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Jamison Callins Joins Prepared Health as its New Regional Vice President of Sales, Supporting Company's National Growth Strategy

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 8:27:50 AM by Prepared Health in Hospital, in Our People

 

Callins will build relationships with hospitals and post-acute providers in the East Coast.

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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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Jefferson Health Announces Partnership with Prepared Health to Coordinate Care Transitions from Hospital to Home

Posted on Apr 17, 2019 6:40:04 AM by Prepared Health in News, in Press Release, in Hospital

Collaboration supports Jefferson Health CEO Stephen K. Klasko’s vision of transforming Philadelphia and New Jersey regions into “model of innovation” for the rest of the country

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HIMSS 2019: Elevating Family Caregivers, Connecting Healthcare in the Home

Posted on Feb 26, 2019 11:09:07 AM by Monica Ginsburg in Events, in Case Management, in Family Caregivers, in Hospital, in Interoperability

Under a theme of “Healthcare Champions,” HIMSS 2019 called for a renewed focus on what matters most in healthcare: the patient. Prepared Health’s CEO Ashish Shah and COO Tim Coulter attended HIMSS and shared their take on the importance of family caregivers and how to stay connected with patients as care moves outside of the hospital and into the home and community.

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Interoperability in Healthcare Must Include Patient Data From Home

Posted on Feb 21, 2019 10:04:47 AM by Tim Coulter in entouch network, in Home, in Case Management, in Family Caregivers, in Hospital

Recent advances in healthcare interoperability, the process of freely exchanging information among electronic systems, are important but still incomplete. When you look at all of the coordination required in a patient’s journey from the hospital to home, there is a glaring omission: the home.

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Prepared Health CTO Named Female Health IT Leader by Becker’s Hospital Review

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 3:00:47 PM by Monica Ginsburg in News, in Hospital, in Our People, in Health IT

For the second year in a row, Erin Karam, Prepared Health’s chief technology officer, has been named one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s top Female Health IT Leaders. Karam heads the strategic and technical direction for the company's enTouch network, leading a product team of nine, including engineering and data science. She talks about the importance of recognizing and mentoring women, and how her earlier career at IBM helped shape how she leads.

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Philadelphia Business Journal: Holy Redeemer delves deeper into digital health

Posted on Feb 12, 2019 1:43:52 PM by Prepared Health in News, in Home, in Case Management, in Hospital

Holy Redeemer Health System is taking a deeper dive into digital health technology.

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Electronic Health Reporter: Managing Care As it Moves Out of Hospital, into Home

Posted on Feb 7, 2019 9:44:29 AM by Prepared Health in News, in Home Health, in Home, in Case Management, in Hospital

What's one of the biggest health trends for 2019? Recognizing the home as the new care setting, says Prepared Health CEO Ashish Shah. Shah was part of a group of technology leaders included in Electronic Health Reporter’s Health IT Trends for 2019. Here’s what else he had to say:

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Holy Redeemer and Prepared Health Partner to Connect Health System, Align Post-Acute Network

Posted on Feb 4, 2019 9:59:05 PM by Prepared Health in News, in Press Release, in Home, in Case Management, in Hospital

After successful partnership with its Home Care unit, the Pennsylvania-based health system adds Hospital and Life Care Centers to Prepared Health’s digital enTouch network

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