They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.

They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.

In 2018, senior executives at one of the country’s largest nonprofit hospital chains, Providence, were frustrated. They were spending hundreds of millions of dollars providing free health care to patients. It was eating into their bottom line. The executives, led by Providence’s chief financial officer at the time, devised a solution: a program called Rev-Up. … Read more

Michigan’s HIE partners on post-acute care interoperability

Michigan's HIE partners on post-acute care interoperability

Michigan Health Information Network, a non-profit statewide health information exchange, will integrate PointClickCare’s cloud-based software to facilitate the seamless, automated flow of patient data. why it mattersMihin announced that its partnership with the largest post-acute electronic medical records vendor in the country will now enable 250 new post-acute providers and case managers to exchange real-time … Read more

ATA hosts series this week on the value of virtual care

ATA hosts series this week on the value of virtual care

The American Telemedicine Association has gathered several speakers to share their expertise on integrating virtual care into healthcare delivery. why it matters ATA is taking the week to encourage telehealth solution providers, hospital systems and medical practices, patient advocacy leaders, policy makers and other stakeholders to examine hybrid care models that include personalized and virtual … Read more

How Health Care Workers Got Me Through the Pandemic

How Health Care Workers Got Me Through the Pandemic

How Medical services Laborers Helped Me Through the PandemicThis article is essential for the I Need to Thank You series. We got some information about who helped them through the pandemic; this is a determination of their tales about medical care laborers. We’ve distributed an article about loved ones, and an impending article will zero … Read more

New Boosters Test Covid-Weary Nation.Do Americans Care?

New Boosters Test Covid-Weary Nation.Do Americans Care?

New Sponsors Test Coronavirus Tired Nation.Do Americans Care?It was immunization time at Ethel Brown’s drawn out care home in the Bronx. Once more. Ms. Brown, 95, had previously had four Coronavirus opportunities, and keeping in mind that she was glad to submit to a fifth, this most recent supporter provoked a couple of inquiries. american … Read more

Putting patients’ needs at the heart of a care model

Putting patients' needs at the heart of a care model

Before becoming executive director for Mayo Clinic Asia-Pacific, Royston Lek had been involved in work around direct patient care. He was a former COO of an integrated healthcare services company in China and the managing director in Singapore for a similar company that operates across Asia. In holding these executive roles in healthcare services companies, … Read more

Roundup: NSW Ambulance gets new cardiac care tech and more briefs

Roundup: NSW Ambulance gets new cardiac care tech and more briefs

NSW Ambulance to roll out latest cardiac care tech NSW Ambulance is receiving new technology and equipment worth over A$55 million ($38 million) from the state government to enhance their provision of cardiac care. The ambulance package includes a new cardiac notification platform – supplied by Device Technologies Australia – which improves communication by assisting … Read more

ScionHealth to launch RPM for chronic care at 79 hospitals

ScionHealth to launch RPM for chronic care at 79 hospitals

Louisville-based ScionHealth system, the combined LifePoint Health and Kindred Healthcare delivery network, and Cadence, a New York-based healthcare technology company, are implementing a remote patient monitoring platform starting with 18 community hospitals in 12 states.  WHY IT MATTERS With RPM, ScionHealth patients with chronic conditions could spend more time at home with their families, or … Read more

Amazon Care to shut down at the end of 2022

Amazon Care to shut down at the end of 2022

Amazon plans to sunset its Amazon Care employer offering at the end of the year, according to an internal memo first reported by GeekWire and Fierce Healthcare.  The email from Neil Lindsay, senior vice president of Amazon Health Services, said the service will officially shut down on December 31. The decision only affects Amazon Care … Read more

Health tech startup partners on hospital-at-home care

Health tech startup partners on hospital-at-home care

Following several major healthcare organizations expanding into advanced home-based care, Philadelphia-based Sena Health will help deliver the Salem Acute Care at Home for patients of Salem, New Jersey-based Salem Medical Center. The hospital-at-home startup has the capacity to provide up to 23 hospital-level services at home for medical conditions that would typically require hospital stays … Read more