In a survey of California accountable care organizations providing care to safety net populations, EHR functionality for these organizations was noted for being deficient in a number of ways.
Coordinated Care Corner
As ACOs have a lot in common with the integrated delivery networks of the 1990’s, many are wondering if they will come to the same disappointing end.
This blog post discusses the particular challenges safety net providers face in providing accountable care.
Forty-five states have care coordination strategies underway, and some with multiple efforts.
IT-enabled care coordination is a key component of patient safety. Healthcare organizations must invest in technology infrastructure to enable complex medical care.
Case management tools can put the accelerator on progress in care coordination to improve quality and reduce costs.
This post names four best practices hospitals can adopt to better optimize HIE solutions.
Due to recent growth in the HIE market, physicians now have multiple choices when deciding which information exchange fits best their practice.
Participating in a health information exchange can produce net financial gains for both providers and payers.
Medical Homes survey reveals diverse settings, but single goal: Increase quality of care.
Aetna subsidiaries are seeing tangible results using an accountable care approach that takes advantage of mobile communications and automated reminders for managing chronic illness.
This post follows 10 patient-centered care guiding principles to ensure a health system puts the patient first in every decision.
Despite the many challenges, Dr. Mostashari is optimistic about the future of healthcare, largely because of the many new tools in place.
Despite the SCOTUS ruling, healthcare employment will continue to grow much faster than employment generally.
The Supreme Court healthcare ruling could influence the direction of Health IT.