Building the Universal Roadmap to Population Health Management

  Presenters: Karen Handmaker Vice President, Population Health Strategies Organizations are moving to value-based care and population health along different paths. Fortunately, a common roadmap to successful population health management for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and at-risk organizations is emerging. Now, more than ever, organizations need guidance and direction to navigate through the roadmap to […]

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Clinical Integration: A Road Map to Accountable Care

    Presenters: Jacqueline Matthews, RN, MS Senior Director, Healthcare Transformation Many health systems are pursuing options to form clinically integrated networks (CINs) in order to move from volume to value to help lower the cost of care and improve quality. It’s critical that providers gain access to the patient’s longitudinal record at the point […]

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True Patient Centered Care: Integrating Behavioral Health in PCMH Practices

    Presenters: Charles Coleman, Ph.D. IBM Population Health Solutions Team Lead, Behavioral and Mental Health Karen Handmaker Vice President, Population Health Strategies Engaging people in their health and healthcare is a universal challenge—and even more so for people with behavioral health diagnoses. Now, with value-based incentives, new sources of data and expanded care teams, […]

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The Five Building Blocks for Creating a CIN

While clinically integrated networks are becoming more popular, they can also be difficult to get off the ground. Learn five critical steps your organization should consider if you plan to build a CIN.

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How PHM Techniques Can Help Control Hypertension

Healthcare providers can address the barriers to treating hypertension through population health management solutions that automate care management processes – such as patient engagement, population reporting, care coordination, discharge follow-up and patient self-management.

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Four Steps toward Taking Financial Risk

Learn the high-level principles that highlight the steps successful organizations have taken in their journey to taking financial risk.

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Four Steps to Influence Physician Behavior Change

According to a guide published by AHRQ, an extensive body of research shows that feedback reporting to physicians can lead to significant improvements in quality of care, especially if careful attention is paid to the way the feedback is designed and delivered.

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Using Quality Metrics to Drive Improved Patient Outcomes

During this webinar, thought leaders Richard Hodach, MD, PhD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer and VP Clinical Product Strategy, and Karen Handmaker, MPP, Vice President of Population Health Strategies, Phytel, An IBM Company, will share how organizations can succeed by using quality metrics to drive patient outcomes across populations.

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How to Make your Healthcare Data Truly Actionable

Many organizations still struggle to assess what is usable or actionable from their growing volume of data. Learn strategies to ensure your reporting tools help you make your data “actionable”.

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What Watson Health’s Latest Acquisition Means for Population Health

Watson Health was designed to serve as a catalyst to help clinicians improve and save lives of people around the world, and help lower health costs through the power of cognitive insights. Find out what the addition of Truven Health Analytics brings to Watson Health.

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Demystifying Medicaid’s New Interoperability Initiative

A new CMS initiative announced in March 2016 will bring interoperable technology to long-term care facilities, behavioral health providers, and substance abuse treatment centers with the goal to “bridge an information sharing gap within Medicaid providers.”

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Welcome to the Cognitive Era: A New Era in Technology, A New Era in Business & Health Care

Digital intelligence meets digital business. Data is the new natural resource. Yet 80 percent of data is largely invisible to computers—the unstructured data that encodes language—and has therefore been useless to us.

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