• by ICP
    Jun. 1

    InnovationCarePartnersWelcomesNewChiefExecutiveOfficer

    Innovation Care Partners (ICP) is pleased to welcome Savas Petrides, MD to the Chief Executive Officer role at ICP...

  • by ICP
    Apr. 19

    New Healthcare Models with Innovation Care Partners

    Healthcare models are moving more and more towards performance-based incentives and results, and Innovation Care Partners (ICP), which is affiliated with Honor Health, is dedicated to improving patient health and reducing healthcare spend through collaboration, coordination, and communication in the community. Join us as we interview Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jim Whitfill and Senior Director of Care Management, Karen Vanaskie. For more information about ICP, visit http://www.icphealth.com

    Dr.Jim&Karen
  • by Scottsdale Health Partners, LLC
    Jan. 20

    New Participants Join Several CMS Alternative Payment Models

    Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced over 359,000 clinicians are confirmed to participate in four of CMS’s Alternative Payment Models (APMs) in 2017...

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  • by Health Management Technology
    Nov. 28

    Rising Stars of HIT Leadership

    Here in the pages of HMT we sometimes see the same faces. For this Rising Stars feature, we wanted to do something a little different. The leaders you’ll read about in this article have never appeared in HMT before – though thanks to their friends and colleagues who nominated each of them for their unique passions, they are on our radar now....

  • by The Hertel Report
    Sep. 23

    2015 MSSP and Pioneer ACO Results Are In

    Arizona Medicare ACOs: Arizona Connected Care, Banner Health Network, Commonwealth Primary Care ACO, Revere Health and Scottsdale Health Partners earned shared savings...

  • by Orion Health
    Sep. 14

    Scottsdale Health Partners MSSP

    Scottsdale Health Partners (SHP)—now known as Innovation Care Partners, an affiliate of HonorHealth—is a physician-led clinical integration network (CIN), and Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) participant...

  • by Healthcare Informatics
    Sep. 13

    Scottsdale Health Partners’ CMO Explains How His ACO Has Beaten MSSP Expectations

    At a time when many accountable care organizations (ACOs) participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) for ACOs are struggling to meet the cost-savings and quality-outcomes benchmarks set for them by senior officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), a minority of the MSSP ACOs are doing very well...

  • by Scottsdale Health Partners, LLC
    Sep. 2

    Medicare Shared Savings Program Performance Year 2015 Quality and Financial Results

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the 2015 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model that show physicians, hospitals and health care providers participating in Accountable Care Organizations continue to make significant improvements in the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, while achieving cost savings...

  • by The Official Publication Of The American Case Management Association
    Aug. 29

    Collaborative Case Management

    Scottsdale Health Partners (SHP) is an organization strategically positioned to transform health care delivery within the local community as it works to provide comprehensive care...

  • by Health Management Technology
    Apr. 22

    HIMSS16 Post-Show Roundup

    The 2016 HIMSS Connected Health Survey unveiled at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas paints an optimistic picture surrounding the emerging trend of connectivity within the healthcare ecosystem. With more than 50 percent of respondents indicating their hospital currently uses three or more connected…

  • by American Journal of Medical Care
    April 11

    Dr. James Whitfill: Coordinating Care on a Virtual and Physical Level

    Scottsdale Health Partners has improved coordinated care on both a physical and virtual level through the creation of a secure texting connection for real-time collaboration, James Whitfill, MD, chief medical officer of Scottsdale Health Partners, explained at the National Association of Accountable Care Organization's Spring 2016 Conference…

  • by Physicians Practice
    Feb. 26

    A Model of Care Coordination in Scottsdale

    Scottsdale Health Partners has used IT and care coordinators to get physicians and hospitals working hand-in-hand in a value based environment. Scottsdale Health Partners (SHP) is more than just a joint venture between the HonorHealth (formerly Scottsdale Healthcare) hospital system and approximately 700 physicians…

  • by Healthcare IT News
    Feb. 19

    Orion Health to unwrap precision medicine, Medicare ACO management apps at HIMSS16

    Orion Health at HIMSS16 will unveil a data platform aimed at enabling precision maedicine anda new management app geared towards participants in the Medicare Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization Program. The new iteration of Amadeus, for instance, is meant to help providers to move from the "who" of population health…

  • by Business Wire
    Feb. 11

    Orion Health to Showcase Client Successes at HIMSS16

    Orion Health, a population health management and healthcare integration company, today announced it will showcase client success stories at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 2016 Annual Conference & Exhibition via mainstage presentations and in-booth demonstrations. Additionally, at HIMSS…

