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The Return of Mandatory Bundles: Good News? A Guest Blog from DataGen

Kate Poglitsch Kate Poglitsch
Chief of Analytics, DataGen

This guest blog is from our partners at DataGen, a leader in helping organizations across the country simplify the complexities of healthcare payment change. We at DataGen were excited to hear last week’s news about the new mandatory oncology bundle that will focus on cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment. Though we’re waiting on CMS to

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Ferociously Curious: An Interview with Coreen Dicus-Johnson

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

We were barely into our conversation about BOLD leadership when Coreen Dicus-Johnson, President and CEO of Network Health, headquartered in Menasha, Wisconsin, mentioned that her staff has told her she is “ferociously curious.” Curiosity, along with confidence, empathy and trust are the core characteristics of BOLD leaders who are capable of driving transformative change. When

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Nurturing Boldness: An Interview with Diana Rehnberg

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

Once upon a time (well, actually many times over decades!), I was a mentor in a national program that paired experienced executives with up and coming business leaders. My first mentee in that program, Colleen Larson, and I have stayed in touch over the years. Along her life journey, Colleen demonstrated her own boldness in

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Deborah Gage Interview: What it Takes to Have a Fearless Approach

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

A couple of years ago at a national health care conference, I joined a small breakout group discussion and met Deborah Gage, CEO of Medecision, across the table. I don’t remember much about the discussion, but I know we parted, exchanging business cards, with (at least on my part) a clear desire to talk more and

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How Bold Leaders Use the Information They Gather

Chris LaVictoire Mahai Chris LaVictoire Mahai
President of Aveus, a division of Medecision

If you’ve been in business for more than a few years, you’ve likely seen your own organization, and probably others, launch ‘research’ that ends up on the shelf. Or someone tries to use research for purposes that were not intended when it was collected – and probably not legitimate to the methodology used – or

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Performance Incentives and Payment Policies: Are we Addressing the Right Issues?

Don Casey MD, MPH, MBA Don Casey MD, MPH, MBA
Chief of Clinical Affairs

This three-part blog series covers topics of importance to population health initiatives in the U.S. today and shows examples of organizations that are successfully incorporating these efforts to improve value-based care. Read our first post here, covering the importance of better price transparency and the second post here, discussing value-based population healthcare and social determinants

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Medecision’s Aerial Complex Care Management™ and Aerial Insights™ Solutions Among First in Nation to Earn NCQA Population Health Management Prevalidation Status

Medecision Medecision

DALLAS, TX – Oct. 16, 2018 – Medecision, the leader in population health and care management solutions, announced today its Aerial Complex Care Management™ and Aerial Insights™ solutions are among the first in the nation to earn Population Health Management Prevalidation status by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) in 2018. The NCQA Prevalidation

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