Managing Full Risk for ESRD Patients

October 15, 2015

The shift from volume- to value-based reimbursement is accelerating. Under this evolving paradigm, leading health systems are investing in population health management. An important component of this approach involves next-level risk management for medically complex groups that, despite their low volume, are highly volatile and account for a disproportionately large percentage of overall costs.
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Sponsorship and Marketing Opportunity Packages

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Each year, suppliers and healthcare organizations from across North America come together at the MedAssets Healthcare Business Summit. This remarkable two-day event enables more than 3,500 healthcare professionals to gain industry-leading education, share best practices and invaluable opportunities to learn about new solution and service innovations. The summit would not be possible without the financial support from MedAssets contracted suppliers and business partners.

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THE ECONOMICS OF PATIENT SAFETY IN PRIMARY AND AMBULATORY CARE

whitePaper | April 4, 2018

The aim of this report, which can be considered a follow-up to the 2017 OECD report, is to examine the economics of patient safety specifically in primary and ambulatory care given (a) the growing importance of this setting in maintaining population health against the background of health and financial challenges, and (b) its critical role in ensuring the sustainability and resilience of the broader health system.

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National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

whitePaper | June 14, 2017

For more than 30 years, I’ve observed the difficulties many people face as they attempt to use our health care system. I’ve seen firsthand the inequities in health status and access to care and the outcomes that persist. My own experiences in treating patients, running a large government agency and overseeing academic research, have given me a unique perspective about the Nation’s health care and public health systems, and more importantly the need to make health literacy a public health priority.

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The interoperability opportunity: Improving healthcare with an end-to-end enterprise strategy

whitePaper | February 21, 2018

Achieving true interoperability in healthcare is a complex endeavor, whether it is a device integration or the seamless connection of multiple systems, applications, departments, and institutions. During a single hospital stay, one patient has many contact points—from medical devices and imaging modalities to PACS and informatics systems.

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Strategies to Help Your Hospital Win at Value-Based Population Health Management

whitePaper | April 3, 2017

It is difficult to deny that U.S. healthcare is moving from a system that pays for volume to one that pays based on value. The question for hospital systems is: How will you adapt? Many things will need to change, and the anticipated revisions in the Affordable Care Act, implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 MACRA, and other reimbursement matters will accelerate those changes.

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Improving efficiency in healthcare

whitePaper | July 27, 2016

The goal in Contingent Workforce Management efficiency is to transition from an inefficient, pen, paper, phone and fax driven process to one that is transparent, fast and cost-effective. It probably feels like everyone is trying to automate everything right now. There’s a good reason for that. It works.

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