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We know data from population health technology can assist the provider organizations to make management strategy decisions that make a significant impact in disease management, for instance, with diabetic populations thanks to sophisticated technology and tracking tools that add real-time data from remote monitoring devices to influence the drug regime changes for optimizing patient outcomes...
Managed Healthcare Executive | September 8, 2021

Value-based care has gained significant traction in the U.S. over the past few years, and for good reason. With healthcare costs outpacing income growth and health insurance deductibles increasing by 212% over the past decade, many patients are left feeling that their health insurance doesn’t provide as much value as it did 10 years ago. Meanwhile, recent price transparency data has revealed that, on average, hospitals charge private payers more than twice the amount they charge Medicare and Medicaid...
Your ACO’s most significant costs may seem obvious. CMS and most ACOs have put an enormous emphasis on reducing utilization of hospital facilities and nursing home care to control costs. But your real key to cost reduction is knowing what drives avoidable admissions and stays in the first place. And with 50-60 percent of costs attributed to specialty physicians, that is where you need to start. Specialists are—and should be—involved in your most complex patients’ care...
As the toll of the pandemic has continued to be evident, many are contemplating what lasting changes healthcare providers and health systems may face at the end of pandemic. But what should healthcare leaders be thinking about now to prepare their organizations for the post-pandemic environment. (1) Staffing: Review your strategy for recruiting and retaining key clinical staff and critical talent for your organization...
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A Partnership to strengthen your value-based care strategy
  • Topic: how to build a partnership to strengthen your value-based care strategy
Sponsored by: FLAACOS
September 15, 2021 | 12 PM EST

Highly-Personalized Patient Experiences: The Key to an Effective Engagement Strategy 
  • Topic: how to use clinical AI including multi-variate data approaches, omnichannel engagement strategies, and personalized virtual care experiences to understand and engage with more patients
Sponsored by: Mozzaz
September 22, 2021 | 1 PM EST

The True Story of How One Health System moved the Patient Experience Needle
  • Topic: how to use digital outreach strategies and technology to coordinate communication, increase member experience and satisfaction, and improve CAHPS scores
Sponsored by: HealthCrowd
September 28, 2021 | 12 PM EST


Post-Acute Analytics – What’s in It for My ACO?
  • Topic: learning about types of post-acute analytics and their uses, building and sustaining SNF networks, preventing readmissions and adverse events, reducing total costs of care, and earning more shared savings.
Sponsored by: PointRight

Upcoming Conferences
11th National ACO Summit
September 20-23, 2021 (Virtual)

NAACOS Fall 2021 Conference
September 29- October 1, 2021 | Washington D.C.

FLAACOS Fall Conference
November 4-5, 2021 | Orlando, FL (Live & Virtual)

American Physician Groups Annual Conference
December 9-11, 2021 | San Diego, CA

This week's focus: Remote patient monitoring focusing on care management and patient engagement
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