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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ACO GPRO Reporting Support

Read this summary of the process for using Explorys-mined data to respond to CMS requirements through the Global Practice Reporting Option (GPRO) reporting portal.

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Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+)

In a continued effort to support health care's triple aim, the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model is scheduled to begin in January 2017. This advanced primary care medical home model uses regionally-based multi-payer payment reform and care delivery transformation to further propel primary care.

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Our Focus on Patient Satisfaction: Bassett Healthcare Network

    Presenters: Martha SunkenbergSr. Director of Health Center Operations, Bassett Healthcare Network Frank PanzarellaVP of Operations, Bassett Healthcare Network Brenda Ferraro-HansonPopulation Health Management Specialist, Bassett Healthcare Network Hospitals and health systems are being presented with new challenges when it comes to reaching and engaging with patients. Bassett Healthcare Network, a healthcare system serving the […]

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RightServicing: A new business approach for enabling a differential response in social program management

This report presents findings and analysis from research that was conducted during 2011 and early 2012 with a cross-section of officials from social program management organizations and multilateral agencies in the sector. Organizations from Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania, in addition to multilateral agencies with a global remit, were consulted during this project. To […]

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How Cognitive Technology Can Help Revolutionize Healthcare

Cognitive computing will be vital in supporting today’s ongoing healthcare transformation and managing the system’s vast and often chaotic array of data.

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Does “Best in KLAS” Really Matter?

IBM Watson Health announced that the 2015/2016 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report recognized IBM Phytel’s population health solution suite as Best in KLAS for the population health category.

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet on Medicare’s Chronic Care Management Program

By now we’ve all heard about the Chronic Care Management (CCM) Program from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which began January 1, 2015. Under the program, CMS will pay providers for managing Medicare FFS patients with 2 or more chronic conditions. But what kind of payment could an average physician group see?

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2014 July Explorys Milliman Whitepaper – Explorys Risk Model Evaluation

White paper detailing an actuarial analysis published by Milliman, Inc., which clearly articulates that the Explorys Risk Models performed exceptionally well across commercial and Medicare populations when compared to other risk models available in the market both in predicting prospective and concurrent utilization. Download this White Paper

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