ACO News

  1. Upcoming Webinar: Data-Driven Care: The Key To Accountable Care Delivery From A Physician Group Perspective

    The changes underway in healthcare have significant implications for hospitals and payers and perhaps the most significant impact will be to the physicians as they move from primarily caring for individual patients to also becoming more accountable for the health of populations of patients. 

  2. WEDI Releases Guide On HIPAA Transactions Requiring ICD-10 Codes

    The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), the leading authority on the use of Health IT to improve the exchange of healthcare information, announced the release of a new  ICD-10 issue brief co-written with ASC X12 entitled, ICD-10 Impact to HIPAA Transactions.

  3. Automated Quality Reporting Through EHRs Can Result In Significant Efficiencies And Care Improvements

    Using electronic health records to automate reporting of quality measures reduces reporting time required for one measure set alone by about 50 percent, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

  4. CMS Releases Updated Data On EHR Adoption

    Yesterday the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released new data that demonstrate that doctors and hospitals are using electronic health records (EHRs) to provide more information securely to patients and are using that information to help manage their patients’ care.

  5. West Florida ACO Chooses Sandlot Solutions As Partner In Patient Health Information Management

    Sandlot Solutions, a healthcare information technology company, and West Florida ACO, an accountable care organization (ACO), recently announce a new partnership that will support the management of health information for thousands of patients across more than 25 physician groups and multiple health facilities in Florida.

  6. Importance Of Evidence-Based Medicine Presented In New Issue Brief Available From Elsevier

    Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, recently announced the availability of the first in a series of issue briefs on evidence-based medicine (EBM).

  7. Box Powers The Healthcare Information Revolution With Partner Ecosystem

    Box today unveiled a new ecosystem of partners and compliancy updates to continue its momentum serving healthcare customers. The company announced 10 new partner applications built on the Box platform to address industry-specific information challenges, along with an investment in drchrono. Box also announced that it supports HIPAA/HITECH compliance and is signing Business Associate Agreements with customers.

  8. Phytel Named ‘Cool Vendor’ For Healthcare Providers By Gartner

    Phytel, the leader in automated, provider-led population health improvement, recently announced it has been named a "Cool Vendor" in the "Cool Vendors in Healthcare Providers, 2013" report by Gartner, Inc.

  9. Allscripts Care Director Elevates Patient Results With Improved Care Coordination And Analytics

    Allscripts took another key step in delivering an Open, Connected Community of Health with the release of Allscripts Care Director.

  10. naviHealth And Health Alliance Announce Expansion Of Post-Acute Care Partnership

    naviHealth and Health Alliance Medical Plans recently announced the expansion of their collaboration in offering post-acute care management services to Health Alliance Medicare Advantage members.