Category Archives: White Papers

MACRAs Impact on Patient Engagement and Care Coordination


The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its final rule for the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). MACRA represents the biggest change in… Read More

Health Homes Require More Than EHRs


Electronic Health Records have shown limited capacity to support integrated health care for individuals with behavioral health conditions.Challenges have been noted for the coordination of care among multiple providers (primary,… Read More

Information Technology Needs for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics and Other Value-Based Reimbursement Systems


As CCBHCs take on the challenges of establishing operations that comply with grant and program criteria – including the scope, availability, accessibility and coordination of care services – these organizations… Read More

Connecting Care Teams with Smart Technology – The Health Home Model


The coordination of care for individuals with complex or multiple chronic illnesses is key to improving population health outcomes. This can be successfully achieved through integrated technology solutions that are… Read More

Population Health Management Tools and Strategies to Support Care Coordination


Recent efforts to reform the American health care system focus on improving the health of designated communities or populations, and purchasing health care services based on value and improved outcomes…. Read More

Closing Health Care Gaps Through Care Coordination


The quality and cost of health care services are currently impaired by the gaps that exist between providers and clinical systems of care. Recent efforts in system design and technology… Read More

Using Information Technology Solutions to Chart the Pathway to Value-Based Contracting and Population Health Management


The landscape for the reimbursement of healthcare services is rapidly evolving from payments for services that are based on the volume of care provided, to value-based contracting that recognizes the… Read More

Why Electronic Health Records are Ill Suited for Population Health Management


Many studies have demonstrated that cost of care for patients with chronic illnesses is excessive and avoidable. Frequently, these patients have multiple chronic conditions and multiple providers across health care… Read More