topic: Care Continuum
Getting your “Value-Based Care House” in Order by Embracing Primary Care By Sylvia Dochterman
Many primary care strategies fall short because health systems focus on the old “heads in beds” mentality. Instead, with value-based care, we need primary care to keep patients out of the hospital.
Five Lessons for Making Your Care Coordination Efforts a Lasting Reality By Crystal Cox Cooper and Robin Figueroa
Care coordination can make the difference toward achieving more consistently positive patient health outcomes. It also helps providers meet several new and increasing outcomes-related financial incentives.
As recently as five years ago, due to a variety of technological and financial factors, providers, insurers and patients were relatively slow to adopt remote patient monitoring (RPM) – technology that enables patients to be monitored outside of traditional clinical settings.
Going Digital to Improve the Provider-Patient Experience By Elyse Ruiz
As seen in Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review. Technology has redefined how people shop for and consume goods and services. In today’s digital era, companies like Amazon, Uber, and Apple have revolutionized how transactions are conducted – at the touch of a button, anywhere and anytime. According to the U.S. Commerce Department, e-commerce in the United States grew by 14.6 percent in 2015, marking the sixth consecutive year that online sales grew...
As seen in Becker's Hospital Review. We hear the term “patient engagement” often, but is it really making a difference in terms of patient experience and outcomes? According to a recent NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey of 340 hospital or health care executives, clinicians and clinical leaders, less than a quarter of their patients were highly engaged in their care decisions and just 9 percent of respondents reported high...