What Leading Consultants are Talking About: Takeaways from the Lumeris Value-Based Care Leadership Summit Earlier this month in Dallas, Lumeris had the privilege of hosting 30 of the industry’s top value-based care consulting leaders at our inaugural Value-Based Care Leadership Summit. The event started with a networking dinner and fireside chat with Lumeris CEO Mike (…)
This three-part blog post series highlights why Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) participants should evaluate Medicare Advantage as a longer-term strategy. In the first part, we covered the proposed “Pathways to Success” program from CMS, and the effort to push more ACOs into downside risk. In the second post, we discussed the limitations of the (…)
Trying to Accelerate the Move to Value? The Limitations of Medicare ACOs Ben Kline, Vice President Strategic Partnerships This three-part blog series covers why Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) participants need to formulate a long-term Medicare Advantage strategy. In the first post, we covered the proposed “Pathways to Success” program from CMS. In this second (…)
The accelerating push toward value-based healthcare is driving market disruption: hospital mergers and acquisitions, payers purchasing providers, and retail giants with health clinics proposing to merge with or buy insurance companies. In this landscape of upheaval academic medical centers (AMCs), like other hospitals, must adapt or risk becoming obsolete. However, AMCs have unique characteristics that (…)
Providers can become true managers of quality—and earn bonuses as part of value-based contracts—by making full use of data to close gaps in care as well as data transparency to benchmark their performance against their provider group and national peers. At Lumeris, our powerful technology solutions provide market differentiation for health systems and payers, especially in equipping their network of providers with the ability to stratify patients and populations for improved quality performance.