Posts Tagged ‘ACO’

What is Epic Healthy Planet?

While the words “healthy planet” may conjure up images of blue recycling bins, Captain Planet characters and a smiling Mother Earth, the Epic Healthy Planet module has everything to do with helping the people inhabiting the earth, versus keeping the planet green. Epic Healthy Planet is Epic Systems’ accountable care and population management system module, […]

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A Solid cHealth Strategy Can Save Patients $1,000-Plus Annually

Connected health, or cHealth, can possibly save patients with major chronic conditions between $1,000 and $2,000 annually, according to a new report from Deloitte. The report, “Accelerating the Adoption of Connected Health,” explores how the increasingly competitive healthcare market is prompting many healthcare organizations to streamline and improve care delivery, including increasing care accessibility and […]

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Effective HIT: The heart and backbone of a dominant ACO

A newly published survey of physicians highlights the increasing importance of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the overall healthcare landscape. The 2013 Medscape Physician Compensation Report finds 24 percent of doctors in an ACO or planning to be one in the coming year. That’s up dramatically from just 8 percent in the 2012 Medscape survey. […]

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