Abhinav Shashank is the CEO and Co-Founder at Innovaccer , one of the fastest growing big data and analytics company based out of silicon valley. Innovaccer recently raised $15.6 million Series A led by Westbridge Capital Partners.

A Guide to Chronic Care Management

In the last few years, one of the biggest challenges healthcare has faced on the road to value-based care has been chronic care management. The healthcare organizations we have today are well-equipped to treat acute episodes or countering emergencies, but there has to be a greater focus on managing chronic conditions and comorbidities. A report

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Integrated Care 101: Coordinating Care, Delivering Value

The U.S. healthcare has transformed drastically over the past decade and has successfully managed to provide care to chronically ill patients. However, the healthcare system is also well-known for delivering care at skyrocketing costs. The U.S. healthcare system faces significant challenges that call for urgent reform- underutilized preventive care, high spending on complex diseases, fragmented

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Q&A with Peter Spitzer on Care Coordination

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Peter Spitzer who is a former CIO at Texas Children’s Hospital, as well as former CMIO at Providence Health & Services, CTO and many other senior positions, to discuss with him, his views on Care coordination. Excerpts from our discussion are below; 1. Why do you think

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How are EHRs Eating up Physicians’ Time?

Time is money – an adage world follows. When providers realized paper medical records were time-consuming, Electronic Health Records were developed to make things streamlined. Early EHRs were only meant to capture basic clinical information, and over the time EHRs have taken the form of a digital version of paper medical records. In an industry

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The Ever-growing Impact of Clinical Documentation Improvement

The healthcare industry is under immense pressure to contain costs and efficiently deliver care across the population. In the times of rising chronic conditions, aging populations, changing technology, and an increasing demand to improve the quality of care call for transforming the way healthcare is documented, obtained, and delivered. Diagnostic errors are one of the

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