Readmissions

Researchers identify immune cell that predicts transplant patient’s risk of organ rejection | 7/7/2020

Noile-Immune Biotech and C4U team up to develop CRISPR/Cas3 technology “Not only was one year rejection-free and overall graft survival lower in DSA-positive patients compared to DSA-negative patients, the development of DSA was associated with higher hospital readmissions , higher rates of infection and higher rates of acute rejection,” Bumgardner said. Future research will focus on strategies to monitor recipient CD8+T cells to predict the …

Market Chief Medical Officer (CMO) - Cypress, CA - UnitedHealth Group - Los Angeles, CA | 7/7/2020

… The CMO is the leader of the market level Continuum of Care (COC) ensuring integration of all United Healthcare (UHC), United Clinical Services (UCS) and OPTUM clinical functions to drive incremental reduction in admissions/ readmissions , continuous improvement of HEDIS and STARs ratings, reduction of unnecessary ER visits, and mitigation of provider abrasion from prior authorization and inpatient management programs. The CMO collaborates with the market CEO, the market Senior Leadership …

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Has the Time Finally Come for Hospital at Home? | 7/7/2020

… including X-rays, IV infusions, laboratory monitoring, and oxygen treatments over the three-year demonstration. According to Mount Sinai, compared with similar patients who received care in hospitals, they had 50 percent fewer unplanned readmissions and shorter lengths of stay, were more satisfied with their treatment, and accrued 20 percent to 30 percent lower costs. And, not surprisingly, there were no hospital-acquired infections. As the demonstration wound down, Mount …

Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring Crucial to Long-Term Cardiac Health Implications of COVID-19 | PRWeb | 7/6/2020

… and Long-term COVID Heart Health COVID-19 complications connected to heart health may emerge and disappear. Healthcare providers will need ways to monitor the cardiovascular health of these patients remotely to curb hospital readmissions and circumvent heart issues before they become serious according to Long. Remote cardiac monitoring and telehealth are obvious solutions to this problem as telehealth and RPM use for recovering COVID-19 patients becomes more prevalent …

The Emerging Role of Nurse Practitioners in Physical Medicine and Rehab | 7/6/2020

Cognitive and mental health assessment Knowledge of pathology & pathophysiology of diseases & trauma Minimize hospital readmissions Assessment of bowel and bladder function Implementation and evaluation of clinical and operational protocols Manage medical & other complications related to the rehab diagnosis Sleep assessment and management Provide discharge planning and education Early recognition of status changes that could hamper rehab (ie–UTIs) Serve as a client advocate Development of clinical guidelines, policies and procedures …

NYS Health Dept Study Finds Asymptomatic Staff Likely Brought In Virus To Nursing Homes | 7/6/2020

New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker issued a report Monday on the deaths from COVID-19 in New York’s nursing homes that that he says shows the virus came in through infected staff, not through hospital readmissions . Governor Andrew Cuomo has been criticized for a March 25 directive that required nursing homes to accept COVID-19-positive residents back from hospitals. Dr. Zucker presented data that indicates the …

5 Ways Payers Can Improve Quality Measures for Chronic Members | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/6/2020

… of the quality measures could potentially see an improvement due to the coronavirus pandemic. Areas expected to see improvement include overuse or appropriateness, utilization, and risk-adjusted utilization. These improvements may develop from low readmissions , fewer unnecessary screenings, and lower drug abuse rates due to limitations on drug availability. Positive impacts could also be influenced by telehealth regulations. NCQA decided to allow telehealth encounters to count for 30 percent of …

Carbohydrate antigen 125 for mortality risk prediction following acute myocardial infarction | 7/3/2020

… cells of the peritoneum, pleura, and pericardium. It is a prognostic marker of mortality and rehospitalization in this population. In addition, a recent meta-analysis demonstrated that elevated CA125 levels are associated with hospital readmissions and all-cause mortality also in patients admitted with acute heart failure. However, none of the articles included in this meta-analysis evaluated STEMI patients 6 , 18 . In patients presenting with ACS, De Gennaro et …

Google Alert - software | 7/2/2020

… Department’s inspector general, found that Boeing had played down the software , known as MCAS, during the … Flag as irrelevant Comparing Software Determination of Readmission Preventability With Chart Review, Provider … AAP News 3M Potentially Preventable Readmissions Grouping Software , chart reviewers, discharge and readmission providers, and parents assessed if … Flag as irrelevant Sheriff’s Office Says Inadequacies By Software Firms Led To Loss Of Some Videos; Says All … The Chattanoogan The Hamilton County …

Intensive Management of At-risk Patients | 7/2/2020

… of care in an inpatient setting inpatient admissions [ Time Frame: 6 months ] total number of participants’ inpatient admissions Secondary Outcome Measures : ED visits [ Time Frame: 6 months ] participants’ total emergency department visits 30-day readmissions [ Time Frame: 30 days ] participants’ total inpatient readmissions within 30 days 180-day readmissions [ Time Frame: 180 days ] participants’ total inpatient readmissions within 180 days ACSC admits [ Time Frame: 6 months ] participants’ inpatient admissions for …

Association of Pain on Hospital Discharge with the Risk of 30-Day Readmission in Patients with Total Hip and Knee Replacement | 7/2/2020

It is not clear if there is a risk of 30-day readmissions following total hip and knee arthroplasty in patients reporting high levels of pain at hospital discharge. We examined the relationship between post-surgical pain on the day of discharge and 30-day readmission in patients who received total knee and hip arthroplasty. Methods Retrospective cohort study of patients who received total knee (n = 155,284) or hip arthroplasty …

Mortality and complications in patients with metastatic disease following primary total hip and total knee arthroplasty | 7/2/2020

… some cases. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to evaluate the 30-day mortality risk, the risk of complications including infection and venous thromboembolic events, and the rate of 30-day reoperations and readmissions in patients with metastatic disease undergoing primary THA/TKA. Materials And Methods We reviewed the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database from 2008-2018 to evaluate rates of postoperative complications after elective primary THA/TKA in …

Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals Released | 7/2/2020

11 measures distributed across five domains. Clinical outcomes: six clinical measures used in the scorecard. Measures include: (1) risk-adjusted IP mortality, (3) health care associated infections, (4) influenza immunization, (5) 30-day mortality, and (6) 30-day readmissions . Health care associated infections are excluded for the Small Community Hospitals class. Rankings (scores) within measure domain are relative to the winner class universe only. Lower numbers indicate the best scores …

Practical tech, innovation investment in the coming months: 2 focal areas for Banner Health | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2020

… worked successfully for a wide range of health services,” she said. “Due to the pandemic, telehealth has seen an increase in adoption because of the ability to deliver care while decreasing or preventing hospital readmissions , and focusing on shared decision making and collaborative care. Supplementing telehealth with skilled home health nursing, and expanding services to include care for mental health and continuous bedside monitoring is going to transform this care …

The Ever-Evolving Remote Patient Monitoring Reimbursement Landscape – PM360 | 7/1/2020

… those in rural or underserved areas. By enabling more continuous communication and a higher standard of care, RPM has the potential to dramatically improve healthcare outcomes for patients while cutting costs associated with hospital readmissions , poor follow-up care, and other challenges patients with both chronic and acute conditions face. In the past, RPM was interpreted to refer to the collection of data from connected devices such as heart rate …

How Real-Time Data Can Change the Patient Safety Game | 7/1/2020

… the 20 years since the publication of To Err Is Human—the landmark Institute of Medicine report that documented the extent of US medical errors—hospitals still struggle to control hospital-acquired conditions, avoidable readmissions , and healthcare-associated infections. But some of providers’ most insidious safety problems—such as unrecognized patient deterioration, opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD), and sepsis—are almost entirely preventable. Continuous clinical surveillance solutions, or tools that …

Illinois-Wisconsin Health System Partners with Medicom Health to Lower Patient Prescription Costs | Benzinga | 7/1/2020

… Health is pleased to announce that Mercyhealth has chosen to deploy their Rx Savings Assistant ® solution across the health system as part of the provider’s ongoing commitment to improving medication adherence and reducing patient readmissions . Mercyhealth is a regional health system with seven hospitals and 85 primary and specialty care locations throughout 50 northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities. As an integrated health care provider, they provide exceptional, coordinated health …

Homecare Homebase and CipherHealth partner to offer enhanced patient outreach | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… COVID-19, the collaboration with CipherHealth is perfectly-timed to help agencies better manage a wide range of patient engagement and communications needs. Their proven solutions not only produce double-digit reductions in hospital readmissions , they also save time, money and critical staff resources. CipherHealth’s patient engagement platform enables seamless care transitions using customized call, text and email communication with patients throughout their episode of care and beyond. This includes …

Evaluation of enhanced recovery after surgery program components implemented in laparoscopic appendectomy: prospective randomized clinical study | 7/1/2020

… confirmed by ultrasound or abdominal CT. Patients with SSI recovered with antibiotics and NSAIDs. The results of the study are provided in Table 2 . Table 2 Postoperative outcomes. According to the telephone survey, no readmissions , complications or deaths occurred during the 30-day follow-up period in either group. Discussion Numerous studies confirmed the safety of early discharge recommended by ERAS programs for elective surgery and the associated economic benefits …

Agilum Healthcare Intelligence Launches POP-BUILDER Rx™, the first Pharmacy-Driven Population Health Management Platform | PR Newswire | 7/1/2020

… help identify opportunities for treatment savings. Agilum also has the power to instantly compare a drug’s therapeutic effectiveness for any diagnosis and to identify variances in quality indicators, such as length of stay and readmissions . “Agilum delivers a real-time view into current and retrospective hospital data, not available commercially, that provides a longitudinal picture of patients’ medications, physicians’ compliance to drug protocols and specific application of medication used off …

How Telehealth Will Save Rural Health Clinics and Rural Hospitals Money | 7/1/2020

