25 Jun Health Data News Roundup: Payers Moving to Value-Based Care Faster; ONC and Patient-Generated Data; and 52 Health Systems to Know in 2018
Welcome to the Health Data Weekly News Roundup from IMAT Solutions. As the power of data continues to grow in the healthcare arena, today’s care organizations need to be on the forefront of all news and trends to help ensure that their data analytics efforts deliver accountable and informed care. Each week, we will provide you with the actionable news you need to meet these goals.
Payers Moving To Value-Based Care Faster Than Expected
Payers that implemented value-based payment models reduced healthcare costs by an average of 5.6 percent, improved provider collaboration, and created more impactful member engagement, according to a new study.
Healthcare Claims Management Market Worth 13.93 Billion USD by 2023
According to a new market research report, the healthcare claims management market is expected to reach USD 13.93 billion by 2023 from an estimated USD 10.77 billion in 2018, at a CAGR of 5.3 percent.
ONC Adds Patient-Generated Health Data to Patient Engagement Guide
The ONC has updated its Patient Engagement Playbook to include information about integrating patient-generated health data (PGHD) into patient care, the agency said in a public email announcement.
CMS May Require Hospitals to Electronically Share Patient Data
CMS is proposing a new rule that would require hospitals participating in Medicare to electronically share medically necessary information with other providers when a patient is transferred or discharged.
MedStar to Pilot New Apps for Patient-Reported Outcome Data
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded MedStar Health a contract to develop and test new technology that can gather patient-reported outcome data and put it to use.
Intermountain Simulation Center Offers Real-World Training to Clinicians
Intermountain Healthcare is operating a simulation technology center that is training clinicians from around the United States and other countries, using simulated patient care scenarios designed to increase patient safety and improve clinical outcomes.
What are Potential Benefits, Challenges of HIE Use?
The push for nationwide interoperability and improved health data exchange have increased HIE use, which can create advantages and difficulties for providers.
52 Great Health Systems to Know in 2018
Becker’s Healthcare just published its 2018 list of “52 great health systems to know,” which features health systems that provide high quality patient care and grow programs beneficial to their communities.