Datavant Achieves Milestone as Only Data Logistics Organization to Attain NCQA Data Aggregator Validator Program
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by Wei Kao
6M ago
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, December 13, 2023 — Datavant — the nation’s largest health data retrieval organization that protects, connects, and delivers the world’s health data — announced today that it has earned the Validated Data Stream designation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) through their Data Aggregator Validation program. Since its launch in 2021, 34 organizations have completed the program, but Datavant is the first data logistics organization to achieve this milestone. The Validated Data Stream designation boosts the value of Datavant’s services. Validated Fast Heal ..read more
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Denials & Revenue Recovery Solutions
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by Geoff New, MBA, RHIA, CHFP, CRCR, FHFMA, FAHIMA | Ciox Vice President · Provider Solutions · Revenue Cycle
7M ago
The Challenge 73% of Revenue Cycle Management leaders rank staffing shortages as their primary concern. Ongoing changes in reimbursement put immense pressure on healthcare providers. Two challenges identified by RCM (Revenue Cycle Management) leaders as significantly impacting financial stability and operational efficiency are staffing shortages and an escalating volume of claims denials. As the volumes and complexity of denials increase, RCM leaders grapple with the increased workload while striving to retain dollars to improve financial performance. For many healthcare providers, existing so ..read more
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Stratum Med and Datavant Announce Partnership to create a Data Lake and Digitize Data Exchange
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by Ciox Health
9M ago
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 28, 2023 – Stratum Med, Inc., a physician-owned, physician-led collaborative comprised of prominent medical groups accounting for over 12,000 physicians across the country, and Datavant, the leader in securely connecting health data, have announced a partnership to create an industry standard data lake to enable operating efficiencies, minimize risk and generate virtuous use cases for identified and de-identified data sets. Stratum Med organizations intend to implement Datavant’s technology and integrated services for Release of Information by leveraging Datavant’s ..read more
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Datavant Leads in Health Data Exchange: Surpasses Digital Connections to 70,000 Hospitals And Clinics, Acquires Healthjump
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by Ciox Health
9M ago
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, September 26, 2023 – Datavant has now reached a milestone of more than 70,000 US hospitals and clinics in its digital network and enables the exchange of 60 million patient records per year. Datavant supports use cases ranging from continuity of care; to patient and attorney requests; to risk adjustment, to quality reporting and clinical research. Datavant also announces completing its acquisition of Healthjump, the leader in health data exchange for value-based care organizations, which has built connections to more than 1500 healthcare organizations participating in risk-b ..read more
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Health Information Exchange: What It Is and Why It Matters
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by Ciox Health
9M ago
  Traditionally, patient data has been stored in disparate systems, creating information silos across healthcare organizations. This fragmentation poses a significant challenge for healthcare providers striving to deliver patient-centric care. This lack of interoperability in healthcare results in:   Inefficient Care: Without access to comprehensive patient records, healthcare providers may need to duplicate tests and procedures, leading to inefficiencies and increased healthcare costs. Missed Opportunities: Critical medical insights may remain hidden within the siloed data, leading ..read more
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What is Interoperability in Healthcare and Why is it Important?
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by Wei Kao
10M ago
Interoperability in healthcare ensures communication and exchange of information across disparate healthcare systems and technologies. It empowers providers to leverage data across a wide range of uses, including: Analytics and reporting: Seamless data exchange allows providers to analyze patient information from various sources to improve clinical outcomes, track quality metrics, and evaluate financial performance. Population and health management: Interoperability facilitates population and health management through risk stratification, care coordination, and targeted interventions. Switchi ..read more
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Health Information Exchange: What It Is and Why It Matters
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by Wei Kao
11M ago
 Traditionally, patient data has been stored in disparate systems, creating information silos across healthcare organizations. This fragmentation poses a significant challenge for healthcare providers striving to deliver patient-centric care. This lack of interoperability results in: Inefficient Care: Without access to comprehensive patient records, healthcare providers may need to duplicate tests and procedures, leading to inefficiencies and increased healthcare costs. Missed Opportunities: Critical medical insights may remain hidden within the siloed data, leading to missed opportunities ..read more
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Making Care Primary Model Integrates Primary Care, Clinical and SDoH Data to Transform Healthcare
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by Ciox Health
11M ago
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new voluntary primary care model – the Making Care Primary (MCP) Model. This 10.5-year, multi-payer model, with three tracks, is being tested in eight states slated for July 2024. Participation will come from across healthcare systems in each of the participating states including clinicians, community-based organizations (CBOs), and Medicaid agency payers, with plans to engage private payers soon. With primary care as the focus, the Making Care Primary model aims to: Improve patient outcomes Increase access to healthcare Redu ..read more
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Denial Management: A Guide to Support Denial Prevention
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by Ciox Health
11M ago
Denial management plays a critical role in ensuring the financial health of your healthcare organization. It aims to minimize revenue loss, optimize reimbursement, and streamline the revenue cycle. What is Denial Management? Denial management is the systematic process of identifying, analyzing, and resolving claim denials in healthcare organizations. It involves activities such as: Identifying denials Analyzing root causes Resolving denials Submitting appeals Implementing process improvements Taking corrective actions By effectively managing denials, revenue cycle managers ensure financial s ..read more
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SDOH Data: Use Cases, Maintaining Privacy, and Health Data Ecosystems
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by Ciox Health
11M ago
Social determinants of health (SDOH) describes the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age. These factors have a significant impact on overall health outcomes and can help us understand the root causes of health disparities. SDOH data consists of information related to: Economic stability Education Social and community context Health and healthcare access Neighborhood and built environment How to Use SDOH Data The World Health Organization (WHO) believes SDOH accounts for 30-55% of health outcomes. By integrating SDOH data with clinical and claims data, researchers, h ..read more
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