Case Studies

South Dakota Health Link – Division of Long Term Services

Division of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) provides home and community-based service options to individuals 60 years of age and older and 18 years of age and older with disabilities. In accordance with the Older Americans Act and other applicable state and federal laws, LTSS provides or purchases services for South Dakotans who meet program eligibility.

The mission of the Division of Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) is “To provide opportunities to enable older South Dakotans and adults who are disabled to live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives while maintaining close family and community ties by promoting in-home and community-based services to prevent or delay premature or inappropriate institutionalization.”

South Dakota Health Link – Medication Therapy Management

Pharmacists use Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program services to do in-depth medication reviews, follow-up phone calls to assess and promote patient adherence to medications, and other clinical services as determined by the patient’s insurance plan. MTM services ensure patients are receiving optimal therapeutic outcomes for all medications they may be taking. MTM also helps health providers limit patient medication abuse and misuse through patient education to ensure patients are able to use the prescription properly for their specific condition.

With the shift towards value-based care, pharmacists are expanding their role as essential members of the health care team. Community pharmacy practice is also evolving from a principal focus on medication distribution to expanded clinically-oriented patient care services. The need for access to clinical information and to improve care collaboration with other providers is essential for a patient-centered approach, enhancing patient health and medication outcomes.

Advocate Physician Partners

Advocate Physician Partners (APP) brings together more than 4,900 physicians who are committed to improving health care quality, safety and outcomes for patients across Chicagoland and Central Illinois. Formed as a care management collaboration with Advocate Health Care, APP is a leader in population health management and has garnered national recognition for its innovative clinical integration program. Its comprehensive approach coordinates patient care across the continuum—ensuring care is delivered at the right place and at the right time. This results in more efficiency, improved health outcomes and significant cost savings.

Formed as a care management collaboration with Advocate Health Care, APP is a leader in population health management and has garnered national recognition for its innovative clinical integration program. Its comprehensive approach coordinates patient care across the continuum—ensuring care is delivered at the right place and at the right time. This results in more efficiency, improved health outcomes and significant cost savings.


Webinars

Jump Start Analytics In Your HIE

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Topics for this webinar include:

  • How to integrate existing HIE data in the Health Catalyst analytics platform, DOS™ (Data Operating System)
  • Gaining insights from HIE data that can drive outcome improvements
  • Existing applications and tools available that can leverage HIE data

Pulse on the Industry: Interoperability and Population Health Management

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The healthcare industry is moving the needle forward on interoperability and population health management. Our Pulse on the Industry: Interoperability and Population Health Management webinar examines the results of eHealth Initiative’s interview-based research project on the topic.

HIE Clinical Data is Essential to Meet Value-Based Care Goals

Thursday, June 1, 2017

In today’s changing landscape, providers are searching for ways to improve value-based care metrics. An essential component is in the Health Information Exchange (HIE). They offer a wealth of near real-time, clinical data which is necessary to deliver better care coordination and quality reporting needed to meet reimbursement requirements and beyond. Discover the benefits of utilizing a data foundation to intelligently integrate clinical information across an entire care community.


Documents

Brochure

Medicity Exchange Clinical Dispatcher

Strengthen care collaboration across the continuumNow more than ever before, providers need a quick and secure method for sharing data with payers. The demand for real-time clinical insight to support care management and quality improvement efforts continues to grow, making it imperative that providers have an efficient and effective way to transform lab values, medication histories and other clinical information into discrete data elements that can be used to power population health efforts.

Fact Sheet

Medicity Exchange for Orders

Place orders easily, receive results seamlessly. Add the orders service to Exchange to allow your physicians to quickly and easily place orders for hospital services including laboratory, radiology and even rehab.

Fact Sheet

Medicity Notify

Real time insights your care team needs to improve outcomes. Leverage a flexible, user-configured solution that puts the power of real-time notifications in the hands of clinicians and care managers for monitoring and reporting noteworthy care events.


News

In a Muddy HIE Landscape, CORHIO Delivers the Goods

Published on
Monday, April 2nd, 2018
Published by
Healthcare Informatics

In states such as Vermont and Connecticut, recent stories have highlighted the struggles that those regions have experienced in being able to sustain health information exchange (HIE) success. But in certain other pockets of the country, data exchange efforts are progressing much better. In Colorado, for one, the Denver-based Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO) has been able to attain levels of HIE achievement that is mostly unparalleled throughout the U.S.

Wyoming forms HIE to improve patient info exchange in state

Published on
Monday, March 26th, 2018
By
Joseph Goedert
Published by
Health Data Management

The Wyoming Frontier Information Exchange is being built as a centralized clinical data repository for participating providers with technology from HIE vendor Medicity.

21 leading pop health management application vendors

Published on
Thursday, February 8th, 2018
By
Fred Bazzoli
Published by
Health Data Management

As value-based care takes hold, healthcare organizations are looking to better manage populations of patients to ensure care is timely, effective and as inexpensive as possible.


Press Releases

Health Catalyst Acquires Medicity, Extending Its Leadership as the Data Platform for Healthcare

Published on
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
 
Salt Lake City, UT

Health Catalyst, a leader in next-generation data, analytics,  and decision support, today announced completion of its acquisition of Medicity, one of the nation’s largest population health management companies with solutions for health information exchange (HIE), business intelligence, and provider and patient engagement.

Wyoming Department of Health Joins Forces with Medicity to Develop Statewide Health Information Exchange

Published on
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
 
SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Medicity, a leading expert in clinical data aggregation and interoperability, announced its partnership with the Wyoming Department of Health to form a statewide, medical community-owned health information exchange (HIE).

eHealth Initiative Foundation Releases Final Report on Interoperability and Population Health Management Trends in the Healthcare Industry

Published on
Monday, March 12th, 2018
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.

eHealth Initiative released their final report, Pulse on the Industry: Interoperability and Population Health Management, which assessed the healthcare industry’s progress in the collection, exchange, and use of patient data to improve care and clinical outcomes using population health management tools.


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