Change Healthcare's big-picture goals are similar to those most everywhere across healthcare nowadays, says Bill Krause, the company's VP of experience solutions: "drive outcomes, reduce waste, increase value and support increased consumerism."
Be it consumerism or interoperability, payers and providers are not seeing eye to eye. And when it comes to value-based care, there is an even bigger disconnect between the two according to the results of a new survey.
Change Healthcare’s annual survey of provider and payer executives in some ways seems to echo the country’s current political schism. "In our 10 years of fielding this research, I don’t think we’ve seen healthcare industry leaders so polarized on some strategic issues," said Change Senior Vice President David Gallegos, "and so tightly aligned on others."
What’s the value of moving to an enterprise PACS? According to Sundeep Rao, vice president and general manager of cardiology at Change Healthcare, the value lies in improved care, lower costs, and reduced complexity.
Change Healthcare unveiled its API & Services Connection, a marketplace for open, standards-based application programming interface (API) products. Now, any healthcare organization payers, providers, vendors, consultants, and independent developers can leverage the same capabilities that power the company’s industry-leading healthcare financial, clinical, and engagement solutions.
Change Healthcare is updating its data analytics platform to allow healthcare providers to submit claims documents and clinical data to payers in both medical and worker's compensation market segments, according to a Jan. 13 news release.
Change Healthcare unveiled its new CareSelect Imaging Open Access project, which offers no-fee access to qualified clinical decision support to help healthcare providers comply with the forthcoming Protecting Access to Medicare Act.
Change Healthcare reported four large health systems have joined its cloud-native Enterprise Imaging Network. The four organizations will migrate 66 million studies to the Change Healthcare Enterprise Imaging Network cloud, expecting customer implementations to go live during the first half of next year.