Tag Archive: aco


CMO Challenge: Multiple Payors, Multiple Quality Measures

May 10, 2016

Quality measures have been around for a long time.  Before the move towards global payment, most contracts in the “Pay for Performance” era included both ambulatory and hospital-based quality measures.  As provider organizations and ACOs transition to global payment, quality


A Case for Integrated Behavioral Health

May 3, 2016

Recently, I have been thinking about solo efforts vs. team efforts.  When I was in medical school, almost all of the teaching was directed towards learning how to care for one patient at a time.  And for much of my


Provider How-To: Minimizing Gaps in HCC Data Capture

April 29, 2016

Last week, we launched our new ‘What in the Health IT’ blog series and explained the meaning of Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC). Here, chief medical officer Dr. Rich Parker provides tactical guidance to providers who are in HCC-based payment models.


The Final Year: Visualizing End of Life

April 26, 2016

At Arcadia, we believe data can be beautiful.  Visit our online, interactive Data Gallery to explore high-resolution versions of all our data visualizations.   Here, we discuss questions raised by The Final Year: Where and How We Die. In the year before you die –

Behavioral Health and ACO Statistics

ACOs and Behavioral Health Data

April 13, 2016

As organizations take on financial risk and transition away from fee-for-service to value-based models of care, focus has intensified on how to effectively manage the riskiest and most expensive patients. In this value-based world, patient engagement, chronic disease management, and