Infographic: Advancing Health Equity

February 5th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

Lack of equity is a major deficiency in the U.S. healthcare system, leading to negative health outcomes and excess costs, according to a new infographic by Sutter Health.

The infographic highlights trends in health inequalities, findings from Sutter Health’s Health Equity Index (HEI) and areas in which Sutter Health is focusing following its HEI.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Social Determinants of HealthOne-third of Americans are grappling with stress tied to meeting their basic human needs such as stable housing, adequate food, and reliable transportation, according to the results of a new national survey from Kaiser Permanente. The survey, Social Needs in America, also found that Americans overwhelmingly want healthcare providers to be involved in identifying and addressing these non-medical social needs.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Social Determinants of Health is the second comprehensive analysis by the Healthcare Intelligence Network of programs aimed at addressing social determinants of health (SDOH), including populations prioritized for SDOH screening, preferred screening tools, interventions, results and ROI.

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Infographic: The Healthcare Experience Transformation

February 3rd, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

Creating an exceptional healthcare journey is more difficult today than ever before, according to a new infographic by 8×8, Inc.

The infographic examines what’s driving the transformation and why healthcare organizations need to transform.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Patient EngagementThe perennial challenge for healthcare organizations as they continue to develop and refine programs aimed at improving healthcare quality while reducing costs is engaging patients in these initiatives. Actively engaged patients have been shown to have lower costs and improved outcomes.

In fact, a recent study released by Humana on its wellness rewards program, Go365®, found that high-engaged members had lower healthcare cost increases than members with low or medium engagement. These highly engaged members paid a per member per month average of 22 percent less in healthcare than low-engaged members, had 35 percent fewer emergency room visits and 30 percent fewer hospital admissions than low-engaged members and had 11 percent more preventive doctor’s office visits than low-engaged members.

2019 Healthcare Benchmarks: Patient Engagement is the third comprehensive analysis by the Healthcare Intelligence Network of programs aimed at improving patient engagement, including how patients are identified for patient engagement interventions, populations presenting the most significant challenges, program components and results and ROI, based on responses from over 50 healthcare organizations to the October 2019 patient engagement survey.

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Infographic: 2019 Alternative Payment Models Measurement

January 31st, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

In 2018, 35.8 percent of U.S. healthcare payments, representing approximately 226.5 million Americans and 77 percent of the covered population, flowed through alternative payment models (APM) built on fee-for-service architecture or population-based payments, according to a new infographic by the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network.

The infographic highlights the payer perspective on the future of APM adoption as well as the top three barriers and the top three facilitators of APMs.

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS SuccessA laser focus on population health interventions and processes can generate immediate revenue streams for fledgling accountable care organizations that support the hard work of creating a sustainable ACO business model. This population health priority has proven a lucrative strategy for Caravan Health, whose 23 ACO clients saved more than $26 million across approximately 250,000 covered lives in 2016 under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success examines Caravan Health’s population health-focused approach for ACOs and its potential for positioning ACOs for success under MSSP and MACRA’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

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Infographic: Patient Portals and Primary Care

January 29th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

Patients who use a portal have more scheduled doctor visits and less use of the emergency department, according to a new infographic by the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative.

The infographic examines what portal use could mean for patients.

Patient Portal Roll-Out Strategy: Activating and Engaging Patients in Self-Care and Population HealthIncreasing patient portal usage is one of several key attributes that contribute to better performing physician practices, according to new research from the Medical Group Management Association. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)’s patient portal launch in 2015 and its continued growth in portal users has earned it the distinction of being the fastest growing patient portal on the Epic platform. Since that time, LVHN continues to promote the portal through targeted communications and add new features to increase activation and engagement.

During Patient Portal Roll-Out Strategy: Activating and Engaging Patients in Self-Care and Population Health, a 45-minute webinar on November 15th, now available for replay, Lindsay Altimare, director of operations, Lehigh Valley Physician Group at LVHN and Dr. Michael Sheinberg, medical director, medical informatics, Epic transformation, LVHN, share the initial portal roll-out strategy as well as the key details on how portal engagement and functionality have evolved since its launch.

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Infographic: Snapshot of 2020 MIPS Payment Adjustment

January 27th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

For the 2018 performance year, 98 percent of eligible clinicians participating in the Merit Based Incentive Payments System (MIPS) will receive a positive payment adjustment in 2020, according to a new infographic by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

The infographic highlights MIPS payment adjustment breakouts.

