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Premium Content Preview | What is so great about patient engagement?

February 05, 2016

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WHEN PATIENTS COLLABORATE ON TREATMENT PLANS, THE SENSE OF PLAN CO-OWNERSHIP CAN LEAD TO A HIGHER LIKELIHOOD OF ADHERENCE AND BETTER OUTCOMES.

Premium Content Preview | Population Health Best Practices Guide

February 05, 2016

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The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) has laid out an approach to optimizethe healthcare system deemed the “Triple Aim.”2 The IHI believes we mustsimultaneously pursue three dimensions: improving the patient’s experienceof care, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita costs. Topromote the triple aim, payers are pushing forward “value-based” reimbursementbased on the quality of care. To properly take advantage of these value-basedprograms, practices must begin to engage in population health management.This transformation requires not only a change in philosophical view, butsignificant investments in new organizational, workflow, and IT processes.

Premium Content Preview | EHRs and Healthcare Technology: Whats in it for me?

February 05, 2016

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An EHR should “become invisible to us,” said Steven Schiebel, M.D., of Pediatric Associates, a large eight-location practice based in Bellevue, Washington, summing up what providers really want from their EHRs. Dr. Schiebel likened it to driving a car: you don’t think about it, you just do it.

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