Accountable Care

By Mike Miliard 12:15 pm November 12, 2019
While face-to-face visits are still preferred by many, 90% of healthcare organizations polled by HIMSS Media say they're using or piloting remote care services to boost care coordination, manage at-risk patients and broaden pop health efforts.
Rural health clinic enhances patient care, experience with practice management, call center tech

Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital Rural Health Clinic.

By Bill Siwicki 12:31 pm November 07, 2019
The integration of the two technologies helps with the Medicare Chronic Care Management efforts of Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital’s rural providers.
By Mike Miliard 02:51 pm November 06, 2019
A new website with a new look is only part of the larger transformation, as the information and technology leader aims to help a growing healthcare ecosystem build better health worldwide.
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The Ascom Myco 3 is a purpose-built device which provides clinicians and caregivers with instant access to applicable patient information to help streamline care delivery.
By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm November 05, 2019
Kyruus' new Patient Access Journey Report, which polled patients about their healthcare preferences, finds an appetite for streamlined, digitally mature scheduling experience.
Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring
By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 04, 2019
Smartphones and tablets are among the mobile technologies in focus, which can be combined with telehealth video conferencing and healthcare wearables, as well as the deployment of electronic health record-based patient portals.
CMS names 25 innovators advancing in AI Health Outcomes Challenge
By Mike Miliard 02:45 pm November 01, 2019
The more than two-dozen participants chosen to move on to Stage 1 of the challenge include Accenture, Geisinger, IBM, Mayo Clinic, Merck, Northrop Grumman and others.
LCMC Health uses pop health tech to attack value-based care head on
By Bill Siwicki 01:34 pm October 28, 2019
Among other successes, the health system surpassed its first-year revenue goals ($3.6 million versus $3.1 million) through a combination of quality improvements and shared savings.
By Mike Miliard 01:16 pm October 28, 2019
As the most recent health IT vendor to partner with a rideshare company, Cerner will embed access to Uber's non-emergency transport within the EHR workflow.

(L-R): John Halamka, Mike Baird, Lyle Berkowitz, John Korangy and Roy Schoenberg at the recent Connected Health Conference

By Mike Miliard 11:43 am October 25, 2019
Longtime telemedicine pioneers from the provider and vendor sides see a near-term future of more efficient care, and describe a longer-term view of "virtualist centers in what were formerly known as hospitals."

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