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS SuccessA laser focus on population health interventions and processes can generate immediate revenue streams for fledgling accountable care organizations that support the hard work of creating a sustainable ACO business model. This population health priority has proven a lucrative strategy for Caravan Health, whose 23 ACO clients saved more than $26 million across approximately 250,000 covered lives in 2016 under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success examines Caravan Health’s population health-focused approach for ACOs and its potential for positioning ACOs for success under MSSP and MACRA’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

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Infographic: 2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: Chronic Care Management

January 24th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ final 2020 Physician Fee Schedule contains specific changes to the chronic care management program, according to a new infographic by Navigating Cancer, Inc.

The infographic outlines the top-level CCM changes.


Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2020: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare IndustryGiven the powerful patterns disrupting healthcare, what will it take to succeed as a high-velocity healthcare organization in the coming year?

Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2020: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, HIN’s 16th annual business forecast, is designed to support healthcare C-suite planning as leaders continue to strive to improve healthcare quality and access and reduce costs as the industry continues its move toward a value-based system.

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Infographic: Clinician Burnout Concerns

January 22nd, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

The majority (76 percent) of participants in a recent Health Catalyst survey reported that, at their organizations, clinician burnout was a major or moderate a problem, and an overwhelming 95 percent said the clinician burnout was major to moderate problem industry-wide, according to a new infographic by Health Catalyst.

The infographic examines clinician-preferred burnout solutions.

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS SuccessA laser focus on population health interventions and processes can generate immediate revenue streams for fledgling accountable care organizations that support the hard work of creating a sustainable ACO business model. This population health priority has proven a lucrative strategy for Caravan Health, whose 23 ACO clients saved more than $26 million across approximately 250,000 covered lives in 2016 under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success examines Caravan Health’s population health-focused approach for ACOs and its potential for positioning ACOs for success under MSSP and MACRA’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

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Infographic: Healthcare’s Evolving Payment Landscape

January 20th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

Value-based healthcare providers still need to persuade doctors that they offer better outcomes than fee-for-service models, according to a new infographic by Bain & Company.

The infographic examines physician perceptions of capitated payments, pay-for-performance and fee-for-service medicine as well as tools to support value-based care.


Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2020: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare IndustryGiven the powerful patterns disrupting healthcare, what will it take to succeed as a high-velocity healthcare organization in the coming year?

Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2020: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, HIN’s 16th annual business forecast, is designed to support healthcare C-suite planning as leaders continue to strive to improve healthcare quality and access and reduce costs as the industry continues its move toward a value-based system.

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Infographic: The 21st Century House Call for the Home-Bound and Chronically Ill

January 17th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

The resurgence of the house call could enable higher quality and more accessible care for people living with chronic conditions, while also alleviating caregiver burden, according to a new infographic by CareMore Health.

The infographic provides insight into the perceived benefits of in-home care for chronically ill patients and explores the hurdles preventing people from getting care where and when they need it.

The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI A care transitions management program operated by Sun Health since 2011 has significantly reduced hospital readmissions for nearly 12,000 Medicare patients, resulting in $14.8 million in savings to the Medicare program. Using home visits as a core strategy, the Sun Health Care Transitions program was a top performer in CMS’s recently concluded Community-Based Care Transitions (CBCT) demonstration project, which was launched in 2012 to explore new solutions for reducing hospital readmissions, improving quality and achieving measurable savings for Medicare.

The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI explores the critical five pillars of the Arizona non-profit’s leading care transitions management initiative, adapted from the Coleman Care Transitions Intervention®.

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Infographic: 2020 Global Healthcare Outlook

January 15th, 2020 by Melanie Matthews

With global healthcare spending expected to rise at a CAGR of 5 percent in 2019-23, it will likely present many opportunities for the sector, according to a new infographic by Deloitte.

The infographic takes a detailed look at the factors driving change in the sector and outlines suggestions that stakeholders can consider as they lay a solid foundation for the future.


Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2020: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare IndustryGiven the powerful patterns disrupting healthcare, what will it take to succeed as a high-velocity healthcare organization in the coming year?

Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2020: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, HIN’s 16th annual business forecast, is designed to support healthcare C-suite planning as leaders continue to strive to improve healthcare quality and access and reduce costs as the industry continues its move toward a value-based system.

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