Dr. Atul Dhir, Chairman of New Century Health, shares his thoughts on the health care industry and why the work NCH is doing is so important.
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 Federatio...
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Value-Based Care News Digest - January 2020
Evolent Health rounds up the biggest themes in value-based care in 2019, as well as the previous month's news, innovations and research.
How a New Population Health Accreditation Program Could Shake Up the Industry
Writing for Population Health News, Evolent's Kate Rollins explains how NCQA's new accreditation program will drive more data-driven, whole-person approaches to improve the health of communities.
The Heart of Care: A Terminally Ill Patient Finds the Support to Take on Her Bucket List
When aggressive cancer treatments began to severely diminish a patient's quality of life, Evolent RN Care Advisor Wendy Haas helped her to change direction and make the most of her final months.
Value-Based Care News Digest - December 2019
It's been another hectic month in health care's transition to value. Catch up on new innovations, deals, policies and research that are moving the field.
Four Signs Your Health Plan's Administrative Platform is Becoming Obsolete
Cobbling together an administrative platform from various point solutions can produce IT headaches, hurt care coordination and detract from the provider experience.
Cost-Based Predictive Models Can Perpetuate Racial Bias. Will Health Plans and Providers Stop Using Them?
Shantanu Phatakwala explains how to combat racial bias in population health models, following news that a widely used model was underestimating black patients’ needs for care management.
Trump Administration Unveils New Price Transparency Rules
As the federal government's new rules for hospital and insurer price transparency are debated, Evolent's Ashley Ridlon tells Modern Healthcare the discussion can't ignore value.
Value-Based Care News Digest - November 2019
It's not easy keeping up with the innovations, deals, policies and partnerships reshaping health care. Read our news roundup and make sure you don't miss a step.
New Accreditation Signals Population Health's Coming of Age
On the heels of Evolent becoming the first organization to earn Population Health Program Accreditation from NCQA, two experts reflect on the past, present and future of the field.
Independent Physician ACOs Missed Out on More Than $200 Million from CMS: Here's Why
An Evolent analysis looks at the additional savings that Accountable Care Organizations could reap by taking on two-sided risk.
Value-Based Care News Digest - October 2019
This month's news roundup highlights major retailers entering the health care market, higher earnings for ACOs taking on downside risk, and the latest research mapping the growth of value-based care.
Does Value-Based Pay Have a Future?
Evolent's Chris Dawe speaks with Medical Economics about the challenges of paying for outcomes and the key role of primary care physicians in value-based payment models.
Medicaid May Be The Driver to Reducing Costs
Healthcare Finance highlights Evolent's Social Needs Index, a tool that prompts physicians to ask patients about nonmedical factors that contribute to poor health outcomes.
The Heart of Care: "Detective Work" Helps Child Get Vision-Saving Services
After a young boy was repeatedly denied access to specialists to treat his rare eye disease, Evolent’s Melissa Al-Ahmadi pored over his files to figure out why and get the decision reversed.
Value-Based Care News Digest - September 2019
New primary care practice models, payers' growing influence in medical education and continued growth in Medicare Advantage plans highlight another busy month in the transition from volume to value.
Destination ROI: The Path to Population Health Success
Are your population health efforts on the right track? Check out our infographic and learn best practices for achieving return on investment.
The Heart of Care: The Courage to Have a Difficult Conversation
RN Care Advisor Carissa Grepo draws on her own past experiences—a sister's illness and loved ones' deaths—to help a family coming to grips with end-of-life issues.
Value-Based Care News Digest - August 2019
Read our monthly roundup of value-based care news spanning policy, research, innovations, payers and providers.
Managed Medicare: New Data Shows Care Management Drives More Than 50% of Savings
Our recent analysis isolated the impact of our partners’ care management programs. Its conclusion: Done right, care management is the primary driver of savings within managed Medicare populations.
Understanding the New CMS Primary Care Payment Models