Caravan Health is pleased to announce our 2018 Population Health Pioneer Award Winners. On behalf of everyone at Caravan Health, we congratulate you on your service to your community and commitment to excellence in health care. Overall, our ACO partners had another outstanding year, achieving $54 million in savings in 2017 – more than twice what they had in 2016 and far in excess of national averages. These impressive financial results came alongside quality scores that averaged above 90 percent.  

 

Accountable Care Organizations Award Winners – Group 

ACO of the Year -- Southern Michigan ACO 
Most Annual Wellness Visits -- North Mississippi ACO 
Highest Chronic Care Management Rate -- Bayou Basin ACO 
Lowest Per Patient Per Year Spend -- Suburban Health ACO 
Highest Engagement – Mountlake 
Greatest Reduction in Readmissions -- Great Plains ACO 
Greatest Reduction in Emergency Department Utilization – Huntsville 
Highest Advance Care Planning Rate -- Greater Michigan ACO 

Accountable Care Organizations Award Winners - Individual    

Most Valuable Care Coordinator -- Cyrina Hahn, Preston Memorial Hospital 
Practice Manager Leader -- Tiffany Auvil, Davis Medical Center 
All Star ACO Champion -- Leva Swim, Stillwater Medical Center 
Outstanding Physician Leadership -- Robert Morrow, MD, St. Margaret's Hospital 
ACO Board Chair of the Year -- Darrold Bertsch, CEO Coal Country Community Health & Sakakawea Medical Center 
ACO Medical Director Champion – Dr. Kelly McGrath, Clearwater Valley Hospitals & Clinics Orofino Idaho         

Comprehensive Primary Care+ Award Winners 

Most Valuable Care Coordinator -- Kristylee Castorena, Haleiwa Family Health Center 
Practice Manager Leader -- Jan Lerner, Haleiwa Family Health Center 
Outstanding Physician Leadership – Dr. Laura Bennett, Central Montana Medical Center 

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Medicare Payment, Risk, and Accountable Care

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At this week’s Rural Health Policy Institute in Washington, DC, Caravan Health, the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium (NRACC), and other rural health experts and advocates gathered for a discussion about the role of data in rural health transformation.

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Beyond Tracks and Levels – What Elective Options are Available to ACOs Under the New Rules?

This weekly blog post covers more about what ACOs need to know about the recently released final Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO rule.

ACO, Policy