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Staten Island Healthcare Leaders Make Medicaid Redesign & Populat

At HIMSS18, Joseph G. Conte, executive director of the Staten Island Performing Provider System (SI PPS), one of the 25 PPS in New York, shared how he and his colleagues have been achieving New York state’s DSRIP project goals, and what they’ve learned from their experiences so far; and he was joined by his organization’s technology partner, SpectraMedix’s CEO, Dr. Raj Lakhanpal, who shared insights on the technology infrastructure involved.

Wide Variety of Data Helps Provider Boost Care for Needy

SIPPS is relying on a data aggregation platform from SpectraMedix, which enables near real-time collection of data from electronic health records and a variety of other sources, such as health centers and emergency medical service systems.


This blog post is #HIMSS18 primer series for attendees, and the industry at large, to discuss major health IT issues that will help move health and healthcare delivery forward in 2018 – and beyond. Our HIMSS18 presentation is highlighted under Conversations to Watch.

HIMSS18: What providers can learn from Medicaid delivery reform

In the HIMSS18 presentation, it will emphasize that coordination and information management is crucial to making these delivery system reforms work. While the Staten Island PPS made partners of two hospitals, 17 population health practices, 13 behavioral health providers, 10 skilled nursing facilities, seven home health management agencies and other primary care and specialty providers

HIMSS: How Their Data Drives Your Improvement

New York wasn’t the first state to tinker with reforming Medicaid, but its attempt may have been the most ambitious. A case study from Staten Island presented Tuesday at HIMSS shows what’s possible when the right players—including EMS—are brought into the game.