From Silos To Services For Value-Based Care

From Silos to Services for Value-Based Care

  • September 19, 2016

Even though healthcare has spent decades automating processes and digitizing information, both remain remain largely locked in IT silos. There are impenetrable system boundaries between payers, providers, and vendors that reduce efficiency, increase costs, and resist automation. In other words, true interoperability is sorely lacking. From Silos to Services for Value-Based Care reviews the history of interoperability in healthcare and makes a case for how we can unlock the silos, bring information together, and align processes to improve clinical and financial outcomes. Read now or download and read later

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The Interoperability Imperative

The Interoperability Imperative

  • September 19, 2016

Interoperability in healthcare is not just about moving financial and clinical data between payer or provider or moving clinical data from one application to another. True interoperability allows enterprise applications to "talk" and collaborate in a smart, open, and agile manner. The Interoperability Imperative explains what this means; how and why interoperability is necessary to scale complex value-based reimbursement models; and how payers, providers, and vendors can get started. Read now or download and read later

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IT Challenges Await Bundled Payment Approaches

IT Challenges Await Bundled Payment Approaches

  • August 16, 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is laying the groundwork for new Medicare payment models for cardiac procedures. But providers are struggling to execute bundled payments. Post-acute care providers, in particular, face health information technology challenges. Read the article

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Journey From Volume To Value Further Along Than You Might Think

Journey from Volume to Value Further Along than You Might Think

  • June 13, 2016

New research from McKesson Health Solutions shows that healthcare is moving quickly towards value-based reimbursement. Payers and providers say they're about halfway or more towards full value-based reimbursement, and expect progress to continue at a fast pace in the next few years. But challenges exist, including care coordination, standardizing clinical measures, integrating workflows, and patient member engagement. Read the article

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Studies Tout Progress Toward Value-based Reimbursement

Studies Tout Progress Toward Value-based Reimbursement

  • June 13, 2016

Two new research studies show more payments are being made to physicians via value-based reimbursement models. In the next five years, payers estimate nearly 60% of payments will be a mix of capitation/global payments, pay for performance, and episode of care or bundled payments. Read the article

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Value-Based Payment Hits The Tipping Point

Value-Based Payment Hits the Tipping Point

  • June 13, 2016

Today, McKesson Health Solutions published new research pointing to continued growth of value-based reimbursement. Most noteworthy, payers surveyed said that 58% of their business has shifted to VBR, a remarkable increase from the 48% they reported in 2014. Read the news release

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