CMS Announces Rural Health Strategy

Clocktree

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched the agency’s first Rural Health Strategy this week, to help improve access to high quality, affordable healthcare in underserved rural communities. One of the key components of the strategy is to advance telehealth and telemedicine. ” Read the complete 5-point strategy at CMS.gov.

Harness Your Enterprise Data Warehouse Strategy

Perficient

A proper enterprise data strategy can empower a business. A data enterprise strategy is a well-rounded direction for an organization to potentially harness data-driven capabilities. A great enterprise data strategy is composed of 4 major factors. When the strategy is relevant, the information is contextual to the organization, therefore it’s not generic. This strategy should accelerate the business.

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Implementing Effective EDI Strategy

Perficient

In today’s world implementing effective EDI strategy is very challenging. Challenges You’ll Face Without An EDI Strategy: Unable to reconcile EDI transactions to meet the required levels of service. In order to effectively implement the EDI strategy, the Edifecs Transaction Manager should be a leading solution for transaction lifecycle management. The post Implementing Effective EDI Strategy appeared first on Healthcare.

Telehealth Credentialing, Billing & Coding Strategies

TeleMental Health blog

Telehealth, Telebehavioral & Telemental Health Credentialing, Billing & Coding Strategies: Maximizing Reimbursement Today Not sure if you or your organization will get paid for telemental health practice? The post Telehealth Credentialing, Billing & Coding Strategies appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. CPT Codes Reimbursement Strategies: Increasing Authorization & Payment Telebehavioral Health

3 Text-Based Strategies for Driving ER Diversion

CareWire

Encouraging people to avoid the ER when they’re not facing a true emergency has long been a priority for commercial and public payers as well as employer groups. While the high cost associated with these visits is certainly the primary reason for diversion efforts, the benefits of saving the ER for emergencies expand beyond just financial.

[Guide] Improving Operations & Patient Outcomes: Strategy & Tech

Perficient

Should you adjust your strategy to remain or become an industry leader? Data & Analytics Healthcare High Tech Integration & IT Modernization healthcare healthcare operations healthcare patient healthcare strategy healthcare technology healthcare wearables medical devicesDue to the emergence of value-based care, precision medicine, and consumerism, the healthcare industry continues to grow and change.

The Personal Health Record is the central pillar of Apple’s healthcare strategy

Lloyd Price

The market opportunity in healthcare is huge, and Apple sees healthcare and wellness as a core part of its app, services, and wearables strategies.

Presentation Slides: Strategy & Business Models in Healthcare Blockchains

E-CareManagement Blog

The presentation is titled: Blockchains in Healthcare: Transforming Strategy & Business Models? The blockchain world MUST understand “platform” economy structure, rules & strategy.

The Importance of a Digital Strategy for Women’s Health Services

Perficient

The strategy for women’s health and well-being has been widely discussed at global and domestic levels for many years. Creating and maintaining a strategy for women’s health services that has a presence on your digital channels has become imperative for many healthcare providers as websites, mobile applications and virtual services are often the first point of call for many patients/consumers. The below are tactics that can form part of your overall digital strategy.

UK’s central digital strategy is big step in right direction

Mobi Health News

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National Digital Health Strategies Around the World

Healthcare Guys

The following national digital health strategies are the examples we found.Why does every country need a digital health strategy?Three Three reasons necessitate the urgent introduction of a digital health strategy in every country.(1)

ABA and IT: The Best Strategy for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Electronic Health Reporter

The article ABA and IT: The Best Strategy for Autism Spectrum Disorder appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Drs. Will Brandon, PhD., president and CEO of Learning ARTS, and Michael Harrington, PhD.

