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Blog: A Look into the Transition to Value in the Atlanta Market

January 17, 2017 | By
Atlanta

Atlanta healthcare executives discuss fee-for-value Ross Armstrong Senior Vice President and Head of Market, Lumeris The number of healthcare organizations transitioning from fee-for-service to value-based care is rapidly increasing in the United States. This growth and evolution has changed the healthcare landscape and strategy for years to come. I recently had the opportunity to lead (…)


KLAS again names Lumeris the top-performing, full-service firm for value-based care managed services

January 5, 2017 | By
Best in Klas

ST. LOUIS — JANUARY 5, 2017 — Lumeris, a pioneer in population health management solutions headquartered in St. Louis, announced today that it was again named the top-rated, full-service value-based care managed services firm by KLAS Research. The December 2016 KLAS Performance Report: “Value-Based Care Managed Services: Technology-Enabled Services to Support Your Transformation to Value” (…)


Blog: In This Evolving Healthcare Landscape, the Greatest Risk is Not Preparing to Take It

October 31, 2016 | By
Evolving Landscape

Though MACRA and regulatory forces are encouraging providers to adopt value-based care delivery, many remain on the sidelines. Many are hesitant to begin this transition to managing risk; others simply ignore it at their own peril. Written By: Dan Juberg When the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed its new payment framework that (…)


The 3 biggest questions providers have as CMS’ direct contracting deadline nears

February 21, 2020 | By

The first deadline for the Trump administration’s new direct contracting value-based care payment model is right around the corner. But potential applicants are worried about key missing details. For instance: How will they get paid? To read more about the Direct Contracting program and what providers need to know, click here.


Overcoming barriers to value-based care adoption requires wise use of technology

November 11, 2019 | By

Fee-for-service reimbursement structures are slowly giving way to a new model. Taking the place of this framework is value-based care, in which reimbursement is directly tied to clinical outcomes. This shift is one of the biggest trends taking place in healthcare, yet there remain certain barriers to adoption — workflow challenges and interoperability among them, (…)


The Future of Value-Based Care

November 1, 2019 | By

Healthcare executives see several barriers to value-based care success. At the top of the list is a lack of resources, including a shortage of staff and insufficient technology. Execs are also concerned that interoperability issues will make it difficult to coordinate care and efficiently exchange patient data, according to a recent survey. Michael Cousins, Chief (…)


5-Part Strategy To Create A Population Health Services Organization

October 30, 2019 | By

One of the major challenges in healthcare is managing the shift from the traditional fee-for-service model for delivery of medical services to value-based models. The primary goal of these efforts is to replace fee-for-service contracts with payers with value-based contracts such as shared savings arrangements that include financial rewards for reducing cost of care. Learn (…)


LCMC Health uses pop health tech to attack value-based care head on

October 28, 2019 | By

After several years of testing value-based programs and payment models, health system LCMC Health was in need of a scalable population health system that could serve its patients and 2,000 medical staff and physicians. Among other successes, the health system surpassed its first-year revenue goals ($3.6 million versus $3.1 million) through a combination of quality (…)


14 ways that Health IT can decrease physician burnout

September 27, 2019 | By

In August, Medical Economics released its first-ever physician burnout survey. More than 1,200 physicians told us how burnout affects their careers. Since then, leaders across the healthcare space have been weighing in on the results, including leaders of Health IT organizations. Joe Gifford, MD, Senior Vice President at Lumeris, shares how the right technology can (…)


Kaiser Permanente Study: Patient-Physician Emails Improve Care Quality

December 29, 2015 | By

One-third of chronic condition patients who exchanged emails with their care providers said the communication improved their care, a recent Kaiser Permanente study published in The American Journal of Managed Care shows.


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