Author: Lumeris

Re/Code Article: Digital Health Investments in the First Half Surpass All of 2013

June 30, 2014 | By

Lumeris’ private-equity funding of $71 million is highlighted as part of the venture funds pouring “more than $2.3 billion of investments in the sector during the first half of the year—already surpassing the 2013 total.”

SearchBusinessAnalytics Article: Adoption of Analytics in Healthcare Faces Hurdles

June 26, 2014 | By

Keith Blankenship, vice president of technical solutions, discusses the importance of integrating data and how Lumeris has been successful working with clients to make sure data is useful, meaningful and actionable. Mark Pitts, vice president of enterprise informatics, data and analytics, discusses how Highmark Health is working to automate internal processes based on centralized data functionality.

Lexology Article: Digital health investments rack up another impressive month in May

June 24, 2014 | By

Lumeris’ private-equity round of funding, $71 million, is demonstrated as part of the continued strength and interest of investors to fund innovations in health care.

Bloomberg BNA Article: States Making Progress on HIT Initiatives, Industry Officials Say

June 4, 2014 | By

Bloomberg Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Reporter Nora Macaluso featured comments from Lumeris’ Keith Blankenship on HIEs. Macaluso covered the Lansing, Michigan conference Lumeris attended (sponsored by the Michigan Health Information Network) on June 4.

For The Record Article: Vendors Vent MU Frustrations

June 1, 2014 | By

Lumeris’ Anthony Gil talks with For the Record about the requirements for stage 2 meaningful use focused on the advancement of clinical processes, which includes more rigorous health information exchange, increased requirements for ePrescribing and the incorporation of laboratory data, electronic transmission of patient care summaries across multiple settings, and a focus on more patient-controlled data.

Health IT Outcomes Article: Are ACOs Actually Enhancing Care Coordination?

May 22, 2014 | By

Sandra Gomberg, chief operating officer at Aria Health, answers questions about how provider incentives, clinically-integrated data, a care management solution, and Lumeris’ ADSP is helping Aria advance its population health initiatives.

St. Louis Business Journal Article: Teaming up with Trinity: Ascension’s plan to dominate Michigan Market

May 16, 2014 | By

Tony Fortino, director of Accountable Care Solutions at Lumeris, is quoted about the importance of keeping patients healthier in order to make health care better and more affordable for organizations transforming and expanding in the new health care marketplace.

Point of View: Health Plan Operations and Population Health Services

May 14, 2014 | By

A definitive blueprint for value-based health plan operations and population health services revealed. Using 10 years of health plan, multi-payer and value-based care experience, Lumeris developed a four-part framework to significantly improve value-based health plan operations. The model includes identifying improvement opportunities to address business transformation, structuring the organization and implementing change, offering value-based care services that support office management and population health, and optimizing business processes. This essential guidance supports business and care delivery transformation in pursuit of the Triple Aim Plus One: better health outcomes, lower costs and improved patient plus physician satisfaction.

Guest Blog: Improving Quality through Patient and Provider Outreach

May 8, 2014 | By

Providers can become true managers of quality—and earn bonuses as part of value-based contracts—by making full use of data to close gaps in care as well as data transparency to benchmark their performance against their provider group and national peers. At Lumeris, our powerful technology solutions provide market differentiation for health systems and payers, especially in equipping their network of providers with the ability to stratify patients and populations for improved quality performance.

Webinar: Quality Management

May 6, 2014 | By

Payers, health systems and providers need to deliver high-quality, value-based care that generates better clinical, operational and patient outcomes. To learn how integrating both the strategic side and the tactical side of quality helps organizations drive continuous quality improvement and keep populations healthy, hear from Lumeris experts on the replay of the Quality Management webinar, hosted by Accountable Care News.

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