Safeguarding sensitive personal health information (PHI) to protect patient privacy is of critical importance, with severe financial penalties for those who fail to comply with regulations. The rising peril of cyber-attacks and data breaches—with new threats and cybercriminals materializing daily—make it even more critical for healthcare organizations to stay ahead of potential risks. To protect… Continue reading Navigating Healthcare Security—Does Your Care Management Platform Measure Up?
If you treat complex patients, chances are that social determinants of health (SDOH) affect your outcomes. Whether you’re sharing risk in a value-based care arrangement or negotiating a risk-based contract, a care management strategy addressing social, economic, and environmental factors that influence health can help you alleviate risk and improve health equity. But can you… Continue reading Integrating Social Determinants of Health to Improve Outcomes without Sacrificing Profitability
Managing population health requires a systematic and comprehensive approach to improving the health outcomes of an entire defined population—characterized by a condition, geographic area, or other distinct characteristic—while addressing the needs of each individual. Successful population health management emphasizes patient-centered care supported by engagement and data-driven decision-making to impact entire communities. But why does population… Continue reading Empowering Patients, Transforming Communities: The Impact of Patient-Centered Care on Population Health