06 Jan Health Data News Roundup: Payers and SDOH in 2020; Consumerism and Payers; and Decade-Defining Moments in Healthcare Innovation
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 Kick-Start 2020 Social Determinants of Health Strategies
Payers are getting a head start on their social determinants of health strategies for 2020 through new programs, funding, and products.
ONC 2015 Health IT Certification Edition Improved SDOH Adoption
Since the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT introduced its 2015 Certification Edition, social detriments of health (SDOH) data adoption has improved, according to the agency.
In 2020 Consumerism Will Steer Payer Decisions in Deals, Spending
Consumerism in healthcare will steer many payer decisions in 2020, perhaps more obviously than in the past, according to Ben Isgur, Health Research Institute (HRI) leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Building Cross-Sector Partnerships to Address Food Insecurity
Centene and Feeding America launched a new program to create best practices for medically tailored boxes demonstrates the importance of cross-sector partnerships in addressing food insecurity.
CO Health Information Exchange Partnership Expands Data Access
Quality Health Network (QHN) in Grand Junction, CO and Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) in Denver, CO are joining forces to expand their health information exchange (HIE) coverage, allowing for more widespread care for patients in Colorado.
Humana Plans to Acquire a PBM in Vertical Industry Consolidation
Humana announced that it is pursuing a vertical consolidation deal with Enclara Healthcare, one of the largest hospice pharmacy and benefit management providers (PBMs) in the country.
Decade-Defining Moments in Healthcare Innovation, Reform
The 2010s have proved to be an important decade for healthcare innovation and reforms, and here are the top trends that defined the time.
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