Hospital Readmissions

[Sponsored] How ACHC’s New Distinction in Telehealth Places Agencies Above Competitors - Home Health Care News | 11/9/2020

… and enhancing business efficiencies. ‚ÄúTelehealth is quickly becoming the new norm in home health,‚Äù says ACHC Associate Clinical Director Susan Mills. ‚ÄúACHC recognizes the value telehealth offers for improving access to care, reducing hospital readmissions , minimizing risk and lowering costs for providers and patients.‚Äù Advertisement ACHC collaborated with Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a leading national provider of telehealth and remote patient monitoring solutions, to develop the accreditation distinction …

Most Facilities in Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Penalized | RevCycle Intelligence | 11/4/2020

Value-Based Care News Most Facilities in Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Penalized 82% of facilities part of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program in FY 2021 received a negative Medicare payment adjustment because of excessive readmissions, CMS data shows. Source: Getty Images By November 04, 2020 - The majority of facilities participating in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) in fiscal year (FY) 2021 have been penalized for readmitting too many patients …

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Medicare fines half of hospitals for readmitting too many patients | FierceHealthcare | 11/3/2020

… the financial fallout of the unexpected coronavirus, will get lower payments for all Medicare patients because of their history of readmitting patients, federal records show. The penalties are the ninth annual round of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program created as part of the Affordable Care Act‚Äôs broader effort to improve quality and lower costs. The latest penalties are calculated using each hospital case history between July 2016 and June …

Medicare will fine half of U.S. hospitals for readmitting patients | Fortune | 11/2/2020

… the financial fallout of the unexpected coronavirus , will get lower payments for all Medicare patients because of their history of readmitting patients, federal records show. The penalties are the ninth annual round of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program created as part of the Affordable Care Act‚Äôs broader effort to improve quality and lower costs. The latest penalties are calculated using each hospital case history between July 2016 and June …

Medicare fines half of hospitals for readmitting too many patients | 11/2/2020

… the financial fallout of the unexpected coronavirus, will get lower payments for all Medicare patients because of their history of readmitting patients, federal records show. The penalties are the ninth annual round of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program created as part of the Affordable Care Act‚Äôs broader effort to improve quality and lower costs. The latest penalties are calculated using each hospital case history between July 2016 and June …

Machine Learning Predicts Atrial Fibrillation Hospital Readmissions | HealthIT Analytics | 10/30/2020

Machine Learning Predicts Atrial Fibrillation Hospital Readmissions Machine learning techniques can accurately predict 90-day hospital readmissions for patients with atrial fibrillation. Source: Thinkstock By October 30, 2020 - A machine learning model was able to predict 90-day hospital readmissions with 85 percent accuracy, according to a study published in Health Services Research and Managerial Epidemiology . Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common cardiac arrythmia, causing symptoms like shortness of breath …

Home-time metric needed to judge hospital readmissions, studies suggest | 10/28/2020

… lower readmission rates were actually having high mortality rates ,” says Pandey, assistant professor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern. “If you die, you’re not going to be readmitted.” In addition, the current focus on hospital readmissions does not take into account patients who wind up in a skilled nursing facility or intermediate/long-term care facility after hospital discharge, Pandey points out. A “30-day home time” metric, he says …

Home-time metric needed to judge hospital readmissions, studies suggest | 10/28/2020

… lower readmission rates were actually having high mortality rates,” says Pandey, assistant professor of internal medicine at UT Southwestern. “If you die, you’re not going to be readmitted.” In addition, the current focus on hospital readmissions does not take into account patients who wind up in a skilled nursing facility or intermediate/long-term care facility after hospital discharge, Pandey points out. A “30-day home time” metric, he says …

CMS misclassified readmission penalties for nearly a third of hospitals, study finds | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/15/2020

Penalties for up to 31 percent of hospitals in CMS’ Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program were misclassified last year, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology . For the cross-sectional study, the authors estimated the rate at which penalties were misclassified for hospitals in the readmissions program for fiscal year 2019. The authors used 2014-17 data from CMS’ Hospital Compare website. The data included information from 1,633 hospitals that discharged …

Spring Hills Launches End-to-End Cardiac Program to Help Patients Transition from Hospital to Home – Cardiac Vascular News | 10/15/2020

Bold New Program Enhances Patient Care While Decreasing Costly Hospital Readmissions and Gaps in Care EDISON, N.J.‚Äì( BUSINESS WIRE )‚Äì Spring Hills today announced that it has launched a new comprehensive cardiac program at three of its post-acute care facilities in New Jersey. Currently accepting patients in Livingston, Wayne and Woodbury, the program features a multidisciplinary medical team that delivers end-to-end cardiac care and innovative care …

10 Best Stocks to Buy Right Now for Short Term | 10/7/2020

… and Personal Care. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals for the recovery of patients from surgery, chronic disability, or terminal illness, as well as prevents avoidable hospital readmissions through its skilled nurses; rehabilitation therapists specialized in physical, speech, and occupational therapy; and social workers and aides for assisting its patients. The Hospice segment offers services that are designed to provide comfort and …

scPharmaceuticals Inc. Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Provides Business Update | 10/7/2020

… treatment. Key findings included 100 percent of those surveyed agree/strongly agree that decreased oral diuretic bioavailability is an impediment to the effective treatment of heart failure (HF). Additionally, study respondents agreed that decreasing hospital readmissions /financial penalties was the primary driver of health systems establishing HF clinics. Overall, the research supports the opportunity for FUROSCIX to provide IV-level diuresis in outpatient settings. The Company will continue to turn …

Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand | Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. | 9/30/2020

… the growth of the market are government enforcement to adopt her, technical advancement in big data and analytics in healthcare industry, the improved digitization of clinical processes, and improved patient care along with reduced hospital readmissions & healthcare costs. However, some factors such as and lack of skilled workforce may hinder the market growth. The global healthcare analytics market is expected to showcase the opportunities such as tapping big data for …

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Nationally Recognized for Heart Failure Care | 9/30/2020

… academic medical center’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients. “Our Heart Failure Center team provides advanced care and is dedicated to improving the quality of care for our patients with heart failure by implementing the American Heart Association’s Get …

After Cutting Readmissions Up to 50%, Northwell Looks to Expand Nursing Home Telehealth Network | 9/25/2020

After scoring significant successes in reducing hospital readmissions among its own nursing homes with telehealth, a major hospital network is looking to market its virtual interventions to a wider swath of post-acute and long-term care facilities. Northwell Health, the largest health care provider in New York State, saw rehospitalizations decline by up to half at its two nursing facilities — the Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation in Manhasset, N.Y …

Improving the Standard of Care for Sepsis » UF Health Jacksonville | University of Florida Health | 9/25/2020

… and symptoms prior to being hospitalized. In addition to challenges in seeking care caused by COVID-19, there are numerous disparities which cause underserved populations to be disproportionately affected and increase the likelihood of hospital readmissions . Together, researchers at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville are working on improvements to the current standard of care for sepsis to help improve early detection, diagnostics and treatment being used in …

UCSF Digital Health Awards Names Conversa Health “Best Remote Diagnostics Company” of the Year | Business Wire | 9/25/2020

… chronic care, acute discharge, perioperative, oncology, OBGYN, prevention and wellness, and more. By automating remote management of vulnerable populations with Conversa, health systems are able to significantly cut the cost of patient calls, reduce hospital readmissions , increase adherence to treatment plans, and reduce unnecessary no-shows and cancellations of important procedures. Proven remote care success with COVID-19 The UCSF Digital Awards event also recognized Conversa as a quarter-finalist …

HRRP Tied to Decrease in 30-Day Readmission Rates for COPD | 9/25/2020

Tell-a-Friend THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 (HealthDay News) – For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) is associated with a reduction in 30-day readmissions but may increase mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . Daniel A. Puebla Neira, M.D., from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston …

Accountable Care Manager Home Health | 9/25/2020

… provide disease self-management education and assist patients and caregivers with understanding care plans. They will assure follow-up with patients and caregivers in the community per CM program protocols to help reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions and ED visits. Referral Management 1. Works with referral partners/providers to provide appropriate alternatives for patients in need of community based services regardless the availability of a funding source. 2. When possible, determines …

HRRP Tied to Decrease in 30-Day Readmission Rates for COPD | 9/25/2020

More HRRP Tied to Decrease in 30-Day Readmission Rates for COPD THURSDAY, Sept. 24, 2020 – For patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), implementation of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) is associated with a reduction in 30-day readmissions but may increase mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . Daniel A. Puebla Neira, M.D., from the …

