Allscripts Population Health Management clients recently gathered in Pittsburgh for our annual user conference, Population Health University (PHU), where they spent time learning, sharing and connecting. About 300 attendees networked and attended educational presentations over the course of three days, hearing how their peers are executing strategies to improve the health of individuals and populations, while better managing costs and improving operational performance. The innovations and successes shared were nothing less than remarkable. Holston Medical Group (HMG), for example, is using analytics to drive culture change among providers and achieve success with accountable care. HMG identifies high-risk patients and realigns care delivery priorities so providers see these individuals more frequently for better outcomes. In 18 months, HMG realized a double-digit reduction in hospital readmission rates among a select group of patients—even among those with complex chronic conditions. Plus, it added […]

Innovative workflow solutions play a key role in the deployment of connected healthcare. Two industry thought leaders recently got together to discuss their experience in this area: Rick Schooler, Vice President and CIO of Orlando Health in Orlando, FL (CHIME/HIMSS CIO of the Year) Martin Kleinbart, Chief Strategy Officer at Citrus Valley Health Partners near Los Angeles Listen in as Schooler and Kleinbart discuss their connected healthcare objectives and how, despite their differences in size and geography, they are overcoming common challenges. Here’s some background on the two organizations and how they’re using Allscripts Community Record powered by dbMotion to help coordinate care across their enterprises. Citrus Valley Health Partners (CVHP) operates three non-profit community hospitals, a 10-bed in-patient hospice and a robust home health program. It has approximately 1,000 affiliated physicians. CVHP will use Allscripts Community Record to distribute, […]