… According to a report done by the Institute of Medicine for the National Academies , telehealth in RHCs can increase the quality of care, improve hospital volume, and reduce costs by decreasing the amount of readmissions and avoidable visits to the ER. Cost Savings from Telehealth for Rural Hospitals and Clinics The US national average of hospital cost savings per medical facility was estimated to be $20,841 according to a report …

CipherHealth and HomeCare HomeBase Partner to Offer Enhanced Patient Outreach for Home Health and Hospice | 7/1/2020

… COVID-19, the collaboration with CipherHealth is perfectly-timed to help agencies better manage a wide range of patient engagement and communications needs. Their proven solutions not only produce double-digit reductions in hospital readmissions , they also save time, money and critical staff resources. CipherHealth’s patient engagement platform enables seamless care transitions using customized call, text and email communication with patients throughout their episode of care and beyond. This includes …

Sepsis readmissions risk linked to residence in a poor neighborhoods | 7/1/2020

… readmission diagnosis was infection, attention toward both anticipating and attenuating the risk of infection in sepsis survivors, especially among those who live in higher risk neighborhoods, must be a priority for the prevention of readmissions.” Although she did not find the study results surprising, Eva DuGoff, PhD, a senior managing consultant with the Berkeley Research Group and a visiting assistant professor at University of Maryland School of Public Health, College …

How to Develop a Fair Revision Arthroplasty Bundle? Using Perioperative Complications and Readmissions to Investigate | 7/1/2020

… is recognized, no agreement regarding the risk adjustment necessary to make revision bundles fair to both payors and providers exists. The purpose of this study is to use the risk of perioperative complications and readmissions of patients undergoing revision THA/TKA to establish the foundations of a fair revision arthroplasty bundle. Methods We retrospectively evaluated a consecutive series of 484 aseptic THA/TKA revisions performed at our institution over a …

Encounter notifications spur a better transition of care that prevents readmissions | Healthcare Finance | 7/1/2020

Providers can reduce liability, avoid readmissions, prevent costs, and have greater patient satisfaction through a transition of care protocol. Susan Morse , Managing Editor The transition of care is a critical time for patient intervention to prevent readmissions and emergency room visits, according to Dr. Holly Dahlman, CEO and lead physician of Green Spring Internal Medicine in Maryland. “Transition of care visits are vital to the healthcare system,” Dahlman said, speaking …

NCQA

5 Ways Payers Can Improve Quality Measures for Chronic Members | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/6/2020

… health plans can take steps to prevent this outcome. Source: Getty Images By July 06, 2020 - Nearly three-quarters of NCQA HEDIS quality measures will experience a negative impact from the coronavirus pandemic, according to … and risk-adjusted utilization. These improvements may develop from low readmissions, fewer unnecessary screenings, and lower drug abuse rates due to limitations on drug availability. Positive impacts could also be influenced by telehealth regulations. NCQA

COVID-19

Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring Crucial to Long-Term Cardiac Health Implications of COVID-19 | PRWeb | 7/6/2020

Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring Crucial to Long-Term Cardiac Health Implications of COVID-19 Share Article More studies show how COVID-19 aftermath survival may be driven by heart conditions across all demographics. InfoBionic explains … the cardiovascular health of these patients remotely to curb hospital readmissions and circumvent heart issues before they become serious according to Long. Remote cardiac monitoring and telehealth are obvious solutions to this problem as telehealth …

Telehealth

Practical tech, innovation investment in the coming months: 2 focal areas for Banner Health | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2020

telehealth and home monitoring technology as well as delivering information about vaccinations faster as the important technologies she’ll need in the next six months. “Telehealth is an evidence-based delivery model that has worked successfully for a wide range of health services,” she said. “Due to the pandemic, telehealth has seen an increase in adoption because of the ability to deliver care while decreasing or preventing hospital readmissions, and focusing …

CDC

Practical tech, innovation investment in the coming months: 2 focal areas for Banner Health | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2020

… pandemic, telehealth has seen an increase in adoption because of the ability to deliver care while decreasing or preventing hospital readmissions, and focusing on shared decision making and collaborative care. Supplementing telehealth with skilled home … QR code that can tie to personal health records. The CDC and its immunization partners have explored the potential of 2D barcoding to streamline immunization practices since 2011, and accurate patient identification, product identification and …

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 … 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 paper …

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 … 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 Time …

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 … 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 Time …

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 … 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 Time …

American Telemedicine Association

Clear Arch Health Senior Vice President Chris A. Otto to Speak on American Telemedicine Association Conference Panel | PR Newswire | 6/18/2020

… of mobile personal emergency response system (mPERS) and remote patient monitoring (RPM) technology, announced today that Chris A. Otto , Senior Vice President of Clear Arch Health, will speak on a panel at the American Telemedicine Association’s (ATA) Conference. The event, which will be held virtually June 22-26 , will include critical discussions on topics such as telehealth adoption, chronic care management, social determinants of health (SDOH), emerging technologies, interoperability, and data …

Food and Drug Administration

BioVie Advances the BIV201 Clinical Program and Prefilled Syringe | Globe Newswire | 6/11/2020

… for liver disease, announced today that following the company’s successful Phase 2a study, it has received guidance from the US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) regarding the next clinical trial design for BIV201 (continuous infusion … an estimated 116,000 US hospital discharges annually with frequent early readmissions. Those requiring paracentesis (physical removal of ascites fluid with a large-bore needle) experience an average hospital stay lasting 8 days and generate approximately …

American Heart Association

After Heart Attack, Home Care Can Prevent a Return to Hospital | U.S. News & World Report | 5/26/2020

… home care such as nursing and physical therapy, according to study authors. The findings were presented recently at a virtual American Heart Association meeting. Research presented at meetings is typically considered preliminary until published in … He and his team used a national database of hospital readmissions to identify more than 400,000 U.S. heart attack survivors. They included 38,215 (9.4%) who received home health care. The average age of those who …

Patient Safety

North American Partners in Anesthesia provides anesthesia services at Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, expanding its clinical partnership with RWJBarnabas Health and New Jersey footprint | Globe Newswire | 5/21/2020

… perioperative care. Anesthesia clinicians at Monmouth South annually deliver anesthesia in four anesthetizing locations and share NAPA’s commitment to superior patient safety and surgeon satisfaction,” said Jay Lee, MD, MBA , Senior Vice President of Clinical … Patient Safety Organization (PSO), which can help us potentially reduce readmissions and support our mission to provide high-quality healthcare services to our community.” During the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, NAPA leveraged its national footprint …

Health Economics

BHE with Its Market-Leading Instant Health Data Analytics Platform Collaborates with Premier Inc. | PR Newswire | 5/21/2020

… COVID-19 data News provided by May 21, 2020, 09:31 ET Share this article BOSTON , May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Boston Health Economics (BHE), a leading healthcare self-service analytics company, and Premier Healthcare Solutions, Inc … with the ability to assess inpatient length of stay and readmissions. “The Premier Healthcare Database has a long history as a gold standard for observational research,” said Denise Juliano , Group Vice President for Premier Applied …

Home Care

Heart Attack Survivors Receiving Home Health Services Are 11% Less Likely to Be Re-Hospitalized - Home Health Care News | 5/19/2020

home care a challenge. Armed with access to the data of over 400,000 patients in the National Readmission Database, AHA was recently able to better analyze the effect that home health care had on readmissions. “Home health care is something we use very frequently when discharging patients,” Muhammad Adil Sheikh, clinical assistant professor and hospitalist at the University of Michigan, told Home Health Care News. “So we wanted to look …

Home Health Care

Heart Attack Survivors Receiving Home Health Services Are 11% Less Likely to Be Re-Hospitalized - Home Health Care News | 5/19/2020

Patients who receive home health care after they suffer a heart attack are less likely to be readmitted to the hospital in the month following discharge, a new study from the American Heart Association (AHA … better analyze the effect that home health care had on readmissions. “Home health care is something we use very frequently when discharging patients,” Muhammad Adil Sheikh, clinical assistant professor and hospitalist at the University of …

Digital Health

Monash University researchers use AI technology to examine hospital readmissions | ZDNet | 5/11/2020

… Topic: Innovation Researchers from Monash University have undertaken a study using artificial intelligence (AI) to understand the reasons behind hospital readmissions. According to the university, the study involved using AI technology to examine 10 years … Queensland Health, Queensland University of Technology, New South Wales Health, Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), University of Sydney, and Commonwealth Health, have partnered to build the Clinical Data and Analytics Platform (CDAP) to provide …

Clinical Data

Monash University researchers use AI technology to examine hospital readmissions | ZDNet | 5/11/2020

… Topic: Innovation Researchers from Monash University have undertaken a study using artificial intelligence (AI) to understand the reasons behind hospital readmissions. According to the university, the study involved using AI technology to examine 10 years … of Sydney, and Commonwealth Health, have partnered to build the Clinical Data and Analytics Platform (CDAP) to provide clinicians nationwide access to real-time analytics about the progress of the latest COVID-19 treatment strategies …

Telecare

Telehealth service for nursing homes reduces hospital admissions, freeing capacity for COVID-19 response | PR Newswire | 5/6/2020

… of hospital readmission within 30 days; many bounce back more than once. When a physician cannot be located in a timely manner, nurses usually send patients to already overburdened hospitals. The service, Maxwell Telecare , provides post-acute care facilities with remote access to a dedicated primary care physician during off hours. “We meet urgent needs within minutes, managing acute changes in condition; we can quickly either rule out a serious …

NIH

Neil Martin, MD, Joins Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Southern California as Regional Medical Director of Neuroscience | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

… leading skull base and neurovascular neurosurgeons in the US, having trained countless residents and fellows, overseen numerous clinical trials and NIH grants, and authored almost 300 peer-reviewed publications. From a healthcare administrative perspective, throughout … resulting in significant reductions in complications, length of hospital stay, readmissions, opioid use and costs. He also supported a population neurogenomics research program to identify novel genetic anomalies associated with stroke and degenerative spinal disease …

CPOE

Incidence, types and acceptability of pharmaceutical interventions about drug related problems in a general hospital: an open prospective cohort | BMJ | 4/24/2020

