Beth Israel Deaconess Care Organization

Beth Israel Deaconess
Care Organization
247 Station Drive, Northwest 1
Westwood, MA 02090
PHONE (617) 754-1000
FAX (617) 754-1040
www.bidco.org

Compliance Alertline
Confidential and Anonymous Reporting – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Phone: 1-888-753-6533
Web: https://bidmccompliance.alertline.com

BIDCO promotes the highest quality of coordinated patient care, patient safety and cost effective care among its participating providers through our integrated and coordinated managed care contracts and related medical management programs.

News and Announcements

BIDCO Announces 2018 Physician Education Acuity Documentation Webinar Series:
BIDCO has arranged for online webinars on acuity documentation for all participating providers. Details including dates, times, and links to sessions are here. Physicians may log on the webinar session 5 ‒ 10 minutes prior to the start of each session to start the sign-on process. No pre-registration is required. For additional information regarding the webinars and FAQs, please see our Notices posted on April 24, 2018. Learn more...
Moving the Needle on Population Health: A Blueprint for Success
Health IT Outcomes profiles BIDCO’s effort to continually update, refine, and invest in information technology to provide real-time data analytics that improve quality of care and reduce overall health care costs — even during uncertain times for the health care industry. Learn more...

BIDCO partners with THPP to improve health care outcomes for MassHealth members
The Baker-Polito Administration announced in August 2017 that 17 health care organizations across Massachusetts, including BIDCO with Tufts Health Public Plans (THPP), have executed agreements to participate in a major restructuring of the MassHealth program. Learn more...

BIDCO to launch new population health management platform
Health Data Management profiles BIDCO’s implementation of a new platform that will enable real-time, cloud-based analytics aimed at improving population health. Learn more...

Increasing sophistication of population health services
Healthcare Informatics reports on the increasingly sophisticated ways that BIDCO brings together claims data and clinical data to support physicians’ population health management efforts. Learn more...

BIDCO Senior Leader discusses career development with early careerists
BIDCO VP of Finance and Analytics Jenny Carney participated in the “Leadership Development for Developing Leaders” panel discussion sponsored by the Early Careerist Network Committee of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Jenny shared her professional experiences with more than 100 attendees to help them learn about different aspects of their career and how to accelerate career development.

CMS taps BIDCO CIO to present at ACO Learning Collaborative
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) selected Bill Gillis, BIDCO Chief Information Officer (CIO), to present at the ACO Learning Collaborative in May 2017. The goal of the conference was to encourage ACOs across New England to exchange ideas and information and to collaborate on potential solutions to mutual ACO-related challenges.

The dangerous impact of the AHCA, and the importance of innovative models and approaches
Fierce Healthcare reports on the House of Representatives vote to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the subsequent response from industry executives, including Jeffrey Hulburt, BIDCO President and CEO. Learn more...
CMS selects BIDCO as a new Shared Savings Program ACO
BIDCO was selected as one of 99 new Shared Savings Program ACOs, providing Medicare beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care across the United States. Learn more...
BIDCO prepares to enter a new Medicare ACO model for 2017
BIDCO will be sharing important information about changes to its Medicare fee-for-service program participation in 2017. BIDCO physicians and hospitals should check our website regularly to get program updates and to learn what to expect in the coming months. Learn more...
BIDCO CIO presents at HIMSS15
HIMSS, the largest health IT event in the industry, selected Bill Gillis, BIDCO Chief Information Officer (CIO), to present at the HIMSS15 Annual Conference & Exhibition in April 2015. Bill shared with an audience of nearly 38,000 attendees how BIDCO, through their industry-leading information technology initiatives, had identified data quality issues as a main driver of under performance in population health and ACO measures. The session focused on root causes and remediation of data quality gaps along three axes: Capture, Structure, and Transport. Learn more...