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White Paper: CareJourney Provider Performance Index

Whether you’re making decisions about which providers to include in a network, seeking to improve cost and quality in that network, striving to improve one’s practice, or choosing providers for your own health care, there’s a clear need for a data-driven provider evaluation toolset.

July 8th, 2020|Categories: White Papers|

Message from CareJourney

The country is in a time of a historic struggle. To see the events of the past two weeks unfold against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic has been very, very difficult for all of us. While we all share the outrage over what happened to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, [...]

June 8th, 2020|Categories: Interviews and Research|

White Paper: ACOs and Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) attempt to lower the cost of health care for a defined population while improving the quality of care that population receives. Reducing the total cost of care requires ACOs to implement both payment reform and delivery reform—changing payment models to align incentives for high-value care and shifting treatment to use resources more effectively.

April 17th, 2020|Categories: White Papers|

White Paper: How Universal Health Services Accountable Care Organizations Optimize Value and Outcomes with Data

Universal Health Services (UHS) is one of the country’s largest hospital management companies, with more than 350 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers across the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.K., and sponsors seven Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) across the nation through Prominence Health Plan.

January 4th, 2020|Categories: White Papers|

Is Someone Stealing Your Health Data?

In 2017, Facebook held a widely reported health summit for pharmaceutical companies to propose ways that user “likes” and demographic information could be enlisted to better target drug ads. After Facebook was outed in the recent scandal, CNBC reported that the company was looking into selling user information to hospitals and medical institutions, [...]

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Interviews and Research|

Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and others want to fix one of the most broken things about health care

There are many broken things about the U.S. health care system. But one of the biggest and most overlooked problems is that patients still find it too hard to share their medical information between doctors, especially those working in different hospitals. It’s a huge problem for many reasons: It makes [...]

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Interviews and Research|

Apple’s Pact with 13 Health Care Systems Might Actually Disrupt the Industry

An announcement on January 24 didn’t get the large amount of attention it deserved: Apple and 13 prominent health systems, including prestigious centers like Johns Hopkins and the University of Pennsylvania, disclosed an agreement that would allow Apple to download onto its various devices the electronic health data of those [...]

March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Interviews and Research|

Here’s what needs to happen for digital health care information-sharing to actually become a successful reality

A vision delivered needs relentless focus on execution Jared Kushner and Seema Verma’s vision of a patient-centered health care information-sharing ecosystem through the MyHealthEData initiative drew near-universal praise, including my immediate take following last Tuesday’s announcement. In the days that followed the launch, a multi-stakeholder coalition, of which I am a part, pledged to enable consumers to [...]

March 15th, 2018|Categories: Interviews and Research|

CareJourney Open Data Report

In late August, CMS released the 2017 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). The big news was that the program generated net savings for CMS for the first time, as ACOs saved the federal government $313.7 million. Most high-level trends persisted from previous years: ACOs with [...]

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Interviews and Research|

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