Melinda Hatton General Counsel American Hospital Association
Dec 16, 2019
The AHA applauded “the new direction” the Centers for Medicare…
Sep 30, 2019
While each hospital and health system has their own priorities and challenges, our mission as caregivers is the same: To advance the health of individuals and communities. Learning from each other is a great way to achieve that goal.
Sep 10, 2019
To deliver higher quality care at lower costs, we must move from fee-for-service payments to “a system in which we’re paying providers to keep people healthy, reduce costs and deliver better outcomes,” Centers for Medicare…
Jul 31, 2019
Addressing Disruption through Innovation and Value
Jul 23, 2019
Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare recently spun off a new company, Castell, to help providers and payers accelerate their transition to value-based care. The nonprofit company will share best practices from Intermountain’s prevention-focused Reimagined Primary Care delivery model and offer a…
May 21, 2019
The days of shared-risk, value-based contracts (VBC) dominating health care are seemingly just around the corner. But that reality may not materialize as quickly as some envision, based on results of the 9th Annual Industry Pulse Survey recently released by Change Healthcare and the HealthCare…
May 15, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released an online form for submitting letters of intent to participate in the professional or global direct contracting options under its new Primary Cares Initiative.
Apr 23, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services April 22 announced a new Primary Cares Initiative.
Feb 11, 2019
In a move to help fellow health care organizations improve clinical outcomes, simplify patient access to information, lower costs and meet payer and business requirements, Providence St. Joseph Health has launched Ayin Health Solutions, a for-profit population health management company.