In this webinar, experts L. Gordon Moore and Erika Johnson discuss using risk adjustment to reveal variation in health care.
What are the top five things “payviders” need to pay attention to? This video rounds them up.
In his latest webinar, Herb Fillmore examines the shift to a microscope approach to actionable predictive analytics that takes a detailed look at the individual patterns that make up patient […]
Value-based purchasing and population health management are supposed to change aspects of the relationship between insurers (health plans) and providers (accountable care organizations, health systems, etc). New contracts are supposed […]
Last month, I blogged about long held tenants of medical necessity and how those standards impact today’s creative thinking on actions to improve health outcomes. I received interesting questions from […]
One premise of improving population health outcomes rests on the idea that we can be more pro-active in healthcare delivery. In addition to reacting to the “reason for visit” we […]
A busy doctor just saw his diabetic patient in the office. The usual was done; B/P, weight, pulse, respirations recorded and the blood glucose log was reviewed. The doctor reminded […]
A relatively recent construct in Value-Based Care programs is the merger of the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) with programs designed to address specific Social Determinants of Health (SDoH). One such […]
With HIMSS17 around the corner, I’ve been thinking about advances in technology and data and the history of silos and systems in healthcare delivery. Optimizing a part of a complex […]
Everyone, except for the measurement industry, seems to agree that we have too many metrics1 for measuring performance. An increasing number of individuals and organizations are also saying that the […]
We all know the Trump administration’s commitment to repeal and replace key components of the Affordable Care Act. What we don’t know is what that will look like or how […]
In last month’s blog , I discussed the appearance of a new set of ICD-10 codes related to social determinants of health and discussed how this individual-level measurement may be […]