Care Navigation

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6/29/2021 Pager® Launches Next-Generation Nurse Triage, Care Navigation in Puerto Rico for Triple-S PR Newswire NEW YORK and SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Pager , a leading virtual care collaboration platform, today announced it will deliver nurse triage and care navigation services to Triple-S members.Triple-S members can get immediate access to care services by contacting their health plan and connecting with nurses who provide augmented triage and care navigation in English or Spanish. Nurses working in Pager's Command Center guide patients to the most ...
6/25/2021 Highmark expands Well360 portfolio coverager.com ... that will help them access care in the most cost-efficient and highest-quality setting.”Using predictive analytics and smart technology, Highmark is able to proactively identify employees who could benefit from care navigation support, Benevento said.The Well360 Clarity team not only supports employees with finding the most efficient and quality providers but can also assist in scheduling appointments and transferring medical records. Highmark’s case ...
6/24/2021 Crossover Health Presents Commercial Advantage Plan Design at AHIP Institute & Expo 2021 PR Newswire ... Advantage, commercial populations are more effectively engaged in their care while their health needs are being efficiently served."The Crossover Commercial Advantage model is organized around comprehensive primary care, physical medicine, mental health, and care navigation services providers who form a designated care team for a defined population of members. The model creates a connected Primary Health experience which fosters deep member relationships and higher engagement resulting in lower total ...
6/12/2021 Improving the experience of facility-based delivery for vulnerable women through obstetric care navigation: a qualitative evaluation docwirenews.com ... in the quality of care prevent some mothers from seeking facility-based obstetric care. Obstetric care navigators (OCNs) are a new form of lay health workers that combine elements of continuous labor support and care navigation to promote obstetric referrals. Here we report qualitative results from the pilot OCN project implemented in Indigenous villages in the Guatemalan central highlands.METHODS: We conducted semi-structured interviews with 17 mothers who received ...
5/27/2021 Ada Health secures $90M Series B funding to advance health assessment technology MobiHealthNews Ada Health secures $90M Series B funding to advance health assessment technology The investment will support the development of Ada's symptom assessment and care navigation platform. ShareAda HealthBerlin-based digital health company Ada Health has announced a $90 million (€74m) Series B funding investment led by Leaps by Bayer, the impact investment arm of Bayer AG, which will support the company with its expertise in scientific innovation ...
5/27/2021 Doctor on Demand, Grand Rounds purchase LGBTQ care navigator Included Health Healthcare Dive Doctor On Demand, Grand Rounds purchase LGBTQ care navigator Included Health Published May 27, 2021 Courtesy of Doctor On Demand Dive Brief: Doctor On Demand and Grand Rounds have acquired Included Health, a care navigation platform for the LGBTQ community, in a bid to strengthen the virtual care player's offerings for the underserved population, the companies said Wednesday . It's the first acquisition since the telehealth giant and care navigator closed ...
5/26/2021 Grand Rounds, Doctor On Demand look to LGBTQ+ care space with purchase of Included Health MobiHealthNews Mergers and acquisitions Grand Rounds, Doctor On Demand look to LGBTQ+ care space with purchase of Included Health The deal will add Included Health’s LGBTQ+ care navigation services to Grand Rounds and Doctor on Demand’s virtual care platform. SharePhoto by Maskot/Getty ImagesGrand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand, following their recent merger , announced today they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Included Health, a ...
5/26/2021 Grand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand are buying Included Health to expand care for LGBTQ communities FierceHealthcare The combined company of Grand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand has expanded yet again to include a care concierge platform for the LGBTQ+ community.The virtual care companies announced Wednesday they signed a definitive agreement to acquire Included Health to improve health outcomes and address the health challenges facing communities including lesbian, gay and transgender patients as well as black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC), the companies said ...
5/26/2021 New Transparency Regulations: The Value of Exceeding Compliance castlighthealth.com May 26, 2021 By Jake Fochetta New Transparency Regulations: The Value of Exceeding ComplianceToday, Castlight is a leader in healthcare navigation. Our digital platform and team of highly experienced clinical and benefits experts (called Castlight Care Guides ) provide members with a highly personalized and streamlined health benefits experience that drives better health outcomes and cost savings . Our approach to navigation has several crucial components, with one of them being ...
5/26/2021 Grand Rounds Health, Doctor On Demand look to LGBTQ+ care space with purchase of Included Health MobiHealthNews Mergers and acquisitions Grand Rounds Health, Doctor On Demand look to LGBTQ+ care space with purchase of Included Health The deal will add Included Health’s LGBTQ+ care navigation services to Grand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand’s virtual care platform. SharePhoto by Maskot/Getty ImagesGrand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand, following their recent merger , announced today they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Included ...
