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Care Traffic Control: Monitoring Patient Progress at Home

Posted on Jul 30, 2019 8:49:48 AM by Erin Karam in Home Health, in healthtech

Home health aides are uniquely positioned to capture rich and timely data while caring for patients in the home. But data alone is not enough to impact outcomes. The real value comes from coupling point-of-care data with actionable insights for care.

 

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Product Spotlight: Build a Preferred Provider Network

Posted on Jun 20, 2019 9:00:00 AM by Monica Ginsburg in Innovation

Bundled payment programs and other payment models put a premium on collaboration. The Prepared Health platform provides an efficient way to ensure you’re working with partners who share your approach to patient care.

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Empower Patients with More Digital Health Information

Posted on Jun 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM by Monica Ginsburg in Innovation, in Thought Leadership

If you have a chronic condition or care for someone with a chronic condition, you probably have had some difficulty trying to access and aggregate your electronic health information across multiple systems or providers. In order to move to value-based care, we have to have clinical and claims data available at the point of care. When it’s available, patients might make different decisions about their care than they do today.

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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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