… 2 years. The detection of DRP was done by the review by hospital pharmacists of all MO issued by a CPOE system without alerts, according to a checklist for reviewing MO, the DRP being classified … occurrence of harm to the patient, of hospital admissions and readmissions and improves the quality of life of patients. 4 5 8 24 37 41 42 After MO review, all DRPs identified were the subject …

HIMSS

Hawaii Pacific Health describes how it scored a third Davies Award for pop health innovations | 4/16/2020

In a HIMSS20 Digital session, the Honolulu-based health system explains how it “put the IT in capitation,” and earned a first-in-the nation distinction for its technology-enabled improvements. April 16, 2020 03:15 … its nurse communication system and an analytics-powered reduction in readmissions. It also notched the distinction of being the first three-time winner of the Davies Award, which recognizes outstanding utilization of health information and …

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 … 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 Substance …

ACO

NavCare Launches Expanded Technology Platform to Support CCM, RPM, TCM, and In-Person Care | 4/2/2020

… the safety and comfort of their home. That’s never been more needed than it is today. The Care Center offers ACO’s, health systems, and independent practices turnkey remote patient management teams to care for patients … and chronic care management with a track record of reducing readmissions, lowering the cost of care, and navigating patients to a care model that meets them where they are. NavCare makes population health actionable, supporting …

Behavioral Health

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contract with MedTech Evolutions, LLC to Provide its iUGO Care Platform to over 27,000 patients in Alabama, Illinois, Mississippi and Tennessee TSX Venture Exchange:RHT | Globe Newswire | 3/25/2020

… in Alabama, Illinois, Mississippi and Tennessee. We will be deploying our Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM), Care Chronic Care Management (CCM), Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) and Psychiatric Collaborative Care Services (CoCM) to these patients to help … timely interventions by the care team to prevent costly hospital readmissions and ER visits. Reliq Health Technologies trades on the TSX Venture under the symbol RHT and on the OTCQB as RQHTF. ON BEHALF OF …

Utilization Review

Early Registration Extended for 2020 Health Care Quality and Management Certification (HCQM®) Exam | PRWeb | 3/25/2020

… Extended for 2020 Health Care Quality and Management Certification (HCQM®) Exam Share Article The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) Provides a Certification to Validate and Differentiate Today’s Health Care Quality … addition to concerns about patient safety, inappropriate services, and unnecessary readmissions, the rising costs of health care and its impact on families and business all solidify the need for Health Care Quality and Management (HCQM …

CipherHealth

Homecare Homebase and CipherHealth partner to offer enhanced patient outreach | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

Homecare Homebase and CipherHealth partner to offer enhanced patient outreach Share Article Homecare Homebase℠ (HCHB) the nation’s 1 software for home-based care, has announced a new partnership with CipherHealth, industry leader in healthcare engagement … proven solutions not only produce double-digit reductions in hospital readmissions, they also save time, money and critical staff resources. CipherHealth’s patient engagement platform enables seamless care transitions using customized call, text and email communication …

Cerner

Illinois-Wisconsin Health System Partners with Medicom Health to Lower Patient Prescription Costs | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… Assistant ® solution across the health system as part of the provider’s ongoing commitment to improving medication adherence and reducing patient readmissions. Mercyhealth is a regional health system with seven hospitals and 85 primary and specialty … is a plug-in module for EMRs like Epic and Cerner. The technology listens for new prescriptions and searches external databases for matching discount offers from various partners and adds those brand name and generic …

Microsoft Health

Graham Healthcare saves time, money integrating Salesforce, EHR, alerts, communications | Healthcare IT News | 6/26/2020

… technologies on the IT market today. Some of those vendors include Hevo Data, IBM, Informatica, IRI Voracity, Jitterbit, Lore IO, Microsoft, Oracle and Talend. MEETING THE CHALLENGE It was important to Graham Healthcare Group to … that seamlessly cross systems: improving care coordination, cutting down on readmissions, reducing time spent on manual data entry and ultimately reducing costs, DeWitte reported. Since the integrations went live, the healthcare organization has been able …

Medically Home

Mayo Clinic to launch national hospital-at-home model | Modern Healthcare | 6/25/2020

Print Mayo Clinic has partnered with Medically Home to launch a hospital-at-home model that they plan to scale across the country. The Rochester, Minn.-based health system has built on Boston-based Medically … the patient. The heavy use of skilled-nursing facilities and readmissions show that model doesn’t work,” said Raphael Rakowski, executive chairman of Medically Home. “When you look at the $1.2 trillion sector, it is just …

Optum

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

… Heal acquires Doctors on Call, expands to NYC market DispatchHealth just scored $135.8 million in Series C financing led by Optum Ventures, the venture arm of Optum. Existing investors Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health … 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 Center …

DispatchHealth

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

… hospital and post-acute facility and translate it to the home,” Prather said. Prather and his partner Kevin Riddleberger launched DispatchHealth in 2013 to combine mobile technology with an old-school service: the house call … 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 Center …

PatientPing

Startup PatientPing lands $60M funding round backed by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz | FierceHealthcare | 6/10/2020

Startup PatientPing lands $60M funding round backed by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz by Heather Landi Jun 10, 2020 11:00am PatientPing CEO Jay Desai says the company is well-positioned to be a compliance solution for … one team helps to improve care coordination and can reduce readmissions, according to the company. The company also is building new ancillary services including a new tool called “spotlights” which uses real-time data to …

Teladoc

Current Health Appoints Health Tech Veteran John McLean as Chief Growth Officer and CFO | Business Wire | 6/2/2020

… but not limited to, Salesforce, IBM, Uber and Microsoft. Before Kyruus, McLean served as CFO at Best Doctors (acquired by Teladoc in 2017), where he was responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s worldwide … monitoring platform to help healthcare providers reduce risk, cost and readmissions while improving outcomes. Current Health combines a continuous, ICU-accurate wearable vital signs sensor, connectivity with other devices, symptom chatbot and video visits into …

Current Health

Current Health Appoints Health Tech Veteran John McLean as Chief Growth Officer and CFO | Business Wire | 6/2/2020

BOSTON- Current Health today announced that it has appointed John McLean as its Chief Growth & Chief Financial Officer. McLean will provide strategic and financial leadership to support Current Health’s efforts to scale its remote patient … monitoring platform to help healthcare providers reduce risk, cost and readmissions while improving outcomes. Current Health combines a continuous, ICU-accurate wearable vital signs sensor, connectivity with other devices, symptom chatbot and video visits into …

EarlySense

COVID-19 Inspired Hi-tech Patient Room of the Future Within Sheba Medical Center Includes EarlySense Products | PR Newswire | 5/27/2020

WOBURN, Massachusetts EarlySense , the global leader in contact-free, continuous monitoring solutions for the healthcare continuum, announced today it is one of the strategic medical technologies chosen by Sheba Medical Center for their new COVID … arrest, patient falls, pressure ulcers, preventable ICU transfers and hospital readmissions. On Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer unveiled “HealthSpace2030: The Patient Room of the Future” in a live virtual tour …

Apple Health

Boulder Care opioid treatment platform picks up traction during coronavirus | TechCrunch | 5/21/2020

… market foothold after facing a mountain of regulatory hurdles. Boulder Care was founded by Stephanie Papes, a former associate at Apple Tree Partners. She first became interested in opioid treatment after facilitating the firm’s financing … the healthcare system remunerates providers based on admissions (and often, readmissions) without focusing on outcomes. Meanwhile, outpatient fee-for-service reimburses for clinical visits and drug-testing, rather than peer recovery coaching, 24/7 text messaging …

MobileSmith Health

MobileSmith Health Unveils PeriOp Patient Adherence App to Support Hospitals During the Post COVID-19 Surge | Globe Newswire | 5/19/2020

… rush of critical and elective surgeries May 19, 2020 10:30 ET Source: MobileSmith RALEIGH, N.C., May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MobileSmith Health (OTCBB: MOST), a leader in the digital health and mobile development sector that … financial challenges that come with same-day surgical cancellations, hospital readmissions and outdated patient management workflows. Our launch of the PeriOp Patient Adherence app kicks off MobileSmith’s new series of mobile solutions designed to remove …

Omnicell

Omnicell Reports First Quarter 2020 Results | Business Wire | 5/7/2020

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 7, 2020– Omnicell, Inc. (NASDAQ:OMCL), a leading provider of medication management solutions and adherence tools for healthcare systems and pharmacies, today announced results for its first quarter ended … engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . From time to time, Omnicell may use the Company’s investor relations site and other online social media channels, including …

Reliq Health

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces 8 New Contracts in Texas, New iUGO Care Module | Globe Newswire | 4/30/2020

HAMILTON, Ontario, April 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community … timely interventions by the care team to prevent costly hospital readmissions and ER visits. Reliq Health Technologies trades on the TSX Venture under the symbol RHT and on the OTCQB as RQHTF. ON BEHALF OF …

Tivity Health

Tivity Health and DispatchHealth Partner to Provide Patient Nutrition Support | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/29/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. , April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Tivity Health ® (Nasdaq: TVTY ) , a leading provider of nutrition, fitness and social engagement solutions, today announced a new partnership with DispatchHealth, a provider of technology-enabled in-home health … patients in need of quality meals and nutritional support.” Hospital readmissions cost Medicare $26 billion annually , with about $17 billion spent on avoidable hospital trips due to malnutrition after discharge. With the partnership, Tivity Health

Kaufman Hall

Kaufman Hall Releases New Data and Analytics Capabilities Designed to Guide Healthcare Organizations’ COVID-19 Response | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/28/2020

CHICAGO , April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Kaufman Hall, a leading provider of enterprise performance management (EPM) software, data, and management consulting services, announced today the availability of several new tools to help hospitals and health systems … patient level — to identify best practices and quantify preventable complications, readmissions and safety events, address ways to mitigate unintended clinical variation, and empower organizations to evaluate performance at every level. Kaufman Hall’s Rolling Forecasting improves …