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At UVM Health Network, Advancing an Integrated Health System’s Initiatives through Data Governance Strategies

Healthcare Informatics

At the Burlington, Vermont-based UVM Health Network, Leah Fullem is helping to lead data governance processes intended to speed the advancement of key IT strategies across the integrated health system

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Maximizing Telehealth Reimbursement: New Billing, Coding & Credentialing Strategies for 2019

TeleMental Health blog

Maximizing Telehealth Reimbursement: New Billing, Coding & Credentialing Strategies for 2019 1 CE Hour Available Not sure if you or your organization will get paid for telepractice? This webinar will explain a number of successful strategies to get paid for … Read more. The post Maximizing Telehealth Reimbursement: New Billing, Coding & Credentialing Strategies for 2019 appeared first on TBH Institute Blog

Survey: Hospitals' adoption of mobile strategies hits a snag

Mobi Health News

When healthcare communications firm Spok first began investigating the prevalence of mobile strategies in 2012, only a third of survey respondents reported that their organization had a formalized strategy in place

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Australian Digital Health Strategy Question

Health Intersections

On the subject of replatforming the MyHR , the Australian Digital Health Strategy has this to say: Every healthcare provider will have the ability to communicate with other professionals and their patients via secure digital channels by 2022. Patients will also be able to communicate with their healthcare providers using these digital channels. This will end dependence on paper-based correspondence and the fax machine or post.

Peerfit's new chief strategy officer and other digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Peerfit, a digital platform for fitness benefits, announced recently the appointment of Jason Parry as the company’s chief strategy officer. Parry has more than two decades of experience as an entrepreneur, analyst, consultant, and executive, and most recently held a role at GuideWell/Florida Blue.

Cybersecurity strategy: Hackers have one, do you?

Mobi Health News

During October, we talk to infosec executives and experts about the problems and practical steps to securing sensitive data, advice about what to do (and what not to do) during and after a security incident

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Gartner IT Expo: Healthcare Payers Practical Digital Strategy

Perficient

Director and Analyst at Gartner, spoke about the (mostly) hype free plan to digital strategy. Digital Strategy to her is about optimization. Your digital business strategy is probably about transformation. Mandi Bishop, Sr. She was very focused on a pragmatic approach. 2017 and 2018 was about “learning how to pedal.” ” 2019 is about optimizing the motion. That means that Payers have to transform and that means you have to optimize.

Just looking for a problem? That's Providence St. Joseph's strategy for its new $150M venture fund

FierceHealthIT

We spoke with its leader, Aaron Martin, about the health system's growing investment strategy Providence St. Joseph recently announced the raise of its second venture capital fund, Providence Ventures II.

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The Digital Pharmacy: Walgreens’ Emerging Strategy

Chilmark Research

Specifically, three press releases in recent weeks have revealed a strategy that aims to leverage the 82 million “Balance Rewards” members by trading them store loyalty points for using various features from an expanding in-app menu.

Help Patient Care Managers Succeed with These Strategies

CareWire

Care managers are responsible for providing critical healthcare resources to patients, relaying information and care instructions to those in their care, and facilitating communication between members of the patient’s care team. This role is a challenging and ever-changing position that requires an extensive skill set ranging from an understanding of medical procedures, insurance matters, social work, and almost everything in between.

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Data Strategy for Digital Transformation in the Medical Industry

Healthcare Guys

Technology is blurring the boundaries between digital and physical medical care, which requires healthcare facilities and doctors to exploit the strategic opportunities provided by digitalization

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Health Plan Strategies For Member Retention

BHM Healthcare Solutions

The post Health Plan Strategies For Member Retention appeared first on BHM Healthcare Solutions. Editor’s Note: Health plans understand that their world is changing.

Poll: Apple vs. Android: What's your innovation strategy?

Mobi Health News

Take our quick survey and we’ll report the results back soon

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Apple vs. Android: Which does your hospital's innovation strategy resemble?

Mobi Health News

One has a moat surrounding its products no one can get through while the other offers an open operating system for all to use

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Oscar’s Narrow Network Strategy: Will it Work?

E-CareManagement Blog

The post Oscar’s Narrow Network Strategy: Will it Work?