Payer Strategies For Home Healthcare, Remote Patient Monitoring | HealthPayer Intelligence | 9/25/2020

… discovered that, in some cases, remote patient monitoring can provide superior quality of data when compared to wearables. In one study, a remote patient monitoring tool allowed providers to more accurately predict 30-day hospital readmissions . Additionally, receiving certain forms of care at home instead of in the hospital can lower healthcare spending. Administering specialty drugs at home or in a provider’s office lowered healthcare spending by $4 billion, a …

DoD, Philips Use Artificial Intelligence to Monitor COVID-19 | HealthIT Analytics | 9/24/2020

… that alert before they’re broken down with a disease. In military speak, we’re targeting left-of-cough awareness,” said Christian Whitchurch, PhD, DIU Human Systems Portfolio Director. READ MORE: Artificial Intelligence Tools Could Reduce Hospital Readmissions The RATE approach uses large-scale machine learning tools and trade-space analyses across 165 different biomarkers from a Philips dataset of over 41,000 cases of hospital acquired infection. The risk score also works …

Healthcare’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020: EarlySense | 9/24/2020

… As a result, health teams can take action to help reduce adverse events, including code blue events which are a result of cardiac or respiratory arrest, preventable ICU transfers, patient falls, pressure ulcers, and hospital readmissions . What is the primary need fulfilled by the product or service? Currently, the vast majority of global health teams use outdated, inefficient “spot checking” methods to monitor general care patients. This means that hospital …

Improving Healthcare: 5 Strategies for Boosting Patient Engagement | 9/23/2020

… study, patients who aren’t involved with the decisions made about their care have a 34 percent greater chance of being readmitted than those who have a greater degree of involvement with their care. Since hospital readmissions cost more than $41.3 billion annually, patient satisfaction and engagement are more important than ever. Unfortunately, improving patient engagement isn’t as simple as updating patient portals. It involves the willingness to help patients become …

Warburg Pincus Announces Growth Investment in GA Foods | PR Newswire | 9/23/2020

… services include meal design, food preparation & packaging, distribution, and integration with payor & provider systems for both home-delivered and congregate customers. These meals often contribute to these populations avoiding costly nursing home stays and hospital readmissions . “At GA Foods, we are focused on two things: nourishing those in need and delivering assistance where and when it is needed. We are proud of what we have accomplished over the past four …

Home Health

[Sponsored] How ACHC’s New Distinction in Telehealth Places Agencies Above Competitors - Home Health Care News | 11/9/2020

… home health,‚Äù says ACHC Associate Clinical Director Susan Mills. ‚ÄúACHC recognizes the value telehealth offers for improving access to care, reducing hospital readmissions, minimizing risk and lowering costs for providers and patients.‚Äù Advertisement ACHC collaborated with Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a leading national provider of telehealth and remote patient monitoring solutions, to develop the accreditation distinction. Here is a look at why the distinction matters and how agencies …

Home Health Care

[Sponsored] How ACHC’s New Distinction in Telehealth Places Agencies Above Competitors - Home Health Care News | 11/9/2020

… Äù says ACHC Associate Clinical Director Susan Mills. ‚ÄúACHC recognizes the value telehealth offers for improving access to care, reducing hospital readmissions, minimizing risk and lowering costs for providers and patients.‚Äù Advertisement ACHC collaborated … billing for palliative care services . A July 2020 survey from Home Health Care News and Citus Health showed that 69% of responding home health and hospice providers adopted telehealth for the first time since the …

Health Tech

[Sponsored] How ACHC’s New Distinction in Telehealth Places Agencies Above Competitors - Home Health Care News | 11/9/2020

… telehealth technology to deliver care for patients with acute or chronic conditions. More broadly, earning the distinction certifies an agency‚Äôs dedication to delivering consistent, quality care and enhancing business efficiencies. ‚ÄúTelehealth is quickly becoming the new norm in home health,‚Äù says ACHC Associate Clinical Director Susan Mills. ‚ÄúACHC recognizes the value telehealth offers for improving access to care, reducing hospital readmissions, minimizing risk and lowering costs for providers …

Telehealth Technology

[Sponsored] How ACHC’s New Distinction in Telehealth Places Agencies Above Competitors - Home Health Care News | 11/9/2020

telehealth technology to deliver care for patients with acute or chronic conditions. More broadly, earning the distinction certifies an agency‚Äôs dedication to delivering consistent, quality care and enhancing business efficiencies. ‚ÄúTelehealth is quickly becoming the new norm in home health,‚Äù says ACHC Associate Clinical Director Susan Mills. ‚ÄúACHC recognizes the value telehealth offers for improving access to care, reducing hospital readmissions, minimizing risk and lowering costs for providers …

COVID-19

[Sponsored] How ACHC’s New Distinction in Telehealth Places Agencies Above Competitors - Home Health Care News | 11/9/2020

Facebook The COVID-19 pandemic has given home-based care providers a renewed urgency for telehealth adoption, and national accreditor Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) has a new distinction to honor the agencies leading … the value telehealth offers for improving access to care, reducing hospital readmissions, minimizing risk and lowering costs for providers and patients.‚Äù Advertisement ACHC collaborated with Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a leading national provider of …

American Hospital Association

Most Facilities in Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Penalized | RevCycle Intelligence | 11/4/2020

Value-Based Care News Most Facilities in Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Penalized 82% of facilities part of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program in FY 2021 received a negative Medicare payment adjustment because of excessive readmissions … US community hospitals according to the latest data from the American Hospital Association (AHA). Dig Deeper 3 Strategies to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates, Costs Hospitals that CMS has deemed as having excess readmission rates for …

Population Health

Spring Hills Launches End-to-End Cardiac Program to Help Patients Transition from Hospital to Home – Cardiac Vascular News | 10/15/2020

Bold New Program Enhances Patient Care While Decreasing Costly Hospital Readmissions and Gaps in Care EDISON, N.J.‚Äì( BUSINESS WIRE )‚Äì Spring Hills today announced that it has launched a new comprehensive cardiac program at … care experience with the expertise of clinicians, heart specialists, and population health management and data analytic experts, the Spring Hills Cardiac Program represents the first in the company‚Äôs plans to develop clinical programs that …

Cardiac Care

Spring Hills Launches End-to-End Cardiac Program to Help Patients Transition from Hospital to Home – Cardiac Vascular News | 10/15/2020

Bold New Program Enhances Patient Care While Decreasing Costly Hospital Readmissions and Gaps in Care EDISON, N.J.‚Äì( BUSINESS WIRE )‚Äì Spring Hills today announced that it has launched a new comprehensive cardiac program at three of its post-acute care facilities in New Jersey. Currently accepting patients in Livingston, Wayne and Woodbury, the program features a multidisciplinary medical team that delivers end-to-end cardiac care and innovative care …

Food and Drug Administration

scPharmaceuticals Inc. Reports First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Provides Business Update | 10/7/2020

… track to resubmit the FUROSCIX New Drug Application (NDA) under the current 505(b)(2) approval pathway with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by mid-year 2020. FUROSCIX is the Company’s lead program … of heart failure (HF). Additionally, study respondents agreed that decreasing hospital readmissions/financial penalties was the primary driver of health systems establishing HF clinics. Overall, the research supports the opportunity for FUROSCIX to provide IV …

Personal Care

10 Best Stocks to Buy Right Now for Short Term | 10/7/2020

… Personal Care. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals for the recovery of patients from surgery, chronic disability, or terminal illness, as well as prevents avoidable hospital readmissions through its skilled nurses; rehabilitation therapists specialized in physical, speech, and occupational therapy; and social workers and aides for assisting its patients. The Hospice segment offers services that are designed to provide comfort and support …

Electronic Medical Record

Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand | Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. | 9/30/2020

hospital readmissions & healthcare costs. However, some factors such as and lack of skilled workforce may hinder the market growth. The global healthcare analytics market is expected to showcase the opportunities such as tapping big data for real-time infection control, machine learning and iot, and electronic medical records (emrs) and budding business intelligence (bi) capabilities. In the near future, the market may face the possible challenges in the growth due …

American Heart Association

Jersey Shore University Medical Center Nationally Recognized for Heart Failure Care | 9/30/2020

Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the academic medical center’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients. “Our Heart Failure …

