Population Health Management Webinar
Population Health Management is the aggregation of patient data across multiple health information technology resources, the analysis of that data into a single, actionable patient record, and the actions through which care providers can improve both clinical and financial outcomes. About half of the adults in America, 117 million people, have at least one chronic condition.
Mark your calendars for an exciting and educational webinar on Population Health Management jointly sponsored by your Northern CA HIMSS chapter, HFMA, and the Bay Area Nursing Informatics Association to be held on October 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM. The Webinar will be conducted by Asha Saxena, a strategic, innovative leader with a proven track record of building successful businesses and has a a strong academic background. Asha Saxena is the President and CEO of Future Technologies, Inc. (FTI), an international Data Management and Analytics firm which specializes in providing Data Analytics Solutions focusing on Healthcare. Dr. Saxena teaches business analytics at Columbia University.
Population Health Management (PHM) seeks to improve the health outcomes of a patient population by monitoring and identifying individual patients within that group that are at high risk to develop complications from Chronic Diseases. Typically, PHM programs use a sophisticated analytics tool to aggregate data and provide a comprehensive clinical picture of each patient. Using that data, providers can track, and improve, clinical outcomes while lowering costs. It is of huge value to providers by enabling to them monitor and track patients across the continuity of care assisting them to take advantage of Medicare’s Chronic Care Management compensation based on CPT code 99490, which is new new for 2015 and pays providers approximately $42.60 per month to provide 20+ minutes of non face-to-face chronic care coordination to eligible Medicare beneficiaries with 2 or more chronic conditions.
Attendees at the Webinar will learn about:
- Population Identification: How to Identify and flag the at Risk patient population
- Population Stratification: Why disease management requires sophisticated analytical tools for analysis of specific patient conditions. by chronic diseases and by root causes
- In Reach and Outreach: How to use the results of analytics in Care Management interventions and to generate prioritized alerts
Population Health Management in conjunction with Patient Engagement holds the promise of improved health outcomes, better patient care, and lower health care costs. Population Health Management and Patient Engagement is especially critical since today’s methods for monitoring and treating multiple chronic diseases and health in general cannot sustain itself.