MIT Platform Strategy Summit, Boston, July 10

E-CareManagement Blog

Think “omics” Healthcare has much to learn from platform development in other industries…and you can take a deep dive into platform strategies at the upcoming MIT Platform Strategy Summit , July 10 in Boston. Youngcho Chi, EVP Corporate Strategy, Samsung Electronics.

Enterprise Telemedicine Strategies Gaining Steam, Survey Finds

Healthcare Informatics

Healthcare providers are increasingly leveraging a centrally-managed (enterprise) approach to telemedicine, according to the results of the REACH Health 2018 U.S. Telemedicine Industry Benchmark survey

3 Ways to Use Human-Centered Design Strategy in Healthcare

Perficient

Integrating a human-centered design approach, which calls for a design strategy that is focused on the user’s human needs and experiences, is essential to building a successful product. How is your design strategy incorporating these three essential design components? The post 3 Ways to Use Human-Centered Design Strategy in Healthcare appeared first on Healthcare.

Case Study: Southwest Medical’s winning strategy for telehealth

American Well Blog

The post Case Study: Southwest Medical’s winning strategy for telehealth appeared first on American Well.

Keys to creating an effective mobile strategy at your hospital

Healthcare Guys

As mobile technology becomes even more prevalent, your hospital will need to create clear strategies and written policies governing how it should be used within your facility and by your staff. More than half of hospitals have documented mobile strategies, according to Spok’s 2018 Mobile Strategies in Healthcare Survey. An effective strategy that promotes mobile usage in your hospital can improve patient care and satisfaction.

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Person-Centered Strategies: Health Savings Accounts

The CMS Blog

Person-Centered Strategies: Health Savings Accounts. Person-Centered Strategies: Health Savings Accounts. Jeremy.Booth@c…. Thu, 08/23/2018 - 12:29. Randy Pate. CMS Deputy Administrator and the Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight. Topic. Affordable Care Act. Coverage. CMS BLOG [link]. August 23, 2018 By Randy Pate, CMS Deputy Administrator and the Director of the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight. .

Streamlining the Patient Intake Process with an Automated Mobile-First Contact Strategy

CareWire

Streamlining the Patient Intake Process with an Automated Mobile-First Contact Strategy. A simple way to streamline the process, while reducing errors, decreasing administrative strain, and reducing last-minute cancellations and no-shows, is with automated mobile-first messaging strategies. The waiting room is full, there is a line forming at the front desk; new patient information has to be collected, patients’ records must be updated, and appointments need to be rescheduled.

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Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! 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.

Apple vs Android poll results: Hospitals divided on which innovation strategy is best

Mobi Health News

Open source? Proprietary? Readers reveal which innovation tactics they take

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Driving Patient Engagement at Dignity Health with Sitecore

Perficient

As Michael Seagraves, senior director of digital strategy and operations at Dignity Health puts it, we are “[enabling] patients to take ownership of their health journey, and increasing efficiencies for our physicians and our network.” Customer Experience Data & Analytics Digital Experience Digital Transformation Healthcare Integration & IT Modernization Strategy digital health strategies dignity health health strategies healthcare patient engagement Sitecore

Hometeam's president, CEO step aside as company shifts toward payer reimbursement strategy

Mobi Health News

New York-based in-home senior care technology company Hometeam is shedding two of its top executives as it shifts from a consumer payment-focused business model to one accommodating reimbursement from payers

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How physicians, nurses and clinicians are reshaping IT vendor strategies

Healthcare Guys

A number of high-profile doctors, nurses and CIOs have left hospitals to work at tech companies and they are certainly making an impact

What’s So Different About the Health Care Market?

Medical Connectivity

Things your health care product strategy must consider to be successful. If you’ve been in health care for any length of time, you know that it is a “different” kind of market, when it comes to health care product strategy. Strategies, tactics and value propositions that would work in any other market tend to stumble in health care — often for unforeseen reasons. Resource email series strategy