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Cigna and Arcadia to Share Strategies for Health Plans to Effectively Support Physicians with Actionable Insights at RISE West

September 6, 2019

Burlington, Mass. (September 6, 2019) – Population health management leader announced today it will partner with Top 10 health plan Cigna subsidiary CareAllies to educate healthcare leaders on how health plans can effectively provide actionable insights at the point Ranked as One of America’s Fastest-Growing Privately-Owned Companies by Inc. Magazine

August 14, 2019

Burlington, MASS. (August 14, 2019) –, the leading population health management company, was ranked no. 2828 on Inc. magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing, privately-held companies in the U.S. Arcadia’s ranking is based on its significant revenue growth over

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KLAS: Arcadia’s VBC Technology Bolsters Analytics Services to Help Clients Achieve Outcomes [1]

February 28, 2018

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts (February 28, 2018) The 2017 Value-Based Care Managed Services Report from KLAS reflects customer satisfaction with  Of the Arcadia customers KLAS interviewed, fully 100% considered Arcadia to be a true partner.[2] “Arcadia customers are the most satisfied

KLAS: On average, Arcadia’s technology manages more lives per customer than any other rated population health vendor

February 28, 2018

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts (March 1, 2018) – announced today their rating in the KLAS 2017 Population Health Management Report Part 2.  Reviewing vendors that “cater to the more complex needs of IDNs and CINs,” the report called Arcadia one of

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Ask Dr. Parker: ACO End of Life Challenges

February 1, 2018

“As patients near the end of life, an ACO will want to make sure that they receive the appropriate treatments to be comfortable, maintain a good quality of life and have their preferences about dying honored.  Is there any way

A Day in the Life - Gantt

A Day in the Life of “Death by a Thousand Clicks”

May 16, 2017

Three prominent Boston-area physicians just contributed an opinion piece to WBUR, “Death By A Thousand Clicks”.  When doctors and nurses turn their backs to patients in order to pay attention to computer screen, they argue, it pulls their focus from

Confounding Correlations: Enlightenment and Noise in the Age of So Much Data

April 20, 2017

Artist Information Nick Stepro, 2017 D3.js SVG, with Illustrator Data from CMS Public Use File, US Census American Community Survey, and CMS NPPES NPI Registry More about the Data Visualization In an age of expanding data and increasingly powerful tools

Medicare ACO Performance - 2017 with 2015 Data

Medicare ACO Performance: Updated for 2017

March 29, 2017

Medicare ACO Performance Luke Shulman and Nick Stepro Excel, D3.js SVG, with Illustrator  Data sourced from 2015 CMS ACO Public Use File Risk scoring underpins many value-based payment programs. In the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Shared Savings

The Final Word - Quality

The Final Word: Quality

March 22, 2017

The word “quality” gets thrown around a lot in discussions of healthcare.  In Washington, D.C., politicians like to opine that Americans will have “higher quality” health care at a lower cost.  Do you think they know what they mean by

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