The advent of the Affordable Care Act created a new type of private nonprofit health insurer, called a Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan, or "CO-OP.” These plans are directed by their customers and designed to offer individuals and small businesses more affordable, consumer-friendly, and
For most of this young decade, we have debated as a nation the pros and cons of the US healthcare system and ways to fix it. There are several innovative programs that are being incubated across the country. Even with all that, I believe there is an opportunity, at the<span. . .
Dramatic changes in healthcare laws, technologies, and consumer behaviors have created a window of opportunity for innovative healthcare service organizations. Our Client, a regional hospital association, launched two new ventures in response to these opportunities: a health information exchange
The US healthcare system is undergoing significant change in both the regulatory framework under which it operates as well as the marketplace in which its participants must compete. To address both the threats and opportunities associated with this type of disruptive industry change, a large
Healthcare analytics have been conducted for decades in independent silos: actuaries, medical researchers, payers, regulators, pharmaceutical and device companies, and providers. This has resulted in a multiplication of George Bernard Shaw’s observation that “the United States and Great Britain
In March 2010, the federal government regulated comprehensive healthcare reform through passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). While some provisions of the law have already taken effect, many more will be implemented in the coming months as the law significantly changes
The federal government has been driving electronic healthcare records adoption and its meaningful use that compels industry participants to comply. There is no single path to compliance, but a Health Information Exchange (HIE) providing services that enable the electronic sharing of health-related
Facing a new 3-year business plan and a dynamic healthcare industry undergoing dramatic change, the client asked Trexin to audit its ailing enterprise architecture program and prescribe a set of remedies to realign the program with the company’s business objectives