Early Lessons from the Front Lines of Value-based Care: How One APM Has Impacted Community-Based Oncology Practices

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The Oncology Care Model (OCM) – an alternative payment model introduced in July 2016 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation – launched with the ambitious goal to further delivery of higher quality, more coordinated cancer care at a lower cost. Participants include 184 practices representing approximately one-third of community oncologists in the US.

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Integra Connect Launches Advanced Analytics Suite to Help Oncology Practices Improve Cost-Efficiency and Quality of Value-Based Cancer Care

South Florida Business Journal

The advanced analytics suite enables oncology practices to unify disparate sources of patient data residing in siloed systems throughout the healthcare ecosystem; apply Integra Connect's proprietary algorithms to stratify and segment those patients on population and individual levels; and run predictive models via a machine learning engine to anticipate cost and quality outliers requiring personalized treatment plans. Integra Connect Intelligence is fully integrated with the company's other population health technologies and services, ensuring practices can act on analytical insights via proven interventions to improve quality and cost.

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Integra Connect launches advanced analytics suite to help oncology practices improve cost-efficiency and value-based cancer care

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The Integra Connect Intelligence analytics suite sits atop a proprietary Data Transaction and Exchange engine that pulls from a practice’s disparate clinical and financial data sources, regardless of vendor – from EHRs and practice management systems to claims and more - to create a single source of truth about each patient, then stores the data.

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Integra Connect Launches Advanced Analytics Suite for Oncology Practices

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Oncology is the leading driver of cost in the healthcare industry today, increasing 88% (a rise of $20.7 billion) in the last five years. It is for this reason that oncologists need to be able to pull and analyze disparate clinical and financial data in a united format in order to predict high-impact interventions at patient and population levels to curb cost.

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Five Essentials Missing from EHRs for Successful Value-Based Care

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The EHR market is maturing, but value-based care needs are not being met, according to a new survey.

The survey, from Sage Growth Partners, found that 70% of providers have had an EHR for at least three years, and 65% are unlikely to replace them in the next three years. However, less than 25% believe their EHRs can deliver on core KLAS criteria for value-based care.

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