Florida Blue, Baptist Health Quality Network Create ACO Program

Florida Blue, Baptist Health Quality Network Create ACO Program

Florida Blue, Baptist Health South Florida and Baptist Health Quality Network (BHQN) announced the execution of an accountable care agreement that aims to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care in South Florida. Read More

4 Distinctive Functions of a High Performing Network

4 Distinctive Functions of a High Performing Network for Healthcare Organizations

Is a High Performing Network within your healthcare organization’s reach? Wellcentive’s Paul Taylor explains what it takes to execute improvement excellence in this last edition on network maturity. Read More

Patient Centered Medical Homes Are The Core of Successful ACOs

Patient Centered Medical Homes Are The Foundation of Successful ACOs

The Patient Centered Medical Home model studies continue to show positive improvements in impacting cost, quality and population health Read More

New Calculator Helps Payers_Providers Estimate Success for ACOs

New Calculator Helps Payers/Providers Estimate Success for ACOs

New savings calculator ensures payers and providers better estimate the likelihood of success for ACOs for achieving desired quality and savings goals.  Read More

How Will the ACO Model Impact The Role of the CMO_CMIO

How Will the ACO Model Impact The Role of the CMO/CMIO?

There will be many process and technological changes coming with Accountable Care Organizations(ACOs), but the biggest challenge is change itself Read More

New Statewide ACO Model Comes To Texas To Improve Quality & Care

New Statewide ACO Model Comes To Texas To Improve Quality & Care

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Tenet Healthcare Corporation have agreed to collaborate to offer an innovative, statewide ACO model to deliver improved, sustainable patient care and help manage costs through Tenet’s Integrated Care Networks.  Read More

Patient Centered Care Must Conform To Patient Values & Cultural Preferences

Patient Centered Care Must Conform To Patient Values & Cultural Preferences

Every definition of patient centered care concludes with the observation that such care must conform to patient values and cultural preferences. Read More

Accountable Care Organizations Tools for Success

Infographic: Accountable Care Organizations Tools for Success

Infographic highlights the recent eClinicalWorks survey findings for accountable care organizations, PCMH, and shared-savings programs tools for success. Read More

eClinicalWorks Survey Finds Accountable Care Models Gaining Traction

eClinicalWorks Survey Finds Accountable Care Models Gaining Traction

Survey highlights motivators, challenges and tools for healthcare organizations pursuing accountable care organizations (ACO), PCMH and shared-savings programs Read More

Effective Health IT Is The Heart and Backbone Of A Dominant ACO

Effective Health IT Is The Heart and Backbone Of A Dominant ACO

Frank X. Speidel, MD, Chief Medical Officer for Healthcare IT Leaders outlines why effective Health IT is critical in a successful ACO environment.  Read More

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