Blog: CMS Finalizes Pathways to Success, Escalating Risk Transfer to ACOs

01/17/19
The release of the Pathways to Success proposed rule to overhaul the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in August 2018 provided further indication that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) intends to continue its push toward value-based care by increasing the financial risk transfer to providers. More

Take a Pause for the Cause: Tips to Maximize Performance of Advanced Practice Providers

01/17/19
We can learn a lot when we pause and listen. So the Vizient Center for Advancing Provider Practices (CAP2™) thought leader group did just that. The group has advanced practice provider (APP) leadership representation from each member organization within the CAP2 program and they come together multiple times a year to identify key topics affecting APP practice. More

A Safer Connection to Patient Care

01/17/19
When it comes to adopting new products that directly impact patient care processes and protocols, change typically doesn’t happen quickly or easily. Clinicians are wary of any change that could result in an interruption in the delivery of patient care or quality. More

New Year, New Opportunities to Collaborate

01/17/19
A new year can bring many things. It can bring renewal. It can bring opportunity. It can bring resolve. Regardless of what a new year ushers in, one thing is for certain—there will be change. More