In this brief, Kaiser Family Foundation looks beneath national trends to examine Medicare Advantage penetration rates and growth rates in counties across the country to assess the extent to which Medicare Advantage plans are poised to cover more beneficiaries than traditional Medicare across the country.
One out of every six patients in the U.S. received care in a hospital rated 1-star, according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. Had those patients researched local doctors and hospitals to identify and select a physician practicing in a 5-star hospital for their specific procedure or condition, they would have faced a 71 percent lower risk of dying or a 65 percent lower risk of experiencing complications during their hospital stay.
Lumeris SVP & Head of Markets, Mark Roman shares insight into the need for ongoing collaboration and integration to transition to value-based care.
Lumeris thought leaders, Thomas D. Doerr, MD; Herbert B. Olson, FSA; and Deborah C. Zimmerman, MD, publish original research in the American Journal of Accountable Care detailing the new Accountable Primary Care Model.
Lumeris Chief Financial Officer, James Starr, discusses the role ACOs play in the evolution of care models and new financial models.
Lumeris Medical Director, Dr. Jim Riopelle M.D. discusses the importance of physician adoption of population health management in a risk environment.
Kaiser Health: One-Quarter Of ACOs Save Enough Money To Earn Bonuses
Lumeris’ Vice President of Technical Solutions Keith Blankenship discusses the elements beyond big data that are critical for accountable care success.
Lumeris helped with the St. Louis region’s strongest investment capital period over the past decade. In the previous two quarters, venture capital investment in the St. Louis region was $5.5 million (first quarter) and $19.6 million (second quarter). The significant increase to $78.5 million in the third quarter was a result of the equity financing received by Lumeris, $71 million.
Lumeris will use the $71 million in financing to expand into 20 markets before the end of 2014. W. Michael Long, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Essence Group Holdings Corporation and Lumeris said expansion will help the company contract with more health care organizations.