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Prepared Health Launches Advanced API to Unlock Data from the Home

Posted on Nov 11, 2019 1:36:44 PM by Erin Karam in Hospital, in Innovation

Monitoring senior and at-risk patients in their homes can uncover a wealth of valuable data. But a lack of interoperability makes it difficult to share timely insights that would help providers make more informed treatment decisions.

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Build a Data-Driven Approach To Caring for Seniors: Prepared Health at HLTH

Posted on Oct 15, 2019 10:12:16 AM by Prepared Health in Hospital, in Health IT, in Innovation

Managing aging populations will have greater financial consequences for hospitals. Stop by for a demo and see how the Prepared Health platform will help you gain visibility into the home, build a preferred provider network, reduce readmissions and avoidable ED visits, and streamline the referral process. 

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Former Advocate Vice President Joins Prepared Health’s Advisory Board

Posted on Sep 9, 2019 3:35:05 PM by Prepared Health in Hospital, in Our People

Charlyn Slade Brings Deep Industry Knowledge, Focus on Coordinated Care

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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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