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Friday 20th July 2018

Healthcare Execs Anticipate High Cost Returns from Predictive Analytics Use

Rajiv LeventhalHealthcare executives are dedicating budget to predictive analytics, and are forecasting significant cost savings in return, according to new research from the Illinois-based Society of Actuaries.

Thursday 19th July 2018

Adam Boehler Tapped by Azar to Serve as Senior Value-Based Care Advisor

Rajiv LeventhalAdam Boehler, currently director of CMMI, has also been named the senior advisor for value-based transformation and innovation, HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced.

Vivli Launches Clinical Research Data-Sharing Platform

David RathsOn July 19 a new global data-sharing and analytics platform called Vivli was unveiled. The nonprofit group’s mission is to promote, coordinate and facilitate scientific sharing and reuse of clinical research data.

Survey: More Effective IT Needed to Improve Patient Safety

Heather LandiIn a Health Catalyst survey, physicians, nurses and healthcare executives said ineffective information technology, and the lack of real-time warnings for possible harm events, are key obstacles to achieving their organizations' patient safety goals.

Has the Value-Based Care Train Stalled?

Rajiv LeventhalWhen pondering the question of if the value-based care train has stalled, the answer will depend on which side of the healthcare stakeholder table you are asking—payers or providers.

Physicians Still Reluctant to Embrace Virtual Tech, Survey Finds

Rajiv LeventhalWhile consumers and physicians agree that virtual healthcare holds great promise for transforming care delivery, physicians still remain reluctant to embrace the technologies, according to a new Deloitte Center for Health Solutions survey.

Geisinger, AstraZeneca Partner on Asthma App Suite

David RathsGeisinger has partnered with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca to create a suite of products that integrate into the electronic health record and engage asthma patients and their providers in co-managing the disease.

Wednesday 18th July 2018

Could Last Week’s Proposed-Rule Release Represent an Inflection Point for CMS and for Value-Based Federal Payment?

Mark HaglandCMS’s release of a proposed rule that will impact a range of issues, from physician payment to quality measures, has unleashed a range of reactions from industry leaders—could this prove to be an inflection point?

In Holston Medical Group’s March to Value, an HIE Proves Mission Critical

Rajiv LeventhalHIEs have been brought into the healthcare ecosystem to connect providers, improve workflow and coordinate care with others, in real-time. But HIEs are also serving as a critical component in the industry’s value-based care shift.

Analysis: Healthcare Ransomware Attacks Decline in First Half of 2018

Heather LandiIn the first half of 2018, ransomware events in major healthcare data breaches diminished substantially compared to the same time period last year, as cyber attackers move on to more profitable activities, such as cryptojacking, according to a new report form cybersecurity firm Cryptonite.

Dignity Health, UCSF Health Partner to Improve the Digital Patient Experience

Rajiv LeventhalDignity Health and UCSF Health are collaborating to develop a digital engagement platform that officials believe will provide information and access to patients when and where they need it as they navigate primary and preventive care, as well as more acute or specialty care.

Report: Digital Health VC Funding Surges to Record $4.9 Billion in 2018

Heather LandiGlobal venture capital funding for digital health companies in the first half of 2018 was 22 percent higher year-over-year (YoY) with a record $4.9 billion raised in 383 deals compared to the $4 billion in 359 deals in the same time period last year, according to Mercom Capital Group’s latest report.

Healthcare Leaders React to CMS’ 2019 QPP Proposed Rule and E&M Coding Changes

Heather LandiSome health IT industry groups have voiced concerns that the CMS proposals, specifically in its proposed rule for the third year of the Quality Payment Program, will undermine efforts to move Medicare provider payment to value.

Tuesday 17th July 2018

ONC Roundup: Senior Leadership Changes Spark Questions

Rajiv LeventhalThe Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) has continued to experience changes within its upper leadership, leading some folks to again ponder what the health IT agency’s role will be moving forward.

Media Report: Walmart Hires Former Humana Executive to Run Health Unit

Heather LandiReigniting speculation that Walmart and insurer Humana are exploring ways to forge a closer partnership, Walmart Inc. has hired a Humana veteran to run its health care business, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Value-Based Care Shift Has Halted, Study Finds

Rajiv LeventhalA new study of 451 physicians and health plan executives suggests that progress toward value-based care has stalled. In fact, it may have even taken a step backward over the past year, the research revealed.

Monday 16th July 2018

Telehealth Advocates Respond to CMS ‘Virtual Visit’ Proposal

David RathsTelehealth advocates applaud a CMS proposal to pay for brief e-visits, but they ask whether providers are going to determine it is worth it to invest in telehealth systems.

Study: EHRs Tied with Lower Hospital Mortality, But Only After Systems Have Matured

Heather LandiOver the past decade, there has been significant national investment in electronic health record (EHR) systems at U.S. hospitals, which was expected to result in improved quality and efficiency of care. However, evidence linking EHR adoption to better care is mixed, according to medical researchers.

Nursing Notes Can Help Predict ICU Survival, Study Finds

Rajiv LeventhalResearchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario have found that sentiments in healthcare providers’ nursing notes can be good indicators of whether intensive care unit (ICU) patients will survive.

Aligning Incentives in the Forward Evolution Around Value-Based Payment: Major Obstacles Cited

Mark HaglandThe implications of a recent HFMA-sponsored analysis of value-based healthcare are many—and challenging, for the pioneers of VBP in new payment models in U.S. healthcare

PODCAST: Policy Experts Dissect CMS’ “Modernizing Medicare” Proposed Rule

Rajiv LeventhalJeff Smith, vice president of public policy at AMIA, and Tom Lee, Ph.D., CEO and founder of Chicago based SA Ignite, a company that helps healthcare organizations with value-based reporting, weigh in on the different components of CMS' proposed rule

Health Catalyst Completes Acquisition of HIE Technology Company Medicity

Heather LandiSalt Lake City-based Health Catalyst, a data analytics company, has completed its acquisition of Medicity, a developer of health information exchange (HIE) technology, and the deal adds data exchange capabilities to Health Catalyst’s data, analytics and decision support solutions.

Friday 13th July 2018

Advocate Aurora Health, Foxconn Plan Employee Wellness, “Smart City,” and Precision Medicine Collaboration

Heather LandiWisconsin-based Advocate Aurora Health is partnering with Foxconn Health Technology Business Group, a Taiwanese company, to develop new technology-driven healthcare services and tools.

Healthcare Data Breach Costs Remain Highest at $408 Per Record

Heather LandiThe cost of a data breach for healthcare organizations continues to rise, from $380 per record last year to $408 per record this year, as the healthcare industry also continues to incur the highest cost for data breaches compared to any other industry, according to a new study from IBM Security and the Ponemon Institute.

Thursday 12th July 2018

Morris Leaves ONC to Lead VA Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization

David RathsGenevieve Morris, who has been detailed to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from her position as the principal deputy national coordinator for the Department of Health and Human Services, will move over full time to lead the newly establishment VA Office of Electronic Health Record Modernization.


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