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WellSky® to Acquire Healthify to Enhance Social Services Care Coordination Across the Continuum

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 6:00pm

Seamless coordination between providers, community-based organizations, and payers is the key to delivering value-based care at scale.

Key Points: 
  • Seamless coordination between providers, community-based organizations, and payers is the key to delivering value-based care at scale.
  • Together, WellSky and Healthify will connect providers across and within communities to identify social needs, search for social services, and coordinate care with an accountable network of community partners to improve outcomes and remove social barriers to health and wellness.
  • We have a longstanding commitment to investing in care coordination and whole-person care.
  • Our next-generation software, analytics, and services power better outcomes and lower costs for stakeholders across the health and community care continuum.

New Report Reveals 76% of Healthcare Systems Failed in Securing Their Supply Chains

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 - 2:00pm

In this report, CynergisTek reviewed just under 100 assessments of healthcare providers across the continuum, including hospitals, physician practices, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and Business Associates.

Key Points: 
  • In this report, CynergisTek reviewed just under 100 assessments of healthcare providers across the continuum, including hospitals, physician practices, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and Business Associates.
  • CynergisTeks 2021 report focuses on the industrys overall status in cybersecurity preparedness, with 64% of organizations below 80% conformance.
  • The past year has been arguably the most trying on the U.S. and global healthcare systems.
  • The report demonstrates there is work to be done, but there are also immediate opportunities to shore up risk management practices.

LTC ACO Selects PatientPing’s Real-Time E-Notification System to Improve Patient Outcomes and Lower Total Cost of Care for Medicare Beneficiaries Across the Healthcare Continuum

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

The care coordination enabled by PatientPing will enhance LTC ACOs value-based care delivery model and population health management, resulting in improved patient outcomes and ultimately lower total cost of care across the healthcare continuum.

Key Points: 
  • The care coordination enabled by PatientPing will enhance LTC ACOs value-based care delivery model and population health management, resulting in improved patient outcomes and ultimately lower total cost of care across the healthcare continuum.
  • LTC ACO is committed to advancing healthcare for residents in long-term care facilities, said Jason Feuerman, President and Chief Executive Officer at LTC ACO.
  • LTC ACO is the first post-acute care sponsored Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in the United States.
  • PatientPing is an innovative care collaboration platform that reduces the cost of healthcare and improves patient outcomes by seamlessly connecting providers to coordinate patient care.

Independent Practices Working With Aledade Will Earn More Than Double in Shared Savings This Year Across All Payers, Despite Pandemic Headwinds

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 5:45pm

Aledade member practices share in the savings they help create and are projected to receive more than $120 million from all payers for their performance in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Aledade member practices share in the savings they help create and are projected to receive more than $120 million from all payers for their performance in 2020.
  • These payments will provide a much-needed inflow of revenue to keep practices' doors open beyond the pandemic.
  • Aledade supported practices in their delivery of primary care during a year in which access to in-person care was extremely limited.
  • Founded in 2014, Aledade works with independent practices, health centers, and clinics to build and lead Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) anchored in primary care.

Signify Health’s Transition to Home Care Coordination Solution Launches in 50+ Hospitals Nationwide

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 9:35pm

Signify Health, Inc. (NYSE: SGFY), a leading value-based care platform that leverages advanced analytics, technology and nationwide healthcare provider networks, has activated its Transition to Home solution in 50+ hospitals to provide Medicare patients with the clinical and social care support they need as they make the transition from the hospital to the home. The solution, designed to reduce the clinical and financial impacts of avoidable inpatient readmissions and unnecessary emergency department visits, is being used by some of the industry’s most visionary health systems and healthcare providers, including Ardent Health Services, Beaumont Health, Cape Fear Valley Health, and Premier Health.

Key Points: 
  • Signify Healths Transition to Home solution is designed to complement existing post-discharge care coordination strategies at hospitals, health systems, clinically-integrated networks (CINs), and accountable care organizations (ACOs).
  • To address the risk of readmission during this critical phase, Signify Health's Transition to Home solution provides evidence-based clinical and social care coordination services to patients during the 90 days following discharge.
  • Signify Healths care team leverages proprietary technology and tools to coordinate care with the patients PCP, apply evidence-based care coordination interventions, and facilitate in-network utilization.
  • Signify Healths evidence-based approach for our Transition to Home solution focuses on key drivers of unnecessary rehospitalizations, said Marc Rothman, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Signify Health.

