Author: Lumeris

Guest Blog: Better Care at Lower Cost for People with Multiple Health and Social Needs

September 16, 2013 | By

In my role at Lumeris I often get asked by our clients, “What does care management really mean?” For me, having spent decades practicing geriatric medicine and teaching the principles of post-acute care coordination at a private research university and medical center, care management can be defined, most completely, as better care at lower cost for people with multiple health and social needs.


ADSI Blog: Accountable Care 2.0: It’s a Journey, Not a Program

July 17, 2013 | By

CMS released a long-awaited checkpoint status on its Pioneer ACO program. Of the 32 entities enrolled in the program, according to CMS…


Point of View: How the Nine C’s Help Accomplish the Goals of the Triple Aim Plus One

June 12, 2013 | By

Lumeris developed the Nine C’s℠ to ensure a powerful, proven framework for delivering the Triple Aim Plus One: quality, cost, plus patient and physician satisfaction. The Nine C’s offer providers a roadmap for making a successful transition from a volume-based to a value-based model.


ADSI Blog: The Key to Getting Real Results from Accountable Care Initiatives: Do it Right or Don’t Do it at All

April 22, 2013 | By

The rumors are starting to be heard and the rumblings are starting to be felt. Will there be major financial fallout under accountable care and specifically CMS’s regulatory ACO programs?


ADSI Blog: Accountable care 2.0 offers promise of success beyond today’s accountable care 1.0 maturity level approach

March 4, 2013 | By

The ominous declaration of “The Coming Failure of Accountable Care” is creating quite the buzz in accountable care and health policy circles, particularly given that the declaration was made by the highly respected Harvard Business School professor and innovation researcher Clayton Christensen and colleagues in an article that was posted recently in The Wall Street Journal.


ADSI Blog: Has Health Care Industry Transformation Reached its Tipping Point?

January 27, 2013 | By

Quickly out of the gate for 2013, Health Affairs featured the theme of Transforming the Delivery of Health Care in its January edition, Arnold Milstein MD’s Code Red & Blue – Safely Limiting Health Care’s GDP Footprint headlined the New England Journal of Medicine, and CMS announced a new wave of 106 additional ACOs to their program.


Point of View: The Collaborative Payer Model

January 13, 2013 | By

The Collaborative Payer Model achieves proven results against the Triple Aim Plus One: better health outcomes, lower costs, and improved patient, as well as physician, satisfaction. And it offers valuable lessons for today’s government-sponsored and private-sector accountable care organizations.


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