AHIP, AMA, NAACOS Release Playbook on Sustainable Future for Value-Based Care
AHIP, the American Medical Association (AMA), and the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) announced the release of data sharing best practices that organizations may voluntarily adopt to support a sustainable future for value-based care (VBC). The playbook, The Future of Sustainable Value-Based Care and Payment: Voluntary Best Practices to Advance Data Sharing, is intended to advance the adoption of VBC arrangements in the private sector that could have a greater impact on the quality and equity of care and ease participation by fostering voluntary alignment of data sharing practices.
HIMSS Calls for Modest Implementation Deadline Delay for New Requirement in ONC Certification Proposed Rule
HIMSS recommended a modest delay in the implementing and reporting timeline for the sweeping changes proposed by the Office of the National Coordinator’s (ONC) Health Information Technology (IT) Certification Program.
Graduate Program in Population and Health Systems Management Receives Award for Innovation in Education
The Master in Population and Health Systems Management program (MPHSM) created by Boise State University and the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) has been named as the 2023 recipient of the prestigious CAHME/George and Regi Herzlinger Innovation Education Award.
20 Ontario Hospitals Transition to MEDITECH Expanse as Members of the ONE Shared Service Organization
Twenty-three hospitals in northeastern Ontario are creating a single electronic health information system to improve the delivery of safe, evidence-based patient-centered care. Three of the hospitals, Sault Area Hospital, North Bay Regional Health Centre, and West Parry Sound Health Centre, went LIVE with the MEDITECH Expanse-based ONE health information system (HIS) in 2019 with the other twenty hospitals now transitioning to the same system.
Walmart and UnitedHealth Group Collaborate To Deliver Access to High-Quality, Affordable Health Care
Walmart and UnitedHealth Group announced the beginning of an initial 10-year, wide-ranging collaboration, bringing together the collective expertise of both companies in serving millions of people with high-quality, affordable health services that improve health outcomes and the patient experience.