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Learn Three Ways To Leverage Your EHR Capabilities To Manage P4P & Risk Contracts - Free Executive Web Briefing

GETTYSBURG, Pa., Sept. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As fee-for-service contracts are replaced by reimbursement with performance bonuses (and penalties), gainsharing, case rates, and health home and medical home capitated arrangements, managers need new tools to succeed. Electronic health record (EHR) data and EHR functionality are key tools — but not enough — to be successful in the new world of value-based contracting which require population based performance tracking and reporting. Analytic tools that make sense of that EHR data and leverage other available data sources for actionable information to managers are required.

The ability to participate in population health management will be a core competency of provider organizations in this post fee-for-service environment. And timely access to both population based and consumer specific information is key to building this competency in any organization.

During this 90-minute executive web briefing, our faculty will provide an update on the trends in performance-based contracting and risk sharing in health and human services — and how these trends are requiring provider organizations to embrace population health management while also providing direct consumer care. You will also learn the additional and essential capabilities, beyond EHR functionality, needed for financial success with pay-for-performance (P4P) and risk-based contracts. Finally, our faculty will present three case studies of provider organizations at the cutting edge of population health management and how they used enhanced analytic tools to turn disparate data sources — clinical and administrative — into decision making gold. These case studies include:

  1. A tool for case management decision support for consumers with diabetes and diabetic precursors– and using these tools to maximize metabolic screening performance
  2. A tool for payer/provider data sharing that proactively identifies gaps in consumer care and consumer engagement
  3. A system to proactively identify consumers at risk for emergency room visits — and facilitate early intervention to prevent hospitalizations

Join us on October 7 at 2:00pm EST to hear Carol Duncan Clayton, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Care Management Technologies and Monica E. Oss, chief executive officer of OPEN MINDS discuss the three ways to leverage and extend your EHR capabilities to manage P4P and risk contracts. And don't miss an exclusive question and answer session at the conclusion of this event, where our experts will answer live questions from the audience and share their insights on population health management and the essential capabilities needed for financial success.

To learn more about this executive web briefing, or take advantage of free online registration, please visit: https://www.openminds.com/event/beyond-the-ehr/

All registrants will receive (at no charge and regardless of attendance) a recording of the webinar and an electronic copy of the presentation slides at its conclusion.

ABOUT Care Management Technologies

Powered by an unrivaled analytics warehouse and next-generation technology, CMT helps payer and provider organizations serving complex needs populations transform complex data—behavioral and medical–into actionable insights that improve care quality, clinical outcomes, patient safety, and organizational performance.

Care Management Technologies brings state-of-the-art population health management solutions to high-needs consumer groups with comorbid and multimorbidity health disorders and complex support needs. From meeting the goals of The Triple Aim, to meeting the standards of pay-for-performance contracts, CMT's innovative "behavioral health first" approach empowers the data-informed decision-making needed to go beyond standard care management and optimize the "value" of care. To learn more, visit: http://www.cmthealthcare.com/

ABOUT OPEN MINDS

OPEN MINDS is a national health and human service industry market intelligence firm. Founded in 1987 and based in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, the 75+ associates provide innovative management solutions designed to improve operational and strategic performance. Learn more at www.openminds.com.

CONTACT: OPEN MINDS Executive Education Events Team 717-334-1329 info@openminds.com

Source: Open Minds