Contineo’s Advisory Solutions provide executive-level strategy and guidance in pre-implementation planning, clinical transformation, population health, value based care & quality measure compliance.
Population Health Management focuses on patients’ overall well-being, including chronic disease management and preventive care, coordination of care, and support for self-management. It lets your organization achieve the ultimate goal of providing ongoing comprehensive care, with improved care at a lower cost.
Managing population health is tied to an increasing number of government regulations and quality initiatives. Initiating and Implementing a population health management strategy has proven to accomplish more of the recommended care steps for patients and meet requirements for reimbursement by Insurance companies. It can also help your organization satisfy requirements associated with Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and accountable care initiatives, manage alternative payment models, and qualify for risk adjustment associated with the CMS hierarchical condition categories (HCC) model.
By implementing a population health management strategy, your organization can:
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Health systems and providers are currently overburdened by the multitude of clinical quality measures and regulatory requirements by both public and private payers. Contineo’s CQM Practice consisting of clinicians, policy experts and certified technical analysts helps providers stay on top of regulatory and quality game by aligning quality measurement metrics and reporting across CMS and private payer programs including MU, MIPS–MACRA, DSRIP, UDS, IQR, PQRS, HEDIS, OPPS and JCAHO.
We assist in building and streamlining your workflows so your EMR system works according to your needs and not vice versa. We can help layout a clear strategy to align clinical practices and workflows with quality programs and ensure successful adherence. This has a positive network effect on improved quality scores, patient satisfaction, outcomes and operational bottom lines.
Our experience with implementing & optimizing multiple data capture processes for various eCQMs gives us the ability to identify overlapping measures that can be reported for multiple programs. This maximizes incentive payments and efficiency while minimizing workflow disruptions & redundancy.
Our Revenue Cycle optimization practice leverages proven Revenue Cycle Transformation methodologies based on HFMA recommendations. We have proven experience optimizing Epic & Cerner Revenue Cycle workflows – starting at Pre-Admission, and driving efficiency across Patient Access, Case Management, HIM and Revenue Integrity to optimize revenue capture and cash flows.
Certified Epic Revenue Cycle Teams:
Contineo works with healthcare provider organizations to successfully plan, implement and optimize their EMR software and demonstrate Meaningful Use with complex and critical clinical systems. Our Project Teams have implemented and optimized clinical and revenue cycle systems from Epic, Cerner, NextGen, Allscripts and other leading vendors. Our Technology Consulting Services complements our Strategic Advisory Services to provide clients an integrated suite of services from assessment, strategic planning, selection, system implementation, project management, testing and post-go-live optimization.
Contineo specializes in EMR/EHR implementation and optimization and will leverage are industry leaders in this area, and will work to ensure that you get a return on your investment. Our consultants can leverage your team’s effort in all stages of a system’s lifecycle and work to ensure optimum ROI.
We match industry best practices with your needs. We specialize in Epic but also consulting practices in Cerner, Medietch, NextGen and Allscripts. Contineo’s project managers, subject matter experts, build analysts, testers and trainers all have one goal in mind – to hit the ground running and make your project a success.
We have proven expertise in Epic Implementation & Optimization in the following domains:
Our Cerner Practice comprises of Project Managers and certified Analysts in Cerner PowerChart, FSI integration, PharmNet, PathNet, SurgiNet, RadNet & FirstNet.
Our Optimization practice focuses on broad efficiencies to provide measurable savings with an innovative ROI-based approach and proven industry experience.
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We have a robust Epic Enterprise BI/DW practice with successful full life cycle implementations at various healthcare clients including Yale New Haven, Dartmouth Hitchcock NH, Denver Health CO, Children’s CO, Harris Health TX & John Muir Health, CA.
Certified Epic BI/DW Consulting Services:
Revenue Cycle Reporting:
Custom reports to identify revenue loss and enable revenue cycle optimization:
Clinical Quality Measure Reporting & Validation:
Custom Reporting to ensure CQM attestation
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Contineo’s Affiliate Solutions extend Epic to affiliated physician practices and hospitals as well as rapid implementation for acquired sites.
Epic Community Connect:
Contineo has proven experience with large scale, complicated and successful implementation of Epic Community Connect, Affiliate & EpicCare Link practices as part of acquisition or merger with a larger practice already on EpicCare Ambulatory. We understand the core need of health systems for secure and user friendly EMR Systems and interoperability of information exchange with community or outside hospitals.
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Epic e-Consult :
eConsult in Epic provides PCPs with point-of-care decision support on referral appropriateness and allows them to receive timely specialist recommendations on lower-complexity referral problems. The primary care physician can add images to a patient’s chart in Epic or using Haiku or Canto (on smart phones and iPad).
Contineo has collaborated with PCPs & specialists to introduce the e-Consult program, gather feedback on clinical and operational components and set expectations for goals to be achieved. Our implementation team will gather baseline data on the population, visits (primary care, specialty care), referrals, and billing (professional, facility, and technical fees and build custom templates including SmartPhrases, SmartTexts, and SmartLists and SmartForms Documentation Flowsheets.
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Contineo’s Managed Services offers certified and experienced consultants for less than the cost of a full-time employee and allows healthcare organizations to engage team members in more strategic organizational initiatives by offloading their Epic support and maintenance.
We also have a managed BI/Reporting Practice that can remotely develop various standard and custom reports in clinical, financial and quality domains. We have over 50 certified Report Writers in Epic Clarity, Epic RWB, SAP BO, Crystal Reports, SSRS, Cerner CCL, Tableau, Qlik & Epic Slicer Dicer.
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