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MedHOK 360Measures Earns Fourth Consecutive NCQA Measure CertificationSM

Posted in Press Releases on Monday, February 03, 2014.

TAMPA, Fla. – February 3, 2014 – MedHOK, which delivers industry leading actionable healthcare solutions for care, quality and compliance across an integrated cloud-based platform, announced today that it has achieved NCQA certification for its HEDIS Certified MeasuresSM in 360Measures®. This marks the fourth consecutive year MedHOK has earned HEDIS® certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

The Value of Online Self-Paced Training for ICD-10

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

When it comes to ICD-10, many think the 10 months remaining until the transition deadline provides ample time to get coders fully training on the complex new code set. Not only is that unrealistic, but those that haven't already locked in their on-site training programs may find themselves out of luck.

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Evaluating and Enhancing Your Core Measures Reporting Process

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

From meaninful use to value-based purchasing, too much is riding on core measures reporting to leave it to chance. Hospitals must have processes and resources that are capable of delivering timely and concise reporting.  They must educate clinicians and other staff on core measures and keep definitions and protocols up to date. All of these resources should be leveraged to improve performance rates and avoid financial penalties.

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Overcoming the Challenges of Core Measures Reporting

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

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.

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Remote Care Provider Partners with Humana on Aging in Place Pilot

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

Tech provider Healthsense has partnered with Humana on the national pilot works through Humana’s Humana Cares / Senior Bridge. The insurance provider identified 100 individuals under its Medicare Advantage coverage to participate in the yearlong pilot, with Healthsense 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.

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How Healthsense and Humana are Improving Health Outcomes

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

CAST Supporter Healthsense is teaming up with Humana, a health insurer, to measure the role that in-home sensors and remote monitoring technology can play in improving health outcomes among Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions.

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Remote monitoring pilot study gets under way

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

Humana, a Florida-based insurer, and Healthsense, a Minnesota-based provider of technology services for seniors, have teamed up to study the impact of remote monitoring technology on the elderly.

Focusing on Medicare patients with chronic illnesses, the year-long pilot study will assess the feasibility of using telehealth technology, such as in-home sensors and remote monitoring, to reduce frailty-related and fall-related hospital readmissions.

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Humana Launches Remote Monitoring Initiative

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

Humana has partnered with technology firm Healthsense for a remote monitoring pilot program to measure the effects of in-home sensors and other monitoring technologies on improving health outcomes and reducing readmissions.

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Humana begins remote monitoring, telehealth pilot

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

Major health insurance and wellness provider Humana Inc. and aging services technology company Healthsense have teamed up to enroll 100 Medicare-aged patients in a new remote monitoring pilot program.  The pilot will examine the effectiveness of home-based monitoring devices that may help senior citizens with complex needs or multiple chronic conditions remain healthy and independent for longer.

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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.

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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). 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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