  • by Healthcare Informatics
    Feb. 10

    The 2016 Healthcare Informatics Innovator Awards: Second Place Winner - Scottsdale Health Partners

    Scottsdale Health Partners (SHP), a physician-led clinical integration network, was formed in 2012 and has quickly grown to 700 physicians serving 35,000 patients throughout the greater Scottsdale, Arizona community. SHP consists of 115 primary care physicians and the balance are specialists from a wide variety of specialties…

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  • by Orion Health
    Nov. 05

    Journey to MSSP Management with Tailored ACO Web-Based Solution

    Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACOs need a purpose-built MSSP Management solution to streamline the complexities of participating in the MSSP. Being an MSSP ACO comes with considerable administrative and compliance requirements that can be time and resource intensive without applying purpose-built technologies…

  • by Faron Thompson / Scottsdale Health Partners
    Oct. 15

    Going At Risk - A Vision for Connected Care

    The nation’s healthcare system has reached a critical moment in its evolution. Healthcare organiza- tions across the United States are investing significant resources in re-architecting care delivery infrastructures to adapt successfully to new value-based models.

    As we go “at risk” and accept outcome-based payments, we face a broad set of challenges—one of the most critical being development of the right IT infrastructure…

  • by Ken Alltucker / The Republic
    Sept. 25

    Medicare "Accountable Care" Reforms Bring Mixed Results

    A Medicare experiment that encourages doctors and hospitals to work in tandem to improve care while saving taxpayers money has produced mixed results in Arizona.

    Six out of 10 Arizona health systems participating in Medicare’s “accountable care” programs spent more money than Medicare projected last year, and one program broke even. Another three health systems saved Medicare money compared to what the agency projected spending…

  • by Dr. Jim Whitfill / MD
    August 26

    Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care, Generate Shared Savings

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that more Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to generate financial savings while improving the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries by fostering greater collaboration between doctors, hospitals, and health care providers…
  • by The Hertel Report
    August 26

    CMS Releases MSSP ACO Performance Report for 2014

    In Arizona, only two active MSSP ACOs beat their targets and only one earns a share of the savings

    Nationally, 92 of 333 MSSPs hold spending to $806 million below targets and earn $341 million in shared savings. There were 89 ACOs that reduced healthcare costs below their benchmark, but did not save enough to qualify for shared savings. Overall savings generated for CMS from the MSSP program was $465 million in 2014…

  • by HiMSS
    Jun 30

    How Secure Texting Supports Readmission Reduction

    Sending important patient information via emails or pages can cause a lag time on responses, a longer stay for patients and added costs for the facility. But by utilizing a text messaging technology that physicians and staff already use, you can streamline the entire process from when a patient is admitted to your facility until discharge…
  • by Marty Stempniak / Staff Writer
    April 16

    The One Thing That's Impeding Your Hospital from Moving to the New Health Care Paradigm

    During a panel at HIMSS this week, payer, pharmacist, physician and hospital folks all came together to chew over what's blocking their organizations from transitioning into value-based care.

    CHICAGO — Everyone is maneuvering into a position of strength in the new world of health care — be it payers, pharmacists, hospitals or doctors — while still paying the bills in the old one. What's the biggest obstacle standing in each organization's path, and is it the same from field to field?…

  • by tiger text
    March 25

    Leading ACO, Innovation Care Partners, Reduces Care Coordination Costs by 10% with TigerText

    Innovation Care Partners (SHP) is a physician-led Clinical Integration Network and Accountable Care Organization (ACO) aiming to transform care delivery in the Arizona community. It is a joint venture formed by Scottsdale Lincoln Health Network (SLHN) and the Scottsdale Physician Organization, which is comprised of over 600 community physicians. SHP's network oers a world-class healthcare network of hospitals, physicians and clinicians that provides patients with a comprehensive, cohesive and integrated experience from their doctor’s oce to the hospital to ongoing care settings…

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  • by Angela Gonzales / Senior Reporter
    Jun 13

    Innovation Care Partners, Cigna team on accountable care initiative

    Innovation Care Partners and Cigna Corp. are teaming up to launch a collaborative accountable care initiative.

    Collaborative accountable care is Cigna’s approach to accomplishing the same goals as accountable care organizations, without creating a formal ACO. The initiative is designed to improve patient access to health care, enhance care coordination and reduce costs…

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