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  • A Case Study of Risk Adjustment for Texas Medicaid

    A Case Study of Risk Adjustment for Texas Medicaid

    Evolent Health's Managing Director of Data Science and Development Brandon Barber presents a case study of risk adjustment in Texas Medicaid in a paper for the Society of Actuaries.

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  • Population Health Models, ACO Experience Lead to Hospital Improvements

    Population Health Models, ACO Experience Lead to Hospital Improvements

    Evolent partners Houston Methodist and Deaconess Health System discuss the positive impact their population health efforts are having on ACO performance with Relias (ACH Media).

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  • Three Phases to Remedy Physician Burnout

    Three Phases to Remedy Physician Burnout

    How can we help remedy physician burnout? Gain valuable insights from our partner, Dr. Julia Andrieni at Houston Methodist, and Evolent's VP of Clinical Transformation, Michael Udwin

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  • CMS Renames Meaningful Use

    CMS Renames Meaningful Use

    Evolent Health's Chief Medical Information Officer discusses CMS' renaming of Meaningful Use.

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  • 20 Years of Medicaid Success

    20 Years of Medicaid Success

    Evolent Health's partner, Passport Health Plan's CEO Talks Mission, Resiliency and Social Determinants of Health

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  • Data-driven CKD Program Reaches Out to Pull Back Patients Falling Through the Cracks

    Data-driven CKD Program Reaches Out to Pull Back Patients Falling Through the Cracks

    Learn how Houston Methodist partnered with Evolent on a population health program focused on slowing the progression from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to ESRD

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  • Building a Resilient Managed Medicaid Program in the Face of Uncertainty

    Building a Resilient Managed Medicaid Program in the Face of Uncertainty

    Passport CEO Mark Carter and Evolent national Medicaid President Mike Minor author an article in HFM Magazine on Building a Resilient Managed Medicaid Program in the Face of Uncertainty.

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  • HHS Secretary Alex Azar's Remarks on Value-Based Transformation to the Federation of American Hospitals

    HHS Secretary Alex Azar's Remarks on Value-Based Transformation to the Federation of American Hospitals

    HHS Secretary Alex Azar indicated that a shift to value was a clear priority in his speech to the Federation of American Hospitals.

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  • Independent-minded physicians turn to ACOs

    Independent-minded physicians turn to ACOs

    Evolent Vice President Chris Dawe discusses the appeal of ACOs for independent physicians in this recent Modern Healthcare article.

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  • Budget Pact Boosts Medicare Coverage for Telehealth Services

    Budget Pact Boosts Medicare Coverage for Telehealth Services

    Ken Wood, Evolent's Senior VP of of Health Plan Development, comments on the expansion of Medicare coverage of telehealth services in a recent Bloomberg article.

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  • Budget deal's changes to Medicare ACO program encourage patient engagement

    Budget deal's changes to Medicare ACO program encourage patient engagement

    Evolent Vice President Chris Dawe discusses changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program that encourage patients to be more engaged in their care.

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  • A Population Health ‘A-Ha’ Moment: Focusing Care Coordination on the Right Patients

    A Population Health ‘A-Ha’ Moment: Focusing Care Coordination on the Right Patients

    Shantanu Phatakwala, Evolent Health's Managing Director of R&D penned an article in HFMA showcasing how predictive analytics doesn't always match clinician intuition in identifying high-cost patients.

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  • CountyCare Earns Quality Accreditation, Grows Membership

    CountyCare Earns Quality Accreditation, Grows Membership

    Evolent Health partner CountyCare earned accreditation by NCQA, grew membership by 160k in November alone and is expected to add another 115k in January.

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  • ACA enrollment expected to fall well short of last year

    ACA enrollment expected to fall well short of last year

    “Insurance markets work best when there’s stability and when everyone has a pretty good sense of how the market is going to operate.” Ken Wood, Senior VP

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  • Top data analytics challenges facing healthcare organizations

    Top data analytics challenges facing healthcare organizations

    Evolent Health's VP of Information Management Venky Subramaniam offered thoughts on how technology can affect physician-patient communication.

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  • Health IT tip of the day: 4 steps to an actionable population health data engine

    Health IT tip of the day: 4 steps to an actionable population health data engine

    Chad Pomeroy, Evolent CTO, discusses the four elements your population health data engine needs in order to provide actionable insights.

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  • How will instability in the ACA exchanges affect healthcare in 2018?

    How will instability in the ACA exchanges affect healthcare in 2018?

    Ken Wood, Senior Vice President of Health Plan Development, comments on the impact uncertainty and change in the ACA exchanges will have on the market.

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  • 110 ACOs to Know | 2017

    110 ACOs to Know | 2017

    Becker's Healthcare highlights Medicare and commercial payer ACOs led by hospitals, health systems, physician groups and other organizations.

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  • Exclusive: Health Groups Push to Keep Value-Based Care In Trump Era

    Exclusive: Health Groups Push to Keep Value-Based Care In Trump Era

    The Health Care Transformation Task Force penned a letter to President-Elect Trump urging him to keep the momentum going in the move away from fee-for-service.

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  • Evolent Health: #48 on Healthcare Informatics 100

    Evolent Health: #48 on Healthcare Informatics 100

    The Healthcare Informatics 100 listing provides readers with a unique information resource and financial overview of vendors active in the healthcare IT market.

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