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Silver Tsunami: "Never-Discharge" Mindset Helps People Age Safely at Home

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 1:43:30 PM by Ashish Shah in Thought Leadership

The good news: people are living longer than ever. The bad news: the infrastructure to help seniors age safely in their desired care setting--the home--is severely lacking.

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Case Manager Leans on “Patchwork Quilt” of Services to Address Social Determinant Issues

Posted on Jun 6, 2019 11:19:13 AM by Monica Ginsburg in Case Management, in Thought Leadership, in Point of View

Colleen Morley on backing her team, coaching family caregivers, treating social determinants, and increasing patient education. 

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Join Prepared Health at CMSA 2019

Posted on Jun 4, 2019 11:23:16 AM by Prepared Health in Events

Our team is heading to Las Vegas June 10 for CMSA's Annual Conference and Expo. We're looking forward to meeting you. Prepared Health is revolutionizing post-acute care by streamlining the referral process, simplifying case management, reducing readmission rates, and improving the patient experience. 

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HIStalk Interviews Ashish Shah, Prepared Health CEO

Posted on May 29, 2019 9:37:07 AM by Prepared Health in Hospitals, in Thought Leadership


"We need more people to adopt a never-discharge mindset. The caring never stops for the family or the individual so it shouldn’t stop for the institution."

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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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Here’s How Northwestern Medicine Earned $700,000 in Bundled Payment Reimbursements

Posted on May 7, 2019 2:36:14 PM by Monica Ginsburg in bundled payments, in Hospital

Three years ago, Northwestern Medicine's hospital in Crystal Lake, Illinois, was paying penalties averaging $300,000 a year to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. One challenge: preventing its bundled payment patients from making a U-turn back into the hospital. 

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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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5 Ways to Improve Bundled Payment Care Management

Posted on Apr 30, 2019 10:00:00 AM by Erin Karam in Hospitals, in Case Management, in BPCI

If you manage bundled payment programs, there’s a good chance you also manage something else: the financial penalties that come with exceeding parameters set for episodes of care.

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Philadelphia Business Journal: Jefferson, Prepared Health Form Digital Health Partnership to Track Post-Acute Care

Posted on Apr 25, 2019 9:57:29 AM by Prepared Health in News

Jefferson Health, a 14-hospital system in Philadelphia and New Jersey with $5 billion in revenue, named Prepared Health its digital technology partner. 

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David Bean Joins Prepared Health as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, a New Position for the Company

Posted on Apr 21, 2019 12:00:00 PM by Prepared Health in Our People

Healthcare industry veteran will accelerate national sales, forge new industry partnerships

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