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How health plans can reduce ED visits and readmissions...

Visits to emergency departments (ED) dropped by 42% in the early months of COVID-19, according to the CDC. In pre-pandemic times, this might have...

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Fast track the path to closing gaps in care...

The rates for closing gaps in care are some of the most widely used, quantitative metrics to measure quality, allocate incentives, and control costs....

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How top-performing ACOs use data insights to drive suc...

I attended the Fall 2019 Conference of the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) in Washington D.C. and wanted to share some insights...

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How consumer data can improve population health and lo...

Last week, I spoke at the technology briefing of a national health plan group to give a presentation on the role of consumer data...

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3 considerations healthcare providers must make when u...

Most healthcare consumers spend only a tiny fraction of their lives in the clinical world of medical appointments and procedures. Where and how they...

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3 ways to use social determinants of health data for b...

When nearly 80% of health outcomes can be traced to non-medical social and economic factors, we need to look beyond the medical world to...

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5 ways to use social determinants of health data to im...

It’s a puzzle many healthcare providers are still working to solve: when over 80% of health outcomes are influenced by non-medical factors, how can...

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What are social determinants of health?...

What if you could flag patients who are at risk of readmission? What if you could anticipate missed appointments or know ahead of time...

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How this health system reduced readmission rates to me...

An estimated 82 percent of hospitals receiving Medicare and Medicaid payments in fiscal year 2019 are expected to have their payments reduced because their...

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