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Author: Aysad

28 Oct Data Analytics Key for Medicare Advantage Star Ratings

According to a recent report from McKinsey & Company, health payers need to take into account member surveys and data analytics for best meeting new Medicare Advantage Star Ratings programs. The report also highlights how CMS has put a heavier emphasis on enhancing the member experience, which is already a fundamental aspect of Medicare Advantage Star Ratings. For example, it already confers around $15 billion in incentives, and by 2023 it will make up 57 percent...

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26 Oct Health Data News Roundup: Data Analytics Key to Star Ratings; ONC Interoperability Rule; and CT to Launch a New HIE

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. Surveys, Advanced Analytics Key for Member Experience, Star Ratings As health...

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19 Oct Health Data News Roundup: Payer Consolidation; Blue Shield Promise and LA Care News; and The Sequoia Project New Data Working Group

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 Integrate Virtual, In-Person Social Determinants Support As businesses and health...

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14 Oct Update on Key Health Payer Quality Measures for 2020

In late September, the Core Quality Measure Collaborative (CQMC) released four new quality measure sets for 2020 with the goal of identifying key quality performance indicators that health plans can use for their advanced payment models, while also diminishing the burden on providers. CQMC is a partnership alliance between America’s Health Insurance Plans, CMS, and the National Quality Forum (NQF) that establishes quality measures to promote patient-centered value-based care. “Data and accurate information are a critical lever...

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12 Oct Health Data News Roundup: Digital Quality Measures for Payers; Telehealth Patient Satisfaction; and Humana’s Value-Based Care MA Model

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 Digital Quality Measures for Payer Quality Reporting Digital quality...

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07 Oct Social Informatics: Meeting Social Determinants of Health Needs

According to a recent JAMA study, social informatics could be the answer to some of healthcare’s Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) data problems. Social informatics is a burgeoning field that allows providers to leverage SDOH data to best provide care for patients. As highlighted in this recent EHR Intelligence article, the field of social informatics is coming into the forefront for its ability to overcome the deeper data analytic and interoperability challenges for bringing SDOH efforts...

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05 Oct Health Data News Roundup: ACA and Payers; Social Informatics and SDOH; and Two HIEs Join Forces

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. How an Overturned Affordable Care Act Would Impact Payer Industry Health...

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28 Sep Health Data News Roundup: Key 2020 Quality Measures for Payers; COVID-19 and Digital Transformation; and Medicare News

Welcome to the Health Data Weekly News Round Up 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. Key Quality Measures for 2020, How to Select Measures...

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23 Sep Role of Data Analytics in Mitigating COVID-19 Health Disparities

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has created a massive public health challenge on a global scale, the virus had disproportionate impact on minority and underserved communities. According to this recent Health IT Analytics article, the disproportionate impact shined a spotlight on existing clinical and non-clinical inequities – bringing new data analytics techniques to the forefront of public health. These techniques have allowed providers to deliver timely care, and helped clinicians uncover essential information to appropriately treat their...

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21 Sep Health Data News Roundup: Data Analytics and COVID-19 Health Disparities; MA Plans and Home Healthcare; and NIH Big Data Contracts

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. How Big Data Analytics Can Mitigate COVID-19 Health Disparities During the...

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