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VirtualHealth Partners with Community Care of North Carolina to Provide Care Management for Medicaid and Medicare Members

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, February 07, 2018.

VirtualHealth, the leading provider of population health and care management technologies, announced today its partnership with Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC) to implement a new care management platform for the CCNC program’s 1.7 million current Medicaid members and anticipated Medicare Advantage enrollees. CCNC will leverage the full range of VirtualHealth’s extensive capabilities, including award-winning care, case, and disease management tools, provider and member dashboards, multi-source integration, proprietary clinical pathways, and real-time analytics.

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.

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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.

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OnlineMedEd and Dr. Najeeb Lectures Partner to Deliver Medical School's Most Comprehensive Video Library

Posted in Press Releases on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

OnlineMedEd, a digital learning platform for healthcare students and professionals, announced today a strategic partnership with Dr. Najeeb Lectures, one of the world's most popular online educational resources for basic sciences. Leveraging the complementary content across OnlineMedEd and Dr. Najeeb Lectures ensures medical students will be better prepared for the rigors of both academic and clinical environments.

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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