Posts Tagged ‘electronic medical records’

Infographic: Healthcare Consumer Behavior and Technology

September 29th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

Healthcare consumers are familiar with and trust cloud technology, yet nearly one in three still can not easily access their medical records, according to a report released from Ambra Health, “Era of Change: Today’s Healthcare Consumer.” The survey of over 1,100 healthcare consumers found that a whopping 97 percent across all age and gender demographics are familiar with cloud technology, yet 31 percent can not easily access their medical records and only half of those can access medical records online via their healthcare provider.

The infographic breaks down three key aspects of healthcare consumers and technology, including: finding healthcare providers online; how consumers are looking for more innovation; and moving medical imaging to the cloud.

Patient-centric interventions like population health management, health coaching, home visits and telephonic outreach are designed to engage individuals in health self-management—contributing to healthier clinical and financial results in healthcare’s value-based reimbursement climate.

But when organizations consistently rank patient engagement as their most critical care challenge, as hundreds have in response to HIN benchmark surveys, which strategies will help to bring about the desired health behavior change in high-risk populations?

9 Protocols to Promote Patient Engagement in High-Risk, High-Cost Populations presents a collection of tactics that are successfully activating the most resistant, hard-to-engage patients and health plan members in chronic condition management. Whether an organization refers to this population segment as high-risk, high-cost, clinically complex, high-utilizer or simply top-of-the-pyramid ‘VIPs,’ the touch points and technologies in this resource will recharge their care coordination approach.

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Infographic: ROI from Data-Driven Clinical Optimization

August 18th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

Although the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act gave health systems a financial incentive to achieve Meaningful Use of EMRs, many healthcare organizations have struggled to capture value. As the capabilities and sophistication of EMRs continue to grow, there is a widening divide between healthcare organizations that harness the capabilities for a competitive advantage and those that are crippled by poor usability, workflows and adoption, according to a new infographic by Galen Healthcare Solutions.

The infographic looks at the impact of clinical EMR optimization on quality improvement and return on investment.

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: EMR Investments for Care Coordination

April 24th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Healthcare providers are making significant EMR investments to improve coordinated care and achieve new clinical efficiencies. EMC and MeriTalk recently surveyed 151 Health IT leaders to find out how they are preparing their IT infrastructure to support an expanding set of clinical and business workload requirements leveraging an enterprise hybrid cloud framework.

A new infographic by the two organizations examines survey results, including: Health IT leaders’ cloud status and plans; anticipated benefits and impact of emerging cloud models – private, managed private, and public; and next steps as healthcare providers mature their cloud ecosystem.

2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Chronic Care ManagementThe desire to improve health outcomes for individuals with serious illness coupled with opportunities to generate additional revenue have prompted healthcare providers to step up chronic care management initiatives. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services now reimburses physician practices for select chronic care management (CCM) services for Medicare beneficiaries, with more private payors likely to follow suit.

2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Chronic Care Management captures tools, practices and lessons learned by the healthcare industry related to the management of chronic disease.

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Infographic: Healthcare’s Future — Are Some Physicians Getting Left Behind?

August 20th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

How will healthcare reform implementations affect independent physicians? More than 60 percent of providers believe the current healthcare climate is “somewhat-to-very detrimental to care,” according to the 2013 Physician Sentiment Index from athenahealth and Epocrates.

Compared to employed physicians, independent physicians are 61 percent more likely to think the shift in healthcare from the ACA will make it harder to get paid, according to a new infographic from athenahealth. This new infographic also presents the physician’s outlook on how patient care will be affected, what the shift to accountable care really means and the benefits versus costs of electronic medical records (EMRs).

Healthcare's Future --- Are Some Physicians Getting Left Behind

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Infographic: The Top 20 Most Popular EMRs

October 12th, 2012 by Melanie Matthews

eClinicalWorks, McKesson and Cerner are the most popular EMRs, according to a rating index by Capterra.

Elements of the index are highlighted in an infographic by Capterra that also looks at the pricing, platform, number of users and targeted audience of the leading EMRs. The infographic also ranks the most requested features of EMRs.

Top 20 Most Popular EMRs

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