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Seven Things Healthcare Execs Can’t Stop Talking About

We asked several healthcare executives what they are hearing their colleagues talk about the most. Here’s what they said.

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Predictive analytics for value-based care success

Three years after the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed by Congress, the government is doubling down on its commitment to value-based care. As Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar recently told one industry group, “There is no turning back … in fact, the only option is to charge forward,” 1 a sentiment frequently echoed by commercial payers.

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Barriers specialists face in population health management

With the rise of value-based care, payers increasingly require specialists to take on financial and holistic accountability for patients with some of our healthcare system’s most complex – and costly – diseases, from diabetes and congestive heart failure to cancer.

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

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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Latest Innovations in Value-Based Specialty Care

Charles Saunders, MD, speaks at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2018 meeting in Chicago.

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Dr Charles Saunders Highlights Data Collection Challenges

Gathering data to use it to improve care delivery is easier said than done, explained Charles Saunders, MD, CEO of Integra Connect.

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Creating APMs for Specialty Care: A Provider-Led Initiative for Delivering Value

As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) moves to encourage increased participation in advanced alternative payment models (APMs) under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), the importance of developing APMs for a broad range of specialties is critical.

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Dr Charles Saunders Outlines the Increasing Importance of Technology in Practices

Practices increasingly need to use technology to deliver care in an increasingly value-based world, said Charles Saunders, MD, CEO of Integra Connect.

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

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

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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