Digital Health

UCSF Digital Health Awards Names Conversa Health “Best Remote Diagnostics Company” of the Year | Business Wire | 9/25/2020

PORTLAND, Ore.- The UCSF Digital Health Awards has recognized Conversa Health as the “best remote diagnostics company” for 2020. Conversa Health was among more than 750 companies from across the globe that entered in 10 … able to significantly cut the cost of patient calls, reduce hospital readmissions, increase adherence to treatment plans, and reduce unnecessary no-shows and cancellations of important procedures. Proven remote care success with COVID-19 The …

Virtual Care

UCSF Digital Health Awards Names Conversa Health “Best Remote Diagnostics Company” of the Year | Business Wire | 9/25/2020

… Founder & Chair of Exponential Medicine . “Conversa’s remote diagnostics and monitoring is a key part of this transformational shift which leverages virtual care anytime, anywhere, and does it at lower costs with more convenience, earlier diagnostics … able to significantly cut the cost of patient calls, reduce hospital readmissions, increase adherence to treatment plans, and reduce unnecessary no-shows and cancellations of important procedures. Proven remote care success with COVID-19 The …

Telehealth

After Cutting Readmissions Up to 50%, Northwell Looks to Expand Nursing Home Telehealth Network | 9/25/2020

After scoring significant successes in reducing hospital readmissions among its own nursing homes with telehealth, a major hospital network is looking to market its virtual interventions to a wider swath of post-acute and long-term care facilities. Northwell Health, the largest health care provider in New York State, saw rehospitalizations decline by up to half at its two nursing facilities — the Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation in Manhasset, N.Y …

HIPAA

Patient Data Privacy Lawsuit Against Google, UChicago Dismissed | HealthIT Security | 9/8/2020

HIPAA and Compliance News Patient Data Privacy Lawsuit Against Google, UChicago Dismissed A Judge ruled to dismiss the patient data privacy lawsuit brought against Google and UChicago, as the patient failed to adequately demonstrate what … outcomes . Through the partnership, the provider hoped to reduce unplanned hospital readmissions and potential care complications. Filed by Matt Dinerstein in June 2019 , the class-action lawsuit accused the entities of violating patient privacy by …

EMR

Rapid Radiology and OpenText Accelerate Diagnostic Results to Help Improve Patient Care | Yahoo News | 6/25/2020

Radiology services provider deploys OpenText ™ EMR-Link ™ to help speed medical imaging orders and results for increased efficiency, lower costs, and improved patient care WATERLOO, ON , June 25, 2020 /CNW/ – OpenText™ ( OTEX ) ( OTEX.TO ) today announced … results improves decision-making for timely treatment and reduces avoidable hospital readmissions. Electronic orders can now be added to results capabilities across Rapid Radiology’s users and customers, eliminating the need for the inefficient blend of …

Medicaid

Nationwide COVID-19 Surveillance for Nursing Homes | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… be imperative in providing evidence-based data to support prevention, intervention, and care improvement.” With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requiring nursing facilities to report COVID-19 data to the CDC … organizations nationwide, Real Time improves clinical performance by reducing avoidable hospital readmissions, managing care coordination efforts, and detecting early warning signs of infectious disease. Press Contact Keri DeSalvo Director of Marketing [email protected] SOURCE Real …

Medicare

Nationwide COVID-19 Surveillance for Nursing Homes | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… data will be imperative in providing evidence-based data to support prevention, intervention, and care improvement.” With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requiring nursing facilities to report COVID-19 data to … organizations nationwide, Real Time improves clinical performance by reducing avoidable hospital readmissions, managing care coordination efforts, and detecting early warning signs of infectious disease. Press Contact Keri DeSalvo Director of Marketing [email protected] SOURCE Real …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Nationwide COVID-19 Surveillance for Nursing Homes | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… to DiseaseWatch data will be imperative in providing evidence-based data to support prevention, intervention, and care improvement.” With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requiring nursing facilities to report COVID-19 … organizations nationwide, Real Time improves clinical performance by reducing avoidable hospital readmissions, managing care coordination efforts, and detecting early warning signs of infectious disease. Press Contact Keri DeSalvo Director of Marketing [email protected] SOURCE Real …

CDC

Nationwide COVID-19 Surveillance for Nursing Homes | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… With the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now requiring nursing facilities to report COVID-19 data to the CDC and the anticipated resurgence of the pandemic, it’s never been more important to have … organizations nationwide, Real Time improves clinical performance by reducing avoidable hospital readmissions, managing care coordination efforts, and detecting early warning signs of infectious disease. Press Contact Keri DeSalvo Director of Marketing [email protected] SOURCE Real …

ACOs

Could coronavirus derail the decades-long shift to value-based care? | Healthcare Dive | 4/15/2020

… take a recovery of the hospital system before it can go there.” Pleas for loss waivers The National Association of ACOs told CMS in mid-March that ACOs in Medicare’s flagship ACO program the Shared … Medicare ACO program, Merit-based Incentive Payment System and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program to report quality data, or waived reporting entirely for the fourth quarter of 2019. The relaxation was framed as a way …

ACO

Could coronavirus derail the decades-long shift to value-based care? | Healthcare Dive | 4/15/2020

… take a recovery of the hospital system before it can go there.” Pleas for loss waivers The National Association of ACOs told CMS in mid-March that ACOs in Medicare’s flagship ACO program the Shared … Medicare ACO program, Merit-based Incentive Payment System and the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program to report quality data, or waived reporting entirely for the fourth quarter of 2019. The relaxation was framed as a way …

Mental Health

The World’s $5 Billion Behavioral Health Care Software and Services Market, Forecast to 2027 - Key Players are Welligent, Netsmart Technologies, Epic, Core Solutions, and Cerner Corporation | PR Newswire | 4/8/2020

DUBLIN The “Behavioral/Mental Health Care Software & Services Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Component, Delivery Model, Function, End-use and Region 2020-2027” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global behavioral health … treatment costs by providing value-based medicine programs, thus preventing hospital readmissions. The impact of substance abuse is estimated to be worth USD 600 billion every year in U.S., according to a survey by the …

Remote Monitoring

Care Dimensions Improves Quality of Life for Hospice Patients Using Telehealth | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… being. In Massachusetts , Care Dimensions is one of the first healthcare providers to offer the advanced support of telehealth and remote monitoring to hospice and palliative patients and their families. All patients referred to Care … nearly 90% and has been essential to their reduction of hospital readmissions and ED visits.” In the coming months, Care Dimensions’ clinical team will further expand their use of virtual visits, scheduling virtual visits following …

Cerner

Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand | Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. | 9/30/2020

Sep 30, 2020 11:56 AM ET Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. iCrowd Newswire - Sep 30, 2020 Global Healthcare Analytics Market – Premium Insight, Industry Trends, FPNV … of clinical processes, and improved patient care along with reduced hospital readmissions & healthcare costs. However, some factors such as and lack of skilled workforce may hinder the market growth. The global healthcare analytics market is …

Allscripts

Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand | Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. | 9/30/2020

Sep 30, 2020 11:56 AM ET Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. iCrowd Newswire - Sep 30, 2020 Global Healthcare Analytics Market – Premium Insight, Industry Trends, FPNV … of clinical processes, and improved patient care along with reduced hospital readmissions & healthcare costs. However, some factors such as and lack of skilled workforce may hinder the market growth. The global healthcare analytics market is …

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand | Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. | 9/30/2020

Sep 30, 2020 11:56 AM ET Healthcare Analytics Market is Witnessing Unprecedented Demand Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech Inc. iCrowd Newswire - Sep 30, 2020 Global Healthcare Analytics Market – Premium Insight, Industry Trends, FPNV … of clinical processes, and improved patient care along with reduced hospital readmissions & healthcare costs. However, some factors such as and lack of skilled workforce may hinder the market growth. The global healthcare analytics market is …

Novartis

Softbank leads $100M investment in remote monitoring startup Biofourmis - MedCity News | 9/3/2020

A healthcare provider logs into Biofourmis’ platform. The company uses remote monitoring devices to track how heart failure patients fare after they are discharged from the hospital. Photo credit: Biofourmis Since it first struck a partnership with drugmaker Novartis in 2019, remote monitoring startup Biofourmis began developing systems to track how patients fare while taking their medications. The goal was to reduce hospital readmissions and emergency-room visits for patients …

Biofourmis

Softbank leads $100M investment in remote monitoring startup Biofourmis - MedCity News | 9/3/2020

