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Tag: Outcomes

Nine things to know as Partnership for Patients faces its next permutation

June 4th, 2018 / By Kristine Daynes

HHS is adapting yet again of one of its most widespread quality initiatives, called Partnership for Patients. Will it be more of the same or a whole new game? HHS […]

High performing value-based programs: Lessons from a successful payer-provider collaboration

March 26th, 2018 / By Erika Johnson, L. Gordon Moore, MD

One of the “truisms” of value-based programs is that these programs align the incentives of the health care delivery system and the insurer, such that better care results in better […]

Case study: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and The Baton Rouge Clinic

With Erika Johnson, Herb Fillmore, L. Gordon Moore, MD

This case study explores the relationship between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (Blue Cross) and The Baton Rouge Clinic (A Medical Corporation) (BRC), including the supporting structure and […]

Natural language processing, disease progression and population health

February 5th, 2018 / By Katie Christensen

Population health. The name pretty much says it all, right? Through the Triple Aim initiative, we are striving to improve the health of our overall population and make an impact […]

Cardiovascular registries: Patient data, appropriate use, and technology innovation

January 31st, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Sometimes science upends what we think of as common sense.  We might believe that a degenerative tear in the meniscus (cartilage in the knee) ought to be fixed. Then some […]

Addressing the epidemic of diet-related disease

January 5th, 2018 / By Steve Delaronde

The prevention and management of chronic health conditions will have the greatest impact on reducing healthcare costs, improving quality of life and reducing mortality.  A 2017 RAND study estimates that […]

Hospitals and health systems address impact of social determinants and other non-medical factors

December 13th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

In a representative survey of 300 hospitals and health systems, the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions discovered that: “80 percent of hospital respondents reported that leadership is committed to establishing […]

Article: Paying for Outcomes, Not Performance: Lessons from the Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System

With Norbert Goldfield, MD, Richard Averill, MS

This article from Richard Averill, MS and Norbert Goldfield, MD describes the future of payment reform in health care.

How can we match the right resources and interventions to patient needs? Better risk stratification

September 11th, 2017 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

With the unrelenting pressure to reduce unnecessary costs in healthcare delivery and despite (or maybe because of) the lack of clear direction from the federal government, Medicaid plans across the […]

Article: Next steps on value-based insurance design

With Steve Delaronde

In this article, Steve Delaronde describes the current state of value-based insurance design and the future of pilot programs.

Know your analytics! (And watch out for the inside change-up)

August 23rd, 2017 / By Jeremy Zasowski

If I told you that Dustin Pedroia, the second baseman for the Boston Red Sox, currently had a batting average of .303 this season, could you predict what he’s going […]

Empathy leads to better experiences in health care

August 9th, 2017 / By Andy Vitale

How can user experience designers who don’t have clinical backgrounds work to create better experiences for healthcare providers, payers and patients? Design is about understanding the emotions of the user, […]