with ACOS & IDNS Summit This two-day summit taking place on June 10–11, 2019, offers a unique opportunity to have invaluable face-to-face time …

Molina Healthcare

3 Outperformers from Health Insurance in 2017 | Zacks | 1/3/2018

… ACOs). Despite the challenges, the industry has gained nearly 40.6% for 2017, outperforming the S&P 500 average of 20%. The HMO industry is among the top 4% of the Zacks Ranked industries. Stocks in Focus We zeroed in on three stocks that have outperformed in 2017 and have also seen upward estimate revision in the last 60 days. Molina Healthcare, Inc. ( MOH - Free Report ) , a leading health maintenance organization …

Susan Morse

Cleveland Clinic and Aetna form Accountable Care Organization | Healthcare Finance | 8/21/2020

They are also launching a co-branded commercial insurance plan called the Aetna Whole Health-Cleveland Clinic plan. Susan Morse , Managing Editor Photo of Cleveland Clinic by Douglas Sacha The Cleveland Clinic and Aetna have … are financially rewarded for better outcomes and lower costs. Recently, ACOs have been adapting to policy changes in financial performance. In December 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services finalized rules forcing ACOs to …

Tim Gronniger

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 | PRWeb | 8/13/2020

Caravan Health ACOs Continue to Score High on MIPS in 2019 Share Article For the third year in a row, Caravan Health ACOs scored near the top of all health care providers in the Merit … are excelling at MIPS through the Caravan Health methodology,” said Tim Gronniger, Caravan Health CEO. “The bar for MIPS achievement rises every year and our focus on care quality, cutting edge technology, and patient engagement …

Allison Brennan

Medicare ACOs raise concerns about proposed quality reporting changes | Modern Healthcare | 8/7/2020

… proposed physician fee schedule rule released Aug. 3, CMS proposed three main changes related to quality: a new mechanism for ACOs to report quality measures, a reduction in the Medicare Shared Savings Program’s required measures … do in terms of quality, it’s really too much,” said Allison Brennan, senior vice president of government affairs at the National Association of ACOs. The proposed changes to quality reporting and measures are part of …

Robert King

New bill seeks to boost participation in advanced payment models, ACOs via several reforms | FierceHealthcare | 7/27/2020

New bill seeks to boost participation in advanced payment models, ACOs via several reforms by Robert King Jul 27, 2020 1:01pm A new bipartisan bill seeks to boost participation in advance payment models by increasing payments and adopting several reforms. (Getty/tupungato) New bipartisan legislation aims to create more accountable care organizations by boosting the percentage of shared savings for new entrants and making a series of other reforms. The …

David Weingard

Cecelia Health welcomes Dan Dwyer as Senior Vice President, Sales | PRWeb | 7/23/2020

… structure is a huge asset to Cecelia Health as we look to support more people living with chronic conditions,” said David Weingard, CEO and Founder of Cecelia Health. “He has a proven track record of … live rich, healthy and fulfilling lives. Cecelia Health partners with ACOs seeking to improve quality measures, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies seeking to improve adherence. Cecelia Health has also engaged in numerous joint initiatives …

Seema Verma

AMGA Calls for Medicare Shared Savings Program Changes Amid COVID-19 | RevCycle Intelligence | 7/14/2020

… in the large accountable care organization (ACO) model will chose to apply, added Penso in a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “Depriving these groups of the choice to participate in the MSSP in performance … 2020. However, a closer look by the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) put that number closer to 35 after it determined that some of the “new entrants” had participated in the MSSP before. READ MORE …

Jerry Penso

AMGA Calls for Medicare Shared Savings Program Changes Amid COVID-19 | RevCycle Intelligence | 7/14/2020

… CMS has instituted a number of changes to support providers and their patients during the national public health emergency,” CEO Jerry Penso, MD, MBA, AMGA president and CEO, in a press release . “But the work … 2020. However, a closer look by the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) put that number closer to 35 after it determined that some of the “new entrants” had participated in the MSSP before. READ MORE …

