When reducing clicks isn’t the right thing to do

Clinician burden is an important topic in the world of health IT. Addressing clinician burden requires a system approach as there are external and internal factors that affect clinician experience.

Every stakeholder across the industry must do its part to improve clinician experience. Health IT solutions should

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An ACO story: How calculated risk is paying off

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began offering the voluntary Shared Savings Program to improve healthcare’s track record with outcomes, experience and cost. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that demonstrate quality and savings earn rewards – the more risk they take on, the more money they can earn.

But, for various reasons, the majority of ACOs have opted for the one-sided risk arrangement (Track 1), in which there is no downside because they do not share losses. In fact, only one in five ACOs have opted for two-sided risk arrangements (Track 1+, Track 2, Track 3) that offer a larger portion of savings if successful……..

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An ACO story: How calculated risk is paying off