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Ask Dr. Parker: The New Tax Law

January 18, 2018

“How will the new tax law affect healthcare?” One could argue that the colossal flywheel of a more than three trillion-dollar healthcare economy is so big that no law or laws can substantively affect it.  Gobbling up 18% of the

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Top 5 Questions to Ask in Your Population Health Platform RFP

January 16, 2018

Healthcare organizations need the data aggregation and analytics capabilities of a population health management platform to succeed in value based care. But with many options available, buyers must determine which solution offers the functionality and interoperability that best fit their

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Ask Dr. Parker: New Year’s Resolutions for the ACO

January 4, 2018

“The 2018 measurement year has just begun, and patient risk factors all need to be redocumented.   How can I get my physicians and my ACO to do this effectively?” One New Year’s resolution likely shared by all ACOs is bringing

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Ask Dr. Parker: New Hypertension Guidelines

December 21, 2017

“Blood pressure targets were recently changed – how will this impact my ACO?” Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is one of the most prevalent and dangerous medical conditions.  Dubbed “the silent killer”, hypertension beats up the walls of

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Karl Stubelis Joins Arcadia Healthcare Solutions as Chief Financial Officer

July 19, 2017

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts (July 17, 2017) — Arcadia Healthcare Solutions, a leading electronic health record (EHR) and claims data aggregation and population health management technology company, has appointed Karl Stubelis as its chief financial officer. As the newest member of Arcadia’s

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Coverage Round-Up: Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO)

June 29, 2017

Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization (BIDCO) has been an Arcadia customer since 2007 – and will now implement the latest version of Arcadia Analytics on August 1. As a value-based care system that includes more than 2,500 physicians and achieved national

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Ask Dr. Parker: Can Risk Adjustment Help Address Physician Burnout?

May 25, 2017

“With physician burnout becoming a major concern, is it possible to use risk scoring to help balance panels?” Burnout is a well-known phenomenon in many industries, including in the practice of medicine.  Many internists and family practitioners, known colloquially as