Center for Improving Value in Health Care
Mar 6, 2017 | 0 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
Change Agents, CO APCD, All Payer Claims Database
The Colorado Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association is a nonprofit, professional organization with nearly 2500 members.
Mar 27, 2017 | 0 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
Delivery System Redesign, End-of-Life Care, Palliative Care, Change Agents
Summary of the Change Agent Chat featuring HopeWest's President and CEO, Christy Whitney.
Mar 20, 2017 | 0 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
Disruptive Innovation, Triple Aim, Transparency, Value, All Payer Claims Database
We took a moment to catch up with Tracey Campbell, our VP of Strategy & Business Development. These are the top 5s on things to know about her team, featured Change Agents and their projects, and how CO APCD data is being used.
CIVHC Partners, Coordinated Care, Delivery System Redesign, Palliative Care, Care Transitions
Death is a taboo topic in America. In many cases, the reticence to discuss end-of-life concerns extends to serious diagnoses, such as cancer, which may not be terminal.
Mar 28, 2017 | 0 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
Health Reform, ACA
By Jay Want, MD, CIVHC CMO
This is not the end of Obamacare; it’s the beginning.
In a surprising move, Paul Ryan pulled the American Health Care Act, the Republican ACA repeal and replace bill, last Friday. It had become clear that there was no movement to the left or the right that would garner enough votes to allow passage in the House.
Mar 8, 2017 | 4 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
In the current debate over the Affordable Care Act's repeal and replacement, we are watching the collision of two world views.
Mar 2, 2017 | 2 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
Colorado All Payer Claims Database, Plaintalk Blog, CO APCD
So, we’ve explained what an All Payer Claims Database is and all the exciting things that it can do; but, why on earth would Colorado what such a thing? How did the CO APCD come to be and what, exactly, is Colorado supposed to do with it?
Feb 28, 2017 | 1 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
Cost Transparency, Health Reform, Payment Reform, Controlling Costs
Why assuming we’re rational about health care may be a dangerous assumption
I am reading a wonderful book called The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis, about the development of behavioral economics by two of its pioneers, Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. One point of their work over five decades is that while we think we make decisions rationally and objectively, in actuality, our thinking and valuation of things are fluid, and uses different criteria with different weights at different times.
Mar 30, 2017 | 0 comments | Posted by Global Administrator
Bundled Payments, Care Transitions, Change Agents, CO APCD, Colorado All Payer Claims Database, Cost Transparency, Delivery System Redesign, Health Reform, Palliative Care, Payment Reform, Price Transparency, Triple Aim, All Payer Claims Database
2017 marks the 5th Anniversary of implementation of the CO APCD. We continue to look forward to increasing the use and availability of the data in years to come.
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