Catalyst Health Network: Achieving URAC Accreditation Wasn’t Easy, but the Process Made Us a Better Organization

By URAC Staff on Jan 12, 2018 5:20:25 PM



A commitment to patient safety and pride in its physician network inspired Catalyst Health Network (Catalyst) to devote time and resources to achieving URAC Clinical Integration Accreditation in December. It wasn’t always an easy journey, but there was never any doubt it was worth it, said Christopher Crow, MD, president, Catalyst.

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[Interactive Infographic] Explore Four Strategies by Clinically Integrated Networks to Succeed in Today's Healthcare Economy 

By URAC Staff on Jan 11, 2018 10:17:54 AM

Click the link to view an interactive infographic on How Four Healthcare Organizations Became Clinically Integrated Networks.  Explore the strategies used to achieve success and how accreditation helped these organizations build and improve their CIN framework.

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[Video] How URAC Accreditation Helps Clinically Integrated Networks Avoid Compliance Pitfalls, Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Care

By URAC Staff on Jan 4, 2018 3:27:03 PM

This 72-second animated video explains how URAC’s Clinical Integration Accreditation program helps networks ensure they are in compliance with antitrust laws, demonstrates to health plans that they’re on track to achieve quality goals, and shows regulators that policies and procedures meet national standards.

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CINs Discover Accreditation Benefits Before, During and After the Process

By URAC Staff on Oct 30, 2017 4:16:16 PM

 

The benefits of URAC Clinical Integration accreditation are crystal clear to Ginger Hines, the new senior director of operations at the Seattle Children’s Care Network (SCCN).

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St. Vincent’s Health Partners: How URAC’s Clinical Integration Accreditation Program Helps Us Build an Internal Structure that Supports Success

By URAC Staff on Oct 13, 2017 2:03:15 PM

Achieving URAC’s Clinical Integration Accreditation has resulted in many unexpected efficiencies and improvements for St. Vincent’s Health Partners (SVHP). But not just clinically.

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How Two Pediatric Clinically Integrated Networks Are Leveraging Accreditation

By URAC Staff on Sep 22, 2017 3:28:20 PM

While CINs enable health systems and providers to deliver value-based care, they come with many clinical and operational challenges, including in those related to technology, governance, organizational alignment and care coordination. And there are very real compliance threats. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice and state regulators closely scrutinize the structures of these networks to safeguard against antitrust violations.

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URAC’s Industry Insight Report Explores How 5 Healthcare Organizations Navigated the Complexities of Becoming Clinically Integrated Networks

By URAC Staff on Aug 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM

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.

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Hospital Impact: The Case for Earning Clinical Integration Accreditation

By Casey Osborne on Jul 5, 2017 1:17:06 PM

How do you make your best even better? Regardless of the industry or the organization, answering this question is a driving force behind any leadership team’s efforts to continually fulfill its mission, vision and goals.

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