12 Aug Health Data News Roundup: Benefits of Social Determinants and Payers; DirectTrust Milestone; and IMAT at SHIEC 2019
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.
Benefits of Investing in Social Determinants of Health for Payers
UnitedHealthcare’s $1.1 million investment in four Ohio non-profits highlights why payers should invest in social determinants of health.
Fast-Tracking Value-Based Insurance Design on Exchange Marketplaces
A recent study with AHIP demonstrated how to price low-value and high-value services in order to incentivize a value-based insurance design.
DirectTrust Surpasses 1 Billion Health Data Exchange Transactions
DirectTrust recently reported continued steady growth in the number of participating organizations, patient users, and health data exchange transactions in the second financial quarter of 2019.
Wellness Program Success Hinges on Long-Term Participation
Members highly engaged in Humana’s long-term wellness program, Go365, spent on average $116 less per member per month in healthcare costs than low-engaged participants, a five-year study showed.
Cigna and MSK Start Value-Based, Coordinated Cancer Care Program
Cigna and Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center are collaborating to provide members with value-based, coordinated cancer care, Cigna announced.
EHNAC Launches Regulatory Consulting and Advisory Services
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) recently announced the launch of a Consulting and Advisory Services offering designed to help healthcare stakeholders with risk assessments, compliance gaps, and third-party assurance requirements.
Payers Mull More Use of Voice-Activated AI to Engage Patients
More payers are looking for unique ways to engage members, including the use of voice-activated artificial intelligence, according to this recent Health Data Answers article.
SHIEC 2019: IMAT Solutions Providing Health Data Clarity and Confidence for HIEs
IMAT Solutions will be showcasing how it provides data clarity and confidence for HIEs at SHIEC 2019. Learn more about this here.
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