Sean Carr

Castell Partners with Arcadia to Elevate Value-Based Care Performance | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… healthcare platform company from Intermountain Healthcare that elevates value-based capabilities for providers, payers, healthcare systems and accountable care organizations (ACOs). Castell selected Arcadia Analytics as the healthcare technology and analytics foundation to support its … performance in value-based care,” said Arcadia chief executive officer Sean Carroll . “We are excited to partner with an organization that combines proven clinical and operational insights from Intermountain with a fresh vision for engaging …

Jennifer Moore

MaineHealth ACO execs show how they used predictive analytics to reduce ED utilization | Healthcare IT News | 6/25/2020

… dug in to find data that showed their emergency department usage rate per thousand was significantly higher compared to other ACOs. Then it was time to strategize. June 25, 2020 12:07 PM MaineHealth Accountable Care … understand the root causes of their utilization. Kicking things off Jennifer Moore, president of MHACO, and her colleague Ashley Soule, senior program manager, ACO performance, discussed these efforts in a HIMSS20 Digital educational session, Tackling …

Kevin Conroy

What does the pandemic mean for NY’s accountable care organizations | Crain’s New York Business | 6/23/2020

… spending. They’re counting on Medicare to provide flexibility during an unprecedented year. Some patients of the more than 30 local ACOs have been hospitalized with serious cases of Covid-19 that will lead to expensive … a medical management—let alone a medical expense—perspective,” said Kevin Conroy, CareMount Medical’s chief financial officer and chief population health officer. CareMount ACO is part of Medicare’s Next Generation ACO program, in which providers …

Laura Dyrda

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… working on complex cases or needing additional expertise and support. Here is a list of telehealth companies to know. Contact Laura Dyrda at to add a company to this list. 1-800MD (Charlotte, N.C.). 1.800MD offers … is a HIPAA compliant cloud-based platform that enables hospitals, ACOs, health plans, physicians and other authorized users to share a patient’s medical history. Ieso Digital Health (Cambridge, England). Ieso Digital Health provides digitally enhanced …

Dion Haynes

The Washington Post Names Aledade a 2020 Top Washington-Area Workplace | PR Newswire | 6/16/2020

… that are leaders in the Washington-area in terms of employee engagement and satisfaction,” said Washington Post Top Workplaces editor Dion Haynes. “We had a record number of employees participate in the survey this year … centers, and clinics to build and lead Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) anchored in primary care. Through these ACOs, Aledade empowers physicians to stay independent, practice medicine like they’ve always wanted to, and thrive financially by …

Donald Trump

UPDATED Coronavirus tracker: HHS watchdog plans to investigate CARES Act funding to providers | FierceHealthcare | 5/27/2020

… health of patients and staff” and “hampered hospitals’ efforts to reduce community spread, protect staff, and care for patients. President Donald Trump fiercely criticized the report. Trump called its findings “wrong ,” asking to know the … Services Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday seeking more relief for ACOs. ACOs must meet certain spending and quality targets. If they do meet those targets then they get a share of any savings but must …

Brad Smith

ACOs ask Innovation Center for clarity on payment models’ future | Modern Healthcare | 5/20/2020

Print Getty Images/Hero Images The National Association of ACOs sent a letter this week to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation seeking more information on the future of the direct contracting and Next … president of NAACOS, in a letter to Innovation Center Director Brad Smith. In the letter, Gaus asks Smith to extend the Next Generation ACO model for one more year in light of the absent Shared …

Gregg Church

Idaho Health Data Exchange Partners with 4medica to Eliminate Duplicate Patient Records | PRWeb | 5/19/2020

… fullest potential are powerful forces enhancing state efforts to improve care, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis,” said Gregg Church, President of 4medica. MARINA DEL REY, Calif. Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) is … identities. The company connects 40,000-plus physicians to hundreds of ACOs, HIEs, HINs, hospitals, health systems, laboratories, radiology imaging centers and payers nationwide. Learn more at http://www.4medica.com . Share article on social media or …

