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A New Approach to Help Advance Health IT Interoperability

Interoperability within health care has long been a goal within the health care IT ecosystem. Historically, interoperability has been focused on providers exchanging data with other providers under HIPAA. Although advances have been made, true data liquidity between providers, consumers, and caregivers has yet to be achieved. It is essential to find better ways to … Read more

Challenges for Small Rural Practices in Value-based Care

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently issued a report outlining five key areas in which smaller, rural physician practices tend to struggle as they shift from fee-for-service reimbursement to value-based care. Given the unique nature of rural medicine, and the fact that value-based payment will continue to grow, it is important to understand these challenges … Read more

State Innovation Waivers, the Next Wave of Health Care Reform?

It’s clear the President-elect and members of Congress are intent on repealing and replacing the ACA, the specifics of which are still in development. However, it is likely that a potential replacement strategy could include punting health care reform to the states. One plausible way the incoming administration could accomplish this is by significantly relaxing … Read more

Characteristics of High-Value Providers for ACO Partnerships

As the health care industry moves toward population-based models of care, providers are seeking partnerships to help manage the continuum of services. In order to find success in these partnerships, there is a need to identify the characteristics of providers that will yield a high degree of value for the ACO, their patients, and community. This series … Read more