A healthcare provider logs into Biofourmis’ platform. The company uses remote monitoring devices to track how heart failure patients fare after they are discharged from the hospital. Photo credit: Biofourmis Since it first struck a partnership with drugmaker Novartis in 2019, remote monitoring startup Biofourmis began developing systems to track how patients fare while taking their medications. The goal was to reduce hospital readmissions and emergency-room visits for patients …

Omnicell

Omnicell to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences | Business Wire | 9/1/2020

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 1, 2020– Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, will present at the following upcoming investor conferences … patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . OMCL-E View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200901005337/en/ CONTACT: Media Contact:Betsy Martinelli …

Apple Health

UTM:Healthcare Launches Free App ‘My MedCheck’ to Help Consumers Identify COVID-19 Symptoms | Business Wire | 8/27/2020

… thermometers and pulse oximeters, automatically reading body temperature and oxygen saturation data from the digital devices and interfacing with the Apple Health app for iPhones and the Google Fit app for Android-powered smartphones. “While … giving providers essential information for managing chronic conditions and avoiding hospital readmissions. For more information, visit www.utmhealthcare.com . View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200827005546/en/ CONTACT: Media Contact: Greg Turner, Ball Consulting …

Optum

SuperCare Health’s COVID-19 Telemonitoring Program Delivers On Managing Respiratory Health Of Optum Patients | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

SuperCare Health’s COVID-19 Telemonitoring Program Delivers On Managing Respiratory Health Of Optum Patients Share Article SuperCare continues to develop and deploy impactful clinical programs that allow patients to recover in the comfort of their … clinical services, SuperCare Health has proven cost savings that reduce hospital readmissions and offer shared savings for payors. For more information, visit supercarehealth.com or request a meeting at bit.ly/mdsolution . Share article on social media …

Microsoft Health

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 | PRWeb | 8/17/2020

… at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees … clinical services, SuperCare Health has proven cost savings that reduce hospital readmissions and offer shared savings for payors. For more information, visit http://www.supercarehealth.com CONTACT: Shawn Le, Marketing & Public Relations Manager [email protected] More about …

EarlySense

EarlySense Helps Sheba Medical Center Protect Staff Treating Patients From Coronavirus Exposure With Contact-free Continuous Monitoring | PR Newswire | 3/16/2020

WOBURN, Massachusetts , March 16, EarlySense , the global leader in contact-free, continuous monitoring solutions for the healthcare continuum, announced today it is one of the strategic medical technologies being used by Israel’s Sheba Medical Center … respiratory arrest, preventable ICU transfers, patient falls, pressure ulcers, and hospital readmissions. The company holds several patents on detecting and predicting respiratory patterns and episodes, providing in-depth analysis of respiratory signal shapes for early …

Health Recovery Solutions

Care Dimensions Improves Quality of Life for Hospice Patients Using Telehealth | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

… rate of 1.38% over one year for hospice patients enrolled in the telehealth program. In 2018, Care Dimensions partnered with Health Recovery Solutions (HRS), a nationally recognized telehealth provider, to expand its telehealth program and … nearly 90% and has been essential to their reduction of hospital readmissions and ED visits.” In the coming months, Care Dimensions’ clinical team will further expand their use of virtual visits, scheduling virtual visits following …

DaVita

Marquis Health Services Launches Bedside Hemodialysis at New Eastwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center | 11/21/2019

Coordination with DaVita Kidney Care Brings Treatment to Easton, Pa., Skilled Nursing Facility EASTON, Pa., Nov. 21, 2019 – Marquis Health Services has contracted with DaVita Kidney Care to bring staff-assisted bedside hemodialysis to its New Eastwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Easton. The new offering is designed to improve patient quality of life while significantly reducing hospital readmissions, and it continues Marquis’ programming enhancements following the completion of a multi …

Medline

How Advocate Aurora Health is working to improve wound care outcomes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/21/2019

… is working to improve wound care outcomes Gabrielle Masson - Print Email Advocate Aurora Health’s post-acute care division partnered with Medline to develop in-person clinical simulations for over 400 nurses to improve wound care … patients, Advocate Aurora Health said it expects the risk of hospital readmissions and number of nursing visits per care episode to decrease. More articles on post-acute care …

CVS Health

The success of Medicare Advantage makes it a better policy choice than ‘Medicare for All’ - MarketWatch | 11/20/2019

… Medicare Advantage plans offer benefits through private health-insurance companies such as United Healthcare UNH, +0.48% , Aetna (now owned by CVS Health CVS, +0.33% ) and Humana HUM, +0.48% . Medicare pays these plans a fixed monthly … fewer hip and knee replacements and have lower rates of hospital readmissions than traditional Medicare. Further, the evidence suggests that risk-adjusted mortality is lower in Medicare Advantage plans, which may reflect better care coordination …

Medial EarlySign

Geisinger and Medial EarlySign Advance to First Stage of CMS AI Health Outcomes Challenge | PR Newswire | 11/19/2019

… than 300 entities submitted proposed AI solutions to the Challenge. The joint Geisinger/EarlySign proposal – Reducing Adverse Events and Avoidable Hospital Readmissions by Empowering Clinicians and Patients – will seek to apply advanced AI and Machine … connect with us on Facebook , Instagram , LinkedIn and Twitter . About Medial EarlySign Medial EarlySign helps healthcare systems with early detection and prevention of high-burden diseases. Their suite of outcome-focused software solutions (AlgoMarkers™) find …

McKesson

Nabriva Therapeutics plc (NBRV) CEO Ted Schroeder on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/13/2019

… in the US. With approximately 5 million cases annually, it’s the leading cause of infectious death, the third cause of hospital readmissions and the fifth cause of all hospitalizations. Mortality remains very high and direct … immediately after launch all specialty distributors ASD, Cardinal Specialty and McKesson Plasma and Biologics order adequate inventory and also Walgreens Community Specialty Pharmacy and Option Care Health secured XENLETA at their location. To date, we …

Critical Alert Systems

The global nurse call system market size is expected to reach USD 2.38 billion by 2026 | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/29/2019

… projected to expand at a CAGR of 9.9% during the forecast period. Increasing support for digital healthcare, government penalties for hospital readmissions, and demand for resident and patient safety are expected to drive the demand … Healthcare; Azure Healthcare; West-Com Nurse Call Systems, Inc.; and Critical Alert Systems LLC. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05763723/?utm_source=PRN About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. Reportlinker …

PointClickCare

It’s Time for Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities to Break Down Patient Data Silos | 10/21/2019

The following is a guest article by Sean Vandeweerd, Sr. Product Manager, PointClickCare Technologies Inc . Our healthcare system is approaching a critical time in which an aging population will bring baby boomers into hospitals and post-acute care facilities in record numbers. Combined with the nursing shortage, razor thin margins, the need to reduce hospital readmissions, and increased government regulations — the need for technology that can deliver best practices for …

Truven Health Analytics

Global Clinical Decision Support Systems Market to Reach $3.49 Billion by 2028 | PR Newswire | 7/9/2019

… in medical planning during the healthcare delivery process. The error in execution of medical interventions often catalyze the rate of hospital readmissions which further increases the healthcare costs. To combat these preventable deaths and avoidable … Health, VisualDx, FirstDataBank, Elsevier B.V, IBM Corporation (through acquisition of Truven Health Analytics). Key Questions Answered in the Report: What is the total addressable market (TAM), segmental addressable market (SAM) and the potential market opportunity …

Collective Medical

Kentucky Hospitals Collaborate to Boost ED Health Data Exchange | EHR Intelligence | 7/9/2019

… department (ED) personnel and other providers. Kentucky hospitals will use the grant to launch a solution called EDie developed by Collective Medical Technologies. The solution will help to deliver critical patient information to emergency clinicians … care settings. Clinicians across the state hope to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, improve efforts to curb the opioid epidemic , and improve care management for patients with complex conditions who frequent emergency departments. So far, ten …

CVS

CVS Health to Acquire Aetna; Combination to Provide Consumers with a Better Experience, Reduced Costs and Improved Access to Health Care Experts in Homes and Communities Across the Country | PR Newswire | 12/4/2017

CVS Health to Acquire Aetna; Combination to Provide Consumers with a Better Experience, Reduced Costs and Improved Access to Health Care Experts in Homes and Communities Across the Country Combines CVS Health’s Unmatched Local Presence … will be achieved, for example, by helping patients avoid unnecessary hospital readmissions. Twenty percent of Medicare patients are readmitted to the hospital soon after being discharged at significant annual costs, much of which is avoidable …

