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Preventing readmissions requires engaging care team, employing technology

Preventing readmissions requires engaging care team, employing technology

By Ruby Raley  |  March 30, 2015

When patients are discharged, they essentially become their own care coordinator—administering medication and scheduling follow-up visits. Providers can significantly improve patient engagement and outcomes by taking advantage of outside care partnerships to help coordinate care across...

Two ways to make ACOs work better

By Dr. Elliott Fisher, Judd Gregg and Dr. James Weinstein  |  March 28, 2015

New payment models adopted by Medicare and many health plans have clearly led to better care for patients. They also might be helping to slow the overall growth of healthcare spending.

Practice Makes Perfect: Turn risk into opportunity under new reimbursement models

Practice Makes Perfect: Turn risk into opportunity under new reimbursement models

By Dea Robinson  |  March 13, 2015

Alternative payment models come in different forms, such as bundled payments or ACOs. Physician practices and other organizations preparing for new reimbursement models should consider their patient population and their ability to take on risk, and experiment with their current payer mix.

CHIME Time: Are you really who you say you are?

CHIME Time: Are you really who you say you are?

By Charles Christian  |  March 13, 2015

We in the health IT field have long sought that holy grail of an application/system that will magically prevent duplicate patient records and provide for positive patient identification. We've installed numerous master patient index applications and even enterprise master patient index...

Guest commentary: A prescription for what's ailing ACOs

Guest commentary: A prescription for what's ailing ACOs

By Dr. Elliott Fisher, Judd Gregg and Dr. James Weinstein  |  February 27, 2015

New payment models adopted by Medicare and many health plans have clearly led to better care for patients. They also might be helping to slow the overall growth of healthcare spending. Whether these gains can be sustained, however, is far from certain. And because many providers are still sitting...

Health entrepreneurship on the rise

Health entrepreneurship on the rise

By Dr. Arlen Meyers  |  February 21, 2015

Entrepreneurship can be defined as the pursuit of opportunity with scarce resources. Biomedical and health entrepreneurs do the same thing with the goal of creating value by deploying innovation.

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