Biofourmis

Digital Therapeutics Leader Biofourmis Expands into Oncology Market with Strategic Acquisition of Gaido Health | PR Newswire | 4/16/2020

BOSTON , April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Biofourmis , a global leader in digital therapeutics that powers personalized predictive care, announced today it has finalized an agreement to acquire Gaido Health from Takeda Pharmaceuticals, a strategic deal that expands Biofourmis’ portfolio in the oncology space. Gaido Health—a Los Angeles -area based digital therapeutics company focused on the oncology market—was part of Takeda Digital Ventures, Takeda’s corporate technology investment and incubation arm …

Sg2

How ASCs can solve the value equation with total knee replacements | Becker’s ASC Review | 4/15/2020

… volume of outpatient total joints is expected to skyrocket, driving even more total joint traffic into the ASC. According to Sg2, 15 percent of total joint replacements were performed outpatient in 2017, and that number … said. To ensure the program remains successful, Dr. Sah tracks readmissions and complications among patients at the ASC, as well as pain scores. An elevated pain score is a common reason for delayed discharge and …

GlobalMed

GlobalMed Offers Free Consultations to Healthcare Organizations Under Pressure to Implement Telehealth to Handle COVID-19 Surge | PR Newswire | 4/15/2020

PRNewswire/ – As the industry leader in telemedicine, GlobalMed knows that implementing a virtual health program can seem daunting. However, given the explosive rise of COVID-19 cases, there is unprecedented demand for solutions to tackle … provider group that uses GlobalMed solutions to reduce in-patient readmissions by over 80% is now virtually meeting with patients concerned about COVID-19 symptoms. They are also able to remotely consult with EMTs responding …

Novartis

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

… an impressive 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 … 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 the …

McKesson

How to effectively manage your non-acute care supply chain | Healthcare Dive | 3/31/2020

How to effectively manage your non-acute care supply chain FatCamera via Getty Images Sponsored content By McKesson As health systems work to integrate new facilities, such as physician practices and ambulatory surgery centers — and … appropriately. This leads to better outcomes, healthier patients and decreased readmissions,” said Bethann Maynard, director of customer management at McKesson. 7. Post-acute care To design your post-acute supply chain for optimum efficiency, effectiveness …

Careport Health

CarePort enables safe transitions of care during COVID-19 outbreak | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 3/26/2020

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 26, 2020– CarePort Health , a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) that connects 1,000 hospitals with 180,000 post-acute providers, is launching the COVID-19 Transitions of Care (“TOC”) Hub as an educational resource to share current learnings, latest trends and best practices for safe and effective transitions for COVID-19 patients across the healthcare system. Hospitals across the US send 18 million referrals annually …

Health Catalyst

Health Catalyst Expands COVID-19 Response Support and Provides Infrastructure to Enable Readiness for Future Demands | PR Newswire | 3/24/2020

Health Catalyst Expands COVID-19 Response Support and Provides Infrastructure to Enable Readiness for Future Demands News provided by Mar 24, 2020, 08:10 ET Share this article SALT LAKE CITY , March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Health … Accelerators for greater practice and staff management, including Patient Access, Readmissions Explorer, Blood Utilization, Supply Chain Explorer and Infection-related Analytics. Health Catalyst team members with analytics, data science and other domain-specific expertise are …

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 … 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 patient …

Amazon Health

Cerner expands AWS relationship with new machine learning initiatives | Healthcare IT News | 12/3/2019

At Amazon Web Services re:Invent, CEO Brent Shafer said Cerner aims to migrate its core applications to AWS – and is working with it on AI projects focused on readmissions and clinician burnout. December 03, 2019 03:20 PM In an expansion of their ongoing collaboration, Cerner has chosen Amazon Web Services as its preferred artificial intelligence and machine learning provider – and will continue to use AWS technologies to improve patient …

Merrill Lynch

Edited Transcript of AMED earnings conference call or presentation 7-May-20 3:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 5/30/2020

… Equity Research & Director of Healthcare Research Justin D. Bowers Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division - Research Associate Kevin Mark Fischbeck BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division - MD in Equity Research Matthew Dale Gillmor Robert W. Baird & Co … we have. We’re going to continue to look at hospital readmissions, things like that, that really drive it. So but we do have to break out of the Medicare Advantage, 125 per visit versus 160 …

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

… first and foremost a care given company, I’ll start as we always have with the clinical highlights. In this case, readmissions, hospital readmissions of course remain the top priority. The normal 30-day hospitalization readmit … first question comes from Kevin Fischbeck from Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Your line is now open. KevinFischbeck Great. Thanks. Just wanted to see I guess, Kent, I think you said that the quarter came …

Welch Allyn

EarlySense CEO to Present at 13th Annual 2020 Healthcare Dealmakers Conference Digital Experience | PR Newswire | 5/13/2020

… readmissions. The EarlySense system captures critical information from the patient, alerting caregivers of potentially adverse events early on. The company has partnered with leading global technology companies including Hillrom, Philips, Welch Allyn, and Mitsui. EarlySense is based in Ramat Gan, Israel and Woburn, Massachusetts . For more information, visit www.earlysense.com . Follow EarlySense on LinkedIn , Twitter and Facebook . Media Contact: Ellie Hanson Finn Partners +1-929-222-8006 [email protected] Company Contact: Jaime Donahue +1-781-373-3228 …

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

… readmissions. The EarlySense system captures critical information from the patient, alerting caregivers of potentially adverse events early on. The company has partnered with leading global technology companies including Hillrom, Philips, Welch Allyn, and Mitsui. EarlySense is based in Ramat Gan, Israel and Woburn, Massachusetts . For more information, visit www.earlysense.com . Follow EarlySense on LinkedIn , Twitter and Facebook Media Contact: Ellie Hanson Finn Partners +1-929-222-8006 [email protected] Company Contact: Jaime Donahue +1-781-373-3228 …

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 … 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 to …

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/15/2019

… Wells Fargo Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets Lance Wilkes - Bernstein Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley Charles Rhyee - Cowen Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Kevin Fischbeck - Bank of America A.J … On average, we realize nearly a 10% reduction in unnecessary readmissions by selecting the most appropriate clinical setting for the unique needs of the patient. And as always, we are focused on reducing the cost …

Goldman Sachs

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/15/2019

… Windley - Jefferies Peter Costa - Wells Fargo Josh Raskin - Nephron Research Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets Lance Wilkes - Bernstein Steve Tanal - Goldman Sachs Ricky Goldwasser - Morgan Stanley Charles Rhyee - Cowen Sarah James - Piper Jaffray Kevin Fischbeck … On average, we realize nearly a 10% reduction in unnecessary readmissions by selecting the most appropriate clinical setting for the unique needs of the patient. And as always, we are focused on reducing the cost …

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 … we 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 …

Stryker

Stryker: Striking It Rich - Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) | Seeking Alpha | 10/1/2019

… companies’ are the ones with a Quality Score of “6” or above. Let us then calculate the Quality Score for Stryker Corp. ( SYK ). 1. Does Stryker have strong and durable competitive advantages over competitors? Yes … pain, less scarring, and lower incidence of postoperative complications and readmissions. Robotic systems are also a powerful marketing tool for hospitals, as this technology may enhance the ability of practitioners to deliver a higher quality …

ViiMed® taps industry veterans to expand its healthcare platform and its hospital footprint | PR Newswire | 11/29/2017

… in the inpatient environment, as well as, the first ever real-time risk stratification and notification system to dramatically reduce readmissions at a major health system. Before Skylight, Rick spent over 18 years with Cerner … and business development at international surgical powerhouses Berchtold Corporation and Stryker Endoscopy. Post Stryker, he joined forces with Rick at Skylight Healthcare where they took the installed hospital base from six hospitals to fifty-eight …

Edison Partners

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 …

Health Recovery Solutions closes $10M for enterprise remote monitoring platform | MobiHealthNews | 9/9/2019

… of remote patient monitoring platform for health systems, has closed $10 million in new funding. The raise was led by Edison Partners. WHAT THEY DO Founded in 2012, HRS offers a broad range of telehealth … in a statement. “HRS offers a proven technology that reduces readmissions by helping patients be proactive in their own disease self-management.” According to its funding announcement, HRS counts more than 140 health systems as …

McKesson Ventures

AI for all that ails American health care. But how smart is that? | McKesson Ventures | 7/12/2019

… this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched an AI outcomes challenge in which it offered $1.65 million total in prizes for AI models that predict hospital and skilled nursing facility readmissions and adverse events. But for all the hope and hype about AI, good evidence is in short supply; much of it is patchy and cited selectively by proponents. Eric Topol, founder and director of Scripps Research …

How medication management tech helps one hospital better identify interventions | McKesson Ventures | 6/28/2019

How medication management tech helps one hospital better identify interventions June 27, 2019 CGH Medical Center is a 97-bed hospital located in Sterling, Illinois. As a small facility, preventable readmissions represent a huge financial and clinical uncertainty. The hospital knew that not taking medications as prescribed after discharge is a major driver of readmissions. Thus, it knew it needed a way to manage that risk and improve overall patient …

TripleTree

CenseoHealth And Advance Health Announce Investment By New Mountain Capital | PR Newswire | 12/7/2017

… coordination services, the combined company will enable health plans and providers to reduce member costs, increase care quality, and reduce readmissions.” New Mountain invests in the highest quality leaders in carefully selected defensive growth industries … Bass, Berry & Sims PLC served as legal advisor to Censeo. TripleTree served as financial advisor to Advance Health and Ballard Spahr LLP served as legal advisor to Advance Health. Deutsche Bank served as financial advisor …

CenseoHealth And Advance Health Announce Investment By New Mountain Capital | PR Newswire | 12/7/2017

… coordination services, the combined company will enable health plans and providers to reduce member costs, increase care quality, and reduce readmissions.” New Mountain invests in the highest quality leaders in carefully selected defensive growth industries … Bass, Berry & Sims PLC served as legal advisor to Censeo. TripleTree served as financial advisor to Advance Health and Ballard Spahr LLP served as legal advisor to Advance Health. Deutsche Bank served as financial advisor …