Conifer Health Solutions

Increasing Demand for Innovative Mobile Health Services Pushing Already Multi-billion Dollar Telemedicine Industry to New Levels | PR Newswire | 11/30/2017

… if a patient develops key warning signs, allowing clinicians to intervene before a health crisis occurs, preventing costly and disruptive hospital readmissions and ER visits. In other Telehealth - Healthcare Industry developments: Teladoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC … facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom . Tenet’s Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations …

Evolent Health

Increasing Demand for Innovative Mobile Health Services Pushing Already Multi-billion Dollar Telemedicine Industry to New Levels | PR Newswire | 11/30/2017

… Active companies in the healthcare industry include: Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (OTC: RQHTF) (TSX-V: RHT), Teledoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), Evolent Health Inc. (NYSE: EVH), Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE: THC), Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE … intervene before a health crisis occurs, preventing costly and disruptive hospital readmissions and ER visits. In other Telehealth - Healthcare Industry developments: Teladoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC ) recently announced a proposed offering of shares of its common …

Teladoc

Increasing Demand for Innovative Mobile Health Services Pushing Already Multi-billion Dollar Telemedicine Industry to New Levels | PR Newswire | 11/30/2017

hospital readmissions and ER visits. In other Telehealth - Healthcare Industry developments: Teladoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC ) recently announced a proposed offering of shares of its common stock, which includes 3,250,000 shares offered by Teladoc and 830,000 shares offered by certain stockholders of Teladoc named in the preliminary prospectus supplement (the “selling stockholders”). The underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 612,000 shares of common stock from …

Reliq Health

Increasing Demand for Innovative Mobile Health Services Pushing Already Multi-billion Dollar Telemedicine Industry to New Levels | PR Newswire | 11/30/2017

… wireless devices and sensors. A few companies in the headlines this week include Active companies in the healthcare industry include: Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (OTC: RQHTF) (TSX-V: RHT), Teledoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), Evolent Health … intervene before a health crisis occurs, preventing costly and disruptive hospital readmissions and ER visits. In other Telehealth - Healthcare Industry developments: Teladoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC ) recently announced a proposed offering of shares of its common …

Piper Jaffray

EarlySense CEO to Present at 31st Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York | PR Newswire | 12/2/2019

… continuous monitoring solutions for the healthcare continuum, today announced that Mr. Matt Johnson , CEO, will present at the 31st Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference, taking place at the Lotte New York Palace, New York on … respiratory arrest, patient falls, pressure ulcers, preventable ICU transfers and hospital readmissions. The EarlySense system captures critical information from the patient, alerting caregivers of potentially adverse events early on. The company has partnered with leading …

Horizon Therapeutics PLC (HZNP) CEO Tim Walbert on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/8/2019

… President, Chief Business Officer Vikram Karnani - Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer Conference Call Participants Nick Rubino - Stifel David Amsellem - Piper Jaffray Ken Cacciatore - Cowen and Company David Risinger - Morgan Stanley Jennifer Kim - Cantor Fitzgerald … our estimates using patient level data, including actual claims and hospital readmissions data. As we’ve previously discussed, we estimate that 15,000 to 20,000 active TED patients are eligible for teprotumumab treatment each year. This is …

Morgan Stanley

Nabriva Therapeutics plc (NBRV) CEO Ted Schroeder on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/13/2019

… Officer Jennifer Schranz - Chief Medical Officer Steve Gelone - President & Chief Operating Officer Conference Call Participants Alan Carr - Needham Ishmael Asante - Morgan Stanley Jason Gerberry - Bank of America Robert Driscoll - Wedbush Thomas Yip - H.C. Wainwright Operator … the leading cause of infectious death, the third cause of hospital readmissions and the fifth cause of all hospitalizations. Mortality remains very high and direct costs for pneumonia are approximately $17 billion annually. Resistance continues …

Horizon Therapeutics PLC (HZNP) CEO Tim Walbert on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/8/2019

… Chief Commercial Officer Conference Call Participants Nick Rubino - Stifel David Amsellem - Piper Jaffray Ken Cacciatore - Cowen and Company David Risinger - Morgan Stanley Jennifer Kim - Cantor Fitzgerald Gary Nachman - BMO Capital Markets Liav Abraham - Citigroup Operator … our estimates using patient level data, including actual claims and hospital readmissions data. As we’ve previously discussed, we estimate that 15,000 to 20,000 active TED patients are eligible for teprotumumab treatment each year. This is …

Edison Partners

Telehealth Company Gains Ground in Home Health Care’s Battle Against Hospital Readmissions | Home Health Care News | 10/28/2019

… rate, while Community VNA reported a 55% reduction in hospital readmission rates between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019. In general, hospital readmissions are fairly common in the U.S., costing Medicare roughly $26 billion annually, according … September, HRS raised a $10 million Series B investment from Edison Partners, bringing the company’s total funding raised to $16 million. Share …

Health Recovery Solutions Raises $10 Million | 9/9/2019

Health Recovery Solutions announced it closed $10 million in growth financing led by Edison Partners Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) — a technology company that provides remote patient monitoring for leading health systems — has announced it closed $10 million in growth financing led by Edison Partners. HRS has received national attention for its clinical success in reducing hospital readmissions and commitment to improving outcomes for both patients and health systems. And the …

Goldman Sachs

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (DVA) CEO Kent Thiry on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/8/2019

… Chief Executive Officer, DaVita Kidney Care Conference Call Participants Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America Justin Lake - Wolfe Research Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs Whit Mayo - UBS Gary Taylor - J. P. Morgan John Ransom - Raymond James Operator … always have with the clinical highlights. In this case, readmissions, hospital readmissions of course remain the top priority. The normal 30-day hospitalization readmit rate via 30 patients is about 35% that’s more than double …

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 4/16/2019

… Fischbeck - Bank of America Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Gary Taylor - JPMorgan Scott Fidel - Stephens Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs A.J. Rice - Credit Suisse Ana Gupte - SVB Leerink Lance Wilkes - Sanford Bernstein John … biometric data to improve post-acute patient recovery and reduce hospital readmissions. Rally and platforms like the IHR are just two critical elements of the more modern information and digitally enabled health system. Particularly when …

Cambia Health Solutions

DispatchHealth Closes On $33 Million in Growth Financing Led by Echo Health Ventures | PR Newswire | 5/7/2019

… closing of a $33 million growth capital financing. The investment was led by Echo Health Ventures , a strategic collaboration of Cambia Health Solutions and Mosaic Health Solutions, with participation from existing investors Alta Partners , Questa … in the home to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital readmissions. Medical teams are available during the day and also on weekends, evenings and holidays, and can be requested via app, online or a …

Nicole Oishi Joins Collective Medical as Head of Success | Business Wire | 1/4/2018

… leadership is committed to continuing to exceed customer expectations and deliver superior support and education. Oishi joins Collective Medical from Cambia Health Solutions, where she served as vice president of clinical services for Regence, a … across all healthcare settings and is proven to reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, improve care transitions, and eliminate unnecessary risk and friction from care delivery. For one behavioral health provider, use of the platform meant that …

Leerink Partners

CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal, people familiar with the deal say - Chicago Tribune | 12/3/2017

… think it will create more consolidation among the insurers and retailers, blurring the lines,” said Ana Gupte, an analyst at Leerink Partners, who recently pointed to retail giants Walgreens Boots Alliance or Walmart as potential … recently released from hospital — and so help avoid re-admission. (Hospital readmissions are a growing cost in health care). The storefronts could also transform preventative care, offering wellness, nutrition and even imaging services — saving costs …

CVS agrees to buy Aetna in $69 billion deal, people familiar with the deal say - Chicago Tribune | 12/3/2017

… think it will create more consolidation among the insurers and retailers, blurring the lines,” said Ana Gupte, an analyst at Leerink Partners, who recently pointed to retail giants Walgreens Boots Alliance or Walmart as potential … recently released from hospital — and so help avoid re-admission. (Hospital readmissions are a growing cost in health care). The storefronts could also transform preventative care, offering wellness, nutrition and even imaging services — saving costs …

Northwell Health

UCSF Digital Health Awards Names Conversa Health “Best Remote Diagnostics Company” of the Year | Business Wire | 9/25/2020

