OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (May 7, 2019)—Health care IT provider Netsmart announced it has acquired Pennsylvania-based health care consulting firm, McBee. Health care IT solutions and services from Netsmart coupled with McBee’s health care professional services will provide community and acute care organizations with nearly a century of advisory and technology experience under one roof, furthering the alignment of care throughout the health care ecosystem.

PHILADELPHIA (March 5, 2019)—BAYADA Home Health Care and AmeriHealth Caritas today announced they have entered into a value-based agreement to improve patient health, reduce unnecessary cost and promote accountable care at home.

“We are proud to play a collaborative role in building health communities that improve the continuum of care for our patients.”

CHICAGO (October 29, 2018)—The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM), a professional organization for physicians, nurse practitioners and other providers of home-based primary care (HBPC), announced the release of a digital toolkit of educational resources to help payers and providers understand how HBPC significantly improves quality and reduces costs for more than two million seriously ill and home-limited older adults.

Program updates aim to empower patients through better access while promoting interoperability.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 24, 2018)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed changes to empower patients through better access to hospital price information, improve patients’ access to their electronic health records, and make it easier for providers to spend time with their patients.