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Chilmark Research Affirms that Community Connections Address SDoH

Author: Dr. Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH Senior Medical Director, HealthEC
Date of Publishing : February 04, 2021
Addressing SDoH through community referrals
 
A 2020 report from Chilmark Research highlights the impact of social determinants of health (SDoH)[..]

How to Negotiate Value-Based Contracting in Healthcare

Author: Sanjay Seth
Date of Publishing : January 29, 2021
Negotiating value-based reimbursement & Value-based contracting is a complex process for healthcare providers. Organizations participating in[..]

CMS Boosts States’ SDOH Efforts: New Opportunities Focus on Medicaid and CHIP

Author: Bob Osburn
Date of Publishing : January 20, 2021
State health officials received a much-needed New Year’s present on January 7, 2021 from CMS. Cash-strapped and resource-drained after nine months of[..]

How Health IT Can Mitigate the Effects of Physician Burnout

Author: Sanjay Seth
Date of Publishing : January 12, 2021
Exhaustion. Depersonalization. Lack of Efficacy. These three cardinal symptoms that characterize physician burnout, as defined by the World Health[..]

Prince George’s Health Alliance & Health Department Address SDOH, Improve Public Health

Author: Laura Porto
Date of Publishing : January 05, 2021
HealthEC customer Prince George’s Health Alliance was recently interviewed by Healthcare Innovation regarding their collaboration with the Prince[..]

Senior Isolation During COVID-19 and What Healthcare Should Do About It

Author: Dr. Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH Senior Medical Director, HealthEC
Date of Publishing : December 14, 2020
I recently authored an article for HITConsultant.net about the challenges facing our nation’s seniors during COVID-19. Senior isolation is a health[..]

Expanding High-Acuity Clinical Care in the Community

Author: Lyndsey Lord, RN, MBA – SVP, Technology Operations
Date of Publishing : December 09, 2020

Healthcare has been forced to stretch their muscles during the COVID-19 pandemic.  For both safety and efficiency, providers must be creative in caring[..]

Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), the 4th Realm of Healthcare

Author: Dr. Jenifer Leaf Jaeger, MD, MPH Senior Medical Director, HealthEC
Date of Publishing : November 11, 2020

Communities across the United States are looking for better ways to manage mental and behavioral health disorders, with the recognition that Social[..]

2020 Shared Savings Program Benchmarks – your Organization Meet the Mark?

Author: Sanjay Seth
Date of Publishing : October 29, 2020

Back in June we conducted a webinar titled Power Over Uncertainty – Five Steps for ACOs to Take Now, where we outlined five steps we suggested ACOs[..]

The True ROI of Population Health Management

Author: Sanjay Seth
Date of Publishing : October 13, 2020

In most parts of the United States, the use of value-based care (VBC) arrangements are growing, and health systems today typically participate in a[..]