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Webinar: Introducing the Integrated PHM Evaluation Framework

WASHINGTON, DC — ironSAGE Health, a leading provider of technology and business consulting services, is conducting a series of webinars aimed at introducing the Integrated Population Health Management (PHM) Evaluation Framework. Upcoming Webinar Dates Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – 1:00 p.m. EST Tuesday, September 23, 2014 – 1:00 p.m. EST Wednesday, October 1, 2014 – […]

Everyone Wants a Piece of Population Health

Healthcare organizations are struggling to get a handle on population health, according to a new report from Chilmark Research. Chilmark’s 2014 Analytics for Population Health Management Market Trends Report reveals a market that, while seeing strong growth of interest, is still very much in its infancy. Healthcare organizations of all sizes continue to struggle with […]

An Integrated Population Health Management Evaluation Framework

It is estimated that more than 600 ACOs exist nationwide. Providers are now taking responsibility for the health of defined populations, team-based coordination of care, and the achievement of service delivery quality and cost benchmarks. The Integrated Population Health Management Evaluation Framework will help health care organizations to effectively measure performance impact across a range […]

ironSAGE Launches Health IT Group

ironSAGE Health Will Provide Health Technology Assessment and Consulting Services to Hospitals, Health Systems and Physician Groups. WASHINGTON, DC — July 31, 2014 – ironSAGE Group (ironSAGE), a leading provider of technology and business consulting services, today announced that it has launched ironSAGE Health, a healthcare technology consulting practice group, specializing in health technology assessments, […]

ironSAGE Health Announces New HealthIT Assessment Service

ironSAGE Health, a provider of healthcare information technology consulting services, has launched a new HealthIT assessment service called Prism to provide Rapid Business Case and Economic Justification Assessments to healthcare organizations (Hospitals, Health Systems and Physician Groups). WASHINGTON, DC — July 31, 2014 – ironSAGE Health, a leading provider of technology and business consulting services, […]

Comprehensive Patient Engagement and Care Coordination

Accounting for 18% of GDP, healthcare is one of the largest US industries – it affects virtually every business and impacts 100% of the population. The core premise of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is that the overall cost of care can be lowered, while improving quality, by pooling all Americans in a healthcare system […]

Announcing the ironSAGE Health Group

ironSAGE preparing to launch “ironSAGE Health,” a new health technology assessment and consulting services practice group. ironSAGE Health services will include evidence-based health technology assessments, health technology consulting, and patient population health management support. Through these offerings, ironSAGE Health will compare new health innovations with existing or anticipated future options, inform clients about the strength […]

New Emerging Employer-led Accountable Care Organizations

By becoming active participants in the emergence of Accountable Care Organizations, employers can shape ACO priorities and business decisions and thereby secure potential value for their own organizations. According to a U.S. Census Bureau-sponsored survey on income and program participation, a majority of America’s working-age population receives health insurance through their employers. While the Accountable […]

Providers Investing Heavily In Health IT, But Dissatisfied With Purchases

Nearly half (49 percent) of hospital executives say their largest capital investment over the coming year will be in health IT. Despite this heavy investment, many hospital leaders are not satisfied with their IT systems, particularly their electronic health record systems, according to a recent survey. Health IT investments were predicted to be hospitals’ largest […]

DC I-Corps: Accelerate DC Venture Mentoring Service

In June, Ron Garnett signed on with the Accelerate DC Venture Mentoring Service managed by the Washington, DC Economic Partnership. Under the arrangement, Ron will provide new and emerging ventures with sustained guidance and advisory support. The program is an extension of DC I-Corps, a regional program designed to foster, grow and nurture an innovation […]