Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world. What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new!

CMS guidance aims to ease access to nursing home waivers for ACOs

FierceHealthIT

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is making it easier for accountable care organizations that accept downside risk to obtain waivers for a rule that requires a three-day inpatient stay before a referral to a nursing home

Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Caradigm is focusing on population health by stratifying patients with multiple chronic conditions, and supporting ACOs in managing their care. Health Care Law and Consulting. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. As a result, healthcare providers are now more interested in workflow optimization, in care journey optimization. In a nursing facility for over N days?

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Maintaining patient identities across care settings improves the quality of the longitudinal record, with both clinical and payment data, and improving consent management, privacy protections and communications will improve patient buy-in. That generates a call from the care team to the ED.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Maintaining patient identities across care settings improves the quality of the longitudinal record, with both clinical and payment data, and improving consent management, privacy protections and communications will improve patient buy-in. That generates a call from the care team to the ED.

Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Caradigm is focusing on population health by stratifying patients with multiple chronic conditions, and supporting ACOs in managing their care. Health Care Law and Consulting. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Caradigm is focusing on population health by stratifying patients with multiple chronic conditions, and supporting ACOs in managing their care. Health Care Law and Consulting. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Cindy Friend, Caradigm and Population Health – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Cindy is a registered nurse with more than 20 years combined experience in healthcare administration, clinical delivery, and health information technology both in the public and private sectors. Caradigm is focusing on population health by stratifying patients with multiple chronic conditions, and supporting ACOs in managing their care. Health Care Law and Consulting. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. As a result, healthcare providers are now more interested in workflow optimization, in care journey optimization. In a nursing facility for over N days?

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. As a result, healthcare providers are now more interested in workflow optimization, in care journey optimization. In a nursing facility for over N days?

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. As a result, healthcare providers are now more interested in workflow optimization, in care journey optimization. In a nursing facility for over N days?

Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim. As a result, healthcare providers are now more interested in workflow optimization, in care journey optimization. In a nursing facility for over N days?

Ohio Living achieves low readmission rates with telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The non-profit also recently expanded its telehealth services through a partnership with Northwest Ohio Accountable Care Organization, and Ohio Living claimed 80 percent of patients enrolled would recommend the program to a family member or friend.

Unifying the Healthcare Assembly Line

Mobile Health Matters

Driving toward value-based care first requires a healthy understanding of the environment in which we are operating. Individual service lines can provide attentive and effective care, whether it is cardiology, endocrinology or oncology.

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12 Ways Telehealth is Saving Small Hospitals

GlobalMed

As community hubs of healthcare, they are tasked with delivering expert medical care across emergency departments, outpatient practices, surgical suites, labs, radiology departments, intensive care units and more. Meet accountable care and risk contracts.

RMCHCS integrates Zoeticx healthcare apps to drive revenue with better patient outcomes

Healthcare Guys

This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. McKinley County, New Mexico, is the namesake of the assassinated 25th U.S. President William McKinley.

Hospital Ups Patient Care and Revenue By Integrating Data With AWV, Chronic Care Management and Care Transition Apps

Healthcare Guys

Hospital CEO David Conejo has turned to health information technology in his pursuit of behavioral health care remedies to treat patient addiction while leveraging government insurance changes in Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), under the Obama Administration. Rather than traditional acute care services, CMS began to shift its focus on preventive care, identifying a 6:1 cost savings ratio.

How a New Mexico facility is using IT to battle addiction

Healthcare Guys

Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services. Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services. Rather than traditional acute care services, the federal programs began to shift its focus on preventive care, identifying a 6:1 cost savings ratio. Value-based care.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

For many years Northwest New Mexico’s Gallup ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths.This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region.

Carolyn Byerly, CIO, Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Chapter 3

Health System CIO

I really believe that our vision around Stanford Health Partners with telehealth and virtualizing our services and e-visits and being able to interact with your doctor and your nurses is really going to be important for growing our network and competing in the next generation of healthcare delivery. It starts, obviously, with healthcare reform and the accountable care organizations.

How Hospitals Are Reducing Medical Costs with Telehealth

American Well

This surge in adoption is driven by the need to address a host of urgent issues, including the need to engage patient populations, bridge gaps in care, expand revenue sources, and make care more convenient for patients.

In McKinley County, NM’s battle against addiction progresses

Healthcare Guys

This reputation also fostered the deaths of many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. McKinley County is the namesake of the assassinated 25th U.S. President William McKinley.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

This reputation also killed many residents’ spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the principal federal health care provider for Indians.

HIStalk Interviews Jeremy Bikman, CEO, Reaction Data

HIStalk Interviews

How is it going to improve the bottom line, top line, patient care, whatever it is? Patient care would improve, and over time, our organization’s financial position would improve, all because of digitizing patient records, order entry, the MAR, and everything else. We have to create accountable care organizations. We just did research around the frustrations that physicians and nurses are dealing with.

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Parsing Volume to Value, Proxy Measures, and the Streetlight Effect

Docnotes

I love the last paragraph: The failure to prioritize value improvement in health care delivery and to measure value has slowed innovation, led to ill-advised cost containment, and encouraged micromanagement of physicians’ practices, which imposes substantial costs of its own.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps – Electronic Health Reporter

Healthcare Guys

For many years Northwest New Mexico’s Gallup ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths.This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the principal federal health care provider for Indians. By David Dallago, former chairman, McKinley County Commission. David Dallago.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness, and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the principal federal health care provider for Indians. The center is operated by Ophelia Reeder, a long time health care advocate for the Navajo Nation and a board member of the Gallup Indian Medical Center.

The Top Telehealth Terms to Know

American Well

The goal of this coordinated care is to ensure that patients, especially the chronically ill, get the right care at the right time, while avoiding duplication of services and preventing medical errors.

5 payer trends to watch in 2018

Henry Kotula

The past year has been an eventful one for payers, from the tumultuous Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange markets to potential mega-mergers. Insurers continue, however, to keep their efforts focused on lowering healthcare costs where possible, with the intention that quality of care is not sacrificed. Anthem’s policies looked to nudge patients to less costly outpatient facilities, including urgent care centers and freestanding imaging centers. [link].

Building the Future through CMS eHealth

CMS.gov

Transforming Health Care. What is the most important electronic initiative in health care today? Or is it the introduction of new payment models that focus on quality of care and patient improvement in order to reduce the overall cost of health care? The truth is that each of these initiatives will have a significant impact on the practice of medicine, but taken together they have the potential to dramatically transform the delivery of health care.