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Retail Medicine: Serious Players in Population Health?

by Ike Bennion on April 10, 2014 in ACO Consulting, Health Intelligence

Retailers potentially have the know-how and resources necessary to take traditional marketing efforts and apply them to population health management.

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The Attribution Solution

by Matthew Petersen on April 2, 2014 in ACO Consulting, Health Intelligence

Cost and quality metrics are integral parts of the accountable care movement; this makes attribution essential to successful reporting.

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To Prevent or Not to Prevent? That is the Question

by Douglas Hervey on March 25, 2014 in Health Intelligence

The issue is not how much money clinical prevention measures save, but how much value they add.

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It’s the Economy, Stupid

by Douglas Hervey on March 11, 2014 in ACO Consulting, Health Intelligence

Economic growth is an important assumption when predicting the likely increase of value-based payment arrangements.

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Health IT: Making the Haystack Bigger?

by Douglas Hervey on February 23, 2014 in ACO Consulting, Health Intelligence

No one disputes the revolutionary power HIT can have on the practice of medicine. The question is whether HIT will have a more powerful effect on the needle or the haystack.

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More Wait Time: The Impact of ACA Implementation on Patient Access

by Scott Hammer on February 18, 2014 in Health Intelligence

Achieving access to services for those who need care is on the mind of all health systems around the country.

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An Employer Approach to Accountable Care

by Tianna Tu on February 13, 2014 in ACO Consulting, Health Intelligence

By becoming active participants in the emergence of Accountable Care Organizations, employers can shape ACO priorities and business decisions and thereby secure potential value for their own organizations.

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ICD-10: Yeah, There’s a Code For That

by Brett LeFevre on February 6, 2014 in ACO Consulting, Health Intelligence

Whether or not the compliance date for ICD-10 implementation will remain October 1, 2014 is still unknown. At this point, all signs point to this being the year.

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How Quality will Affect Shared Savings

by Paul Gardner on January 30, 2014 in ACO Consulting, Health Intelligence

Paul Gardner, Senior Analyst at Leavitt Partners, underscores the importance for ACOs to not only produce shared savings but to also meet quality measures.