New Mountain Capital

CenseoHealth And Advance Health Announce Investment By New Mountain Capital | PR Newswire | 12/7/2017

… 2017 /PRNewswire/ – CenseoHealth (“Censeo”) and Advance Health (“Advance”), technology-enabled payer service providers, today announced an investment and recapitalization from New Mountain Capital, LLC (“New Mountain”), a growth-oriented investment firm that currently manages over … providers to reduce member costs, increase care quality, and reduce readmissions.” New Mountain invests in the highest quality leaders in carefully selected defensive growth industries and then partners with management in continued business-building efforts …

CenseoHealth And Advance Health Announce Investment By New Mountain Capital | PR Newswire | 12/7/2017

Worldwide Offices CenseoHealth And Advance Health Announce Investment By New Mountain Capital Combined company is well positioned for continued innovation and growth in providing technology-enabled payer services and chronic care management solutions News provided … providers to reduce member costs, increase care quality, and reduce readmissions.” New Mountain invests in the highest quality leaders in carefully selected defensive growth industries and then partners with management in continued business-building efforts …

Summit Partners

Leonard Green & Partners Acquires Majority Ownership of MDVIP from Summit Partners | PR Newswire | 11/15/2017

Leonard Green & Partners Acquires Majority Ownership of MDVIP from Summit Partners News provided by 08:10 ET Share this article BOCA RATON, Fla. , Nov. MDVIP , the national leader in affordable personalized healthcare, today announced that Leonard … the healthcare system millions of dollars through lower hospitalizations and readmissions. For more information, visit www.mdvip.com . About Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in …

Leonard Green & Partners Acquires Majority Ownership of MDVIP from Summit Partners | PR Newswire | 11/15/2017

… Partners, a leading private equity investment firm, has acquired a majority interest in the company from global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Summit Partners, which initially invested in MDVIP in 2004 and later acquired it … the healthcare system millions of dollars through lower hospitalizations and readmissions. For more information, visit www.mdvip.com . About Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in …

Banner Health

Practical tech, innovation investment in the coming months: 2 focal areas for Banner Health | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/1/2020

Deanna Wise, senior vice president and CIO of Phoenix-based Banner Health, sees continuing to focus on telehealth and home monitoring technology as well as delivering information about vaccinations faster as the important technologies she’ll … the ability to deliver care while decreasing or preventing hospital readmissions, and focusing on shared decision making and collaborative care. Supplementing telehealth with skilled home health nursing, and expanding services to include care for mental …

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic to launch national hospital-at-home model | Modern Healthcare | 6/25/2020

Print Mayo Clinic has partnered with Medically Home to launch a hospital-at-home model that they plan to scale across the country. The Rochester, Minn.-based health system has built on Boston-based Medically … the patient. The heavy use of skilled-nursing facilities and readmissions show that model doesn’t work,” said Raphael Rakowski, executive chairman of Medically Home. “When you look at the $1.2 trillion sector, it is just …

UT Southwestern Medical Center

How the Patient Portal Improves Health Outcomes in Chronic Illness | Patient Engagement HIT | 6/8/2020

… Improves Health Outcomes in Chronic Illness Frequent patient portal users yielded 2 percent fewer hospitalizations and 2 percent fewer hospital readmissions. Source: Thinkstock By June 08, 2020 - Getting more patients on board to actively use … of future patient behaviors and health outcomes.” In partnership with UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, the researchers looked at 12 years of patient portal use data for 3.266 patients with congestive heart failure. READ …

Medical Center

How the Patient Portal Improves Health Outcomes in Chronic Illness | Patient Engagement HIT | 6/8/2020

… Improves Health Outcomes in Chronic Illness Frequent patient portal users yielded 2 percent fewer hospitalizations and 2 percent fewer hospital readmissions. Source: Thinkstock By June 08, 2020 - Getting more patients on board to actively use … patient behaviors and health outcomes.” In partnership with UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, the researchers looked at 12 years of patient portal use data for 3.266 patients with congestive heart failure. READ MORE: Patient …

University Hospital

Does contemporary exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation improve quality of life for people with coronary artery disease? A systematic review and meta-analysis | BMJ | 6/8/2020

… based cardiac rehabilitation improve quality of life for people with coronary artery disease? A systematic review and meta-analysis 1 University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust , Coventry , UK 2 Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick … spanning 1975–2018 reported favourable effects on functional capacity, hospital readmissions and mortality. 8–12 Nevertheless, our 2018 systematic review (22 randomised controlled trials (RCTs), N=4834), which only included RCTs of ‘contemporary’ exercise-based …

University Medical Center

Study protocol for an international, multicentre stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial to evaluate the impact of a digital antimicrobial stewardship smartphone application | BMJ | 6/5/2020

… Uppsala University Hospital , Uppsala , Sweden 4 Scientific Center for Quality of Healthcare (IQ Healthcare), Radboud Institute for Health Sciences , Radboud University Medical Center , Nijmegen , The Netherlands 5 Department for Health Evidence, Radboud Institute for Health … secondary outcomes: length of hospital stay, in hospital mortality and readmissions within 30 days after discharge, incidence/prevalence of key antimicrobial resistant (AMR) pathogens such as C. difficile . Process parameters of the intervention: penetration of …

Children's Hospital

Hospital uses AI to move to opioid-free surgery, driving protocol improvements | Healthcare IT News | 6/1/2020

… to achieve an 85% reduction in its analgesic medication costs while patient and parent satisfaction scores increased. 12:43 PM Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Bellevue Clinic & Surgery Center. Despite $40 billion in federal spending on EHRs during … post-operative nausea and vomiting, PACU length of stay, and readmissions. The platform’s AI technology made it easy for staff to distinguish actual data signals from noise, Latham said. “For example, the AI gave us …

Children's Hospital, Erie PA

Hospital uses AI to move to opioid-free surgery, driving protocol improvements | Healthcare IT News | 6/1/2020

… to achieve an 85% reduction in its analgesic medication costs while patient and parent satisfaction scores increased. 12:43 PM Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Bellevue Clinic & Surgery Center. Despite $40 billion in federal spending on EHRs during … post-operative nausea and vomiting, PACU length of stay, and readmissions. The platform’s AI technology made it easy for staff to distinguish actual data signals from noise, Latham said. “For example, the AI gave us …

Cleveland Clinic

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/29/2020

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more Katie Adams, Jackie Drees and Laura Dyrda - Thursday, May 28th, 2020 Print Email While patient experience “never events” may not always be … out facilities, processes that create extra layers of burden, hospital readmissions and patients leaving appointments without knowing their next step. We must focus on the human experience to advance healthcare for the future. Sven Gierlinger …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/29/2020

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more Katie Adams, Jackie Drees and Laura Dyrda - Thursday, May 28th, 2020 Print Email While patient experience “never events” may not always be … out facilities, processes that create extra layers of burden, hospital readmissions and patients leaving appointments without knowing their next step. We must focus on the human experience to advance healthcare for the future. Sven Gierlinger …

HCA Healthcare

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/29/2020

… lightly edited for clarity and length. Question: What patient experience ‘never events’ should health systems eliminate? Jack Vozar, CXO of HCA Healthcare (Nashville, Tenn.): In my experience as both a [healthcare coach with the Studer … out facilities, processes that create extra layers of burden, hospital readmissions and patients leaving appointments without knowing their next step. We must focus on the human experience to advance healthcare for the future. Sven Gierlinger …

HCA

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/29/2020

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more Katie Adams, Jackie Drees and Laura Dyrda - Thursday, May 28th, 2020 Print Email While patient experience “never events” may not always be … out facilities, processes that create extra layers of burden, hospital readmissions and patients leaving appointments without knowing their next step. We must focus on the human experience to advance healthcare for the future. Sven Gierlinger …

Penn Medicine

Can Online Provider Reviews Predict SNF Clinical Quality? | Patient Engagement HIT | 5/27/2020

… Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, showed that good online provider reviews for SNFs were tied to slightly lower hospital readmissions, a key clinical quality measure on which hospital reimbursement hinges. The concept of measuring … and negative spillover on unmeasured aspects of quality.” Instead, the Penn Medicine researchers looked to online provider reviews, which are unsolicited, consumer-facing review websites on which patients can post about their healthcare experiences. While …

Premier Health

BHE with Its Market-Leading Instant Health Data Analytics Platform Collaborates with Premier Inc. | PR Newswire | 5/21/2020

… Market-Leading Instant Health Data Analytics Platform Collaborates with Premier Inc. Partnership unites BHE’s Instant Health Data platform with the Premier Healthcare Database, providing researchers and data scientists on-demand access to the all-payer … with the ability to assess inpatient length of stay and readmissions. “The Premier Healthcare Database has a long history as a gold standard for observational research,” said Denise Juliano , Group Vice President for Premier Applied …

Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in EpiBone, Inc., A Regenerative Medicine Company | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in EpiBone, Inc., a biotechnology company targeting the growth of personalized bone and cartilage grafts using stem cell technologies and 3D imaging and designs. This investment in a … 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 care …

Hackensack Meridian Health

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in EpiBone, Inc., A Regenerative Medicine Company | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in EpiBone, Inc., a biotechnology company targeting the growth of personalized bone and cartilage grafts using stem cell technologies and 3D imaging and designs. This investment in a … 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 care …

Hackensack Meridian

Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in EpiBone, Inc., A Regenerative Medicine Company | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

EDISON, N.J. Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in EpiBone, Inc., a biotechnology company targeting the growth of personalized bone and cartilage grafts using stem cell technologies and 3D imaging and designs. This investment in a … 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 care …

Geisinger

Neil Martin, MD, Joins Pacific Neuroscience Institute and Providence Southern California as Regional Medical Director of Neuroscience | 5/4/2020

… years of experience at UCLA , including department chair from 2008-16, and his most recent three-year experience as chairman of Geisinger Neuroscience Institute in Pennsylvania , he has a rare skill set.” Dr. Martin is considered … resulting in significant reductions in complications, length of hospital stay, readmissions, opioid use and costs. He also supported a population neurogenomics research program to identify novel genetic anomalies associated with stroke and degenerative spinal disease …

