October 18, 2019
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Roji Health Intelligence| October 9, 2019 
In recent articles, we've discussed how Value-Based Health Care must help consumers make good decisions. Equally as important, CMS is now emphasizing how physicians should serve as navigators for their patients, providing information and guidance. Let's take a closer look at how the triad of primary care physician, specialist consultant, and patient can effectively engage in a process that improves Value through better outcomes and lower cost... READ MORE   
Managed Healthcare Executive | October 8, 2019 
The U.S. healthcare industry continues to inch toward value-based care (VBC) and away from a fee-for-service system. Over the past eight years, the number of U.S. states and territories that implement VBC programs has spiked--rising from three states in 2011 to 48 as of 2018... READ MORE   
Fierce Healthcare | October 15, 2019 
Physician-led accountable care organizations generated nearly seven times more savings for Medicare last year compared to more high-revenue ACOs typically led by hospitals, a new analysis finds.  The analysis released Tuesday from the consulting firm Avalere found that low-revenue ACOs, which are typically led by physicians, generated $180 in Medicare savings per beneficiary in 2018. . . READ MORE   
RevCycle Intelligence | October 15, 2019    
Accountable care organization (ACO) success was no stranger to physicians at Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care. Now that the two major health systems are combined, the new organization's three affiliated ACOs are continuing on the path to improved care quality at lower costs.  CMS reported earlier this month that ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program saved $739 million, with nearly all ACOs satisfactorily reporting quality measures and meeting quality performance standards in 2018. . . READ MORE    

Exhibitor Spotlight

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, inc luding community-based resources, to deliver
patient-centric care. Advisory services are also  avail a b le to guide our ACO partners in defining their strategic goals as they transition from volume to value.   

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