Jason Krantz

Definitive Healthcare’s Industry-Leading Customer Service and Satisfaction Recognized for the Second Consecutive Year | PRWeb | 5/18/2020

… how well and collaboratively we do it, is a tremendous point of pride for all of us at Definitive,” said Jason Krantz, founder and CEO of Definitive Healthcare. FRAMINGHAM, Mass. Definitive Healthcare , the leading provider … imaging centers; 85,500 long-term care facilities; 40,000 clinics; 1,800 ACOs and HIEs; and 5.7 billion medical commercial claims covering 315 million patient lives. The company’s data provides its 2,500 clients with the analytics and …

Amy Amick

SPH Analytics’ Receives Client Satisfaction Award, Expands Leadership Team | PRWeb | 5/12/2020

… will be critical to our ability to continue to drive even greater value that we bring to our clients, ” said Amy Amick, CEO of SPH Analytics. Amick continued, “This latest award serves as recognition of … Nexus™ Platform, providing insights and impact to integrated health networks, ACOs, hospitals, ambulatory care providers, physician groups, and health plans. SPH’s quality measure dashboards, financial risk measurement, healthcare survey and patient outreach solutions, and consulting …

Ryan Van Wert

Vynca and PREPARE™ for Your Care Partner to Make Easy-to-Read Advance Directives Digitally Available to Healthcare Providers | PR Newswire | 5/5/2020

… ACOs, medical groups and state registries across 14 states, these organizations are realizing an impact in terms of higher quality of care at the end-of-life and the avoidance of unwanted health care interventions. “In light of COVID-19, frontline physicians are urging people to create advance care plans,” stated Ryan Van Wert , M.D., co-founder and CEO of Vynca. “Engaging patients in advance care planning and accessing care …

Scott Afzal

HL7 International and Audacious Inquiry Collaborate to Support COVID-19 Response | PR Newswire | 4/24/2020

… the spread of the disease and managing limited healthcare resources across the country. Remarking on the progress of the effort, Scott Afzal , Audacious Inquiry’s President commented, “On the same day the project was launched by … and smart health information exchange among physicians, hospitals, health plans, ACOs, MCOs, emergency responders, and public health agencies across 13 US states. Ai is raising the bar for how health data is shared, managed, and …

Farzad Mostashari

Aledade Raises $64 Million Series C on Nationwide Growth of Value-Based Care Network | PR Newswire | 4/20/2020

… ACOs). OMERS Growth Equity led the round, which included strategic investors California Medical Association , and returning investors Meritech Capital , Echo Health Ventures , CVF, and GV . “When we started Aledade nearly six years ago, we believed that value-based care was the only path forward for our health care system and a sustainable business model for independent primary care practices,” said Farzad Mostashari, MD, CEO and co-founder of Aledade. “Our …

Alex Azar

Senate Dems Want $100B Distributed Based on COVID-19 Hotspots | RevCycle Intelligence | 4/16/2020

… of New York, Patty Murray of Washington and Ron Wyden of Oregon wrote Tuesday in a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar. The letter comes after HHS announced late last week the first wave of … mix,” they wrote. READ MORE: Over Half of At-Risk ACOs May Quit MSSP to Avoid COVID-19 Losses The decision to allocate CARES Act funding based on Medicare revenues also drew criticism from hospitals …

Chuck Schumer

Senate Dems Want $100B Distributed Based on COVID-19 Hotspots | RevCycle Intelligence | 4/16/2020

… rounds of funds from the $100 billion allocation, ensuring that relief is targeted to areas that need it most,” Senators Chuck Schumer of New York, Patty Murray of Washington and Ron Wyden of Oregon wrote … mix,” they wrote. READ MORE: Over Half of At-Risk ACOs May Quit MSSP to Avoid COVID-19 Losses The decision to allocate CARES Act funding based on Medicare revenues also drew criticism from hospitals …

Bill Bassett

Wanda Health’s Rapid Deployment Telehealth for COVID-19 Screening and Care Management Selected by FL and WA Providers | 4/9/2020

