This white paper illustrates how Maccabi Healthcare Services, the second largest health maintenance organization in Israel, aligned the proper incentives, processes, and IT assets to deliver coordinated care to more than 1.9 million members.
This success story from Greenway focuses on Vandna Jerath, MD, a solo practitioner operating Optima Women’s Healthcare which is a private practice in Parker, CO specializing in obstetrics, gynecology, infertility, urogynecology, and wellness.
Regulatory requirements and government incentives to improve healthcare quality and efficiency through information technology have prompted healthcare providers to focus on achieving faster EHR adoption by implementing a virtual environment. However, for programs to be successful, the virtual solutions need to help make the work of physicians easier and more productive, while maintaining the reliability and security of patient data.
The “accountable care organization” (ACO) is a major topic of discussion in American health policy. While the ACO label has been around since 2006, it was mentioned in numerous healthcare reform bills proposed in 2009 and was ultimately included in Section 3022 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as the Medicare Shared Savings Program. The ACA’s ACO provision covers Medicare ACOs.
This case study describes how Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center saved more than 70% on outsourced transcription and more than 50% in net transcription costs within the first ten months of installation.
The advent of healthcare reform will require a health information technology infrastructure that integrates all the “moving parts” of an ACO, including hospitals, physicians, labs, outpatient centers, claims and analytics.
Healthcare expenditures in the United States totaled $2.5 trillion in 2009. Researchers estimate as much as 30 percent of those costs, or $750 billion, may have been due to overuse, underuse, misuse, and/or inefficiencies of healthcare services. By RelayHealth
The Wellcentive Advance healthcare intelligence platform has helped the Lakeshore Health Network (LHN) and its physicians implement a variety of Clinical Quality Improvement (CQI) programs and significantly improve its clinical and financial outcomes. The 350-member multispecialty Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) in Muskegon, Michigan has realized year-after-year improvements in preventive care and chronic disease management outcomes as a result of its use of Wellcentive’s solutions.