Access the resources you need to learn how to use healthcare IT strategically now and in the future.
Becoming an ACO: 7 Steps to Better Population Health
In an accountable care organization (ACO), a network of providers shares the financial risk and responsibility for healthcare management and service delivery for a large group of patients. Together, they work to find ways to improve population health and lower costs.
But successfully taking on financial risk for healthcare quality requires careful consideration and planning. As you move forward, learn about the seven steps that can help you make better financial decisions and set your ACO on the path to success.
How Healthcare Providers Can Strategically Use IT to Achieve Success
Today's top priorities for hospitals and health systems include cost reduction, demonstrating meaningful use of technology and increased regulatory complexity. At the same time, you need a path to the future as your organization positions to coordinate patient care beyond your boundaries and you adjust for payment models ranging from fee for service to bundled payments and full risk for defined patient populations. This paper provides an overview of how healthcare information technology can address healthcare's four critical success factors:
- Maximize the value of core systems
- Improve financial performance and quality
- Connect and coordinate care
- Manage advanced payment models
Learn how you can strategically use healthcare IT in order to tackle you top clinical and business performance challenges.
Discover the Future of Home Health
Long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations face myriad challenges, including lower profit margins, increased regulations, higher-acuity patients and a renewed emphasis on quality outcomes.
We've identified how information technology can address healthcare's four critical success factors:
- Maximize technology value
- Optimize performance and quality
- Coordinate evidence-based care
- Navigate evolving payment models
Download the white paper "How long-term and post-acute care organizations can position themselves to achieve success" and discover how to address each critical success factor to propel your business.