In an interview with the Nashville Post, MissionPoint Health Partners CEO Jason Dinger said the evolution of healthcare is population health management.
Jason Dinger, Chief Executive Officer of MissionPoint Health Partners and Chief Operating Officer of Ascension Care Management, spoke with the Nashville Business Journal about the biggest thing to see from MissionPoint in 2017.
Population health management means taking responsibility for positively impacting the delivery healthcare to a large group of people, said MissionPoint Health Partners CEO Jason Dinger in a question and answer session with Bisnow.
According to Catholic Health World, ministry members such as MissionPoint Health Partners are among the growing number of healthcare systems that are partnering directly with employers to provide healthcare.
Nashville Business Journal: What an election and regulatory shifts mean for Nashville’s youngest healthcare business
According to the Nashville Business Journal, MissionPoint Health Partners continues to change to keep up with shifts in the political and regulatory landscape as the industry experiments with and evolves the accountable care organization model.
Becker’s Hospital Review named MissionPoint Health Partners one of the 100 ACOs to Know for 2016 for the fourth straight year.
According to Nashville Medical News, MissionPoint Health Partners’ population health model has saved Saint Thomas Health in Nashville millions of dollars in healthcare costs over the past four years. The news comes soon after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a national healthcare analysis that said healthcare spending per person would exceed $10,000 annually for the first time in 2016. “Companies like Saint Thomas Health experienced an average 8.9 percent increase in healthcare expenses this year,” MissionPoint Chief Clinical and Innovation Officer Jordan Asher, MD, told Nashville Medical News. “We saved almost $750,000 for Saint Thomas in 2015 – our fourth year of working with the organization – and have saved the organization $11.2 million total over our… read more
According to an article by Medicare Advantage news, using tactics such as community partners, data to identify those at the highest risk of noncompliance and costly claims, and sharing risks with providers can lead to closing care gaps and managing risks. MissionPoint Health Partners works with providers and data to focus on members who are at the highest risk of rising costs and identify the root causes, then mitigates those with interventions by their teams of Health Partners. “People move in and out of these buckets, so what we really want to do is figure out which ones are going to go to that [high-cost] bucket and prevent it, and [support the providers of those members who] are staying in… read more
According to the Nashville Business Journal, MissionPoint Health Partners has saved St. Thomas Health $11.2 million in healthcare costs over four years. St. Thomas Health took a risk in launching MissionPoint Health Partners in 2011. Now, MissionPoint is a subsidiary of St. Thomas Health’s parent company, Ascension, which is the largest nonprofit health system in the United States. MissionPoint Health Partners, an accountable care organization, is designed to save money while increasing care for the population it manages. In 2015, MissionPoint Health Partners saved $750,000 for St. Thomas Health. To read the full article, click here.
According to the Indianapolis Business Journal, a partnership between MissionPoint Health Partners and St. Vincent Health saved the health system millions of dollars in 2015. The partnership, MissionPoint’s accountable care organization, helped save millions by reducing emergency room visits and hospital readmissions along with an increase in generic drugs over more expensive brand name drugs. “One of the things we worked on was how we do this in a way that increases services we give to you, versus just saying, ‘you can’t do this, you can’t do that,’ ” Dr. Jordan Asher, chief clinical and innovation officer for MissionPoint, told the Indianapolis Business Journal. To read the full article, click here.