Client News Coverage

Why resolving patient identification issues is a top priority

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

Accurate patient identification is a fundamental prerequisite for quality care, which is why resolving the long-standing patient matching challenge has moved front and center as a top priority. Not only is misidentification expensive, but it exposes healthcare organizations to significant risks from privacy breaches, fines and litigation.

 

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The Terror of Medical Errors

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

Addressing the pain and expence of never events 

 

 

Healthcare Purchasing News »

Readers Write: The Opioid Crisis: Fix the Process, Fix the Problem

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, July 03, 2018.

As the nation continues to grapple with the overprescribing and misuse of opioids, reaching a solution often feels far out of reach. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, more than 11 million individuals have been documented as having misused prescription opioids, resulting in an alarming 116 opioid-related deaths daily.

 

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Inter Valley Health Plan Hires VirtualHealth to Manage Medicare Patients

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

Inter Valley Health Plan Inc., a Pomona-based health insurer for seniors with Medicare, has hired Virtual Frameworks Inc. to provide its software platform for patient management.

 

Los Angeles Business Journal »

Community Care of North Carolina Deploys Pop Health Platform to Transform Community Care

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

By taking a more patient-centered approach, CCNC crafted a more proactive care management strategy.

Healthcare IT News »

The Top 6 Population Health Management Startups

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, March 22, 2018.

The concept of pre-emptively caring for patients before an acute condition escalates into an expensive and risky procedure is not a new idea; yet, patients are often treated for their illnesses at the point of serious intervention. This is largely because physician have lacked the ability to gather and analyze important patient data. 

MedTech Boston »

13 Value-based Solutions, Partnerships Unveiled at HIMSS

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Here are 13 value-based solutions or partnerships launched at the 2018 Healthcare Information Management Systems Society Conference in Las Vegas.

Becker's Hospital Review »

Advancing Community Care Models

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, March 09, 2018.

The promise of community-based care management is not lost on today’s payers and providers. Networks designed to address the unique population health needs of a local region are realizing notable success with the implementation of such programs.

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Vendors Unleash Value-based Care Offerings at HIMSS18

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, March 08, 2018.

VirtualHealth, a software-as-a-service platform for care management and population health, announced a new joint effort with SAS to support “whole person” care. The integration will blend VirtualHealth’s clinical workflows with SAS predictive analytics and visualizations in an effort to improve outcomes and reduce costs for government agencies.

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The Role of Telemedicine in Monitoring Blood Pressure

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, March 05, 2018.

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke that has escalated to alarming rates in recent years, affecting nearly 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. In an attempt to reduce its prevalence, the Eighth Joint National Committee (JNC-8) released a set of hypertension management guidelines. However, various concerns arose regarding the recommendations and as a result, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA), along with nine additional specialty organizations, published an updated hypertension guideline in November 2017.

KevinMD »

Technology-Enabled TCM: Making The Most Of 30-Day Transitional Care Windows

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, February 16, 2018.

The hospital discharge process places patients in a precarious and perilous position. Industry data overwhelmingly backs this reality, fueling national initiatives to improve the outlook on readmissions and adverse events.

Health IT Outcomes »

Healthcare’s ‘Quiet Crisis’

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, February 16, 2018.

Value-based care is revealing a “quiet crisis” in health care today: the lack of capability enabling clinical teams to control, improve and standardize clinical processes in near real time.

Without timely process control and standardization systems and tools, clinical teams are challenged in the delivery of consistent, high-quality and reliability care. As a result, outcomes and financial performance suffer.

Healthcare Business News Magazine »

Overcoming Challenges of Developing a 360-Degree Patient View

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

The healthcare industry is evolving rapidly to adjust to new care models that support the increased utilization of innovative health information technology. Through the continual advancements of these interventions, significant improvements are apparent, such as the progression of electronic health records, patient engagement and care team communication. Yet the emergence of new digital solutions has yielded significant complications, such as the fragmentation of the information landscape.

Silicon India Magazine »

This NYC Startup Just Raised $7M To Power Value-Based Healthcare

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Irrespective of which side of the aisle you sit on, we can all agree that healthcare, in its current state, is broken.  Entrepreneurs and startups are lining up to bring innovation to the forefront to mend this broken system. One such example is VirtualHealth. The NYC startup ingests a full spectrum of patient data providing continuous, uniform, and complete access for health plans and providers. The company’s has developed population health management (PHM) platform that shifts the healthcare paradigm from one of a transactional and fragmented nature to one that is based on value and results.

Alley Watch »

Is this the Field Best Suited for the Flipped Classroom Model?

Posted in Client News Coverage on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

In a flipped classroom, course content is introduced outside the classroom then followed up with in-class activities that reinforce the material. Pre-work, such as viewing a video lecture explaining select concepts, is completed before a student walks through the classroom doors. This lets students recoup valuable time that was previously spent in lectures, allowing them to instead focus on applying their new-found knowledge to solving cases and practice problems, engaging in teamwork and gaining research experience.

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