… and government entities care for their patients while simultaneously protecting doctors and care team members from the COVID-19 virus.” Bill Bassett, President Wanda Health SEATTLE (PRWEB) April 09, 2020 Wanda Health announces the addition … Florida based experts in delivering customized care management for CINs, ACOs, MSOs. The second provider is Washington based Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics providing care for patients in rural communities. These providers are using …

Bill Bass

Wanda Health’s Rapid Deployment Telehealth for COVID-19 Screening and Care Management Selected by FL and WA Providers | 4/9/2020

… and government entities care for their patients while simultaneously protecting doctors and care team members from the COVID-19 virus.” Bill Bassett, President Wanda Health SEATTLE (PRWEB) April 09, 2020 Wanda Health announces the addition … Florida based experts in delivering customized care management for CINs, ACOs, MSOs. The second provider is Washington based Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics providing care for patients in rural communities. These providers are using …

Adam Boehler

ACOs ask CMMI for more shared savings in direct contracting model | Healthcare Dive | 2/21/2020

ACOs ask CMMI for more shared savings in direct contracting model Author share Dive Brief: The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations is asking CMS to make changes to its primary care direct contracting payment … CMMI , coming on board last month to replace outgoing head Adam Boehler. He was previously chief operating officer for Anthem’s diversified business group after the payer acquired Aspire Health, a palliative care provider Smith founded …

New York, New York

What does the pandemic mean for NY’s accountable care organizations | Crain’s New York Business | 6/23/2020

Reprints Print New York’s accountable care organizations are still unsure exactly how the pandemic ultimately will affect their patients’ health care spending. They’re counting on Medicare to provide flexibility during an unprecedented year. Some patients of the more than 30 local ACOs have been hospitalized with serious cases of Covid-19 that will lead to expensive medical bills. Others have been unable to visit their doctors, missing important health screenings …

What does the pandemic mean for NY’s accountable care organizations | Crain’s New York Business | 6/23/2020

Reprints Print New York’s accountable care organizations are still unsure exactly how the pandemic ultimately will affect their patients’ health care spending. They’re counting on Medicare to provide flexibility during an unprecedented year. Some patients of the more than 30 local ACOs have been hospitalized with serious cases of Covid-19 that will lead to expensive medical bills. Others have been unable to visit their doctors, missing important health screenings …

State of New York

What does the pandemic mean for NY’s accountable care organizations | Crain’s New York Business | 6/23/2020

Reprints Print New York’s accountable care organizations are still unsure exactly how the pandemic ultimately will affect their patients’ health care spending. They’re counting on Medicare to provide flexibility during an unprecedented year. Some patients of the more than 30 local ACOs have been hospitalized with serious cases of Covid-19 that will lead to expensive medical bills. Others have been unable to visit their doctors, missing important health screenings …

What does the pandemic mean for NY’s accountable care organizations | Crain’s New York Business | 6/23/2020

Reprints Print New York’s accountable care organizations are still unsure exactly how the pandemic ultimately will affect their patients’ health care spending. They’re counting on Medicare to provide flexibility during an unprecedented year. Some patients of the more than 30 local ACOs have been hospitalized with serious cases of Covid-19 that will lead to expensive medical bills. Others have been unable to visit their doctors, missing important health screenings …

Chicago, Illinois

New $125 million LaPorte Hospital to open in October | 6/25/2020

… named to Editor & Publisher magazine’s list of 25 leading journalism professionals in U.S. younger than 35 as well as a Chicago Headline Club’s Lisagor Award for best health reporting. When he’s not working, he enjoys … Team of The Times of Northwest Indiana. Rebecca Brown, RN, ACOS, Kindred Hospital Rebecca Brown James Pellegrini, The Times “I have trailblazers in my family,” says Rebecca Brown, RN. “Aunt Cookie was the first nurse …

