While overall Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) enrollment has grown more rapidly than fee-for-service Medicare enrollment, changes in the growth and characteristics of different enrollee populations have not been examined.
Doximity, Inc, the leading digital platform for U.S. medical professionals, released its fifth annual Physician Compensation Report. The study – which surveyed more than 46,000 full-time U.S. physicians for this year’s report – is the largest physician compensation data set in the United States.
The Veterans Health Administration COVID-19 (VACO) Index predicts 30-day all-cause mortality in patients with COVID-19 using age, sex and pre-existing comorbidity diagnoses. The VACO Index was initially developed and validated in a nationwide cohort of US veterans—we now assess its accuracy in an academic medical centre and a nationwide US […]
Researchers at the Commonwealth Fund and CareJourney analyzed changes in monthly spending by the traditional Medicare program between January and October 2020. The new data show how traditional Medicare spending changed among selected beneficiary groups during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
This pre-print examines the performance of the VACO Index using data from Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) and national Medicare data overall, over time, and within important patient subgroups. This article is a preprint and has not been certified by peer review. It reports new medical research that has yet […]
Last January Stephen Klasko, chief executive of Jefferson Health, which runs hospitals in Philadelphia, chatted to a bank boss. The financier told him that 20 years ago health care and banking were the only industries yet to embrace the consumer and digital revolutions. “Now”, Mr Klasko recalls him adding, “you […]
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Data for Action program, managed by AcademyHealth, is supporting a collaboration between Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI), CareJourney, and a network of health systems to increase the availability of standardized, actionable information on COVID-19 impact and progression.
Healthaffairs.org recently published an article featuring the latest collaboration between Microsoft Healthcare NeXT and Dartmouth Atlas Project researchers aimed at measuring the risk of severe COVID-19 across regions of the U.S. CareJourney is a proud partner on this effort assisting with data and analysis to support parts of the report. [...]
MedStar Health has launched a new tool that automatically calculates a patient’s risk of having a heart attack or stroke and displays it in their electronic health record with colorful, easy to read, and interactive graphics. For the first time, patients who visit MedStar Health cardiology, primary care, family medicine, […]
CareJourney data will be used to study a range of issues, including care coordination and quality, cost-sharing and benefit design, maternal health, prescription drugs, and public health. In 2017, the RWJF launched the Health Data for Action (HD4A) program, managed by AcademyHealth. In this newest iteration, the HD4A program doubled […]
POLITICO recently published an article that talks about the level of enrollment in the CMS Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and results thus far. According to the article, the program, approved late in the Obama administration and carried out in the Trump era, targets patients on the […]
To achieve success in APM implementation, payers and providers need to construct interoperable data architecture to store and transmit data from claims, electronic health records, and other sources. From the payer perspective, their infrastructure must also be able to assess and compare provider cost and quality performance; share raw data […]