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How healthcare leaders optimize utilization management and cost containment. Improve quality, reduce costs, and improve your population's overall health.


How Accountable Care Organizations can increase Annual Wellness Visits

If you manage an ACO, adopting a strategy to increase patient-centric preventative and wellness visits can go a long way to improving your position in the marketplace and generating additional shared savings.


Tackling emergency department utilization with population health technology

Learn how MaineHealth ACO utilized patient education tools, predictive analytics, and new clinical workflows to provide patients the right care at the right time.


How ACOs and healthcare organizations can use data for end-of-life care

“As patients near the end-of-life, an organization will want to make sure that they receive the appropriate treatments to be comfortable, maintain a good quality of ...

Medicare ACO Performance - 2017 with 2015 Data

Medicare ACO Performance: Updated for 2017

An updated visualization of Medicare ACO Performance compares risk, enrollment size, cost, and savings for 392 ACOs using a 2017 CMS data set.

Data Gallery

Prescription drug movements: 5 years of popularity of cost shifts

Follow the price and popularity of several drugs, from Xeljanz to insulin, as they become mainstays (or lose traction) in the healthcare marketplace.


The Final Year: Visualizing End of Life

Where do we spend our final moments? Data shows that 42% of patients pass away at home, but an almost equal proportion die in hospitals.


Weaving Hospital Variation, Explained

Using 2015 CMS data, Arcadia looks at the variations in hospital size, quality of care, cost, and efficiency across ACOs.


Cost and frequency of chronic disease: singular conditions, dyads, and triads

More than one chronic condition leads to much steeper healthcare costs, data shows, especially for common conditions like kidney disease and depression.