Healthcare

Telemedicine: The Cost-Effective Future of Healthcare

Healthcare professionals can evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients at a distance using telemedicine.1 Telemedicine is delivered via video-conferencing, audio, or text-messaging using smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers. Over the past…

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Challenges with Health Plan Re-accreditation

As NCQA Health Plan re-accreditation quickly approaches for many health plans this year, in addition to ensuring certain areas are accreditation ready, the quality and clinical teams at your health…

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Is Your Population Health IT Platform Optimized?

If you are a Population Health Operations Vice President, Director or Manager, and you’ve had your current population health solution for five years or more does the following ring true…

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MDM Implementations: Steps for Success

What is the most important aspect to address for any successful MDM implementation? For those of us who work closely within client MDM environments, we’d probably all agree that it’s the pre-work that healthcare teams…

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Project Managers: Tackling Industry Challenges and Helping Organizations Achieve Success

When your organization embarks on a project — whether it’s a technology implementation, a strategic alignment for sustained growth, process improvement, or solving an innovation issue — you want someone…

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Using Technology to Transform Prior Authorization

Prior authorization is the process providers use to request pre-approval by health plans for health services payment for their patients. Like other areas of healthcare, prior authorization is entering a…

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Understanding NCQA’s Population Health IT Prevalidation Program

Is your organization an NCQA-accredited health plan, or a managed behavioral health, care management or population health vendor? Is your healthcare organization shopping for a new population health IT vendor?…

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Population Health Management Categories Explained

On December 3, 2018, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) launched the new population health program accreditation to determine how programs for defined populations are applied at health care…

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Best Practices for Moving Closer to Population Health System Implementation

Co-authored by John Miller, Carl Keller, Ash Datta Recently, HighPoint Solutions’ Population Health team wrote: What to do before implementing a population health system and Suggested timelines when preparing to…

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