Tag Archives: gaps in care

Data access is key to closing care gaps

Advanced analytics can uncover gaps in care but unless that information is available to front line health care professionals the gaps will remain. Teamwork and the right technology can ensure data can be accessed and utilized in a timely manner. This approach is working for both providers and payers. For example Premier Medical Associates, a […]
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Creating the Science of Medicine at Wilmington Health

Many physicians think of themselves as singular artists who, with a few well-placed brushstrokes, can render a cure to almost any malady. But Jeff James, CEO at Wilmington Health in Wilmington, North Carolina, believes that kind of thinking needs to change. Physicians, he says, need to become more like scientists, meticulously building a care plan […]
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Florida Medical Clinic scores new contracts after using analytics

In the move from fee-for-service to value-based health care a number of organizations are missing the target. I have seen several very good health care groups miss out on substantial value-based contracts because they could not take on the risks. The solution is to manage the risks through the utilization of analytics. Florida Medical Clinic, […]
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Analytics helps Cornerstone create Patient Advocate program

Gaps in care are a common affliction among health care organizations across the nation. I have seen it in otherwise good practices, both large and small, yet these groups somehow either overlook the problem or don’t know it exists. Cornerstone Health Care was suffering from “gaps in care,” that is patients who were not receiving […]
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