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The following are white papers published by Apixio and our associates.

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HCC Optimizer Streamlines Risk Adjustment (427kb)
Industry Challenge: The HCC Coding Problem

Risk adjustment is the process of determining a patient's health status to predict cost of care during a specific time period. The Medicare Advantage (MA) program uses risk adjustment methodology to set annual capitated payment rates to contracted health plans[i] based on a Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) modle called CMS-HCC. Payment from the Medicare Advantage program to Health Plans increases...

Big Data Reveals Crucial Hidden Information in Healthcare Systems (136kb)
White Paper - Health Technology Use Case

Technology leaders in healthcare know that managing risk for a population requires a highly informed, data-driven approach to tracking the care of patients. The challenge is that coded data from administrative sources falls far short of faithfully representing the clinical history of a patient. Studies show that more than...

Apixio Uses Standard Interface Protocols to Integrate Ambulatory Care Data and Reveal Key Clinical Knowledge (660kb)
HIMSS Interoperability Showcase 2012 – Health Story Use Case

With the increasing adoption of electronic health record systems (EHR) among care providers, there are growing amounts of digitized data distributed widely across different repositories in different forms and structures. The promise of EHRs to make patient information readily available for clinical decision-making cannot be fulfilled without... 

Apixio Enables Safer Acute to Ambulatory Care Transitions Using Standard Protocols to Integrate Patient Data and Provide Timely Clinical Knowledge (490kb)
HIMSS Interoperability Showcase 2012 – Use Case 9

Private and public payers are changing the way in which they pay for healthcare in an effort to get control over continued cost increases. In particular, national payers are changing provider contracts to de-emphasize fee-for-service and introduce payments for quality and outcomes. Medicare is introducing several new payment models... 

Search Queries Across Multiple Sources of Clinical Data (570kb)
HIMSS Interoperability Showcase 2011 – Use Case 33

It is widely believed that significant improvements in quality and the cost of healthcare can be achieved by making patient clinical records readily available at the point of care...

Community Search Reveals Key Clinical Information for High Value Health Care (188kb)

With the increasing adoption of electronic health record systems (EHR) among care providers, there are growing amounts of digitized data distributed widely across different repositories. The promise of EHRs to make patient information instantly available for clinical decision-making cannot be fulfilled without the ability to integrate large data sets and unlock their insights...

 

 
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