Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced that it nearly doubled the number of community oncology providers utilizing solutions connected by its IntegraCloud platform in 2018. These solutions include an oncology EHR; a value-based revenue cycle management (RCM) solution; advanced analytics tools; and a population health management suite. Integra Connect’s user base also now includes one of the largest cohorts of participants in CMS’s groundbreaking alternative payment model program, the Oncology Care Model – numbering approximately 850 providers and 22,000 patients.
Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced that two of the nation’s largest community urology practices are replacing legacy EHRs with Integra Connect’s EHR Solution for Urology: The Urology Group (TUG) and Michigan Institute of Urology (MIU). Together, the groups represent 85 physicians across 34 offices.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – CancerLinQ LLC announced today that Integra Connect’s EHR Solution for Oncology has been recognized as the first CancerLinQ® Certified Electronic Health Record (EHR) System. CancerLinQ LLC is a wholly owned nonprofit subsidiary of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) that oversees the development and operation of CancerLinQ®, a health information technology platform working to improve quality and value of care for all patients by connecting cancer care team members, researchers, and sponsors with real-world cancer data. In addition, CancerLinQ and Integra Connect have entered into an agreement to collaborate on products and services geared toward improving the quality of cancer care and the access of the CancerLinQ® platform to oncology practices.
Augusta Oncology Goes Live, While Utah Cancer Specialists and Hudson Valley Cancer Center Select Integra Connect’s Technology to Replace Legacy EHRs and Advance High-Quality, Personalized Patient Care
West Palm Beach, FL – Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced partnerships with three of the nation’s pre-eminent independent community oncology practices, who are replacing their legacy EHRs with Integra Connect’s EHR Solution for Oncology. Augusta Oncology, whose eight oncologists provide high-quality, compassionate cancer care across two locations in Georgia, has recently gone live with the Integra Connect EHR solution. […]
Integra Connect Intelligence Unites Disparate Clinical and Financial Data, Enabling Community Oncologists to Predict High-Impact Interventions at Patient and Population Levels
West Palm Beach, FL – Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced the availability of Integra Connect Intelligence, a suite of advanced analytics built specifically for oncology practices increasingly accountable for the cost and quality of cancer care as part of participation in the Oncology Care Model (OCM) and other value-based care programs. […]
56% of Surveyed Providers Recognize Importance of Practice Transformation to Succeed Under New Value-Based Reimbursement Models, Few Making Necessary Investments
West Palm Beach, FL– Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced key findings from its recent survey, the respondents of which represent practices with approximately 800 U.S. specialty physicians. The survey found that a growing number of specialty physicians, comprised mainly of oncologists and urologists, recognize that clinical, financial and operational changes are needed to be successful under value-based care reimbursement models stemming from MACRA regulations. However, the majority have not yet invested in organizational, IT, or service improvements to achieve them. [...]
Partnership will embed the COME HOME program’s triage pathways in Integra Connect’s Oncology Care Model and population health solutions
West Palm Beach, FL and Albuquerque, NM – Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced a partnership with Innovative Oncology Business Solutions (IOBS) to incorporate Community Oncology Medical Home (COME HOME) program triage pathways into its Oncology Care Model (OCM) and population health solutions. Oncology practice staff using Integra Connect solutions will now be able to leverage IOBS’s comprehensive set of protocols to provide aggressive symptom management as part of their patient triage and care coordination workflows, then track and report on results via advanced analytic capabilities. [...]
Cloud-Based Service Enables Large Urology and Oncology Practices to Maximize Revenue As Reimbursement Shifts Toward MIPS and Alternative Payment Models
May 9, 2017 – West Palm Beach, FL – Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced the availability of a new, turnkey revenue cycle management (RCM) service optimized for specialty practices operating under both fee-for-service and value-based payment models. The initial focus of the service is large urology and oncology practices, who see a larger percentage of Medicare recipients than other physicians and face significant disruption this year as CMS pursues its goal of converting reimbursement to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), with half of all payments in Alternative Payment Models (APMs) by 2018. [...]
Next-Generation Suite of Technologies and Services Enables Practice Transformation to Deliver Sustained Quality and Cost Improvements
March 21, 2017 – West Palm Beach, FL – Integra Connect, the leading provider of technologies and services for value-based specialty care, today announced a uniquely comprehensive solution for oncology practices participating in the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Oncology Care Model (OCM) payment program. The OCM, introduced in July of 2016 to further delivery of higher quality, more coordinated oncology care at a lower cost, involves 190 practices representing more than 3,200 US oncologists. Integra Connect’s solution was purpose-built to enable these practices to achieve sustained quality and cost improvements via a complete range of capabilities, from patient risk analysis and stratification to the real-time care coordination needed to improve outcomes while avoiding unnecessary Emergency Department (ED) and hospital visits. [...]
Cloud-Based Clinical and Financial Platform Optimizes Care Quality and Operations to Support Alternative Payment Models
West Palm Beach, FL – With specialty care controlling the majority of U.S. healthcare spend, evidenced by $2.5 trillion in spending on chronic conditions alone in 2013, specialists are critical to enhancing care quality and reducing costs. Today, a significant entity emerged to help specialty medical practices improve clinical and financial performance while successfully navigating the complex regulatory requirements set forth by new government programs. Representing more than 1,400 employees across three countries and eight offices, Integra Connect has entered the healthcare market with a comprehensive platform of cloud-based technologies and services to help specialty practices thrive under value-based care models. [...]