December 7, 2018
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Conifer Health Solutions | December 1, 2018    
For the past 30 years, I've been deeply entrenched in healthcare and have had the great fortune of holding positions across the entire care continuum. Suffice it to say, the continuum most patients experience is far from perfect. How do we each use our sphere of influence to begin to improve outcomes throughout the healthcare ecosystem? Care coordination.. . READ MORE   

CHCS | December 3, 2018   
"Provider Payment Reform: Right Course, Wrong Students?," a recent blog post authored by Chris Koller, President of the Milbank Memorial Fund, argues that while delivering high-value care to vulnerable populations is the "right coursework" for the US health care system, the "courses" (value-based payment (VBP) programs) should be targeted toward primary care practices, as opposed to specialists and hospitals. .. READ MORE   

Becker's Hospital Review | December 4, 2018    
Low-income and rural patients are least likely to access healthcare services delivered remotely via video, phone call or text message, according to a study published in Health Affairs. Researchers from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., reviewed four years of data from a survey commissioned by the Association of American Medical Colleges to assess trends in remote care, also called telehealth. .. READ MORE   

Healthcare Informatics | December 5, 2018   
When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its proposals to overhaul the federal Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), it was expected that industry associations, along with the ACOs (accountable care organizations) themselves, would push back strongly. After all, in the August proposed rule, CMS, which has the core aim to push these organizations into two-sided risk models-so that Medicare isn't on the hook when ACOs overspend past their financial benchmarks.. . READ MORE 

Vendor Spotlight
Vynca is a Saas based advance care planning solution that enables providers to engage in ACP conversations, electronically document care plans, and access these plans across the care continuum.                  
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