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NEXJ Health Announces Partnership with HealthTeamWorks

Monday April 23, 2018 comments

Original press release: https://www.nexjhealth.com/press-room/press-releases/nexj-health-announces-partnership-healthteamworks/ Toronto (April 23, 2018) NexJ Health Inc. (NexJ Health), a provider of patient-facing solutions for population health management, today announced that they have partnered with HealthTeamWorks, a Colorado-based non-profit that delivers healthcare transformation strategies and resources to practices, groups, and networks nationwide in the US and abroad. HealthTeamWorks is a nationally recognized leader... Read More

Solutions Center Interactive: The value of experience in collaborative learning and cross-community interaction

Thursday April 12, 2018 comments

By Kristi Bohling-DaMetz, RN, BSN, MBA, Chief Strategy Officer, HealthTeamWorks If HealthTeamWorks Solution Center is your Go To for How To, a significant element has to be interacting with others across the country. Solution Center Interactive provides a virtual platform to hear from leaders, interact in real time with panelists, pose questions that are important to individual participants, and share what works across a national learning community. Solution Center Interactive events makes the world a little... Read More

HealthTeamWorks Launches Solutions Center Interactive

Thursday April 12, 2018 comments

By Kristen Stine, MSOD, Learning and Diffusion Manager Webinars are a dime a dozen. From payers to EHR vendors to consultants, there is no shortage of information available. So, when HealthTeamWorks decided to enter this space, we wanted to do things a little different. First, we dont call our series webinars. This word evokes images of attendees logging on and multi-tasking while they listen. Second, our events are roundtable discussions intended to engage attendees in the conversation. By using polling questions, chat, and other... Read More

TCPi Learning Network Key Takeaways

Thursday April 12, 2018 comments

By Jaclyn King, MSW, PCMH CCE CPC+ CO Eastern Practice Facilitator HealthTeamWorks hosted the first quarterly in-person Learning Network meetings for 3 cohorts of practices in the program in March of 2018. The Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TPCi) is a national initiative funded by The Centers for Medicare Medicare Services (CMS) to prepare clinicians to be successful in new value-based compensation models by providing onsite facilitation and coaching and clinical health information technology support. As a... Read More

Workforce Development Grows Beyond the Colorado Border

Thursday April 12, 2018 comments

By Kristen A. Stine, MSOD, Learning and Diffusion Manager Early in March, nine Care Managers from across the Kansas City metro attended our first Care Manager Training: Solutions. Strategies. Success session in Lenexa, Kansas. We spent two and one-half days engaging in learning activities focused on defining the role, integrating into the existing care team, and establishing care management processes. Following the event, attendees reported feeling more confident about establishing the role and processes within their practice. However,... Read More

Godfather of the Patient Centered Medical Home movement joins Colorado nonprofit

Wednesday February 21, 2018 comments

PRESS RELEASE - [PR WEB RELEASE: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/03/prweb15255902.htm ] DENVER, CO - February 28, 2018 -- Paul Grundy, MD, MPH FACOEM FACPM, the godfather of the Patient Centered Medical Home movement and member of the Institute of Medicine, was hired by HealthTeamWorks as the Global Director of Healthcare Transformation. Paul joins the organization from IBM where he served as Chief Medical Officer for IBMs Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry and developed and executed strategies on transformation initiatives in... Read More

Expanding Team-Based Care Roles to Successfully Support Transitions of Care: A Mini-Case Study

Tuesday January 23, 2018 comments

By BJ Dempsey In an era where healthcare costs are high, it is essential that primary care practices address utilization of the hospital and provide appropriate follow-up and preventative services for the patients. Armed with this knowledge, a HealthTeamWorks practice facilitator assisted six primary care practices in developing transition of care processes. Most importantly, the workflows have sustained through staff turnover and leveraged the strengths and skills of all team members, keeping patients from hospital readmission and reducing... Read More

Head, Heart & Wallet – Effective Strategies for Gaining Buy-In for Transformation

Tuesday January 23, 2018 comments

By Jaclyn King Transformation is defined as thorough and dramatic change. There is no doubt that health care has required thorough change to shift from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based payment. As practices and healthcare system begin to change, buy-in for the changes is essential for everyone. From patients, front office staff, back office staff, interdisciplinary team members, providers the medical neighbor, we cannot change alone. Yet many funded practice transformation programs center on the idea of having change champions... Read More

2017 Practice Transformation Round Up: What Our Clients Have Said About Us

By: rnickerson Wednesday December 20, 2017 comments

From achieving recognition to hitting milestones in a value-based plan to optimizing workflow processes, HealthTeamWorks helped several practices meet a variety of different and important goals throughout the past year. Here are some shared key learnings in application: Deep knowledge: We were not new to this work. But even with our experience, we were extremely grateful to have[our coachs]supportmoving through this process.[Her]deep knowledge of the NCQA application requirementsand how it translates to implementing internal... Read More


By: rnickerson Wednesday December 20, 2017 comments

Many practices seek NCQA recognition to ensure that their patients get the best care at the right time. Participation in this program demonstrates a provider's commitment to follow specific guidelines to improve their patients health. Here are some lessons learned from one of our clients, a provider system that is working with practices to achieve NCQA recognition *: Its about the long-game: We learned that individuals going through PCMH recognition need to understand what practice transformation is and how to apply the tools to... Read More