Population Health Management
Revenue Cycle / Finance
Population Health Management
Revenue Cycle / Finance
The Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity Now Accepting Applications
The Joint Commission and Kaiser Permanente are now accepting applications for the 2023 Bernard J. Tyson National Award for Excellence in Pursuit of Healthcare Equity. Through the award, both organizations hope to demonstrate that sustained improvements to healthcare disparities are possible by providing real-world examples and best practices for healthcare organizations
AHIP Submits Comments on 2024 Medicare Advantage Advance Rate Notice
AHIP submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the Advance Notice of Methodological Changes for Calendar Year 2024 for Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D (Advance Notice).
Cleveland Clinic Selected for Nationwide Initiative to Translate Research to Patient Care
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has chosen Cleveland Clinic for a nationwide initiative to improve how healthcare systems translate research findings to clinical practice.
Atrium Health and Best Buy Health Partner to Improve Experience When Receiving Care at Home
Atrium Health and Best Buy Health are combining their strengths to develop new hospital at home offerings that will enhance the patient experience of receiving hospital-level care in the home. The goal of the partnership is to enable providers to deliver high-quality care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, while helping reduce emotional and financial burdens on patients and caregivers.
WeightWatchers to Acquire Sequence, a Digital Health Platform for Clinical Weight Management
WW International (“WeightWatchers,” “WW,” or the “Company”) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Weekend Health, Inc., d/b/a Sequence, a subscription telehealth platform offering access to healthcare providers specializing in chronic weight management. Sequence seamlessly integrates the patient and clinician experience for ongoing, clinical care and medication management while providing high-touch support in navigating the insurance approval process.
New Cleveland Clinic-Developed Screening Tool Can Assess Cognition Issues in Older Adults
A self-administered screening tool, developed by Cleveland Clinic researchers, can effectively and efficiently assess cognition issues in older adults.
New Dashboard Offers Greater Resolution on Violent Death Data in Minnesota
Health officials announced the launch of a new dashboard as a comprehensive public health tool for visualizing the state’s violence data.
Stratasys Signs Agreement with Ricoh USA for Print-On-Demand Medical Models
Stratasys, a leader in polymer 3D printing, announced today it has signed an agreement with Ricoh USA, Inc. to provide on-demand 3D-printed anatomic models for clinical settings.
Using Potentially Preventable Severe Maternal Morbidity to Monitor Hospital Performance
Severe maternal morbidity (SMM) is defined as unexpected outcomes of labor and delivery that result in significant short- or long-term consequences to a person’s health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Two World-Renowned Healthcare Organizations Join Forces to Address Pediatric Mental Health Crisis
Texas Children’s Hospital and The Menninger Clinic have joined forces to address the mental health epidemic adolescents are facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and crisis warnings sounded by the U.S. Surgeon General. The new affiliation will expand access to in-patient care for patients ages 12 to 17 experiencing a behavioral health crisis in Houston.
Spinal Cord Stimulation Instantly Improves Arm Mobility After Stroke
A neurotechnology that stimulates the spinal cord instantly improves arm and hand mobility, enabling people affected by moderate to severe stroke to conduct their normal daily activities more easily, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University in Nature Medicine.
AHIP Response to Secretary Becerra’s Statement on Medicare Advantage
AHIP President and CEO Matt Eyles released this statement in response to comments by HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on Medicare Advantage. “We respectfully disagree with the Secretary’s recent statements about the impact of the Administration’s proposed 2024 Advance Rate Notice for Medicare Advantage (MA). It will have real-world consequences in 2024 for the more than 30 million seniors and people with disabilities who choose MA—they will face increased costs and reduced benefits.
Joint Statement on Digital Health Data Exchange of Social Determinants of Health Assessments
Collecting and exchanging data on social determinants of health (SDOH) connects individuals, health care organizations and community-based organizations committed to achieving health equity. The National Committee for Quality Assurance, The Joint Commission and the National Quality Forum joined the Sync for Social Needs coalition with the aim of integrating digital SDOH data for standardized exchange across health records using a Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR)-based approach.
Medical Societies Unite in Support Prior Authorization Reforms
The American Medical Association (AMA) and 118 leading medical societies united in strong support of the meaningful prior authorization reforms proposed for Medicare Advantage and the Medicare prescription drug benefit.
Elation Health Acquires Medical Billing Company Lightning MD to Accelerate Market’s First Primary Care All-in-One Solution
Elation Health, the technology company powering innovation in primary care, announced its strategic acquisition of Lightning MD, leader in cloud-based medical billing and payer connectivity. The acquisition is part of Elation’s expansion as the sector’s first all-in-one technology solution for primary care practices.
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