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January 4, 2018
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Becker's Hospital Review | January 2, 2018   
 
Patients who used telemedicine to check in with providers after vascular surgery demonstrated higher care satisfaction than peers discharged under normal care processes, according to a study published in Annals of Vascular Surgery. For the study, researchers examined the outcomes and recovery process of 30 vascular surgery patients in Appalachia who all had surgical incisions in their groins... READ MORE 
 


HealthPayer Intelligence | December 28, 2018 
 
Value-based care is nudging the half-way mark as more and more payers and providers shift their contracts away from fee-for-service arrangements, according to the Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF). In a new report, the Task Force states that by the end of 2017, 47% of its 14 members' business was tied to some sort of value-based model, representing a steady increase over time. . . READ MORE   
 


Healthcare Dive | December 28, 2018    
 
MSSP includes 561 ACOs and serves more than 10.5 million Medicare beneficiaries.
CMS data credited MSSP with saving a net $314 million to the Medicare Trust Fund in 2017. The agency now wants providers to take on more risk. However, the agency faces an industry not keen on the downside of value-based contracting. In fact, a recent study found that nearly three-fourths of ACOs would leave MSSP if forced to take on risk the following year. .. READ MORE   
 


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Health Endeavors | Recorded January 2, 2019    
 
Covered in this 60 minute webinar:
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  • Pathways to Success - overview
  • Alex Azar & Seema Verma on risk
  • ACO Alternatives
  • How to achieve Shard Savings
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HealthEC offers a KLAS-recognized, end-to-end population health management platform designed to help ACOs succeed with value-based care. Our HealthEC CareConnect┬« generates personalized, clinically-proven plans that enable teams, including community-based resources, to deliver patient-centric care. Advisory services are also available to guide our ACO partners in defining their strategic goals as they transition from volume to value. 
 
    
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