Free White Paper on Healthcare Trends: Payment Reform, Population Health and Partnerships

From collaboration and consolidation to a gradual shift from a fee-for-service focus, the state of healthcare continues to challenge health plans, providers and employers. Looking ahead to 2015, no facet of healthcare holds more promise than the gradual adoption of value-based reimbursement and rewards, say more than a quarter of respondents to the eleventh annual Healthcare Trends and Forecasts survey sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Nearly all respondents—92 percent—endorsed healthcare's transition to rewarding healthcare value and quality over volume of services, noting the trend has boosted accountability and revenues.

Healthcare Trends: Payment Reform, Population Health and PartnershipsDownload this complimentary HINtelligence report, Healthcare Trends for 2015: Promise in Payment Reform, Population Health, Partnerships, for more data on on the industry's transition to rewarding healthcare value and quality over volume of services, population health management, Medicaid expansion, ACA implementation and budget constraints. Click here to download the free report today.

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Get a complete forecast of industry trends with HIN's eleventh annual report, Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2015: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry, which examines the factors challenging healthcare players and suggests strategies for organizations to distinguish themselves in the steadily evolving marketplace. Click here for more information.

In this yearly strategy playbook, Steven T. Valentine, president of The Camden Group, returns to give the industry outlook for healthcare providers. Beginning with his "pyramid of success" for population health management, Valentine outlines key impacts for physicians and hospitals, including increasing transparency in quality and pricing data; emerging business roles for physicians; shifting locus of care; and the empowered and tech-savvy healthcare consumer.

Offering the payor perspective is Dorothy Moller, managing director, Navigant, who outlines industry "winds of change" and "seeds of transformation" impacting health plans in the form of new roles for existing stakeholders, mobile health and technology, and new players on the healthcare field.

Now in its eleventh year of providing healthcare executives with a look ahead to help shape strategic plans, the 30-page Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2015: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry covers the following:

  • Snapshot of provider trends, including inpatient utilization, pricing and quality transparency, and population health management;
  • Provider milestones along the road to fee for value, including accountable care and clinical integration;
  • Report card on accountable care organization (ACO) performance;
  • 15 key ACO infrastructure elements;
  • Expectations for the patient-centered primary care delivery model;
  • Impact of Medicare Chronic Care Management reimbursement in 2015;
  • 16 factors in health system transition to a value-based reimbursement system, including time frame, delivery systems and payment models;
  • Responding to changes in focus of care — telehealth, retail health, and direct primary care;
  • Five payor strategies mirroring provider initiatives;
  • 15 transformative payor challenges signaling a fundamental change in the industry;
  • Five questions payors must answer before negotiating the path to value-based care;
  • A dozen companies to watch that are introducing new technologies, care delivery vehicles, care payment structures and consumer engagement models;
  • Eight payor survival strategies for weathering the 'disruptive winds' in the industry;
  • and much more.

Order your copy of Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2015: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry today online at:
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Sincerely,

Melanie Matthews
Executive Vice President
The Healthcare Intelligence Network

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