Incentivizing outcomes instead of volume requires payment reform. A key to improving outcomes is focusing on how care is coordinated, specifically during transitions to other care settings. Outcomes are improved where they are incentivized.
Improved outcomes is the culmination of healthcare reform. Payment model changes impact how care is delivered, which impacts how patient care is coordinated.
Healthcare reform is changing everything. A stated goal of modern healthcare technology initiatives is to improve patient outcomes. Doing so requires a chase upstream to its source, payment. Improving outcomes, means changing the way patient care is coordinated. Changes in care coordination is a reflection on changes to how patient care is delivered. To change how care patient care is delivered, new payment models are growing to incentivize delivery models.
Overview of where Galen is today, some background about how we all arrived here.Click for more information on 'Welcome Address – Guest Intro & State of Galen'
Industry overview, insights and trends analysis with a focus on Population Health and a deeper dive into Care Coordination.Click for more information on 'Healthcare Transformed: Where We’re Headed'
Focus on the consequences – intended and unintended – that healthcare reform has on all of us.Click for more information on 'Galen’s view of the Industry'
As the demands and uses of clinical and financial information within the HCO evolve, a marker of future success will be our ability to turn data into actionable information.Click for more information on 'Data Liquidity and Value moving forward'
The healthcare industry has made an enormous investment in systems primarily designed to capture clinical data, with the idea that those same systems would allow us to reduce costs and improve care. Unfortunately, the systems designed to capture this information and are often ill suited to truly unlock the value in the data.Click for more information on 'Connected Care – Unlock the value of data'
A discussion about the meaning of clinical transformation for your organization. How are you preparing for new payment and quality paradigms? Healthcare Reform is constantly in the news today and this will be a look into how organizations are planning for that change from Fee for Service to Value Based Care. Which tools do you […]Click for more information on 'Clinical Transformation'
Exchanging data between health information systems is an overarching concern in healthcare with a litany of standards to navigate, vendor-proprietary APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) to consider, and basic connectivity. Many anticipate FHIR to solve basic data exchange. However, business practices, not technology, may be the primary impediment to true data liquidity.Click for more information on 'The Road to Interoperability: Open Platform'
Mergers and acquisitions of health systems have increased nearly every year over the past 8 years. The market is driving us in this direction – standardizing care, creating economies of scale to counterbalance reduced margins, and increasing the size of risk pools as healthcare providers continue moving towards value based care contracts. As a result […]Click for more information on 'Reducing Complexity in Healthcare IT'