Posts Tagged ‘community health’

Infographic: Understanding the Healthcare Information Universe

March 10th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

Five percent of Google searches are health-related, equating to roughly five billion health-related searches every month, according to a new infographic by Scribewise.

For healthcare providers, this is a significant opportunity. Healthcare providers are generally mission-driven organizations committed to keeping their community healthy. Healthcare content marketing – creating and delivering high quality, medically-accurate health and wellness information into the marketplace – helps a healthcare provider fulfill its mission.

The infographic details the universe of healthcare information in 2017.

Understanding the Healthcare Information Universe

Health Analytics in Accountable Care: Leveraging Data to Transform ACO Performance and Results Between Medicare's aggressive migration to value-based payment models and MACRA's 2017 Quality Payment Program rollout, healthcare providers must accept the inevitability of participation in fee-for-quality reimbursement design—as well as cultivating a grounding in health data analytics to enhance success.

As an early adopter of the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and the largest sponsor of MSSP accountable care organizations (ACOs), Collaborative Health Systems (CHS) is uniquely positioned to advise providers on the benefits of data analytics and technology, which CHS views as a major driver in its achievements in the MSSP arena. In performance year 2014, nine of CHS's 24 MSSP ACOs generated savings and received payments of almost $27 million.

Health Analytics in Accountable Care: Leveraging Data to Transform ACO Performance and Results examines program goals, platforms, components, development strategies, target populations and health conditions, patient engagement metrics, results and challenges reported by more than 100 healthcare organizations responding to the February 2016 Digital Health survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

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Infographic: Community Health Centers Transform to Medical Homes

November 20th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Community health centers provide essential health services to all patients, even those uninsured or unable to pay. When these centers operate as patient-centered medical homes, they can care for patients more efficiently and effectively.

A new infographic by the Commonwealth Fund looks at some of the key characteristics of a patient-centered medical home and the growth of community health centers now operating as medical homes from 2009 to 2013.

Having established a firm foundation over two decades of patient-centered care, the medical home model is poised for a makeover, expanding to medical neighborhoods and opening the door to specialists' enhanced role in care coordination—while embracing value-based compensation models that reward quality over quantity.

Those are just two of the trends explored in 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: The Patient-Centered Medical Home, the Healthcare Intelligence Network's in-depth analysis of medical home adoption, tools, technologies, challenges, benefits and outcomes.

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Infographic: The Rise of HIAs in the United States

April 24th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

The major health issues that cause chronic health conditions — obesity, asthma, heart disease and diabetes and injuries — can be shaped by living and workforce conditions. To improve wellness, a growing number of cities and states are conducting health impact assessments.

Pew's Health Impact Project's infographic on the subject looks at the growing number of assessments and the areas they are assessing.

The Rise of HIAs in the United States

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Derryberry's Educating for Health: A Foundation for Contemporary Health Education Practice.

Infographic: Better Transportation Equals Better Health

November 15th, 2012 by Patricia Donovan

This infographic from Robert Wood Johnson's new PublicHealth National Prevention Strategy series explores the impact of transportation factors — public transit, commuting, seat belt safety, and more — on health. This image tells a visual story of transportation's role in the health of our communities.

Transportation and Health
Courtesy of: Robert Wood Johnson

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