Seven ways health execs can prepare for the future March 07, 2017 By Tracey Walker Seven ways health execs can prepare for the future. Four priorities your health plan must embrace to thrive in the future March 06, 2017 By Tracey Walker Health plans of the future will focus on consumers: designing products, care and services to support improved health. Value-based care takes over J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference 2017 January 23, 2017 By Marc O'Connor Is the drive to value-based care really accelerating? What can be done amidst all of the uncertainty? Expert shares insights from the J.P. Morgan 35th Annual Healthcare Conference. 7 scariest acronyms of healthcare explained December 10, 2016 By Joe McDonald The healthcare industry loves its acronyms, making it a little like a confusing, high-stakes version of alphabet soup. New acronyms are constantly introduced into the healthcare landscape, each signifying change and a new challenge. Three ways to draw competitive advantage from risk adjustment August 06, 2016 By Christina Sung Risk adjustment has great potential if you follow these three simple rules. Harnessing the power of patient satisfaction Mastering patient satisfaction measures and using them to guide operations decisions is a powerful practice management tool. Five ways payers can improve member engagement November 23, 2015 By By Jim Dalen Here are five ways payers could help their members become more engaged in their health and provider-recommended treatment plan. Humana’s MA accountable care models save money and improve health outcomes December 15, 2014 By Lisa Smith Medicare Advantage (MA) members in Humana’s accountable care programs in 2013 had 7% fewer emergency room visits and 4% fewer inpatient hospital admissions than members in traditional, fee-for-service settings. Global payments show promise of reining in healthcare costs Study finds slower spending increases, better outcomes compared with traditional payment methods NCQA updates HEDIS measures July 02, 2014 By Tracey Walker The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released new technical specifications for the 2015 edition of the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS).