Able Health Launches End-to-End MIPS platform for Reporting, Performance Improvement

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Able Health is a health IT company dedicated to making value-based care work for providers has launched an end-to-end MIPS solution enabling providers to improve performance and submit data to CMS with less time, money, and stress. The new platform can ingest patient data from electronic health records and data warehouses, calculate any MIPS registry quality measure or eCQM, and provide a dashboard for administrators to track and improve a group or provider's MIPS Composite Performance Score.
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Why EHR Systems Are Not Enough to Fill the Patient Engagement Gap

Rob Grant Evariant Why EHR Systems Are Not Enough to Fill the Patient Engagement Gap

Editor's Note: Rob Grant is the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President at Evariant, a healthcare CRM platform provider where he is responsible for advancing the company's market strategy, fostering new key business relationships and growing its customer base. He is a veteran of the healthcare and technology industries, with more than 20 years of executive experience in leading innovation, business strategy, new business development, sales, marketing, finance and operations.In today’s healthcare
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Innovaccer Unveils Free ACO Performance & Trends Tool for Providers

Innovaccer Unveils Free ACO Performance & Trends Tool for Providers

Innovaccer Inc., a Silicon Valley-Headquartered Healthcare analytics company has unveiled ACO Compare, a one of it’s kind free tool to track, monitor and compare the performances of Accountable Care Organizations. Created after extensive research on Accountable Care Organizations currently functioning in the US with performance and quality data as received from CMS, ACO Compare combines 33 quality reporting measures specified by the CMS serve as the basis of comparison which are divided into
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Aledade Lands $20M to Expand Value-Based Care Network

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Aledade, Inc., a provider of in value-based care has raised $20 million in funding that will accelerate Aledade’s efforts to grow its provider network as well as expand partnerships with commercial and Medicare Advantage health led by Biomatics Capital. The round also included participation from new investors including GV (formerly Google Ventures) and the Maryland Venture Fund, and existing investors Venrock and ARCH Venture Partners.Aledade ACO network now includes more than 200 independent,
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Plotting the Roadmap to Value-based Reimbursements in 2017 & Beyond

Value-Based Health Care is Antithetic to Patient-Centered Care

Editor's Note: Mark R. Anderson, FHIMSS, CPHIMS is the CEO of AC Group and a member of Innovaccer’s Board of Advisor, a Silicon Valley-based healthcare analytics company. Previously, he is a former CIO for 5 IDNs, an interim CFO, and CEO of Rural Hospitals.  Policymakers and private industries have been pushing for a change in healthcare reimbursement policy. Back in January of 2015, several of the nation’s largest health care systems and payers, joined by the purchaser and patient stakeholders,
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A Modern Industrial Revolution: Electronic Health Information Connectivity

A Modern Industrial Revolution: Electronic Health Information Connectivity

Editor's Note: Buff Colchagoff is the CEO of RosettaHealth, a cloud-based health messaging and exchange platform. Colchagoff has over 16 years of health IT experience with large projects, including building the VA’s PHR MyHealtheVet, as operations manager for the Nationwide Health Information Exchange (NwHIN) which grew into the Sequoia Project. The industrial revolution has shaped life as we know it today.  Historic inventors, explorers and entrepreneurs paved the way to economic and social
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What Does The Cures Act Mean for Mental Health Care? 5 Things to Know

Can We Balance Civil Liberties with Mental Health Treatment?

Remember that the two things you don’t want to watch being made are sausage and law. Then recall that while the process for both may be unappealing and seem incongruous, the product is not always so.  Take the 21st Century Cures Act, for example, which is a lengthy (996 pages) piece of legislation (summary here) that focuses primarily on health-related scientific research and medical devices. It also broadly outlines the terms for an upcoming drawdown of America’s strategic petroleum reserve,
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Mount Sinai, CityMD Partner to Expand Urgent Care Services in NYC

Mount Sinai, CityMD Partner to Expand Urgent Care Services in NYC

Mount Sinai Health System has teamed up with urgent care provider CityMD to expand urgent care service throughout New York. The partnership will combine Mount Sinai’s network of providers with CityMD’s urgent and clinical care management expertise to develop a unique model that ensures patients have timely access to healthcare. A key component of the partnership will establish quality metrics for a shared preferred provider network to ensure patients receive high-quality care and immediate
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DSS Acquires Streamline Health’s Patient Engagement Solutions for $2M

DSS Acquires Streamline Health's Patient Engagement Solutions for $2M

Document Storage Systems, Inc. (DSS), a provider of software development and support for VistA and vxVistA has acquired Streamline Health's Looking Glass® Patient Engagement suite of solutions including its current customer base and personnel. Streamline Health's Looking Glass® Patient Engagement suite consists primarily of Patient Scheduling and Surgery Management software.This suite of products is based upon the legacy ForSite2020 solution, which Streamline Health acquired in connection with
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The Rise of Trump Care: 6 Ways Trump Could Impact Healthcare Reform

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Editor's Note: Abhinav Shashank is the CEO & Co-founder at Innovaccer Inc., a datashop integrating complex data across multiple distributed sources to give healthcare organizations greater insights to provider better care. On November 9th, 2016 the United States of America witnessed a major turnaround in the administration. Republican candidate Donald Trump is the 45th president-elect of the United States, leading with 279 electoral votes. Donald Trump plans to bring about numerous changes
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