5 reasons why your EHR isn’t enough for success in value-based care

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We recently convened a convention room full of leaders from independent physician practices nationwide and asked them if they believed value-based care was here to stay. Eighty percent said yes.  With that in mind, we then asked them what was most likely to keep them up at night throughout 2018.  Their top answer: transforming their practices to better manage care quality and cost—the core requirement for value-based care success.

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Proving That Value-Based Care Is Possible

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More than 2 years after the passage of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), the progression toward value based care has challenged oncologists to assume an unprecedented degree of accountability for the well-being and holistic care of their patients.

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High-Impact Workflow Changes for Value-Based Care Success

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As oncology practices transition to value-based care, they are challenged to take on more holistic responsibility for their patient. Fortunately, the examples of practices participating in CMS’ Oncology Care Model can offer valuable insight into the most impactful workflow changes providers can implement as they strive to achieve cost and quality improvements.

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175 RCM service expansions so far in 2017

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Here are 175 revenue cycle management portfolio expansions involving healthcare vendors and providers so far in 2017.

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122. Integra Connect, a provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, launched a new revenue cycle management service.

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Specialty Practices Have Way to Go to Meet MACRA Requirements (Accountable Care News – Volume 8, Issue 12, page 7 – 8, November 2017)

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A growing number of specialty physicians, comprised mainly of oncologists (58%) and urologists (42%), recognize that clinical, financial and operational changes are needed to be successful under value-based care reimbursement models stemming from MACRA regulations; however, a majority has not yet invested in organizational, information technology

nor service improvements to achieve them.

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Ten ways multiple myeloma treatment is changing

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As steady improvements continue in the treatment of multiple myeloma, it’s important for managed care executives to get out in front of the changes on the horizon.

“Several exciting new drugs are in the market or on the verge,” says Jeffrey Scott, MD, an oncologist and chief medical officer of Integra Connect. “This means that more patients are living longer and better, and treatment increasingly resembles chronic care.”

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