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Leading Next-Generation Healthcare Quality

By Healthcare Innovation | July 26, 2021
The Challenge: The lack of efficiency in traditional quality measurement is estimated to cost physician practices and healthcare organizations more than $15.4 billion annually. These methods fail. . .

How Blues Are Advancing Quality Measurement in Massachusetts & North Carolina

By Apervita , Inc. | May 13, 2021
Apervita sat down with three industry leaders in the movement for value-based care to better understand their perspective and expertise in quality measurement, specifically as it relates to. . .

Equity & Innovation Take Center Stage at NCQA Quality Talks 2021

More than 1,300 people recently attended the virtual National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Quality Talks, where healthcare leaders reflected on lessons learned for a post-pandemic. . .

Why I’m Optimistic About the Future of Healthcare: A Gen-Z Perspective

For the past year, I’ve had the privilege of being an intern at Apervita. For a kid who grew up in the middle of Oklahoma, it’s been a rare glimpse into the world of a high-growth startup, and a. . .

The Learning Health System: A Framework to Mitigating COVID-25 and Beyond

I’ve heard it said that the U.S. “healthcare system” is really not a system at all but rather a tangled web of siloed organizations. As we reflect on the past year, I think most would agree that. . .

From Skeptic to Advocate: The Power of CQL

By Apervita , Inc. | February 18, 2021
Why the Skepticism? One thing is for sure: there is never a shortage of new languages and tools. The constant changes create downstream resource management challenges as staffing is often tied to. . .

The Importance of Member Attribution in Value-Based Contracting

By Apervita , Inc. | December 10, 2020
Blog Series: The Value of Value-Based Care v1.03 - Value-based provider payment models offer organizations a powerful tool to reward provider efforts to improve healthcare quality and reduce. . .

Leveraging Learnings to Optimize the Future of CQL (Clinical Quality Language)

By Apervita , Inc. | October 12, 2020
What the Experience of Other DSLs Can Teach Us According to legend, the Inuit people have more than 50 words for different kinds of snow. It makes sense, after all: having an expressive vocabulary. . .

Everything on FHIR: Toward a Frictionless Knowledge & Data Ecosystem in Healthcare

In the 2009 ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)/HITECH (Health Information and Technology for Economic and Clinical Health) Act, the policy intent was to implement EHRs broadly, ensure. . .

What Services Should Be Included for Measurement in Value-Based Contracts?

By Apervita , Inc. | September 2, 2020
Blog Series: The Value of Value-Based Care v1.02 - As discussed in our initial blog post of this series, value-based contract models can take many forms—population global budget, “bundled”. . .

Why Transitioning to Digital Is Essential for Cost Savings & Precision Measurement

COVID-19 has drastically changed everything. Yet it has certainly uncovered some learnings, particularly for healthcare. The truth of the matter is, chaos breeds opportunity. And when budgets are. . .

The Value of Value-Based Care

By Apervita , Inc. | May 26, 2020
Blog Series v1.01 - The success of rewarding “value” instead of “volume” in the U.S. healthcare system continues to   drive the expansion of value-based contract models between payers and. . .

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