May 24, 2019
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Modern Healthcare | May 22, 2019 
Patient care coordination tends to be easier for accountable care organizations whose participants are using a single electronic health record system, HHS' Office of Inspector General said Wednesday.
The need for reliable data-sharing has placed a burden on ACOs to either invest in the same version of an EHR system or rely on non-electronic means, such as phone calls and faxes, to communicate patient information, according to the OIG report . .. READ MORE   
Roji Health Intelligence | May 22, 2019     
Fee-for-Service (FFS) has been on a slow march toward risk-based reimbursement for two decades. But FFS has proven to be remarkably resilient-until now. In the last six months, Medicare has doubled down on creating new provider risk models for ACOs, specialists and primary care physicians. All of them have methods to ensure that providers are held accountable for medical expenditure targets.  Wait. Haven't we been here before? ... READ MORE    

Lumina Health Partners | May 23, 2019 
Many eligible healthcare organizations are still determining if they plan to enter the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS's) Pathways To Success Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for Jan. 1, 2020. As previously noted, the Notice Of Intent to Apply (NOIA) can be submitted between June 1 and June 28, 2019, with the final application due between July 1 and July 29, 2019... READ MORE   
HealthcareIT News | May 8, 2019     
As we focus this month on the promise and potential of digital transformation across healthcare, it's encouraging enough to take stock of the huge advances that have already been made in the past decade of the post-EHR era.  But as we all know, there's a still plenty of room for innovation and improvement as patients and providers look to take advantage of the rich profusion of data that already exists and is growing near-exponentially. . . READ MORE    

Exhibitor Spotlight

At Public Insight, we curate a vast ecosystem of public and private data sources into interoperable population, community and provider metrics to enable actionable insights into population demographics and social determinants of health. Our approach allows ACOs to build diverse geographic analyses based on blended data elements including social, economic, health, education, and housing indicators. 

Don't underestimate the power of the right data.


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