Addiction is a national crisis. Deaths from drug overdose, suicide and alcoholic liver diseases—referred to as “diseases of despair”—are at the highest levels in U.S. history. Read one father’s personal experience with the loss of his son and his efforts to ensure that addiction is treated with the same efficacy as other chronic diseases.
As healthcare moves toward the full embrace of value-based care models, utilization management is increasingly leveraged as a means to not only manage costs but to ensure quality and manage risk as well.
Medecision has integrated the Change Healthcare InterQual Connect medical review service into the iExchange provider data-entry solution. This press release was originally issued by Change Healthcare and appears on their website: https://www.changehealthcare.com/press-room/press-releases/detail/medecision-integrates-change-healthcare-interqual-connect-solution-into-iexchange-provider-portal
Digital health technologies may one day potentially solve some of healthcare’s biggest problems. But big problems require big solutions in order to demonstrate significant Impact on Quality (IoQ).
Quality requires assessment tools that operate in an objective manner. That’s where healthcare performance measurement programs come in.
Medecision’s Advisory Board will provide insights and facilitate relationships for Medecision’s leadership teams in advancement of the company’s strategic goals.
Data can help health plans identify medically at-risk members and intervene with the appropriate prevention and wellness programs to keep them as healthy as possible and avoid a costly trip to the doctor or emergency room.
Healthcare organizations need consumers actively involved in their own care in order to dramatically improve outcomes. As such, healthcare organizations, including health plans, need to forge partnerships with consumers.
The concierge care model looks to provide personalized service to health plan members.
A combination of technological advancements and increasing clinical evidence has created a clearer understanding of how much the environment in which people are born, grow, live, work and age impacts their health.