Client News Coverage

Humana kicks off telehealth project

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Health insurer Humana and Minnesota-based Healthsense, a provider of aging services technologies, have completed member enrollment in a remote monitoring pilot program. The pilot will measure the impact of in-home sensors and remote monitoring technology on improving health outcomes and reducing frailty and fall-related hospital admissions for Medicare members with chronic health conditions.

mHealth News»

No longer a novelty, medical apps are increasingly valuable to clinicians and patients

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

2013 was a big year for the adoption of mobile medical applications by clinicians and consumers. It also saw the beginning of convergence between devices and apps used by clinicians and those used by consumers. (Registration required). 

Modern Healthcare»

Humana launches telehealth pilot

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Health insurer Humana and Minnesota-based Healthsense, a provider of aging services technologies, have completed member enrollment in a remote monitoring pilot program. The pilot will measure the impact in-home sensors and remote monitoring technology have on improving health outcomes and reducing frailty and fall-related hospital admissions for Medicare members with chronic health conditions.

Healthcare IT News»

5 Pluses of Standardized Coding

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Billions of tax dollars are being invested in the healthcare sector in the name of getting providers moved from paper to electronic records. But while updating hardware and implementing software programs are perhaps the most visible elements of the digital transition, an equally important shift is happening more or less behind the scenes in the world of coding.

Healthcare IT News»

Humana and Healthsense Partner To Bring Senior Care Tech Into Homes

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Senior care tech provider Healthsense is partnering with insurance giant Humana in a national pilot program that aims to improve the health of older Americans who live in their own homes. Through Humana’s Humana Cares / Senior Bridge, the insurance provider identified 100 individuals under its Medicare Advantage coverage to participate in the yearlong pilot. Healthsense is providing its remote monitoring technology platform eNeighbor to each of the individuals in the program in an effort to gather data and improve outcomes for home-based senior users.

Senior Housing News»

Humana, Healthsense Activate Telehealth Pilot

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. & MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and Healthsense a leading provider of aging services technologies, announced they have completed member enrollment in a groundbreaking remote monitoring pilot program. The pilot will measure the impact in-home sensors and remote monitoring technology have on improving health outcomes and reducing frailty and fall-related hospital admissions for Medicare members with chronic health conditions.

M2M Magazine»

Humana, Healthsense activate telehealth pilot to monitor daily living activities in effort to reduce unnecessary readmissions

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Humana Inc.,one of the nation's leading health and well-being companies, and Healthsense, a leading provider of aging services technologies, announced they have completed member enrollment in a groundbreaking remote monitoring pilot program. The pilot will measure the impact in-home sensors and remote monitoring technology have on improving health outcomes and reducing frailty and fall-related hospital admissions for Medicare members with chronic health conditions.

 

 

Health IT Analytics»

Health-Care Apps That Doctors Use

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Cardiologist Eric Topol says he knew medicine had reached a turning point when patients started emailing him the results of do-it-yourself electrocardiograms. With the help of a smartphone, a software application and a portable device that reads a person's heart rhythm, anyone can get an instant EKG reading on their phone screen.

The Wall Street Journal»

Ensure Compliance During ICD-10 Transition

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

SummaCare, part of Akron, OH, -based Summa Health System, has selected Health Language solutions from Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global solutions provider for the healthcare industry. The leverage of LEAP I-10 and Provider Friendly Terminologies applications will assist the health insurance company in transitioning to ICD-10.

 

Health IT Outcomes»

How to stay up to date in the 21st century

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Keeping up with the latest medical treatments and research is a herculean task for most doctors. Fortunately, online clinical decision support resources have made the task feasible by providing an external repository of knowledge that you can tap into when needed. Boston-based UpToDate, which is used in 90 percent of academic medical centres, employs 50 physician editors and 5,000 external contributors to scour sources to synthesize the best medical knowledge in their database, and their software can run on any Web-enabled device or standalone.

Technology for Doctors Online»

Achieving Successful CDS-EHR Integration via the HL7 Infobutton

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, January 17, 2014.

Dr. Stephen Beck discusses how HL7 Infobutton technology helps improve outcomes, accelerate clinician adoption of CDS and EHR technologies at Catholic Health Partners.

Clinical decision support (CDS) resources such as evidence-based reference content, order sets, care plans, medication alerting systems, and surveillance technology have been identified as key elements to successfully achieving the aggressive quality goals laid out in federal initiatives. However, leading industry research groups, including KLAS and The Advisory Board, report that widespread CDS use is hampered by electronic health record (EHR) integration challenges.

HIT Consultant »

7 Ideas for Improving Sepsis Management

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.

In a healthcare world in which amazing things are increasingly possible — surgery through just a few tiny incisions, successful replacements of entire organs, treatment of once-fatal infections — sepsis is still a problem.

Becker's Clinical Quality and Infection Control»

Improving Patient-Centered Care With HL7 Infobuttons at Catholic Health Partners

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, December 26, 2013.

"A tool that makes smart providers smarter”

Health Level Seven (HL7), a not-for-profit, ANSI-accredited standards development organization with more than 2,300 members, is continually developing a framework and standards for the information exchange, integration, sharing and retrieval to improve clinical practice and the management, delivery, and evaluation of health services.

Healthcare Informatics»

Healthcare's Comprehension Conundrum

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, December 26, 2013.

To combat limited health literacy, we need to improve patient education tools.

Let's face it. For the vast majority of people, it takes courage to speak up and admit a lack of clarity or understanding when encountering new information. It's certainly no different for patients. In healthcare settings, the gap between communication and understanding is compounded by a complex medical system and lack of appropriate tools to support both education and comprehension of health information.

Advance Healthcare Network»

Overcoming The Challenges Of Core Measures Reporting

Posted in Client News Coverage on Friday, December 20, 2013.

Complying with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)/Joint Commission mandate to monitor and report core measures is a complex, time-consuming process  carrying significant implications for hospitals failing at the task. As the stakes get higher, so too does the level of difficulty involved in maintaining compliant reporting processes.

Healthcare Technology Online»