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Ensocare Manager Brings Marketing Prowess to MBA Students

At Ensocare, we make our impact on the healthcare field by providing care coordination and discharge management solutions that enable providers to improve patient care. But one Ensocare employee is making a difference in another way entirely: by teaching the healthcare leaders of today and tomorrow. Read More

by Marc Costanzo in Hospital Culture, Employee Profile

How Investments In Tech Help Narrow Networks and Patient Choice Coexist

Right now, two phrases are shaping the post-acute care conversation, and at first glance, it appears as if these two concepts are diametrically opposed to one another. The first phrase is “patient choice.” The second is “narrow network.” Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Narrow Networks

Managing Risk During and After Patient Discharge

No matter who your patient is, there’s no way to avoid a certain degree of risk. If there were, preventing readmissions would be a much easier prospect. Read More

by Luis Castillo in Care Transitions, Risk Stratification, Patient Discharge

How Genomics Can Bring Precision to Care Transitions

In this first installment of a monthly column called “It Things in Healthcare IT,” Luis Castillo talks genomics and the potential impact on the patient transition process. Read More

by Luis Castillo in Care Transitions, Genomics

Ensocare CEO Advises Tech Students: Choose Healthcare IT [VIDEO]

“Saving a patient’s life…that’s pretty cool.” In this short video, Ensocare President and CEO Luis Castillo shares his advice for students who are interested in entering the IT field. Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Healthcare IT, Healthcare Technology Solutions

PHI to a Sandwich Shop? It’s Time to Secure Your Post-Acute Network

I want to tell you a story. This is something that happened to a customer of ours, but they weren’t a customer at the time this particular story took place. If they were, I would be mortified. Read More

by Luis Castillo in Post-acute Care, Care Transitions, Patient Safety

Luis Castillo Talks Biometrics and Wearable Tech on InterviewsNOW

Recently, Ensocare CEO Luis Castillo joined Roberta Mullin on InterviewsNOW, a featured program of HealthcareNOW radio. During their wide-ranging discussion, they touch on, "how biometric information collected passively through wearable technology can play a key role in managing patients post-discharge. The discussion... Read More

by Ensocare in Patient and Family Engagement, Mobile Technology

The State of Interoperability In Healthcare

Even as the healthcare information technology (IT) field has made strides to facilitate cooperation between EHRs (electronic health records), it’s become abundantly clear that we still have a way to go to achieve anything approaching complete and total interoperability. Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Care Coordination Software, Interoperability

Ensocare Junior Web Developer Embraces Change

Chad White knows a thing or two about change. Not only did he become a parent to his daughter, Noelle, in the last couple years, the Ensocare Junior Web Developer also recently transitioned into a new career in the IT field. After spending more than a decade in graphic design and corporate sign production, Chad took a... Read More

by Kathy Sullivan in Healthcare IT, Employee Profile

Building a Narrow Network that Providers and Patients Will Love

We need to talk about narrow networks. With healthcare costs escalating, payers are looking into every possible avenue to ensure profitability. As a result, the idea of the narrow network has grown in popularity. Insurers no doubt want to steer their covered patients toward those facilities that strike the perfect... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Narrow Networks, Payers