Best of Boulder 2020 — Food | 6/18/2020

… We’re talking chocolate chipotle beef, Thai ginger tilapia, buffalo cauliflower, Caribbean jerk, kimchi pork, and garlic and black pepper steak tacos, to name just a few. McDevitt is always innovating, so every visit to the … People can be picky about their pizza. Some like the Chicago deep dish with its thick doughy crust. Others like the thinly crusted flatbread varieties or the rectangular thick Sicilian pies. But our readers skew …

Charlotte, North Carolina

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… is a list of telehealth companies to know. Contact Laura Dyrda at to add a company to this list. 1-800MD (Charlotte, N.C.). 1.800MD offers businesses and individuals around-the-clock access to telehealth solutions throughout … is a HIPAA compliant cloud-based platform that enables hospitals, ACOs, health plans, physicians and other authorized users to share a patient’s medical history. Ieso Digital Health (Cambridge, England). Ieso Digital Health provides digitally enhanced …

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… a-service solution is designed for easy deployment at hospitals, health systems, physician groups and care delivery organizations such as ACOs, and touts more than 100 institutional customers with 30,000 physician users. Abeo (Irving, Texas … with best practices that can increase the bottom line. AccessOne (Charlotte, N.C.). AccessOne offers payment options to help patients manage healthcare costs while driving hospital reimbursement. The company can provide comprehensive low- and no-interest …

Nashville, Tennessee

Ascension Saint Thomas West, Williamson Medical Center, and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Nashville, TN | PRWeb | 6/30/2020

… Saint Thomas West, Williamson Medical Center, and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center have the best value outcomes for Sepsis in Nashville, TN Share Article Dexur analyzed Medicare Claims data of hospitals within a 25-mile … care data helps patients make appropriate choices and helps local ACOs, such as Connected Care of East Tennessee, LLC, Ascension Care Management Health Partners Tennessee, and Cumberland ACO, LLC, make appropriate referral choices. The analysis …

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… a-service solution is designed for easy deployment at hospitals, health systems, physician groups and care delivery organizations such as ACOs, and touts more than 100 institutional customers with 30,000 physician users. Abeo (Irving, Texas … patients and built a network of 200,000 healthcare providers. CarePayment (Nashville, Tenn.). CarePayment is a patient financial engagement company that accelerates providers’ transition to the new consumer-driven healthcare market. Powered by advanced technology and …

Boston, Massachusetts

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… via telehealth. It partnered with General Vision Services in 2018 to create a mobile eye center featuring ocular telehealth. 3Derm (Boston). 3Derm is an imaging system that takes pictures of a person’s skin and delivers … is a HIPAA compliant cloud-based platform that enables hospitals, ACOs, health plans, physicians and other authorized users to share a patient’s medical history. Ieso Digital Health (Cambridge, England). Ieso Digital Health provides digitally enhanced …

Patient Ping scores $60M to expand its care coordination tool | MobiHealthNews | 6/9/2020

… F-Prime Capital, GV, and Transformation Capital led the round with participation from existing investors. 03:11 pm Share This morning Boston-based startup PatientPing scored $60 million in Series C funding to propel the expansion … in available programs and supplemental benefits. Its clients include hospitals, ACOs and POs, post-acute care providers, health plans and behavioral health providers. WHAT IT’S FOR The new cash is expected to help the company …

Los Angeles, California

2020 Census: Six tribes, one count and a lot at stake | 6/22/2020

… and this year the coronavirus pandemic is making it especially tough to count American Indians and Alaska Natives. Jessica Imotichey, Los Angeles Region Partnership Coordinator for the U.S. Census talks about concerns of not having … working through that and now we have all of our ACOs, our area census offices, opened in each one of our states and so we are in full operations now moving forward.”“If you go …

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 5/21/2020

… roll out guidelines for the resumption of production of Hollywood movies and TV shows, but Governor Gavin Newsom warned that Los Angeles County would likely be excluded in the first phase. Newsom told a film … some states. The National Museum of American History and the Anacostia Community Museum have recently launched coronavirus collection projects. A third effort from the National Museum of African American History and Culture will kick off …