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North Carolina Association of Pharmacists Endorses VUCA Health’s MedsOnCue Medication Video Library Service

Posted in Press Releases on Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

VUCA Health announced today that the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP), recognized as the essential organization representing pharmacy in North Carolina, has endorsed MedsOnCue video library service. NCAP will leverage the solution to provide members with medication counseling videos containing comprehensive information on medications through a convenient, digitally-accessible method.

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.

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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.

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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.