As an industry leader in healthcare technology innovation, we constantly reflect and evolve as the industry around us changes with the times. The pandemic has dramatically accelerated how technology reshapes a patient's journey.
The Garage's decade of experience in working with evolving and high-performing value-based organizations has empowered us to define an approach on how to change healthcare for good.
Leading with Data to Build a New, Collaborative Community Care Model
According to the American Federation for Suicide Prevention, 130 Americans die by suicide each day. Suicidal thoughts can affect just about anyone regardless of age, race, gender, or background and are often the result of an untreated mental health condition.
As healthcare payers, providers, patients and thought leaders consider ways to reduce the cost of care and improve outcomes, accountable care organizations (ACOs) have emerged as a viable model to achieve those goals.
With all eyes on COVID-19 and the herculean efforts and sacrifices made by our caregivers and healthcare institutions, the quickly shifting ground beneath community hospitals may have gone largely unnoticed.
With a current total spend of $3.3 trillion that is estimated to balloon to $5.5 trillion by 2025, the healthcare industry is in the midst of an uncontrollable spiral-especially since $750 billion of the outlay is spent on duplicative or unnecessary services.
The beginning of the year presents a prime opportunity to take stock of the previous year and look ahead to the new one. For accountable care organizations (ACOs), 2018 has been a year of growth.
There is a lot of buzz right now around artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning-and the value of these next generation solutions in healthcare.
"Knowledge is power." That is such a commonly used quote that sometimes we forget the true value of its meaning. For The Garage, however, it is a superb expression of the reason behind everything we do.
At The Garage, we often ask ourselves what inspires us to strive to develop the best population health management platform on the market. The answer - from across our executive leadership to our engineers and developers
Like many Accountable Care Organizations with multiple locations, National ACO was in need of a single source provider to aggregate clinical and administrative data from multiple sources, providers and systems
The population health ecosystem can be massive. When patients acquire more chronic conditions, their movement within the ecosystem is more active as they more frequently visit specialists, hospitals, rehabilitation therapists and skilled nursing facilities, among other providers.
My daughter and I were recently learning about origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding. As we were working on designs together, I found myself becoming very frustrated.
The stethoscope is synonymous with physicians and healthcare. This instrument, created about 200 years ago in France, hasn't changed much since it was created.
Perhaps the biggest risk accountable care organizations (ACOs) and other integrated organizations face to their care quality and financial performance is what happens when their patients walk out the door.
Chief Platform Officer, Jessica Robinson, discusses how patients and providers are contributing to the improvement of the healthcare ecosystem
Diane Blackburn from Prime ACO, talks candidly about her journey to partnering with The Garage and the impact it's had on her business, physicians and patients.
Our CEO, Pranam Ben, discusses the most talked about topics covered at last month's FUSE and how they will impact healthcare in 2018.
In follow up to our recent HIStalk article, our VP of Platform Management talks overcoming social determinants of health by incorporating telehealth into your array of services.
As 2017 ends, it is time for all of us to reflect on our accomplishments and set goals for the coming year. To aid in that process, I would urge you to consider one idea for your organization in the next 12 months: Get rid of your electronic health record (EHR) system.
As the holidays draw near, our VP of Product Management & Delivery, Jessica Robinson, highlights a few of the most sought-after items (or goals) on the top of many ACOs and CINs' wish lists this year
At the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) fall conference in October, there was naturally a lot of discussion among attendees about managing patient populations.
The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) wrapped up its Fall 2017 Conference earlier this month in Washington, D.C, with reportedly more than 650 ACO leaders in attendance.
Q&A with the Boss: The Garage's Pranam Ben talks about BioReference partnership and what it means for you
On September 19, we announced that The Garage had formed a national partnership with BioReference Laboratories, an OPKO Health company and one of the largest commercial laboratories in the United States. For a closer look, we spoke with our founder and CEO Pranam Ben about the new partnership's short- and long-term impact and the opportunities this brings to providers and patients.
With the announcement of the new Apple Watch there is a lot of buzz and talk about the possibilities for further healthcare integration. The watch is able to collect basic information such as the user's pulse, calorie intake and quantity of steps, and share that data with Apple's HealthKit. This app, which is a standard feature of iOS 8, can store vital information and aggregate health data from various wearable devices...
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) initiated a movement in healthcare towards community-wide coordinated care systems. Today, the majority of these new systems are recognized as Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). Their objective is to provide population-wide, ....
Enterprises have been blindsided by the rapid adoption of mobile devices like smartphones and tablets by consumers. Across the world customers are using their smartphone devices to shop for clothes, goods and accessories, make travel reservations and hotel bookings, read product reviews and browsing product catalogs on their tablet devices. They are paying for goods using mobile payment solutions like PayPal....
Three Critical Technology Components of an ACO and What a CIO Can Do