US Population Health Management Market 2021: ACOs are Increasing their Enrollment into Risk-based Payment Plans - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 4:31pm

The "US Population Health Management Market 2021: Frost Radar Report" has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "US Population Health Management Market 2021: Frost Radar Report" has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Additionally, CMS has launched new guidance for value-based reimbursement among the Medicaid population, in which 67% of reimbursement remains fee-for-service (FFS).
  • Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are increasing their enrollment into risk-based payment plans (from 9% of all ACOs in 2017 to 74% in 2020) and driving adoption of PHM solutions that aid cross-continuum data interoperability and integrated care management.
  • However, next-generation ACOs (NGACOs) that pioneered adoption of VBC payment plans are failing to report the desired business outcomes.

CCT Research and Commonwealth Primary Care ACO Team Up to Increase Clinical Trial Access for Arizona Patients

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 6:58pm

CCT will embed its clinical research infrastructure into several Commonwealth facilities to provide the additional level of certification to select providers, and offer qualified patients convenient and comfortable access to investigational treatments.

Key Points: 
  • CCT will embed its clinical research infrastructure into several Commonwealth facilities to provide the additional level of certification to select providers, and offer qualified patients convenient and comfortable access to investigational treatments.
  • By working with Commonwealth, well be able to quickly expand patient accessibility to clinical trials, said CJ Anderson, president of CCT Research.
  • Along with the upcoming Commonwealth sites in Arizona, CCT has 18 locations across Alabama, Arizona, Nevada, Nebraska, and Utah.
  • About Commonwealth Primary Care ACO, LLC
    Based in Tempe, AZ, Commonwealth Primary Care ACO is one of the nations few primary-care founded, owned, operated and governed Accountable Care Organizations (ACO).

National Value-Based Care Leader Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization Chooses ClosedLoop.ai

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:10pm

ClosedLoop.ai , healthcares data science platform, today announced a new relationship with Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization (PBACO), one of the nations leading and most successful physician-led ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Key Points: 
  • ClosedLoop.ai , healthcares data science platform, today announced a new relationship with Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization (PBACO), one of the nations leading and most successful physician-led ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).
  • PBACOs current focus is using Explainable AI to reduce readmissions, identify palliative care needs, and improve renal outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease.
  • Palm Beach ACO has a track record of leveraging data to improve physician decision making and patient outcomes, said David Klebonis, COO of Palm Beach ACO.
  • Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization, LLC (PBACO) is a wholly physician-owned and operated organization.

Vytalize Health Innovation Lab Selects pulseData's AI-Powered Platform for Chronic Kidney Disease

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

pulseData helps identify the 40% of adults with late-stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) who do not know they have itand predict whose disease will progress.

Key Points: 
  • pulseData helps identify the 40% of adults with late-stage Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) who do not know they have itand predict whose disease will progress.
  • Vytalize Health , a provider of value-based care for Medicare beneficiaries, is responsible for the care and health of over 65,000 patients nationwide through its network of independent primary care physicians.
  • Vytalize Health partnered with pulseData to efficiently and precisely identify the members of its population who are most at risk.
  • Vytalize Health is a new kind of Medicare ACO powering primary care practices with bold financial incentives and smart technology.

Orion Health Selected to Deliver a State-Wide Health Information Exchange in Oklahoma

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 2:02pm

b'Orion Health , a leading provider of population health management solutions, announced it has been selected by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) to deliver a state-wide health information exchange (HIE).\nThe Orion Health solution will provide a single, consolidated HIE to connect the entire state and allow health information to flow seamlessly to and from authorized organizations and individuals in Oklahoma.

Key Points: 
  • b'Orion Health , a leading provider of population health management solutions, announced it has been selected by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) to deliver a state-wide health information exchange (HIE).\nThe Orion Health solution will provide a single, consolidated HIE to connect the entire state and allow health information to flow seamlessly to and from authorized organizations and individuals in Oklahoma.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe untapped value of integrating more comprehensive data is the key to unlocking the next wave of innovation in health and wellness.
  • Worldwide, Orion Health solutions are used in 13 countries by more than 300,000 clinicians.
  • In the US, the company provides interoperability, population health management and precision medicine solutions for health information exchanges (HIEs), accountable care organizations (ACOs) and payers.