eBook - Ten Tips for Accountable Care Success


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Looking to fast track your ACO success? Read these ten quick tips to help you on your way to accountable, collaborative care.

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eBook - Ten Tips for Accountable Care Success

  2. 2. That’s right. It’s time to retool. To prepare. Healthcare is changing and it’s changing fast. A cosmic shift from fee-for-service to an entirely new holistic, pay-for- performance delivery model. It’s a journey we are all taking together. With patient centered medical homes (PCMHs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs) fast becoming the direct routes to success. Maybe too fast. Maybe not fast enough. Either way, NextGen Healthcare is a seasoned HIT partner who can help you successfully on your way to ACO.
  3. 3. We’re taking this ACO journey together. No need to worry about how to deliver and demonstrate collaborative, accountable care. NextGen Healthcare has already been there, doing that. In fact, as of 2013, we already have about 120 ACO clients across the country. And over 30% of PCMH certified practices. So our solutions work. Add that to a combination of 20 years of NextGen Healthcare expertise, clinician input, and our clients’ experiences. These connections and knowledge result in better health, outcomes, and revenue. So here are a few tips to help you along the way: 120 PCMH CERTIFIED PRACTICES 30%+ ACO CLIENTS ACROSS THE U.S JOURNEY TO ACO
  4. 4. 1 ONEONEONE1 ONE1 Achieve Meaningful Use (MU) Stage 1, Stage 2, and beyond.
  5. 5. The NextGen® Ambulatory EHR is CCHIT® certified* and proven. In fact, NextGen Healthcare is one of the top four leaders in generating Federal MU incentives for its clients.
  6. 6. 2 TWOTWOTWO2 TWO2 Improve patient engagement and results measurement.
  7. 7. Use population health management and quality measurement tools to demonstrate achieved ACO goals. Involve your patients and measure success in their health and your bottom line with anywhere, anytime access to records.
  8. 8. 3 Manage population health. THREETHREETHREETHREE3 THREE3
  9. 9. Engage your patients more effectively. Make healthy outcomes contagious among your entire patient panel. Improve the patient experience. Make it easy and convenient for them. Access is a key criterion for PCMH and ACO. So give it to them. Anytime, anywhere.
  10. 10. 4 FOURFOURFOUR4 FOUR4 Connect, collaborate, and coordinate care.
  11. 11. With patients, colleagues, and across your community’s care landscape. While you focus on providing quality care, let the technology experts manage the technology. Avoid a loose patchwork of interfaced databases that results in isolated and uncoordinated care.
  12. 12. 5 FIVEFIVEFIVE5 FIVE5 Improve clinical workflow and efficiency.
  13. 13. And do it throughout all locations, across the continuum of care. Efficient workflows are key elements in achieving both accountable care and positive operational results. You need an intelligent EHR that provides a simpler, smarter, and faster workflow.
  14. 14. 6 SIXSIXSIX6 SIX6 Strengthen your bottom line.
  15. 15. Increase revenue and grow your bottom line with solutions that accelerate cash flow and reduce A/R days, claims denials, and bad debt. When you produce cleaner claims and uncontested payer remittances, you’ll see better financial results.
  16. 16. 7 SEVENSEVENSEVENSEVEN7 SEVEN7 Implement the foundations for Health Reform.
  17. 17. Be ready for ICD-10, pay-for-performance, Meaningful Use (MU) stage 2, enhanced quality measures, and other Health Reform initiatives. Proactive automation saves time, money, and resources by reducing denials and through synchronized digital patient statements, claims, reimbursements, and appointments. MU2
  18. 18. 8 EIGHTEIGHTEIGHT8 EIGHT8 Measure and report clinical and financial data.
  19. 19. Track progress on clinical quality measures, MU, and operational core metrics. Compare results with national benchmarks. Connect and share data and results. Ensure you can access clinical and financial data that’s easy to read and interpret—graphically and intuitively.
  20. 20. 9 NINENINENINE9 NINE9 Be prepared for the new healthcare landscape.
  21. 21. Be ready for better health and better results. For your patients and for your practice. Because when that happens, you’ll be well on your way to achieving MU, ACO, and improved outcomes across the board.
  22. 22. 10 TENTENTEN10 TEN10 Choose a better, proven EHR.
  23. 23. Select a proven EHR and partner with the ability to deliver on the requirements of the evolving healthcare landscape. An EHR that is easy, intuitive, fast, and that increases patient care and care quality. A simple, smart, and fast EHR that changes how providers use technology to practice medicine.
  24. 24. NextGen Healthcare clients have seen proven results. They have simplified processes and workflow, improved care, and can easily track and report quality outcomes. We can help you successfully adapt and thrive in the dynamic, evolving healthcare landscape. Take the next step to collaborative, accountable, quality care. Contact us. NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC 795 Horsham Road, Horsham, PA 19044 p: 215.657.7010 | f: 215.657.7011 insidesales@nextgen.com | nextgen.com Copyright © 2013 NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC. All rights reserved. NextGen is a registered trademark of QSI Management, LLC, an affiliate of NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, LLC. All other names and marks are the property of their respective owners. * NextGen Healthcare’s NextGen Ambulatory EHR 5.6 is a CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EHR, additionally certified for Child Health, Cardiovascular Medicine with Advanced Reporting, Behavioral Health, and Dermatology. CCHIT® is a registered mark of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.