Providing Accountability: Accountable Care Concepts For Healthcare Providers
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
Leveraging Big Data And Analytics In Healthcare
With the cost of mapping an individual human genome poised to break the $1,000 barrier – bringing personalized medicine closer to reality – the healthcare and life sciences industries are now grappling with managing the explosive growth of data.
ACO: The Next Big Shift For Healthcare Organizations
This white paper shares the findings of recent research that assesses the understanding and preparation levels for developing an ACO among healthcare organizations.
From Customization To Collaboration: Matching Mobile Devices To Clinicians’ Workflow
This white paper from Intel discusses mobility in the healthcare industry and selecting the right mobile solution.
Take Your EMR From Good To Great
Good EMRs help you improve operational efficiencies, reduce costs, meet meaningful use requirements and better serve patients. Great EMRs are a digital lifeline, critical to saving lives and preventing medical errors. This white paper outlines why this is such a critical distinction.
Reduce Readmissions By Automating Post-Discharge Care
This white paper is aimed at helping facilities understand ways to eliminate systemic failures that begin in the hospital and then persist through fragmented healthcare settings.
One Practice’s Journey To Accountable Care
This white paper chronicles how New Pueblo Medicine, an independent practice of seven internal medicine physicians based in Arizona, is delivering team-oriented, prevention-focused care with tighter coordination across the continuum of care, while responding to regulatory and compensation pressures and remaining a small independent practice.
Accountable Care Organization Technology Framework
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.
Accountable Care Trends, Strategies, And Best Practices
Movement within the nation’s healthcare system has been swift and broad-‐based since the October 2011 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Shared Savings Final Rule.
Case Study: Multi-Specialty Practice Cuts Costs With EHR
This case study highlights how Florida Medical Clinic utilized an integrated EHR and practice management solution to reduce annual transcription costs by nearly $1 million and decrease accounts receivable to 27 days. By Sage Software