Allegheny Health Network

Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care | HealthIT Analytics | 4/21/2020

Analytics in Action News Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care Allegheny Health Network, a provider branch of Highmark Health, is leveraging real-time analytic tools to improve care coordination and patient health … We have a great ability to impact waste through reducing readmissions or revisits to the .” A recently discharged patient might receive calls from the insurer, hospital, specialist, and primary care provider. But one integrated platform …

Highmark Health

Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care | HealthIT Analytics | 4/21/2020

… Analytics in Action News Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care Allegheny Health Network, a provider branch of Highmark Health, is leveraging real-time analytic tools to improve care coordination and patient health … We have a great ability to impact waste through reducing readmissions or revisits to the .” A recently discharged patient might receive calls from the insurer, hospital, specialist, and primary care provider. But one integrated platform …

Sinai Health System

Op-Ed: Instead of building more hospitals, turn bedrooms into hospital rooms | LA Times | 4/20/2020

… based approach is not new. It has been used effectively in hospitals such as Presbyterian Healthcare Services in Albuquerque, Mount Sinai Health System in New York City, Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and the Advocate … patients are generally more satisfied with physician communication , have fewer readmissions to the hospital and have better clinical outcomes . Beyond these benefits, hospital-at-home programs can offer significant savings. If adopted fully, this approach …

Atrium Health

Atrium looks to digital tools to tackle hospital readmissions | 4/16/2020

The health system is implementing new technologies to help it pinpoint frequent readmissions and identify underlying social determinants of health. April 16, 2020 Share Hospital readmission is a common challenge for health systems in the U.S. However, many are now looking to digital tools to help curb the rate of high-admission patients. This year Atrium Healthcare won a HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence for its digitally enabled approach to …

MemorialCare

65 hospital leaders in 10 states hit hardest by COVID-19 offer advice to colleagues: If you do nothing else, at least do this | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/16/2020

… when nothing has changed, you can always share a story of support from your community. Barry Arbuckle, President and CEO, MemorialCare Health System (Long Beach, Calif.) Adopt principles to guide all decisions. Ours at MemorialCare … to play in this pandemic by safely providing services, reducing readmissions to already taxed acute care systems and working alongside acute partners to assist with surge planning. Above all you must innovate, think outside the …

Community Hospital

65 hospital leaders in 10 states hit hardest by COVID-19 offer advice to colleagues: If you do nothing else, at least do this | Becker’s Hospital Review | 4/16/2020

… continually with every constituent group. Robert J. Corona, DO, MBA, FCAP, FASCP, Chief Executive Officer, SUNY Upstate Medical University and Community Hospitals (Syracuse, N.Y.) Anticipate the unexpected. You are operating in an uncertain environment, and … to play in this pandemic by safely providing services, reducing readmissions to already taxed acute care systems and working alongside acute partners to assist with surge planning. Above all you must innovate, think outside the …

Mercy

GlobalMed Offers Free Consultations to Healthcare Organizations Under Pressure to Implement Telehealth to Handle COVID-19 Surge | PR Newswire | 4/15/2020

… Mercy, outfitted with GlobalMed telemedicine solutions, has docked in Los Angeles to aid in the pandemic, taking the load off area hospitals treating COVID-19 by caring for patients who have other healthcare needs. A Southwest-based provider group that uses GlobalMed solutions to reduce in-patient readmissions by over 80% is now virtually meeting with patients concerned about COVID-19 symptoms. They are also able to remotely consult with …

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 … 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 Center …

DispatchHealth Raises $135.8 Million in Series C Financing | PR Newswire | 6/23/2020

… Optum Ventures and included participation from existing investors Alta Partners , Questa Capital , Echo Health Ventures , new investors Oak HC/FT , Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM ) and additional strategic investors. This investment in DispatchHealth’s comprehensive in-home … home to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits, hospital stays and readmissions. Acute care medical teams are available seven days a week, evenings and holidays, and can be requested via app, online or a quick phone …

CareCentrix

CareCentrix Acquires Turn-Key Health | 5/4/2020

PRNewswire/ – CareCentrix, the leader in home-based and post-acute care services, today announced it has acquired Turn-Key Health, a leading community-based palliative care company serving health plans, hospitals and physicians. As a … illnesses can lead to twice the number of unnecessary hospital readmissions compared to patients who receive palliative care. A 2019 peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine highlights Turn-Key’s community based …

Proposed Home Infusion Benefit Exciting to Some, ‘Deeply Flawed’ to Others | Home Health Care News | 9/8/2019

Learn More Advertisement Hartford, Connecticut-based CareCentrix is a post-acute and home health care solutions company that works with a network of providers to help ensure patients get the right services at the right time, in the right location. The company also takes on readmissions risk for post-acute care providers a full 90-days post-discharge, Kornwasser said. Overall, he says CareCentrix’s home health clients are excited about …

Health Net

Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care | HealthIT Analytics | 4/21/2020

Analytics in Action News Real-time Data Improves Care Coordination, Value-Based Care Allegheny Health Network, a provider branch of Highmark Health, is leveraging real-time analytic tools to improve care coordination and patient health … We have a great ability to impact waste through reducing readmissions or revisits to the .” A recently discharged patient might receive calls from the insurer, hospital, specialist, and primary care provider. But one integrated platform …

United States Lags Behind Other Countries in Home Dialysis | WebMD | 3/21/2020

… in the backdrop of COVID-19, according to nephrologist Christopher Chan, MD, head of the division of nephrology at University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto. The first two patients in the United States known to … ESRD, and currently “about a third of hospitalizations result in readmissions in this population,” she told Medscape Medical News . Continued But when patients with ESRD are admitted to the hospital, the dialysis center often doesn’t …

UnitedHealthcare

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner - Nashville, TN - UnitedHealth Group - Nashville, TN | 11/20/2019

Share Description UnitedHealthcare is a company that’s on the rise. We’re expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about transforming … appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with the goals of reducing readmissions, avoiding nursing home placement when home care is possible and more dignified, and decreasing future avoidable medical system utilization and therefore cost Develop plans …

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner - Memphis, TN - UnitedHealth Group - Memphis, TN | 11/20/2019

Share Description UnitedHealthcare is a company that’s on the rise. We’re expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn’t about another gadget, it’s about transforming … appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures with the goals of reducing readmissions, avoiding nursing home placement when home care is possible and more dignified, and decreasing future avoidable medical system utilization and therefore cost Develop plans …

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

National Kidney Foundation: New study suggests intervention for kidney disease can reduce hospitalizations and costs - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network | 11/13/2019

… study This release was prepared by the National Kidney Foundation. A new study conducted by the National Kidney Foundation and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) found that detecting chronic kidney disease (CKD) with two simple tests … of CKD and develop treatments that reduced hospital stays and readmissions, according to the study.Conducted on more than 7,000 patients in CareFirst’s Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program from July 2015 to July 2017, the …

New Study Suggests Intervention for Kidney Disease Can Reduce Hospitalizations and Costs | 11/12/2019

… time on landmark study New York, NY – November 12, 2019 - A new study conducted by the National Kidney Foundation and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) found that detecting chronic kidney disease (CKD) with two simple tests … of CKD and develop treatments that reduced hospital stays and readmissions, according to the study. Conducted on more than 7,000 patients in CareFirst’s Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program from July 2015 to July 2017 …

Bright Health

Bright Health Announces 2020 Plan Details and Pricing for Its Colorado Markets | PR Newswire | 10/29/2019

MINNEAPOLIS , Oct. 29, Today, Bright Health announced details of its 2020 individual and family plans and Medicare Advantage plans for Colorado . Bright Health will continue its collaboration with Centura Health, the largest healthcare network in … patient experience, including: Lower out-of-pocket costs 1 Fewer readmissions 2 and emergency room visits 3 A reduction in duplicate testing 4 Referral-free specialist visits Bright Health offers some of the lowest premium …

Bright Health Announces 2020 Plan Details and Pric | 10/29/2019

Bright Health Announces 2020 Plan Details and Pricing for Its Colorado Markets octubre 29, 2019 Bright Health Announces 2020 Plan Details and Pricing for Its Colorado Markets 2019-10-29T09:00: MINNEAPOLIS Today, Bright Health announced details of … patient experience, including: Lower out-of-pocket costs 1 Fewer readmissions 2 and emergency room visits 3 A reduction in duplicate testing 4 Referral-free specialist visits Bright Health offers some of the lowest premium …

Cigna

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) CEO David Wichmann on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/15/2019

… specific care setting that’s optimal for an individual’s unique circumstance. On average, we realize nearly a 10% reduction in unnecessary readmissions by selecting the most appropriate clinical setting for the unique needs of the patient … space. I guess, a slight two parter. First, is the Cigna business in the PBM fully transitioned over now. And then, could you also just provide any color on how the OptumRx business looks for …

Cigna, Santa Clara County IPA partnership lowers medical costs, readmission rates | FierceHealthcare | 6/3/2019

A care collaboration between Cigna and the Santa Clara County Individual Practice Association (SCCIPA)—a group of 240 primary care physicians and 600 specialists—is driving better healthcare to 18,000 residents in Silicon Valley and … by Express Scripts deal Other improvements include a 23% lower readmissions rate than average, 10% fewer inpatient admissions, 9% fewer emergency department visits, 32% fewer uses of advanced imaging and 20% lower inpatient medical costs …

Aetna

Telehealth Platform Successfully Piloted to Deliver Enhanced Value in Multidisciplinary Care Management | PR Newswire | 9/11/2019

… were managed by a Multidisciplinary Care Team (MDCT) in an effort to reduce avoidable Emergency Department visits, extended hospitalizations and readmissions. These patients were given access to the Everbeat Smartphone Application, which linked to a … than 125,000 members. The result of a unique partnership between Aetna, a CVS Health business, and Inova Health System, innovation Health was formed in 2013 as a new way to deliver and finance more affordable …

