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National Skilled Nursing Facility cuts rehospitalizations in half with better transitions to home

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 3:36:49 PM by Travis Woyner in skilled nursing, in Post-Acute, in Hospitals, in Home

Progressive nursing facilities are evolving to operate more similarly to hospitals due to growing engagement in bundled payment arrangements and a devotion to improved patient outcomes. This shift in outcome ownership and shared financial responsibility has led to a need for more efficient patient transitions and increased visibility after the point of discharge. With a national presence, a predominate SNF partnered with enTouch to drive real-time communication with their internal service lines and downstream partners to focus on these goals. Within one year, the project’s primary skilled nursing facility saw rehospitalizations reduced by half.

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PreparedHealth CTO, Erin Karam, named to Becker's female health IT leaders to know

Posted on Jul 31, 2018 5:32:10 PM by Prepared Health in Hospitals, in Home

Becker's Hospital Review announced this week their list of Female Health IT Leaders to Know, highlighting an incredible group of female leaders across hospitals, health systems and health IT vendors. We're excited to announce that PreparedHealth's CTO, Erin Karam, was included in such an impressive list.

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Healthcare IT News: Centegra takes HIPAA-compliant Facebook approach to put caregivers on same page

Posted on Jul 24, 2018 8:23:26 AM by Prepared Health in Post-Acute, in Hospitals, in Health Plans, in Home, in Case Management

Centegra Health System opted to participate in CMS' Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative. But at first, it wasn't sure how it was going to track, chart and monitor a patient's progress throughout a full 90-day episode of care.

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Improving Patient Outcomes with enTouch: The Hospital Perspective | Webinar

Posted on Jun 7, 2018 4:16:14 PM by Prepared Health in Resources, in entouch, in Post-Acute, in Hospitals, in Case Management

Join us for an inside look at the enTouch implementation at Centegra Health System. Centegra began using enTouch for improved communication with post-acute providers around their high-risk BPCI patients. 

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Centegra Health System implements enTouch across hospital after seeing success with BPCI population

Posted on May 30, 2018 11:00:00 PM by Prepared Health in News, in Press Release, in Post-Acute, in entouch network, in Hospitals, in Case Management

Centegra expands usage of enTouch network to all discharges and Medicaid population

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Redesigning skilled nursing facilities for today’s needs

Posted on May 17, 2018 11:19:34 AM by Denise Paykos, BSN, APN in Post-Acute, in Hospitals, in Health Plans

With the burgeoning aging population in America, the number of people living with chronic and complex medical conditions continues to rise. A higher disease burden translates to an in increase in hospitalizations as these seniors are at greater risk of developing acute illnesses. But what happens after the hospital stay? 

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Holy Redeemer joins the growing enTouch network in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Posted on May 8, 2018 12:37:45 AM by Megan Gilmore in News, in Press Release, in Post-Acute, in Hospitals, in Health Plans

Adds new technology to improve care coordination with area Hospitals, Post-Acute Care and Home-based providers across the care continuum

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Differentiating your SNF by Leveraging Technology and Data | Webinar

Posted on May 3, 2018 10:00:00 AM by Megan Gilmore in Hospitals, in Home

The enTouch network activates data and evidence to drive optimal care within the Post Acute Care facilities, patients' homes, and their communities. Learn how skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) can leverage the data within enTouch to ensure seamless transitions across the care continuum and prevent re-hospitalization. This data can be in turn utilized for securing placement as a preferred partner with hospitals and health systems. 

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Simplifying Care Transitions for Case Managers | Webinar

Posted on May 2, 2018 11:16:23 PM by Megan Gilmore in Hospitals, in Home, in Case Management

enTouch allows case managers to streamline their patient management and referral processes along with HIPAA-compliant texting and messaging. Learn more by watching the recorded webinar. 

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Transforming the Role of the Case Manager: Thoughts from ACMA 2018

Posted on Apr 27, 2018 2:58:33 PM by Iqbal Brainch in Hospitals, in healthtech, in Case Management

What great timing for the ACMA (American Case Management Association) National Conference to be hosted in Houston this year! The winter has dragged on and on in the Midwest and our Chicago team definitely enjoyed the 80 degree temps. Cheering on the Houston Rockets during a playoff game was certainly a bonus! But more importantly, as with all great conferences, I had the opportunity to learn from and engage with folks from across the country. Stepping back and hearing about the challenges that case managers face as well as about the innovations that are on the horizon convinced me that the field is ripe for disruption. 

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