5/26/2021 Grand Rounds Health & Doctor On Demand Acquires Included Health HIT Consultant Leave a CommentWhat You Should Know:– Today, Grand Rounds Health and Doctor On Demand announced they acquired Included Health , the first comprehensive healthcare navigation platform for the LGBTQ+ community. Together, they will address LGBTQ+ health challenges and improve outcomes.– The LGBTQ+ community disproportionately experiences discrimination and health-related stigmas. In a national study with over 1,500 LGBTQ+ employees from Fortune 100 companies, nearly half reported a negative ...
5/24/2021 Report: Castlight Health's Navigation Solution Helps Employers Significantly Reduce Healthcare Costs PR Newswire SAN FRANCISCO , May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT ), a leader in healthcare navigation, announced today results of a study by actuarial firm Santa Barbara Actuaries Inc. (SBA), which found that employers who implemented Castlight's navigation solution experienced significant financial savings, including a 9.1% year-over-year reduction in medical spend among members who use Castlight compared to a matched control group.Reducing healthcare spend remains a key ...
5/24/2021 CALIFORNIA Latino News californialatinonews.com CaliforniaReport: Castlight Health's Navigation Solution Helps Employers Significantly Reduce Healthcare CostsSAN FRANCISCO Castlight Health, Inc. (NYSE: CSLT), a leader in healthcare navigation, announced today results of a study by actuarial firm Santa Barbara Actuaries Inc. (SBA), which found that employers who implemented Castlight's navigation solution experienced significant financial savings, including a 9.1% year-over-year reduction in medical spend among members who use Castlight compared to a matched ...
5/20/2021 Glen Tullman raises $150M for new digital health fund - MedCity News MedCity News After landing a big exit for Livongo, Glen Tullman is clearly not done with digital health. In the few months since Teladoc sealed its $18.5 billion acquisition of Livongo , he has sought to take a startup public through a special-purpose acquisition company, founded a new care navigation company, and is now launching a new fund for consumer-focused digital health companies.He is teaming up with fellow investors at ...
5/18/2021 After Livongo win, pressure is on 7wireVentures' second fund Modern Healthcare ... deploy the money to roughly a dozen companies over the next 3 years. It has already named its first two picks: Transcarent, a tool for self-insured health plan members, and Jasper Health, a care navigation platform for cancer patients. The leaders behind 7wire are feeling the pressure after the success of their first fund, from which investors received "substantial distributions," said Robert Garber, a partner with 7wire. "We're bullish ...
5/18/2021 Improving the patient experience without undermining care navigation - MedCity News MedCity News When healthcare providers were forced to rapidly scale telemedicine offerings following the onset of the coronavirus last year, patients were given more options than ever before on how they could access healthcare.On the surface, this seems like good news. But for some, who lack the technical knowhow or don’t fully understand how to access these options, these expanded options may leave patients confused, overwhelmed, or just stressed. A ...
5/13/2021 Ada Health partners with Novartis to work on diagnosis for immunological diseases MobiHealthNews ... partnership with Novartis in order to speed up the diagnosis for patients with immunological diseases and rare conditions.The partnership will see Novartis use Ada Health’s AI-based, clinically validated, symptom assessment and care navigation solutions to help improve the identification and diagnosis of a number of diseases.WHY IT MATTERSOne of the conditions that Ada and Novartis are focused on is axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA), along with psoriatic ...
5/10/2021 3 golden rules for health tech entrepreneurs TechCrunch ... Kumar is a board-certified family physician and director of Clinical Innovation at Inflect Health as well as as director of Clinical Innovation at Vituity, leading many of Vituity’s transformative programs including telemedicine, care navigation and health technology next-generation prototype programs. If the last 10 years practicing family medicine have taught me anything, it’s that there is a desperate need for innovation in healthcare. I don’t ...
5/10/2021 Dr. Bobbie Kumar Contributor Dr. Bobbie Kumar is a wapakdailynews.com Dr. Bobbie Kumar Contributor Dr. Bobbie Kumar is a board-certified family physician and director of Clinical Innovation at Inflect Health as well as as director of Clinical Innovation at Vituity, leading many of Vituity’s transformative programs including telemedicine, care navigation and health technology next-generation prototype programs. If the last 10 years practicing family medicine have taught me anything, it’s that there is a desperate need for ...
5/10/2021 3 golden rules for health tech entrepreneurs infonews.news ... Kumar is a board-certified family physician and director of Clinical Innovation at Inflect Health as well as as director of Clinical Innovation at Vituity, leading many of Vituity’s transformative programs including telemedicine, care navigation and health technology next-generation prototype programs. If the last 10 years practicing family medicine have taught me anything, it’s that there is a desperate need for innovation in healthcare. I don’t ...