WASHINGTON, DC – August 15, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC today opens for public comment the proposed performance standards for the organization’s new Genetics Precision Medicine Accreditation program.
URAC’s Industry Insight Report Explores How 5 Healthcare Organizations Navigated the Complexities of Becoming Clinically Integrated Networks
Discover how five different healthcare organizations navigated the complexities of becoming clinically integrated networks (CINs) to achieve success in the new value-based healthcare economy, in our Industry Insight Report “Clinically Integrated Networks: A Framework for Clinical and Financial Success.”
WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC opens for public comment proposed performance measures for these accreditation programs: Health Plan, Pharmacy Quality Management, and Telehealth.
Apply Patient Outcomes Measures to Telehealth Programs, Avoid Unnecessary Measure Development, URAC Advises
In comments submitted on June 30, 2017 to the National Quality Forum’s draft framework for telehealth measures, URAC expresses its support of the NQF telehealth committee’s report and provides recommendations.
Residents of more than half of the counties in the U.S. have no access to mental health professionals, making telepsychiatry an absolute game changer for improving access and closing disparity gaps.
WASHINGTON, DC – June 27, 2017 – URAC Director of Government Relations Aaron Turner-Phifer discussed key points of the healthcare reform legislation now under consideration in the Senate during a 20-minute appearance on News 4 Your Sunday, which aired June 25 on the Washington, D.C.-based NBC4. Viewers can watch the entire 20-minute interview below.
The U.S. specialty pharmacy industry is growing. Much of that growth can be attributed to healthcare provider-owned pharmacies. This infographic provides a snapshot of some key statistics on the specialty pharmacy industry trend in hospital systems.
WASHINGTON, DC – June 23, 2017 – How will the role of case managers change as the aging population brings greater demand for post-acute care? How will case management help drive transformative change in healthcare delivery? What progress has been made in identifying quality standards and strategies to support the transformation of case management?