Posts Tagged ‘healthcare IT’

Infographic: How Is Artificial Intelligence Disrupting Healthcare?

June 19th, 2017 by Melanie Matthews

With breakthroughs in sensors, medical technologies and patient and clinical data, artificial intelligence (AI) is sweeping across the entire healthcare value chain, according to a new infographic by Phronesis Partners.

The infographic identifies how different healthcare sectors are using AI and vendors who are offering solutions in these areas.

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 documents the accomplishments of CHS’s 24 ACOs under the MSSP program, the crucial role of data analytics in CHS operations, and the many lessons learned as an early trailblazer in value-based care delivery.

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Infographic: HIMSS Leadership Survey Results

April 20th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

Healthcare IT is helping organizations achieve Triple Aim goals for improving the health experience, according to the HIMSS Annual Leadership Survey released this week.

The survey also revealed that a clear majority of organizations expect consumer and patient considerations, such as patient engagement, satisfaction and quality of care to have a major impact on their organization’s strategic efforts over the next two years. Survey highlights have been captured in a new HIMSS infographic.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System Encouraged by early success in coaching 23 patients to wellness at home via remote monitoring, CHRISTUS Health expanded its remote patient monitoring (RPM) enrollment to 170 high-risk, high-cost patients. At that scaling-up juncture, the challenge for CHRISTUS shifted to balancing its mission of keeping patients healthy and in their homes with maintaining revenue streams sufficient to keep its doors open in a largely fee-for-service environment.

Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System chronicles the evolution of the CHRISTUS RPM pilot, which is framed around a Bluetooth®-enabled monitoring kit sent home with patients at hospital discharge.

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Infographic: A Platform-Oriented Approach to Healthcare IT

November 17th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Traditional IT adoption models such as building solutions from the ground up and/or sourcing third party services results in inefficiency, complexity and unpredictability, according to a new infographic by Infosys.

The infographic examines the benefits of a platform-based approach to health IT.

Interoperability in Healthcare Information Systems: Standards, Management, and TechnologyAlthough the standards in electronic health records and general healthcare services continue to evolve, many organizations push to connect interoperability with public service and basic citizenship rights. This poses significant technical and organizational challenges that are the focus of many research and standardization efforts.

Interoperability in Healthcare Information Systems: Standards, Management and Technology provides a comprehensive collection on the overview of electronic health records and health services interoperability and the different aspects representing its outlook in a framework that is useful for practitioners, researchers, and decision-makers.

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Infographic: Supporting Outpatient Care with Passive Sensors

April 18th, 2013 by Melanie Matthews

Biometric sensors have the potential to change the way patient health is tracked and monitored outside the hospital. Learn more about the evolution of this technology in an infographic by the California Healthcare Foundation.

The infographic tracks how biometric sensors can be used to help manage the chronic conditions of a 65-year old woman.

How New Technologies Can Change Patient Care

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