… earlier diagnostics, more personalized care and better outcomes.” Hundreds of hospitals rely on Conversa, including prominent health systems such as Northwell Health, UCSF Health, UNC Health , University Hospitals, Prisma Health , SCL Health and others. Conversa’s … able to significantly cut the cost of patient calls, reduce hospital readmissions, increase adherence to treatment plans, and reduce unnecessary no-shows and cancellations of important procedures. Proven remote care success with COVID-19 The …

Penn Medicine

Re: Biofourmis Acquires Clinical-Grade Wearable Biosensor Platform Biovoation AG | HIT Consultant | 4/11/2020

… 80 current and previous clients/partners—including major players such as Microsoft, IBM Research, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Penn Medicine and Helios. – The cash + equity deal includes Biovotion AG’s product portfolio and pipeline … for managing chronic conditions before patients’ health worsens, potentially reducing hospital readmissions and decreasing the need for emergency department visits to reduce costs. “Biofourmis’ powerful and predictive AI-driven Biovitals® ecosystem is now complete with …

Cleveland Clinic

Re: Biofourmis Acquires Clinical-Grade Wearable Biosensor Platform Biovoation AG | HIT Consultant | 4/11/2020

… list of more than 80 current and previous clients/partners—including major players such as Microsoft, IBM Research, Novartis, AstraZeneca, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic, Penn Medicine and Helios. – The cash + equity deal includes Biovotion AG’s … for managing chronic conditions before patients’ health worsens, potentially reducing hospital readmissions and decreasing the need for emergency department visits to reduce costs. “Biofourmis’ powerful and predictive AI-driven Biovitals® ecosystem is now complete with …

Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill ‘Superbugs’ as Part of Bear’s Den Innovation Program | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in the clinical-stage biotechnology company Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), as part of the health network’s successful innovation program, the Bear’s Den. APT is taking aim at the … products and strategies to streamline care delivery, reduce infections, lower hospital readmissions and help patients partner in their care with physicians. ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health …

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill ‘Superbugs’ as Part of Bear’s Den Innovation Program | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in the clinical-stage biotechnology company Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), as part of the health network’s successful innovation program, the Bear’s Den. APT is taking aim at the … products and strategies to streamline care delivery, reduce infections, lower hospital readmissions and help patients partner in their care with physicians. ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health …

Hackensack Meridian

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill ‘Superbugs’ as Part of Bear’s Den Innovation Program | PR Newswire | 12/4/2019

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in the clinical-stage biotechnology company Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), as part of the health network’s successful innovation program, the Bear’s Den. APT is taking aim at the … products and strategies to streamline care delivery, reduce infections, lower hospital readmissions and help patients partner in their care with physicians. ABOUT HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH Hackensack Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health …

Mayo Clinic

Cerner taps Amazon Web Services to ramp up healthcare AI capabilities, predictive technology | FierceHealthcare | 12/3/2019

… about medication, diagnoses and medical conditions. The health IT company is focused on developing predictive technology to help organizations prevent hospital readmissions and reduce healthcare waste. To do this, the company is leveraging de-identified … vendors migrating to cloud platforms offered by big tech giants. Mayo Clinic has entered into a 10-year strategic partnership with Google to use the tech giant’s cloud platform to accelerate innovation through digital technologies …

Geisinger

Geisinger Advances in CMS Artificial Intelligence Challenge | HealthIT Analytics | 11/20/2019

Analytics in Action News Geisinger Advances in CMS Artificial Intelligence Challenge For its proposal to reduce adverse events, Geisinger will advance to Stage 1 of the CMS Artificial Intelligence Health Outcomes Challenge. Source: Thinkstock By … challenge. Geisinger and EarlySign’s proposal, Reducing Adverse Events and Avoidable Hospital Readmissions by Empowering Clinicians and Patients, seeks to apply AI and machine learning algorithms to Medicare administrative claims data. Dig Deeper Geisinger AI to …

Harvard Medical School

Real Reason Hospital Readmissions Have Fallen | Managed Care Magazine | 11/20/2019

Harvard researcher says the overall decline in hospital admissions is a major factor November 19, 2019 Robert Calandra CMS credits the drop in hospital readmission rates to the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP). The 30-day readmission rate in 2009 was 17.5%; in 2014, it was 15.6%. But researchers from Harvard Medical School say that the drop in readmissions may actually be the result of an overall decline in hospital …

Henry Ford Health System

Highmark Health Plan Brings Inpatient Quality to MA Home Health | HealthPayer Intelligence | 11/18/2019

Henry Ford Health System saw its hospital readmissions drop by 45 percent during the first six months of 2019 as a result of their e-Home Care service. The service provides a tablet and Bluetooth technologies to collect and send biometric information to their care management team. The program also allowed patients to communicate with their providers by phone or virtually. The hospital is now looking for private payers to …

Genesis Healthcare

Genesis HealthCare Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results | 11/9/2019

KENNETT SQUARE, PA — Genesis Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: GEN ), one of the largest post-acute care providers in the United States, announced operating results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Third Quarter 2019 Results … patients, helping them improve overall healthcare quality and reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions. GPS is the only captive SNFist company in the industry and the only post-acute sponsored accountable care organization in the United States …

Massachusetts General Hospital

EarlySense Appoints New Senior Vice President of Customer Success to Support Rapid Adoption of Contact-free Continuous Monitoring | PR Newswire | 10/22/2019

… he led customer onboarding operations. Mr. Tiffany has also served as a practicing physical therapist, leading ICU rehabilitation programs at Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He holds an MBA from … respiratory arrest, patient falls, pressure ulcers, preventable ICU transfers and hospital readmissions. The EarlySense system captures critical information from the patient, alerting caregivers of potentially adverse events early on. The company has partnered with leading …

Kaiser Permanente

Study supports migration of outpatient surgery procedures — 4 insights | Becker’s ASC Review | 10/15/2019

A study across 21 Kaiser Permanente sites in Northern California supports sending patients home the day of a mastectomy, the Sonoma Index-Tribune reports. What you should know: 1. The study, published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology, is among the first to evaluate the effectiveness of an at-home recovery program for mastectomy. 2. Researchers noted no significant increase in complications or hospital readmissions after increasing the number of …

Banner Health

Edison Partners Leads $10 Million Growth Investment in Health Recovery Solutions | PRWeb | 9/5/2019

… within the $12 billion telemedicine market. Chronic disease continues to drive up healthcare costs and is the leading cause of hospital readmissions. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is becoming a fundamental tool for decreasing readmissions, improving … across the healthcare provider network including recognized names such as Banner Health System, Penn Medicine at Home, Well Care Health, Northwell Health, and Medstar Health. The company was listed on the 2018 and 2019 Inc …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties | Yahoo News | 8/22/2019

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, who led the study. Since 2012, an initiative by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the quality and value of patient care, known as the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP), has imposed financial penalties on hospitals with higher-than-expected rates of readmission within 30 days of discharge for patients initially admitted for heart failure …

University of Maryland Medical System

What a UMMS report found about business deals with 8 board members | The Business Journals | 6/13/2019

… 12, 2019, 5:06pm EDT A much-anticipated report by a firm looking into contracts entered into by members of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board finally came out Wednesday. The review, completed by Santa … pilot program designed to better analyze patient data to reduce hospital readmissions. The audit found that the agreement was not vetted by the board or the Audit and Compliance Committee. “This is an example of …

UPMC

UPMC Chooses Revolutionary Technology from Omnicell to Elevate and Automate Pharmacy | PR Newswire | 12/20/2017

UPMC Chooses Revolutionary Technology from Omnicell to Elevate and Automate Pharmacy Central Pharmacy and IV Compounding Solutions Enhance Patient, Staff Experience News provided by 09:27 ET Share this article MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Dec. 20, 2017 … solution provides innovative medication adherence packaging to help reduce costly hospital readmissions. These medication adherence solutions are used by over 32,000 institutional and retail pharmacies in North America and the United Kingdom . These pharmacies are …

UPMC Presbyterian

UPMC Chooses Revolutionary Technology from Omnicell to Elevate and Automate Pharmacy | PR Newswire | 12/20/2017

… Workflow sterile compounding workflow technology, and i.v.STATION TM for non-hazardous robotic compounding to pharmacy operations at its flagship hospitals, UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Shadyside. UPMC will build on an existing investment in automation hardware … solution provides innovative medication adherence packaging to help reduce costly hospital readmissions. These medication adherence solutions are used by over 32,000 institutional and retail pharmacies in North America and the United Kingdom . These pharmacies are …

