The ability to mine data to forecast probabilities and trends, and ultimately manage risk, is possible through predictive analytics and the professionals who make this possible.
Xerox conducted a study with over 750 U.S. adults who are healthcare decision makers. Get the latest insights on what consumers want in the new healthcare economy.
Under value-based healthcare, providers are compensated for healthy outcomes rather than each service provided. Hear what healthcare experts have to say.
While there is optimism around the shift to value-based care, payers and providers have a long list of concerns. Where is the industry finding the most challenges now?
Thank you for the April 25 cover story “Breaking the system,” drawing attention to how state budget battles are preventing numerous citizens from accessing services that are integral to their health and well-being. We've noticed the same trend in instances where healthcare overlaps with...
One of the most comprehensive, independent studies of commercial healthcare prices shows that employers and insurers that provide private health coverage pay a lot more for services depending on the state where people live.
The CMS announced three payment rules that propose increased payments to skilled-nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and hospice care, and implemented new quality measures.
The White House’s effort to quantify the nation’s progress on converting to alternative payment models is about to kick off with a gathering of heavy hitters in the healthcare industry.
With less than a year to go in the Obama administration's public-private push for better care management among primary-care providers, the CMS has rolled out a souped-up care-delivery model.
One of the frustrating things about healthcare data is that they live in silos, so the user experience is far from seamless. But that's becoming unacceptable with the growth of high-deductible health plans and the corresponding wave of healthcare consumerism.
Don't expect the market power of price-conscious patients to slow healthcare spending. Patients who sought “shoppable” healthcare—care scheduled in a market with some competition—had out-of-pocket costs that accounted for 7% of all spending for privately insured patients.
Baseline Medicare Advantage payment rates for 2017 will rise by 1.35% on average, an early win for health insurance companies in the final Medicare rate battle of the Obama administration.