Category: Thought Leadership

Non-Traditional Strategies for Scaling Hospitals and Providers in the Covid Era and Beyond

October 5, 2021 | By

Sally Engelman Director, Business Development, Lumeris As Covid-19 continues to cast a shadow on the US healthcare ecosystem, many regional hospitals are fighting to cauterize revenue hemorrhage. Meanwhile, the federal government has moved to implement additional barriers for the one of the most common strategies for hospitals to secure incremental revenues and drive cost synergies: (…)


Always-On, Everywhere Healthcare

September 17, 2021 | By

The cornerstone of value-based care: The patient experience Ben Alexander, MD Senior Vice President, Digital Health and Analytics, Lumeris Healthcare pivoted in the pandemic – an industry-wide, lightning-fast about-face to deliver care when people could not leave home to get it. With an unprecedented single focus, hospitals, health systems, and independent physicians made access to (…)


Annual Health System Chief Strategy Officer Roundtable

September 11, 2021 | By

Recently a small group of Chief Strategy Officers from health systems in eight states gathered in Jackson Hole, Wyoming for the second annual CSO Summit moderated by Paul H. Keckley, Ph.D., Managing Editor of The Keckley Report and sponsored by Lumeris. The group discussed the future for U.S. healthcare in the next 2-3 years and (…)


Meaningful Payer: Contracting Building Resilience into the Transition to Population Health Management

July 1, 2021 | By

The pandemic revealed the vulnerability of fee-for-service models to shifts in volume. The crisis also accelerated the entrance of disruptors with quickly evolving new models for primary and other top-of-funnel care. At this moment, traditional volume-based providers are more vulnerable than ever to uncontrollable events and from competition with new points of access to care. (…)


Care Continuity on the Road to Value: One Solution to Three Challenges

June 18, 2021 | By

Healthcare organizations will emerge from the pandemic into a reshaped landscape. Virtual and retail access to care has exploded since the crisis began, and consumers will continue to embrace these new doorways to care. Risk-based contracting is accelerating. And recovering lost volume is an urgent priority for every health system. Which priority will your organization (…)


Now Is the Time to Move to Value

April 28, 2021 | By

We’ve reached another turning point in a year of crisis and innovation. The ranks of those vaccinated and immune against COVID-19 are growing. As a nation, we’re looking forward—and asking, what comes next? The question is especially acute in healthcare as we emerge from the pandemic. Are we, at long last, ready to leave the (…)


Geo: The New Geographic Direct Contracting Model that Might be the Most Important CMS Alternative Payment Model

December 14, 2020 | By and

Non-Binding Letters of Interest due December 21, 2020; Applications are due April 2, 2021 CMMI’s new voluntary Direct Contracting Model: “Geo,” is the most substantive alternative payment program launched to date and likely the bridge for Medicare’s transition from fee-for-service to value-based payments to providers. Geo includes unique latitude to allow providers to differentiate their (…)


Five Steps to Preparing Your Health System Provider Network for Value

November 16, 2020 | By

A comprehensive strategy and sequence are critical to improving performance and preparing for value-based contracts.  


Care Retention Best Practices to Promote Patient-Centered Outcomes

November 16, 2020 | By and

Robert Hart, Director of Product Strategy, Lumeris Anna Libers, Senior Director Product and Solutions, Lumeris   Understanding the patient and provider experience As health system leaders aim to restore financial stability and address the current volume impacts from COVID-19, many have expressed growing interest to participate in value-based models to help mitigate risk. But in (…)


The Future of Alternative Payment Models in Healthcare: A Strategic Perspective

November 3, 2020 | By and

John Fryer, Senior Vice President and Head of Market Paul Keckley, Managing Editor of The Keckley Report and industry expert*   Rising Healthcare Costs and the Shift to Value In healthcare, no topic has drawn more attention among providers, payers and policymakers than health spending. In 2019, total health spending reached a staggering $3.8 trillion. (…)


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