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Partners Connected Health And Hitachi Develop An Explainable AI Technology To Help Doctors Predict Readmissions And Improve Patient Outcomes | PR Newswire | 12/12/2017

… intelligence (AI) technology by Hitachi, in collaboration with Partners Connected Health, which can predict with high accuracy, the risk of hospital readmissions within 30 days for patients with heart failure. The AI technology helps select … and wellness. Partners HealthCare , an integrated health system founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, includes two academic medical centers, community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, community health centers, a …

Texas Children's Hospital

Omnicell Announces Winners of Inaugural “Inspired by Care” Award | PR Newswire | 11/21/2017

Omnicell Announces Winners of Inaugural “Inspired by Care” Award Texas Children’s Hospital and UPMC Pharmacy Director Honored for Leadership News provided by 16:01 ET Share this article MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Omnicell … solution provides innovative medication adherence packaging to help reduce costly hospital readmissions. These medication adherence solutions are used by over 32,000 institutional and retail pharmacies in North America and the United Kingdom . These pharmacies are …

Washington Hospital, Washington PA

Transplant Patients Honored By World’s Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals | PR Newswire | 11/2/2017

… a mid-career professional, and after two years of hemodialysis, he received his life-saving kidney transplant surgery at the Washington Hospital Transplant Center in Washington, D.C. Prior ASN President’s Medal recipients have included Pennsylvania … technical evaluation panels, including CMS’s panel focusing on Emergency Department Hospital Readmissions. He is a founding member of the End Stage Renal Disease Health Information Technology Project administered by the National Renal Administrators Association and …

Washington Hospital

Transplant Patients Honored By World’s Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals | PR Newswire | 11/2/2017

… a mid-career professional, and after two years of hemodialysis, he received his life-saving kidney transplant surgery at the Washington Hospital Transplant Center in Washington, D.C. Prior ASN President’s Medal recipients have included Pennsylvania … technical evaluation panels, including CMS’s panel focusing on Emergency Department Hospital Readmissions. He is a founding member of the End Stage Renal Disease Health Information Technology Project administered by the National Renal Administrators Association and …

Health Net

Allegheny Health Network team enhances transitional care management | Healthcare IT News | 9/1/2020

… acute or post-acute setting – aiming to improve patient transitions back into the community, reduce avoidable emergency department visits and hospital readmissions, and minimize gaps in care. THE PROBLEM Transitional care-management components include interactive … the only one that can bill for the services. Allegheny Health Network, a Highmark Health Company, sought to optimize its transitional care management services to reduce avoidable emergency department visits and hospital readmissions, and to …

Highmark Health Plan Brings Inpatient Quality to MA Home Health | HealthPayer Intelligence | 11/18/2019

… Monique Reese, DNP, senior vice president, Home and Community Care for Highmark Health. “Through the Home Recovery Care Model, Allegheny Health Network will provide high-quality in-home services such as home care, home infusion … new partnerships with payers. Henry Ford Health System saw its hospital readmissions drop by 45 percent during the first six months of 2019 as a result of their e-Home Care service. The service provides …

Humana

With rising demand for in-home care, DispatchHealth scores $136M round backed by Optum Ventures | FierceHealthcare | 6/23/2020

… of Optum. Existing investors Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures also participated along with new investors Oak HC/FT, Humana, and additional strategic investors. The company has raised $216.8 million to date. The startup … emergency rooms, hospitals, and post-acute facilities, according to Prather. Hospital readmissions cost Medicare about $26 billion annually, with about $17 billion spent on avoidable hospital trips after discharge, according to data (PDF) from the …

Philips and Humana team up to improve care for at-risk Medicare Advantage members | Globe Newswire | 12/4/2019

… for high-acuity seniors by providing 24/7 access to care Philips’ remote patient monitoring capabilities will be utilized to help Humana care managers deliver interventions for their members with congestive heart failure Amsterdam, the Netherlands … in-place. It can also help reduce unnecessary and costly hospital readmissions [2] which in turn can help lead to overall improved patient experience, higher quality of care and more efficient resource utilization. Philips Lifeline …

Cigna

AristaMD takes home $18M to grow its e-consulting startup | MobiHealthNews | 3/31/2020

The round was led by Cigna Ventures and MemorialCare Innovation Fund with participation from Avalon Ventures, CU Healthcare Innovation Fund and Stanford Health Care. March 31, 2020 Share This morning specialist eConsult platform AristaMD raised … an electronic, asynchronous tool patients fared better and had fewer hospital readmissions than their counterparts that did not have the service. ON THE RECORD “Every year there are approximately 20 million routine specialist referrals that …

Doctor Pay Hits $266K For Primary Care, $443K For Specialists | Forbes | 7/12/2019

… doctors who work to keep patients healthy and out of the more expensive hospital setting. Practically all major insurers from Cigna to UnitedHealth Group are paying at least half of the doctors in their networks … physicians for reducing acute hospitalizations, limiting expensive tests, and preventing hospital readmissions.” Follow me on Twitter or LinkedIn . Check out my website or some of my other work here . I’ve written about health care for …

CareCentrix

(USA-FL-Tampa) Clinical Supervisor - Post Acute Care | 8/27/2019

Job Information CareCentrix Clinical Supervisor - Post Acute Care in Tampa , Florida The Post-Acute Care Program assists with reducing hospital readmissions of clinically complex patients. The program couples patient education/coaching with Home Health interventions to assist a patient’s transition home after a hospital stay. Staff works directly with patients in transitioning from hospital to home with a focus on short term self-recovery in the home and long term …

(USA-Remote) Nurse Liaison - Post Acute Care (REMOTE-CT) | 8/25/2019

Job Information CareCentrix Nurse Liaison - Post Acute Care (REMOTE-CT) in Remote , United States Post-Acute Care (PAC) Program is an end-to-end post-acute offering that manages up to 90-day episodes of … if a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) is appropriate, and reduces hospital readmissions. Our program also coordinates all of the services required for a patient to transition to their home faster and safer, via our network …

Aetna

Could Artificial Intelligence Do More Harm Than Good in Healthcare? - Xtelligent Healthcare Media | HealthIT Analytics | 6/25/2019

… promise it holds for the future of care delivery. Countless studies have shown that AI can accelerate disease diagnosis, predict hospital readmissions, and accurately detect cancer in medical images. These capabilities could mean better, more … Key industry players have launched initiatives to overcome security challenges. Aetna, Ascension, Humana and Optum have recently joined forces for the Synaptic Health Alliance , a collaborative pilot program that uses blockchain to create a secure …

DispatchHealth Closes On $33 Million in Growth Financing Led by Echo Health Ventures | PR Newswire | 5/7/2019

… directly with those companies, including Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage plans, Managed Medicaid plans, Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare, Aetna, Humana and Cigna. DispatchHealth is available seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. to … in the home to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits and hospital readmissions. Medical teams are available during the day and also on weekends, evenings and holidays, and can be requested via app, online or a …

Kuldeep Singh Rajput

Softbank leads $100M investment in remote monitoring startup Biofourmis - MedCity News | 9/3/2020

… monitoring startup Biofourmis began developing systems to track how patients fare while taking their medications. The goal was to reduce hospital readmissions and emergency-room visits for patients taking Novartis’ heart failure medication, Entresto. By … funding to scale up its operations. Two months later, CEO Kuldeep Singh Rajput connected with SoftBank. “As we started talking, there were certain opportunities to expand into new markets, Japan and China,” he said in …

Peter Kuipers

Omnicell to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences | Business Wire | 9/1/2020

… hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . OMCL-E View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200901005337/en/ CONTACT: Media Contact:Betsy Martinelli, (724) 741-8341 Investor Contact:Peter Kuipers, (650) 251-6100 KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: DATA MANAGEMENT HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE PHARMACEUTICAL INTERNET SOURCE: Omnicell, Inc …

Randall Lipps

Omnicell to Acquire Pharmaceutical Strategy Group’s Leading 340B Software-Enabled Service Business | Business Wire | 8/12/2020

… accelerates our strategic transformation and brings us even closer to achieving the long-term vision of the Autonomous Pharmacy,” said Randall Lipps, chairman, president, CEO, and founder of Omnicell. “Key to realizing this vision is … patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . OMCL-E View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200812005397/en/ CONTACT: Peter Kuipers …

