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November 15 2018

BPCI Advanced Fast Facts

We talk a lot about how to be successful in bundled payment models on this blog. But in the coming weeks, we’re going back to basics. We’ll be talking about the mechanics of bundled payments, the theories behind them, and the challenges and opportunities they present to organizations engaging in the shift to value. This …

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October 18 2018

Employee Spotlight: Yale Wang

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? I’m a Principal Engineer at Clarify. My focus is on server-side feature development and architecture for Care Pilot and Connect – our products for patients and their caregivers that guide patients through personalized journeys of care. 2. What excites you most about Clarify? …

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October 16 2018

Clarify Health Welcomes Kara Dennis

Today we announced the launch of our Life Sciences division and Kara Dennis joining the team as SVP and GM. Kara will be spearheading this new area of focus, leading the development of new product offerings for biopharmaceutical companies. This new division will focus on leveraging the AI-driven analytics platform and comprehensive data assets of …

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October 09 2018 By: Jennifer Cizek

CJR: Program Mechanics and Lessons Learned

We talk a lot about how to be successful in bundled payment models on this blog. But in the coming weeks, we’re going back to basics. We’ll be talking about the mechanics of bundled payments, the theories behind them, and the challenges and opportunities they present to organizations engaging in the shift to value. This …

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September 28 2018 By: Jennifer Cizek

The Mechanics of Episodes of Care

We talk a lot about how to be successful in bundled payment models on this blog. But in the coming weeks, we’re going back to basics. We’ll be talking about the mechanics of bundled payments, the theories behind them, and the challenges and opportunities they present to organizations engaging in the shift to value. In …

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September 19 2018

Employee Spotlight: Ford Kerr

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? I’m a Director of Clinical Transformation and Implementation in our NYC office. In addition to running customer implementation, our team serves as the voice of the customer back to our development team to ensure our products evolve in ways that maintain differentiated value. …

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September 14 2018 By: Adam Travis, MD

CMS leaves BPCI Advanced participants wanting more data

CMS’ recent announcement regarding the contents of the monthly claims data that will be provided to BPCI Advanced (BPCI-A) participants indicates that this data will be limited for providers hoping to gain a full understanding of the drivers of episode claims costs and get direction for how to improve performance in the program. Since BPCI-A …

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August 23 2018

Employee Spotlight: Sepehr Sadighpour

1. What is your position at Clarify and what do you do? As a data engineer, I help ensure our clients have the most appropriate machine learning models for making sound decisions from their data. 2. What excites you most about Clarify? It’s a genuinely fun team that is dedicated to bringing better tools and …

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August 16 2018 By: Jennifer Cizek

The Four Things You Can’t Take Risk Without

Value-based payment models like BPCI Advanced, CJR, and commercial bundles are driving an estimated $2 trillion shift in risk from payers onto providers. More than $300 billion in healthcare spend is avoidable, due to waste and inefficiency that stems from unwarranted variation in care. A root cause of this variation is non-personalized care delivery compounded …

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August 09 2018 By: Benjamin Swails

Beyond episode selections – where to focus now

You made it through episode selections for BPCI Advanced. Now it’s time to decide whether or not to stay in a particular episode before the March 2019 deadline. Even partnered with a convener, many providers will struggle to project their future performance to determine whether to stay in a particular episode beyond the March withdrawal …

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