Read about the experiences of an Oklahoma clinic to understand how a carefully executed plan for population health management can help primary care physicians succeed in a world of value-based care.
Utica Park Clinic examines its processes for managing patient populations, applies Lean principles to improve them, and then explores IT-driven automation to drive improvement.
Future IT systems will need to capture patient information from across the continuum of care, enable organizations to manage care, facilitate cost-effective transitions of care, analyze population health needs and engage patients as consumers.
A German social services organization implements social program management solution to help protect children
The Need The social services organization for a German city was facing challenges in managing child welfare services as demand grew in size and complexity. The Solution A suite of IBM Cúram software solutions was implemented to manage child welfare cases from the moment children come to the attention of authorities until their case is […]
A Canadian social services ministry increases worker productivity while improving outcomes for children and families
The Need A social services ministry in Canada administers programs that protect children, help low-income families become economically independent and assist individuals with intellectual disabilities. The Solution By implementing and upgrading a blend of IBM Cúram software, the Ministry increased case worker and supervisor productivity while improving the quality of outcomes delivered to vulnerable […]
A government agency in Asia – Pacific implements Cúram software to improve information and reporting systems and deliver higher quality services for individuals with disabilities
The Need A state government agency in Asia Pacific provides services and supports for nearly 18,500 disabled people and their families. Clients were required to fill out multiple applications and undergo multiple assessments to determine eligibility across programs. Matching individual needs with available services was difficult without real-time information and automated rules-based processes. The […]
Clark County Dept of Social Service – Driving better client outcomes with new operational insight and control
The Need Fragmented information prevented Clark County Department of Social Service (CCSS) from tracking the outcomes of social assistance programs. The Solution Through the use of IBM Cúram solutions, CCSS has gained unprecedented insight into the way it serves citizens. The Benefit Case workers can now connect clients to the right services at […]
In this webinar, hear from Jerry Green, PhD, VP of Applied Quality, and Karen Handmaker, MPP, VP of Population Health Strategies, Phytel, An IBM Company, on how Lean process improvement and health IT can reduce waste, lower costs, and improve quality.
Presenters: Laura Langmade, MD Clinical Informatics Analyst, IBM Watson Health When the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) legislation passed in April 2015, everyone cheered the repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula for Medicare physician payment. Now, even before the MACRA regulations are even promulgated, it’s time to pay attention because […]
Presenters: Jerry Green Director, Quality Management LEAN thinking is increasingly important to healthcare due to the industry’s seemingly constant changes in technology, policy, payment, and best practices. Discover how LEAN process improvement can help reduce waste, lower costs, and improve quality of care. This presentation will highlight key tools and techniques, following the 5-step […]