6 payer updates affecting orthopedics, ASCs to know | Becker’s ASC Review | 8/29/2019

The major payers across the country have entered into new partnerships and made updates affecting ASC and orthopedic payments this year. Here are six updates to know: 1. CVS announced plans to launch a pilot program for Aetna knee replacement patients at the end of July. Few details were released about the program, but it aims to decrease readmissions and overall cost of care. The pilot will manage pre- and …

SelectHealth

Intermountain launches new startup aimed at value-based care | FierceHealthcare Payer | 7/16/2019

readmissions and a 20% decrease in per-member, per-month costs. They also saw improved patient ratings and improved physician satisfaction. Intermountain Healthcare is a not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals including a “virtual” hospital, a medical group with more than 2,400 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 160 clinics. It also includes a health plans division called SelectHealth. The health system has sought to distinguish itself as …

Intermountain launches new startup aimed at value-based care | FierceHealthcare | 7/16/2019

readmissions and a 20% decrease in per-member, per-month costs. They also saw improved patient ratings and improved physician satisfaction. Intermountain Healthcare is a not-for-profit system of 24 hospitals including a “virtual” hospital, a medical group with more than 2,400 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 160 clinics. It also includes a health plans division called SelectHealth. The health system has sought to distinguish itself as …

Anthem Blue Cross

Kentucky Hospitals Partner on New Information System to Deliver Faster, More Effective Emergency Care | Business Wire | 6/27/2019

… patients in need and facilitates collaboration of providers across care settings. As a result, the partnership aims to reduce avoidable readmissions, further enable statewide efforts to address the opioid epidemic, and better manage complex patients … working to breakdown information silos and deliver better care,” said Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky President Kennan Wethington. “We’re incredibly proud of this innovative partnership because it will put this technology in …

Kentucky Hospitals Partner on New Information System to Deliver Faster, More Effective Emergency Care | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/26/2019

… patients in need and facilitates collaboration of providers across care settings. As a result, the partnership aims to reduce avoidable readmissions, further enable statewide efforts to address the opioid epidemic, and better manage complex patients … working to breakdown information silos and deliver better care,” said Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky President Kennan Wethington. “We’re incredibly proud of this innovative partnership because it will put this technology in …

Susan Morse

Encounter notifications spur a better transition of care that prevents readmissions | Healthcare Finance | 7/1/2020

Providers can reduce liability, avoid readmissions, prevent costs, and have greater patient satisfaction through a transition of care protocol. Susan Morse , Managing Editor The transition of care is a critical time for patient intervention to prevent readmissions and emergency room visits, according to Dr. Holly Dahlman, CEO and lead physician of Green Spring Internal Medicine in Maryland. “Transition of care visits are vital to the healthcare system,” Dahlman said, speaking …

Laura Dyrda

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… working on complex cases or needing additional expertise and support. Here is a list of telehealth companies to know. Contact Laura Dyrda at to add a company to this list. 1-800MD (Charlotte, N.C.). 1.800MD offers … monitoring platform to help healthcare providers reduce risk, cost, and readmissions while improving patient outcomes and delivering better, more proactive healthcare. CyraCom Language Solutions (Tucson, Ariz.). CyraCom Language Solutions offers healthcare providers phone and video …

Christopher McCann

Current Health Appoints Health Tech Veteran John McLean as Chief Growth Officer and CFO | Business Wire | 6/2/2020

… performance. “John’s proven financial leadership and experience working in the healthcare technology industry are ideally suited to Current Health,” said Christopher McCann, CEO and Co-Founder, Current Health. “As we embark on our next phase … monitoring platform to help healthcare providers reduce risk, cost and readmissions while improving outcomes. Current Health combines a continuous, ICU-accurate wearable vital signs sensor, connectivity with other devices, symptom chatbot and video visits into …

Kevin Fischbeck

Edited Transcript of AMED earnings conference call or presentation 7-May-20 3:00pm GMT | Yahoo News | 5/30/2020

… generate losses from a revenue perspective, and additional cost, we’ll bring that in. Operator [23] Our next question comes from Kevin Fischbeck with Bank of America. Kevin Mark Fischbeck, BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division - MD … we have. We’re going to continue to look at hospital readmissions, things like that, that really drive it. So but we do have to break out of the Medicare Advantage, 125 per visit versus 160 …

Matt Johnson

COVID-19 Inspired Hi-tech Patient Room of the Future Within Sheba Medical Center Includes EarlySense Products | PR Newswire | 5/27/2020

… 19 patients. However, its value extends even further as we look toward the future of patient care and telehealth,” said Matt Johnson , EarlySense CEO. “We are pleased to be included in this first-of-its … arrest, patient falls, pressure ulcers, preventable ICU transfers and hospital readmissions. On Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer unveiled “HealthSpace2030: The Patient Room of the Future” in a live virtual tour …

Matt Johns

COVID-19 Inspired Hi-tech Patient Room of the Future Within Sheba Medical Center Includes EarlySense Products | PR Newswire | 5/27/2020

… 19 patients. However, its value extends even further as we look toward the future of patient care and telehealth,” said Matt Johnson , EarlySense CEO. “We are pleased to be included in this first-of-its … arrest, patient falls, pressure ulcers, preventable ICU transfers and hospital readmissions. On Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer unveiled “HealthSpace2030: The Patient Room of the Future” in a live virtual tour …

Lisa Crossley

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces Upcoming Shareholder Update Webinar | Globe Newswire | 5/22/2020

readmissions and ER visits. Reliq Health Technologies trades on the TSX Venture under the symbol RHT and on the OTCQB as RQHTF. ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD “Dr. Lisa Crossley” For further information please contact: Investor Relations at [email protected] Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy …

Chris McCann

Current Health Selects VivaLNK Wearable Temperature Sensor for Remote Patient Monitoring | PR Newswire | 5/14/2020

… temperature sensor for its AI-powered remote patient monitoring (RPM) solution. The solution is designed to reduce hospital overcrowding and readmissions by allowing patient vitals and conditions to be monitored at home. The Current Health … can also result in data omissions due to forgetfulness,” said Chris McCann , CEO and Founder, Current Health. “With VivaLNK’s continuous temperature sensor, the data is automatically captured 24 hours a day, allowing our solution to …

Seema Verma

CMS pitches increase in inpatient rates, new payment category for CAR-T | FierceHealthcare | 5/12/2020

… readmissions. The change is expected to increase total Medicare spending on inpatient hospital services by about $2.1 billion in the fiscal year beginning in October. It’s among changes proposed as part of the agency’s annual Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), which governs reimbursement for inpatient care. “Today’s payment rate announcement focuses on what matters most to help hospitals conduct their business and receive stable and consistent payment,” CMS Administrator Seema …

Peter Kuipers

Omnicell to Hold Virtual 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders | Business & Finance | manchestertimes.com | Business Wire | 5/1/2020

… innovative medication adherence and population health solutions to improve patient engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . From time to time, Omnicell may use the Company’s … version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200501005471/en/ CONTACT: Peter Kuipers

Randall Lipps

Omnicell to Release First Quarter 2020 Earnings Results on May 7, 2020 | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… Quarter 2020 financial results. What: Omnicell First Quarter 2020 earnings conference call and webcast May 7, 2020, 1:30 p.m. PT Randall Lipps, chairman, president, chief executive officer, and founder Peter Kuipers, chief financial officer Where … engagement and adherence to prescriptions, helping to reduce costly hospital readmissions. To learn more, visit www.omnicell.com . From time to time, Omnicell may use the Company’s investor relations site and other online and social media channels …

Mazi Rasulnia

Proxsys Rx and Pack Health Outline Program That Reduced Hospital Readmissions By Nearly 40% | PR Newswire | 4/20/2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Proxsys Rx and Pack Health today announced the results of their ongoing collaboration to reduce hospital readmissions and associated costs, through the Proxsys Rx program, PaaS Readmissions: Powered by Pack Health. The yearlong … than those who did not participate in the program,” says Mazi Rasulnia, Ph.D., CEO of Pack Health. “Providing warm, supportive transfers starting at discharge is instrumental in keeping people healthy at home.” The organizations continue …

Kuldeep Singh Rajput

Digital Therapeutics Leader Biofourmis Expands into Oncology Market with Strategic Acquisition of Gaido Health | PR Newswire | 4/16/2020

… approach that continuously monitors patients’ physiology biomarkers and symptoms, detects early signs of complications, and arms care teams with tools to intervene early to prevent medical crises, improve outcomes and lower costs,” said Kuldeep Singh Rajput, CEO of Biofourmis. “The platform also empowers patients with cancer to self-manage symptoms using Biofourmis’ artificial intelligence [AI]-based Biovitals® treatment algorithms, which improves engagement and quality of life.” Gaido Health’s solution, which …

David Levi

Home Hospital Reduces Costs, Readmission for Acutely Ill Patients | RevCycle Intelligence | 4/6/2020

… readmissions. So many value-based contracts push for creative solutions that keep patients out of the hospital whenever possible. One solution is home hospital care. “We can decentralize a lot of the care delivery mechanisms that we have today,” said David Levine, MD, MPH, MA, physician and researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care. “By doing that, we can actually get patients the …

David Levin

Home Hospital Reduces Costs, Readmission for Acutely Ill Patients | RevCycle Intelligence | 4/6/2020

… readmissions. So many value-based contracts push for creative solutions that keep patients out of the hospital whenever possible. One solution is home hospital care. “We can decentralize a lot of the care delivery mechanisms that we have today,” said David Levine, MD, MPH, MA, physician and researcher at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care. “By doing that, we can actually get patients the …

Laura Wood

Global Telehealth Market by Technology, Application and Region (2018-2023) | PR Newswire | 11/27/2019

… 9.1. Future outlook For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/tr0681 Research and Markets also offers Custom Research services providing focused, comprehensive and tailored research. Media Contact: Research and Markets Laura Wood , Senior Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call +1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call +1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 SOURCE Research and Markets Related …