Keith G. Myers

LHC Group and Orlando Health announce joint venture agreement Nasdaq:LHCG | Globe Newswire | 6/24/2020

… in-home healthcare services in the state of Florida, particularly in cooperation with an outstanding partner like Orlando Health,” said Keith G. Myers, LHC Group’s chairman and CEO. “Throughout the state, Orlando Health has earned … key component in helping patients manage their conditions, avoid unnecessary hospital readmissions, and achieve the best possible health outcomes in the most cost-efficient manner. About LHC Group, Inc. LHC Group, Inc. is a national …

Matt Johnson

EarlySense Helps Sheba Medical Center Protect Staff Treating Patients From Coronavirus Exposure With Contact-free Continuous Monitoring | PR Newswire | 3/16/2020

… across the globe, health facilities are challenged to effectively care for patients while also keeping staff safe from exposure,” said Matt Johnson , EarlySense CEO. “Contact-free continuous monitoring addresses this balance, providing clinical staff with … respiratory arrest, preventable ICU transfers, patient falls, pressure ulcers, and hospital readmissions. The company holds several patents on detecting and predicting respiratory patterns and episodes, providing in-depth analysis of respiratory signal shapes for early …

Matt Johns

EarlySense Helps Sheba Medical Center Protect Staff Treating Patients From Coronavirus Exposure With Contact-free Continuous Monitoring | PR Newswire | 3/16/2020

… across the globe, health facilities are challenged to effectively care for patients while also keeping staff safe from exposure,” said Matt Johnson , EarlySense CEO. “Contact-free continuous monitoring addresses this balance, providing clinical staff with … respiratory arrest, preventable ICU transfers, patient falls, pressure ulcers, and hospital readmissions. The company holds several patents on detecting and predicting respiratory patterns and episodes, providing in-depth analysis of respiratory signal shapes for early …

Doug Brown

90% of SNFs Predict No Shift in Value-Based Payments in 2020 | RevCycle Intelligence | 11/21/2019

hospital readmissions in check, and that may fall completely on hospital systems at risk in 2020,” Doug Brown, managing partner of Black Book Research, stated in the press release. “That answer will require the expansion of technology capabilities to connect physician practices, home health agencies, hospices, outpatient settings, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, DME firms, and hospitals.” Specifically, value-based payment implementation will require more robust use of EHR technology …

Seema Verma

Geisinger Advances in CMS Artificial Intelligence Challenge | HealthIT Analytics | 11/20/2019

… models. More than 300 organizations submitted AI innovations to the challenge. Geisinger and EarlySign’s proposal, Reducing Adverse Events and Avoidable Hospital Readmissions by Empowering Clinicians and Patients, seeks to apply AI and machine learning algorithms … and skilled nursing facility admissions and adverse events,” CMS Administrator Seema Verma said when announcing the challenge. “For artificial intelligence to be successful in healthcare, it must not only enhance the predictive ability of illnesses …

Scott Seidelmann

Omnicell Announces Annual Innovation Day for Investors and Analysts | Business Wire | 11/19/2019

… 2019. ANNUAL ASHP MIDYEAR MEETING Omnicell Speakers: Randall A. Lipps, founder, chairman, president & CEO; Peter Kuipers, executive vice president & CFO; Scott Seidelmann, executive vice president & CCO Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 … patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more about Omnicell and its Autonomous Pharmacy vision, please visit omnicell.com . OMCL-E View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news …

Lisa Crossley

Increasing Demand for Innovative Mobile Health Services Pushing Already Multi-billion Dollar Telemedicine Industry to New Levels | PR Newswire | 11/30/2017

… We are excited to announce that we now have over 4,000 patients live on our iUGO Care platform,” said Dr. Lisa Crossley , CEO of Reliq Health. “The onboarding of patients is starting to accelerate as … intervene before a health crisis occurs, preventing costly and disruptive hospital readmissions and ER visits. In other Telehealth - Healthcare Industry developments: Teladoc Inc. (NYSE: TDOC ) recently announced a proposed offering of shares of its common …

Alfred L'Altrelli

Omnicell Announces Winners of Inaugural “Inspired by Care” Award | PR Newswire | 11/21/2017

… medication and supply management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, today announced that Texas Children’s Hospital and Alfred L’Altrelli, PharmD, of UPMC have been named the winners of a new annual award … solution provides innovative medication adherence packaging to help reduce costly hospital readmissions. These medication adherence solutions are used by over 32,000 institutional and retail pharmacies in North America and the United Kingdom . These pharmacies are …

George Lopez

Transplant Patients Honored By World’s Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals | PR Newswire | 11/2/2017

… U.S. Congressional Kidney Caucus and their efforts as champions of kidney-related legislation. Comedian and ABC and HBO television star George Lopez , a kidney transplant recipient, has also received the ASN President’s Medal for his … technical evaluation panels, including CMS’s panel focusing on Emergency Department Hospital Readmissions. He is a founding member of the End Stage Renal Disease Health Information Technology Project administered by the National Renal Administrators Association and …

Richard Knight

Transplant Patients Honored By World’s Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals | PR Newswire | 11/2/2017

… of the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), President Paul T. Conway and Vice President and Chair of Public Policy Richard Knight, were honored together as recipients of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2017 … technical evaluation panels, including CMS’s panel focusing on Emergency Department Hospital Readmissions. He is a founding member of the End Stage Renal Disease Health Information Technology Project administered by the National Renal Administrators Association and …

Eleanor D. Lederer

Transplant Patients Honored By World’s Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals | PR Newswire | 11/2/2017

… together as recipients of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) 2017 President’s Medal. The Medal was presented by ASN President Eleanor D. Lederer , MD, FASN in New Orleans at Kidney Week, the world’s premier and … technical evaluation panels, including CMS’s panel focusing on Emergency Department Hospital Readmissions. He is a founding member of the End Stage Renal Disease Health Information Technology Project administered by the National Renal Administrators Association and …

Paul T. Conway

Transplant Patients Honored By World’s Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals | PR Newswire | 11/2/2017

… Health Professionals 12:17 NEW ORLEANS , Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – The leadership of the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), President Paul T. Conway and Vice President and Chair of Public Policy Richard Knight, were honored … technical evaluation panels, including CMS’s panel focusing on Emergency Department Hospital Readmissions. He is a founding member of the End Stage Renal Disease Health Information Technology Project administered by the National Renal Administrators Association and …

Tom Marino

Transplant Patients Honored By World’s Largest Organization Of Kidney Health Professionals | PR Newswire | 11/2/2017

… transplant surgery at the Washington Hospital Transplant Center in Washington, D.C. Prior ASN President’s Medal recipients have included Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino and former Congressman Jim McDermott of Washington state in recognition of their respective … technical evaluation panels, including CMS’s panel focusing on Emergency Department Hospital Readmissions. He is a founding member of the End Stage Renal Disease Health Information Technology Project administered by the National Renal Administrators Association and …

Said Rosenbloom

Solutions to PBM Pricing Abuses Must Address Entire Drug Supply Chain | PR Newswire | 10/17/2017

… accurately identify the causes of problems and concerns, and will be unable to craft real and lasting solutions,” he continued. Said Rosenbloom: “The overall system is like a balloon – squeeze one area (e.g., DIR fees … overall health care costs. For example, more than 60% of hospital readmissions from nursing centers involve medication issues. Effective oversight of medications as part of a patient’s clinical care is the single most important factor …

State of Indiana

Radiologist house-call program drops ED visits by 77%, with patient satisfaction scores soaring | 6/16/2020

Marty Stempniak June 16, 2020 Quality Radiologist house-call program drops ED visits by 77%, with patient satisfaction scores soaring A novel house-call program championed by one Indiana interventional radiology practice and several collaborators has helped drop emergency department visits by 77%, with patient satisfaction scores soaring. Hospital readmissions have also plummeted by 50% among a study population of more than 1,000 seniors, experts detailed during the Society of …

House-call model tapping interventional radiology improves outcomes and access to care | IOLearning | 6/16/2020

FAIRFAX, Va. (June 15, 2020) — Interventional radiologists participating in a collaborative house call model in rural Indiana helped reduce emergency department use by 77 percent and hospital readmissions by 50 percent for nearly 1,000 elderly homebound patients with chronic illnesses, according to a research abstract presented during a virtual session of the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting on June 13. The novel care model brings interventional radiology …