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Jefferson Health Using Tech Tool to Fill Communication Gaps with Home Health Partners

Posted on May 22, 2019 9:36:20 AM by Prepared Health in Business of Post-Acute, in Innovation

Jefferson Health — a 14-hospital system with more than $5 billion in revenue — is turning to a social media-inspired technology platform to fill communication gaps with its home health partners.

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How to Use Data to Become a Preferred Provider

Posted on May 2, 2019 10:00:00 AM by Liesl Petersen in Post-Acute, in bundled payments, in Hospital, in Business of Post-Acute

When hospitals select preferred providers, they often rely on skilled nursing facilities or home health agencies that they’ve built relationships with and trust. Providers may be friends or long-time partners. Or, they might bring in lunch or treats for hospital staff. All too often the referral flow is based on doughnuts and not data. But in a value-based care environment, data matters.

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Earn Preferred Provider Status: 6 Tips

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 5:00:00 PM by Denise Paykos, BSN, APN in Post-Acute, in Home, in Business of Post-Acute

The U.S. population is aging, an increasing number of patients suffer from more than one chronic condition, and Medicare spending on post-acute care is up. Depending on your market, it can be a competitive time to be in the post-acute care business. As part of the Prepared Health community, you now have access to all of the sub-acute providers in your region that are on the network. Here’s how to expand your network and become a preferred provider:

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