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Responding to a (Digital) “Call to Action” on COVID-19

We greatly appreciate our heroic frontline healthcare workers who are delivering much needed care during this public health emergency. To assist in the national response to the current pandemic, CareJourney is responding to a “call to action” issued by our nation’s Chief Technology Officer (a role held by our President, Aneesh Chopra), [...]

March 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog, JumpStart Offer|

Benchmarking ACO Network Utilization: Lessons Learned in Network Design and Performance

For organizations across the healthcare sector concerned with network building and management, utilization of the network among the attributed population is often a major area of focus. Whether from a provider or payer perspective, maintaining a high-performing network with high utilization allows organizations to more effectively manage the quality and cost of patient care. [...]

March 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog, JumpStart Offer|

Aneesh Chopra on Gist Healthcare Daily Podcast

Gist Healthcare Daily delivers our take on the top healthcare business and policy news in under 10 minutes. Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra shares his thoughts on efforts by the Trump administration to ensure consumers have free access to all of their health data. And an update on [...]

March 10th, 2020|Categories: Company News|

Entering the “Consumer-First” Delivery Reform Era

Today, ONC & CMS finalized landmark rules to ensure safe, secure, standardized access to health information. Having spent some time on these issues, I’m pleased to read this White House post that puts these rules in historical context, and celebrates the bipartisan nature of this important endeavor. [...]

March 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

MedStar Health Launches New Interactive Heart Risk Calculator in Patient Electronic Health Record

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, [...]

February 26th, 2020|Categories: Company News|

Aneesh Chopra joins Senator William H. Frist, Dr. Marty Makary, and others as keynote speaker at the BHA 2020

Each year Business Health Agenda (BHA) brings together leaders in employer-sponsored health care, their industry partners and innovators for a conversation about the key current health care topics. Aneesh Chopra, President of CareJourney, joins as keynote speakers to participate in thought-provoking discussions and gather insights from influential speakers and leading [...]

February 24th, 2020|Categories: Company News|

Measuring the Success of Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment 2019

While much of the healthcare market hypes Open Enrollment (OE), for CareJourney, the months to follow are an equally exciting time. During OE, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) and health plans are able to recruit new (and retain existing) Medicare Advantage (MA) insurance plan beneficiaries as individuals select their choices for the year. [...]

February 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, JumpStart Offer|

Investigating the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP)

Diabetes is a condition that affects more than 1 in 4 Americans age 65 and older.1 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) estimated that Medicare spent $42 billion more on beneficiaries that have diabetes than it would have spent if those beneficiaries did not have diabetes. Let’s take a look at PMPY (Per Member Per Year) spend breakouts in 2018 [...]

January 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Epic’s CEO is urging hospital customers to oppose rules that would make it easier to share medical info

Epic Systems is urging its health system customers to take a stand against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ proposed rules to make it easier to share patient data. Former White House Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra expressed frustration over Epic’s move. “It is unfortunate to see this [...]

January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Company News|

Epic Systems, a major medical records vendor, is warning customers it will stop working with Google Cloud

“We’ve historically seen hospital systems make these decisions independently of their medical record provider,” said Aneesh Chopra, the president of health-technology company CareJourney and the former chief technology officer of the United States. “It will be interesting to see if Epic’s thumb on the scale moves cloud market share.”

January 21st, 2020|Categories: Company News|