Eric Eskioglu

Novant Health Selects KenSci’s AI Platform To Deliver Better In-Patient Experiences | Health IT Outcomes | 11/22/2019

… readmissions, as well as dramatically improve patient flow in the emergency department, which will positively impact both inpatient census and patient satisfaction. “Novant Health is excited to partner with KenSci to improve the patient experience at our facilities,” said Dr. Eric Eskioglu, executive vice president and chief medical officer for Novant Health. “By using KenSci’s artificial intelligence platform, Novant Health can effectively predict patient flows in the hospital, place patients …

Angela Yochem

Novant Health Selects KenSci’s AI Platform To Deliver Better In-Patient Experiences | Health IT Outcomes | 11/22/2019

… status when and where it’s most needed. The platform will help Novant Health reduce variations in length of stay and readmissions, as well as dramatically improve patient flow in the emergency department, which will positively … and effectiveness of our clinical teams with differentiating technologies,” said Angela Yochem, executive vice president and chief digital and technology officer at Novant Health. “The implementation of KenSci’s AI-based system to streamline the patient’s …

Alex Azar

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

… existent. “All healthcare organizations must find better ways to manage the patient transition into post-acute processes and keep hospital readmissions in check, and that may fall completely on hospital systems at risk in 2020 … care providers to a value-based payment system. HHS Secretary Alex Azar vowed to shift skilled nursing facilities and other post-acute care providers to a value-based system in a 2018 speech at an …

Doug Brown

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

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 and …

John Commins

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

… 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 … strategies help improve quality,” McWilliams said in an interview with John Commins of HealthLeaders Media. Trending …

David Vawdrey

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

… 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 to … and financial burdens for both patients and healthcare systems,” said David Vawdrey, PhD, Chief Data Informatics Officer at Geisinger. “Together with our partner EarlySign, we have forged a dynamic team that is rapidly developing novel …

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 … 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/home …

Michelle Smith

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

… Investors and Analysts attending in person at Booth 1018. For Investors interested in attending this event in person, please email Michelle Smith at About Omnicell Since 1992, Omnicell has been inspired to create safer and … 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/home …

Eric Williams

Texas Children’s, Children’s National are founding investors of AI analytics startup | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/18/2019

readmissions and improve outcomes. “Today’s six-month lag for benchmarked pediatric outcomes data just isn’t acceptable. Configo’s move to near-real-time insight will be a game changer for driving improvement,” Eric Williams, MD, system chief quality officer at Houston-based Texas Children’s Hospital, said in the announcement. “Quicker access to this validated data means more decisions can be made bedside, leading to improved outcomes for the patients and families …

New York, New York

Study Finds Enhanced Milestone-Based Rehabilitation After ACL Surgery Offers Cost Benefits for Insurers | PR Newswire | 6/22/2020

NEW YORK , June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Patients who undergo more focused, enhanced milestone-based rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery experience better outcomes in the long run at a lower cost to the healthcare system, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have found. The findings address a common but counterproductive trade-off in orthopedic surgery: Health insurers typically stop paying for rehabilitation before patients …

State of New York

Study Finds Enhanced Milestone-Based Rehabilitation After ACL Surgery Offers Cost Benefits for Insurers | PR Newswire | 6/22/2020

NEW YORK , June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Patients who undergo more focused, enhanced milestone-based rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery experience better outcomes in the long run at a lower cost to the healthcare system, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have found. The findings address a common but counterproductive trade-off in orthopedic surgery: Health insurers typically stop paying for rehabilitation before patients …

York, Pennsylvania

Study Finds Enhanced Milestone-Based Rehabilitation After ACL Surgery Offers Cost Benefits for Insurers | PR Newswire | 6/22/2020

NEW YORK , June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Patients who undergo more focused, enhanced milestone-based rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery experience better outcomes in the long run at a lower cost to the healthcare system, researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City have found. The findings address a common but counterproductive trade-off in orthopedic surgery: Health insurers typically stop paying for rehabilitation before patients …

State of Pennsylvania

AHN West Penn Hospital Named one of Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… hospitals, and small community hospitals. West Penn is among 25 facilities recognized in the “teaching hospitals” category. It is one of just two hospitals in the Pittsburgh area, and one of four in Pennsylvania, to be named to the 100 Top Hospitals® list. “We are extremely proud to be named one of the nation’s top hospitals by one of the country’s most respected health care industry analysts,” said Ron Andro …

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 …

State of Massachusetts

Homeless patients are more likely to be readmitted to a hospital within 30 days | 6/18/2020

… within 30 or 90 days of their discharge, according to a new multi-center analysis of inpatient data from Florida, Massachusetts and New York. The team of researchers, led by experts in the Perelman School … interventions to address these disparities and reduce the burden of readmissions among individuals experiencing homelessness,” said the study’s corresponding author Sameed Khatana, MD, MPH, a Cardiovascular Medicine fellow at Penn. “As we seek to combat …

State of Florida

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… who serve as resources to more than 300 customers. Availity (Jacksonville, Fla.). Launched in 2001 as a joint venture between Florida Blue and Humana, Availity was initially founded to streamline processes among payers and reduce … with a dashboard designed to monitor chronic conditions and prevent readmissions. The technology combines connected health devices and a real-time monitoring dashboard that is integrated directly in the EMR, allowing clinical teams to prioritize …

Boston, Massachusetts

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… via telehealth. It partnered with General Vision Services in 2018 to create a mobile eye center featuring ocular telehealth. 3Derm (Boston). 3Derm is an imaging system that takes pictures of a person’s skin and delivers … monitoring platform to help healthcare providers reduce risk, cost, and readmissions while improving patient outcomes and delivering better, more proactive healthcare. CyraCom Language Solutions (Tucson, Ariz.). CyraCom Language Solutions offers healthcare providers phone and video …

State of Kansas

GCH recognized for commitment to patient safety | News | junctioncityunion.com | 6/20/2020

Geary Community Hospital is one of 115 hospitals across the state of Kansas to be recognized for exemplary achievements in improving patient safety. The Kansas Healthcare Collaboration (KHC) acknowledged hospitals from across the state recently … Medicaid Services (CMS) to reduce hospital-acquired conditions and preventable readmissions. “We are pleased to receive this special recognition of our team’s patient-focused efforts to provide the best care possible to those we serve …

Denver, Colorado

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… practice efficiency. Chronolife (San Diego). Chronolife is a healthcare artificial intelligence company that develops remote monitoring and predictive solutions. CirrusMD (Denver). CirrusMD is a digital platform connecting patients to physicians via text messages, images and … monitoring platform to help healthcare providers reduce risk, cost, and readmissions while improving patient outcomes and delivering better, more proactive healthcare. CyraCom Language Solutions (Tucson, Ariz.). CyraCom Language Solutions offers healthcare providers phone and video …

State of California

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… and make medical breakthrough discoveries. BillingParadise (Diamond Bar, Calif.). BillingParadise was founded as a revenue cycle management company headquartered in California. The company’s extended client base and offices are in Texas, Florida, New York, New … with a dashboard designed to monitor chronic conditions and prevent readmissions. The technology combines connected health devices and a real-time monitoring dashboard that is integrated directly in the EMR, allowing clinical teams to prioritize …

State of Michigan

Nursing Home Tragedies Were Avoidable | US House of Representatives | 6/11/2020

… that led to horrific nursing home outcomes in states like New York, New Jersey, and California. Scalise also called for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to rescind an executive order mandating that Michigan nursing homes take … guidance mandating nursing homes continue to accept new admissions and readmissions including patients that have COVID-19. While defending this decision, Pennsylvania’s own Health Secretary moved her mother out of a nursing home. “On April …

State of Minnesota

258+ healthcare revenue cycle companies to know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/19/2020

… company headquartered in California. The company’s extended client base and offices are in Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey, and Minnesota. BillingParadise’s revenue cycle experts developed a workflow management and productivity tracking application that integrates … with a dashboard designed to monitor chronic conditions and prevent readmissions. The technology combines connected health devices and a real-time monitoring dashboard that is integrated directly in the EMR, allowing clinical teams to prioritize …

Cleveland, Ohio

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/29/2020

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more Katie Adams, Jackie Drees and Laura Dyrda - Thursday, May 28th, 2020 Print Email While patient experience “never events” may not always be … out facilities, processes that create extra layers of burden, hospital readmissions and patients leaving appointments without knowing their next step. We must focus on the human experience to advance healthcare for the future. Sven Gierlinger …

Charlotte, North Carolina

260+ Telehealth Companies to Know | 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/22/2020

… is a list of telehealth companies to know. Contact Laura Dyrda at to add a company to this list. 1-800MD (Charlotte, N.C.). 1.800MD offers businesses and individuals around-the-clock access to telehealth solutions throughout … monitoring platform to help healthcare providers reduce risk, cost, and readmissions while improving patient outcomes and delivering better, more proactive healthcare. CyraCom Language Solutions (Tucson, Ariz.). CyraCom Language Solutions offers healthcare providers phone and video …

State of Georgia

12 health system execs outline post-pandemic telehealth strategy | Beckers Spine Review | 6/18/2020

… assist physicians managing their patients in distant or rural hospitals; for example, our Emory nephrology program enables dialysis in rural Georgia hospitals without local nephrology coverage and prevents urgent transfer of renal failure patients, benefiting … telehealth will continue as it allows us to reduce hospital readmissions among patients who suffer from heart failure, COPD, wounds, and diabetes through the daily vigilance it allows. Our telehealth program has also been critical …

State of Maryland

Limited outdoor visitation to nursing home facilities allowed | 6/19/2020

… Ahead of Father’s Day weekend, Gov. Larry Hogan announced on Friday a plan to begin allowing limited outdoor visits to Maryland’s nursing home facilities. Coronavirus updates Maryland’s latest numbers Where to get tested The plan … must continue to dedicate space to quarantine new admissions and readmissions in private rooms for 14 days for the purposes of monitoring these residents for the development of signs or symptoms of COVID-19.All …