Leading analyst firm IDC provides an overview of the technology infrastructure and application portfolio needed for accountable care success. This white paper evaluates the capabilities of ACS from Aetna in helping providers transition to accountable care models.
Banner Health Network Pioneer ACO: Clinical Intelligence and Business Intelligence Approaches
Banner Health Network, a Pioneer ACO, teamed up with ACS from Aetna to launch a health plan and for comprehensive accountable care technology and services. Here, Banner executive staff share their experiences and insights into building an ACO, from payment and delivery model alignment to collaborating with ACS from Aetna for a technology solution, telephonic support for palliative care, population health management, physician and patient engagement, and more.
Technology Fundamentals for Realizing ACO Success
Success in accountable care requires technology that goes beyond the EHR. This report covers the capabilities needed for effective HIE and population health management, and the solutions offered by Medicity, now part of the ACS from Aetna technology suite.
Building Patient-Centeredness in the Real World
Health Quality Advisors
Patient-centeredness can significantly improve care and outcomes while reducing costs, but getting there is a challenge. This report highlights five organizations that have overcome barriers to engage patients in ways that have improved the patient experience, clinical metrics and cost-effectiveness. Two of them, Mercy Clinics in Des Moines and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, have won national recognition for innovative use of technology and team concepts involving clinicians and patients.
Partnering for Success in the Medicare Shared Savings Program
The Medicare Shared Savings Program offers providers a chance to launch an ACO and receive bonus payments on top of traditional reimbursement. Find out how ACS from Aetna can help your organization succeed as a Medicare ACO, from drafting the application to providing a complete technology solution and staff support for population health management.
Payer-Provider Collaboration in Accountable Care Reduced Use and Improved Quality in Maine MA Plan
A report on the collaboration between Aetna and Novahealth of Portland, Maine, focusing on shared data and care management for Medicare Advantage members. The population in the pilot program had fewer hospital admissions, days and readmissions than statewide unmanaged Medicare populations, as well as lower PMPM costs across all cost categories, yet quality metrics for diabetes, IVD, annual visits and post discharge follow-up were consistently high.
Q&A: Aetna’s Charles Kennedy on Developing ACOs
Accountable care is growing and showing promise in the commercial market, and a national ACO network may be on the horizon. Charles Kennedy, CEO of Accountable Care Solutions from Aetna, explains how ACS from Aetna is working with provider organizations to drive the movement forward.
Cost And Quality Concerns, Policy Changes Lead To Innovation, Collaboration and Accountable Care
We have the power and the responsibility to contain health care costs and improve quality, according to Charles Kennedy, CEO of Accountable Care Solutions from Aetna. He explains the potential — and the challenges — of accountable care and steps providers can take now to prepare for a value-based future.