Category: Articles

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.

Forefront Magazine Article: Should You Join a Start Up?

May 1, 2014 | By

In Forefront Magazine, Susie Robinson, chief of human resources for Lumeris, explains why she exchanged a stable job at a big company for a rollercoaster ride with a new venture.

Managing Population Health

April 30, 2014 | By

Managing Population Health One important key to accountability through emerging health networks is the ability to identify and manage the health needs of very specific populations. Population health management is defined as providing for the particular healthcare needs of a targeted group of individuals. Examples of distinct populations might be specific ethnic groups, disabled persons, (…)

Medical Practice Insider Article: Mitigating the Downside of ACOs

April 25, 2014 | By

Tom Doerr, MD, director of innovation research at Lumeris, discusses challenges posed by the ACO model, and how physicians can avoid those challenges and free themselves up to focus on the risks that count for future satisfaction and success.

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