Author Archives: Shelley Price, MS, FHIMSS

About Shelley Price, MS, FHIMSS

Shelley Price, MS, FHIMSS, is HIMSS Director, Payer and Life Sciences.

Key Attributes for ACO Success with IT

By Matthew Denius, MS, Member, HIMSS Accountable Care Task Force;  and Manager, Financial Product Design, NextGen Healthcare The Technology Association of Georgia’s Health Society, in conjunction with the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and Georgia Department of Economic Development, held … Continue reading

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Transforming Healthcare from Fee-For-Volume to Fee-For-Value through Population Health

Don Berwick’s pivotal 2008 article, “The Triple Aim: Care, Health, And Cost,” created the framework for healthcare reform under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). ACA places a high priority on improving the quality of Medicare services through creating new payment … Continue reading

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The Unicorn is Here to Stay Part 2: By the Numbers

The Federal government is heading toward their fourth round of announcements for their Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) accountable care organizations (ACOs).  Much has been made recently of initial findings from the MSSP and Pioneer ACOs.  In a recent blog, “The … Continue reading

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The Unicorn Is Here to Stay: Building ACOs for the Future

Authors: Alan Gilbert, MPA, FHIMSS, Chief Growth Officer, TEAM of Care Solutions is a member of the HIMSS Accountable Care Task Force; and Shelley Price, MS, FHIMSS, Director of Payer and Life Sciences manages the HIMSS Accountable Care Task Force … Continue reading

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C&BI: Teaching Clinical Analytics

Author: John Sharp, MSSA, PMP, FHIMSS, is Manager, Research Informatics, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio; Adjunct Faculty, Health Informatics, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio; and a member of the HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Data and Analytics Task Force Many are … Continue reading

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ACOs: Is Technology the Solution or the Struggle?

Author: Kovida Rao is a pre-med senior at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, HIMSS Summer 2013 Intern, and member of the HIMSS Accountable Care Task Force Over the past five year, the health care sector has some significant federal program experience … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Marketplaces – Bringing Payers, Providers, and Technology Together in New Ways

Authorized by the Affordable Care Act, and starting in 2014, individuals and employees of small businesses will have access to affordable coverage through a new competitive private health insurance market – the Health Insurance Marketplace (formerly known as Healthcare Insurance … Continue reading

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Is Your Organization Strategically Intelligent?

by Sheldon Hamburger, Member, HIMSS Medical Banking & Financial Systems Committee, and President, The Aristone Group In his recent book titled, “Strategic IQ:  Creating Smarter Corporations”(1) and related interview, author, Harvard Professor John R. Wells, makes the case that to be … Continue reading

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Clinical and Business Intelligence Soars to New Heights

by Maxine Rand, MPA, BSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, Member, HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Committee, and Director, Clinical Education, Practice & Informatics, Kaiser Permanente ThedaCare, a Wisconsin-based integrated health system, has a history of using LEAN principles to leverage technology and improve services … Continue reading

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Practice in an Underserved Community Realizes the “Triple Aim” With Help of an EHR

Many components will be necessary to realize the Triple Aim goal of delivering better care for individuals, better health for populations, and reducing per-capita costs.  One critical component to transforming healthcare is the primary care provider. One primary care physician … Continue reading

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