The core mission of an ACO is to improve care quality and reduce unnecessary healthcare spending. COVID-19 has brought financial uncertainty and a variety of challenges ACOs must address to continue meeting the needs of members.
Tens of millions of people in the US experience mental illness every year. Effective coordination can ensure patients get the mental health support they need.
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we’re highlighting five innovative organizations improving outcomes for our nation’s most vulnerable populations.
Making Visible What Can Be Invisible During a Pandemic: Mental Health Support Through Care Coordination
Social distancing is essential to manage our current pandemic; however, we must address the mental health stressors that come along with this.
One in seven new mothers has postpartum depression, making it very important to identify and treat symptoms to best support new moms, babies, and families.
Every year in the US, we lose 700 women to pregnancy-related deaths, making maternal mortality and morbidity a continually important topic.
Due to COVID-19, many primary care services have been delayed or canceled. Finding ways to continue providing quality care during this time can help mitigate negative outcomes.
ACOs and EDs share a common goal of effectively managing patient care. Learn how technology can help dissolve common pain points and improve care collaboration.
Studies show that over 350 rural hospitals are at high risk of closure. Learn how closures affect communities and strategies for keeping rural hospitals open.
A first-hand account of how workplace violence affects rural hospitals—along with the unique struggles rural EDs face when it comes to addressing the issue.
By combining ADT data with robust claims information, health plan case managers are empowered to identify and support at-risk members in real-time.
In the US, an infant affected by opioid withdrawal is born every 15 minutes. Learn how different states are addressing neonatal abstinence syndrome or NAS.
Learn how organizations in the Pacific Northwest—an area hit hard when cases were first confirmed in the US—are leveraging technology to address COVID-19.
Health plans have comprehensive data on members, yet often lack the tools needed to get that information to providers. Technology can help enable bidirectional communication.
On March 9, CMS released the Interoperability and Patient Access final rule that implements interoperability and patient access provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act.