At the end of September, CMS released the 2018 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) results which ranks the savings and quality performance of participating Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Before diving into the numbers a reminder about the difference between “generated savings” and “earned savings”.
Last week, CMS announced a new discharge planning rule to improve care transitions by defining discharge requirements for hospitals and Home Health Agencies (HHAs). Ultimately, the goal is to reduce readmissions and adverse events by complementing and aligning with interoperability efforts across the continuum. The rule also gives patients greater ability to access their medical records and participate in the discharge planning process by requiring hospitals to share information about post-acute care provider performance. The rule’s effective date is 11/29/2019.
A month without an emergency department visit is a good month indeed.
On March 15th, PatientPing held its first Leadership Collaborative Roundtable, an online event that brought together executives and stakeholders from nearly 20 different organizations across the country including Hackensack Meridian Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health, WellStar, Baptist Health, Houston Methodist Coordinated Care, Atrium Health, and more. Thirty-nine percent of attendees currently participate in MSSP Track 1, 6 percent are a part of MSSP Track 3, 22 percent are in Non-ACO risk arrangements, and 33 percent are Next Generation ACOs. The goal of the.
For our latest PatientPing Success Story video, we spoke with Janice Finder, director of population health at Houston Methodist Coordinated Care (HMCC) in Houston, Texas.
On October 18th, PatientPing hosted a Texas Community Summit at the Hilton Houston Westchase in Houston, Texas. The event brought together over 50 of our Accountable Care Organization (ACO), skilled nursing facility (SNF), home health agency (HHA), long-term acute care (LTAC) and hospice community members–who traveled near and far–for a day of networking, product updates and feedback, and discussions about the latest trends in healthcare.
For our latest PatientPing Success Story video, we spoke with Karen Yakabowskas, post-acute care manager at Saint Francis Healthcare Partners in Hartford, Connecticut.
Welcome back to the PatientPing Success Story Video Series! For this video, we sat down with Judith Gaudet, systems of care manager at Generations Family Health Center.
On June 27th, we hosted our second New England Community Summit at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. Our largest summit to date, the event brought together 100 ACO, post-acute, payer, and community providers from all over the region for a day of networking, best practices, and product updates with the goal of further connecting PatientPing’s diverse New England network.
Welcome back to the PatientPing Success Story Series! This week, we're featuring Ewa Matuszewski, CEO of MedNetOne. MedNetOne is one of Michigan's leading Physician Organizations, providing technological and clinical services to physician practices, providers and behavioral health professionals. MedNetOne works to ensure that the proper care management strategies are implemented in order to properly coordinate patient care patients faced with chronic health conditions.