The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the nation’s largest payer, has set a clear direction with its publication of targets: By 2018, 50% of fee-for-service payments will be through alternative payment models, such as ACOs and bundled payments, and 90% of FFS payments will be tied to quality or value. And CMS has begun to introduce mandatory bundles. This suggests that all providers will
need to develop population health competencies, including the ability to manage risk for both cost and quality.
Published By: Caradigm
Published Date: Feb 16, 2015
Many organizations joined the ACO program with the idea of using it as the first step in the transition to new reimbursement models. It’s a critical time for more ACOs to achieve the milestone of shared savings in order to demonstrate the ability to lower costs for an “at-risk” population. As best practices are emerging from early participants in the ACO program, ACOs have the opportunity to evolve their strategies in order to achieve more success.
Today's enterprises support an assortment of end-user devices, including laptops and desktops (both PCs and Macs), tablets and hybrid devices, and, of course, smartphones. Not only do employees use a variety of form factors, but they run a variety of platforms on those devices, including:
Apple iOS and Apple macOS
To complicate the situation further, they run different versions of those platforms for example, Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Microsoft Windows 10 or anything in between. In addition, IT is being tasked more and more with managing and securing wearables, ruggedized devices and the Internet of Things (IoT).
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MaaS360 delivers robust UEM capabilities across all major
computing platforms, including iOS, macOS, Android and
Windows devices. And where competing solutions offer incomplete
support for legacy Microsoft platforms, MaaS360 supports
Windows XP SP3, Microsoft Windows Vista, Microsoft
Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 10 and Microsoft
Windows 10 Mobile. These capabilities include:
Identity and access management (IAM) that allows a shift from a device-based context to a more comprehensive, userbased context
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Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Oct 14, 2015
Independent physician practices are weighing their options as fee-for-service reimbursement models shift to value-based-care models, such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Download this white paper to learn more about forming ACOs.
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Jun 05, 2013
This paper explores the unique perspectives of both types of organizations. The participants include two of the original 32 Pioneer ACOs; the nation’s largest commercial ACO; a major IDN that is pursuing its own ACO pathway; a large stand-alone hospital that has yet to take the formal step of creating an ACO but is experimenting with the model; and a large, independent, multispecialty physician group that is wary of stepping into the ACO waters.
The transition from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement has been a challenge for many providers. Financial incentives that favored high service volumes must now be re-focused to accommodate alternative models such as bundled payments and accountable care organizations (ACOs).
The Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmark for macOS is widely regarded as a comprehensive checklist for organizations to follow to secure their Macs. This white paper from Jamf—the Apple Management Experts—will show you how to best implement the independent organizations’ recommendations
Published By: Comcast
Published Date: Apr 11, 2017
Like healthcare organizations elsewhere, reducing readmissions had become a top priority by 2011. Advocate, the state’s largest healthcare provider, had just signed its first shared savings agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois to become one of the first commercial accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the country. This event, along with others such as signing up as a Medicare Shared Savings Provider, led to re-evaluating the care continuum throughout Advocate Health’s 250 sites of care, including 13 acute-care hospitals, two children’s hospitals and a growing home healthcare division.
Apple began aligning management profiles in Mac and iOS software years ago so that Macs could be managed alongside iOS devices with mobile device management (MDM). Each macOS update has delivered additional MDM controls, enabling IT to manage more endpoints together. Unified endpoint management brings together traditional client management with a modern enterprise mobility management framework to simplify the management process for IT. This whitepaper summarizes the key challenges of Mac management and outlines considerations and product features to help ensure a successful deployment.