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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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A Better Prescription for Diabetes Care

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

Improving diabetes management and patient engagement through telehealth

Diabetes is a nationwide epidemic impacting the lives of over 30 million individuals in the United States and amassing an annual financial toll of nearly $176 billion. Hospitals and health systems of all sizes feel the weight of these statistics and are actively seeking solutions to better manage outcomes and position for value-based care.

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WellCare Teams Up with VirtualHealth for Population Health

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, January 09, 2018.

WellCare Health Plans will use VirtualHealth's care-management platform for its Medicare, Medicaid and long-term services and supports programs in 20 states, the two companies announced Thursday.

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Remote Patient Monitoring: Balancing Incentive with Waste

Posted in Client News Coverage on Tuesday, January 09, 2018.

The telemedicine industry and chronic care management just got a boost from Medicare: the unbundling of CPT 99091. Historically grouped with other charges for billing, the Medicare 2018 Physician Fee Schedule allows separate reimbursement for this code, which includes remote patient monitoring.

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Data gone astray: The missing link to a better bottom line

Posted in Client News Coverage on Thursday, January 04, 2018.

Clinical documentation drives revenue in the new world of fee-for-value care delivery. Fully extracting “value” for the bottom line requires that healthcare organizations have systems in place to ensure all appropriate clinical data is captured and used for analytics and quality metrics reporting. Yet, the reality is that many organizations are simply leaving money on the table.

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WellCare Health Plans Selects VirtualHealth as its Care Management Platform

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, January 04, 2018.

VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today that WellCare Health Plans, Inc. will deploy VirtualHealth’s nationally recognized platform to support millions of members enrolled in its Medicare and Medicaid health plans across 20 states. WellCare will leverage VirtualHealth’s extensive capabilities across care management, including multi-source integration, risk stratification, trigger-based tasking, clinical automation, care planning, service management, and real-time analytics.

LogicStream Health to Demonstrate New Clinical Process Improvement Modules for Sepsis, VTE and CAUTI at the 2017 IHI National Forum

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, December 07, 2017.

LogicStream Health, a leading clinical software provider supporting hundreds of hospitals nationwide, today introduced an initial series of innovative clinical process modules that will enable clinical teams to better control and quickly improve processes related to sepsis; catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI); and, venous thromboembolism (VTE). The company’s clinical process modules are available today and are the first among a series of tools planned for future release by the company, powered by its software-as-a-service (SaaS) enterprise clinical process control and improvement platform.

VigiLanz Unveils Automated Safety Event Detection and Reporting

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, December 06, 2017.

Company to Demonstrate VigiLanz® Dynamic Safety Surveillance in Booth #212 at the IHI National Forum

VigiLanz, a digital healthcare intelligence firm, announced today the launch of a state-of-the-art automation solution that helps hospitals optimize safety event reporting and enhance compliance with accreditation requirements. VigiLanz® Dynamic Safety Surveillance transforms clinical data into actionable intelligence, empowering hospitals to achieve greater risk reduction through automated safety event detection, management and analytics.

VUCA Health Adds 10 States to its Portfolio of Pharmacy Boards Aligned with its Electronic Medication Information Delivery Method

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, December 06, 2017.

Rapid adoption by states supports VUCA’s focus on leveraging leading-edge technologies to drive improvements in patient education and health literacy while reducing associated costs

VUCA Health today announced that it has added 10 more states to the list of boards of pharmacy supporting its eco-friendly approach to delivering medication information. There are now 33 states aligning with the company’s electronic drug information delivery campaign, which launched in 2016 with the goal of addressing low health literacy while reducing the high costs associated with “dispensing” paper education materials.

VirtualHealth Closes New Funding

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, December 05, 2017.

VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, today announced the closing of a $7 million round of financing led by Edison Partners. This investment follows the company’s series A round in May 2016, also led by Edison. VirtualHealth has not disclosed the terms of the investment, but confirmed a substantial increase to the company’s Series A valuation. The funding provides strategic capital to fuel the company’s rapid growth and catalyze its business and technology development.

Voices in Healthcare Finance: Episode 20 (ft. Dr. Brian Levy)

Posted in Client News Coverage on Monday, December 04, 2017.

Brian Levy, MD, vice president of global clinical operations and product management for Wolters Kluwer Health, discusses reference data and the challenges healthcare systems face in handling them. Bill Cleverley, chairman and founder of Cleverley & Associates, provides insight into hospital payment trends. David Gillan, senior vice president of member business ventures for Vizient and Bob Roberts, CFO for Baptist Health, talk about the value of aggregation groups.

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LogicStream Health Webinar Explores Clinical Process Improvement

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

LogicStream Health announced today that registration is now open for its upcoming webinar, "Clinical Process Improvement - Better Process, Better Quality, Better Results," focusing on implementation of impactful clinical process improvement to enhance care and reduce costs. LogicStream Health Chief Medical Officer Brita Hansen, M.D., will host the 60-minute presentation and Q&A session, which takes place at 11:30 a.m. CST Wednesday, November 29.

Wolters Kluwer and Health Data Management Examine Strategies for Optimizing Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Posted in Press Releases on Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Wolters Kluwer Health announced today its Chief Technology Officer, Jean-Claude Saghbini, will join industry experts in an examination of emerging artificial intelligence (AI) offerings, helping healthcare executives best assess, acquire and apply cutting-edge solutions as part of their health IT strategies. Hosted by Health Data Management and sponsored by Wolters Kluwer, “Cutting-edge AI – should you take a chance?” is designed for those with an interest in understanding how to apply AI in healthcare.

LogicStream Health Moves Into New Office to Support Continued Rapid Growth

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

LogicStream Health, Inc. announced today that in the wake of its rapid and consistent growth, the company has relocated to a larger office in downtown Minneapolis. Since 2015, LogicStream has doubled the size of its full-time clinical and technology staff positions to support the nearly 200 hospitals and 2,500 clinics that have implemented the LogicStream Platform to better control clinical processes and improve care delivery. The new office location, 110 North 5th Street, Suite 650, will allow the company to continue adding staff to support its expanding client base.

Heritage Biologics Selects VUCA Health to Provide On-Demand, Prescription-Specific and Educational Videos to Customers

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

VUCA Health announced today that Heritage Biologics, a provider of preeminent value-based specialty pharmacy and high performance nursing services, will implement VUCA's educational and informational video library to enhance patient education and family engagement. In doing so, customers using Heritage Biologics' Pharmacy Patient Experience program (RXPX) will have access to a user-friendly platform containing on-demand, prescription-specific videos during in-home visits and through their individual patient portals.