From program to business model: Using population health management to drive value-based care

Tamara Cull Tamara Cull
Senior Vice President, Aveus

What does “population health management” really mean? Many healthcare organizations think of population health management in terms of condition-specific programs designed to improve care and reduce costs for at-risk patients. Medicare’s bundled payment initiatives for joint replacements and cardiac care may come to mind, for instance. Very often organizations launch programs like these in response

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Four Steps to Succeed in BPCI Advanced

Tamara Cull Tamara Cull
Senior Vice President, Aveus

Hospitals and providers accepted into the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced program will be the first to test CMS’ latest voluntary Medicare payment model that begins on Oct. 1. Tamara Cull, DHA, senior vice president of Aveus, the consulting division of population health management solution provider Medecision, shares four key steps for success on

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ED Utilization: Addressing the Ongoing Industry Challenge

Ian Chuang, MD Ian Chuang, MD
SVP, Chief Analytics Officer

The appropriate utilization of an emergency department (ED) as a place of health care services remains an ongoing industry challenge. The reasons and circumstances for this persistent issue are varied for consumers, providers and payers. The appropriateness of an ED visit inferred from administrative claims data after the fact is often too categorical in nature,

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Next-generation Care Management: The Importance of Data Collection and Member Engagement

Pam Brooks Pam Brooks
Senior Director, Care Management Applications

What if you could build care plans for your members that were tailored to the whole person, instead of just a specific clinical condition or two? What if you could get members more engaged in their overall health by asking them fewer — but more targeted — questions that resonate with their personal situations? What

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Medecision Acquires Transformational Change Firm, Aveus

James Coates James Coates
Vice President, Marketing Services

Helps Medecision’s clients assess and accelerate population health strategies and outcomes DALLAS, TX and MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 22, 2018 – Medecision, a leader in population health management solutions, announced today the acquisition of Minneapolis, MN-based Aveus, a consulting services firm with deep roots in strategy, innovation and customer experience.  The largest independent provider of

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Strengthen your network through automated appeals and grievances

Debra Faulkner Debra Faulkner
Senior Product Manager, Government Solutions

Most health plans with Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and dual eligible populations know they need to be prepared to respond quickly to CMS audit requests – including a full account of appeals and grievances history, activity and status. After all, two of five Star Ratings factors can be tied to appeals and grievances processes, and noncompliance

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