How Post-Acute Referral Automation Enhances Patient Orchestration

Last week, we took a look at how Central Logic enables hospitals to better orchestrate patient movement in, out and around their facilities. The transfer process is at the heart of so many critical periods within the patient’s care journey, yet these handoffs have historically been overlooked when it comes to... Read More

by Central Logic in blog, Transitions of Care

Moving Patients In, Out, & Around the Health System: How Central Logic Is Transforming Care Transitions

The successful completion of our Ensocare acquisition seemed like the perfect time to re-introduce what we do and how we help hospitals and healthcare systems streamline operations, increase revenue and improve both provider and patient satisfaction. Ensocare and Central Logic: Better Together Managing complex patient... Read More

by Central Logic in blog, Transitions of Care

Why Do Care Transitions Remain a Black Hole in Healthcare?

Care transitions between acute and post-acute organizations remains fraught with challenges. They can be inefficient, highly manual, and prone to errors. This has been known for years, yet remains an area that receives little attention and funding. Why is that? This was the central question in a Healthcare IT Today... Read More

by Colin Hung in blog, Transitions of Care

Solving Post-Acute Care Transition Challenges

Hospitals, post-acute providers and payers are facing new pressure amid unprecedented resource constraints due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other industry changes. “The pandemic has disrupted traditional acute-to-post-acute transition patterns, leaving hospitals with limited options to safely and efficiently discharge... Read More

by Ensocare in blog, Transitions of Care, COVID-19

Home Care’s Increased Role During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The path to recovery from COVID-19 can be long and difficult, made even more so when patients are forced by lack of post-acute capacity and other extenuating circumstances to stay within the hospital for longer than is clinically necessary. That’s where, in select cases, discharge to the home can play a prominent... Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in blog, home health, Transitions of Care, COVID-19

Manual Care Transitions Are Having a Bigger Financial Impact Than You Might Think

I’ve traveled to numerous hospitals and conferences to talk to healthcare professionals about the need to have efficient, patient-centric care transitions. What I’ve discovered is just how many people are surprised by the significant financial impact that results from inefficient patient discharge. But those lengthy... Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in Patient Discharge, blog, Transitions of Care

Redefining Clinical Integration: Leveraging Performance Improvement Work to Improve Coordination Across Care Settings

As an observer of trends in healthcare delivery, “value-based care” has represented a ubiquitous theme of the 2000s. While on-going debate exists regarding the cost savings and quality improvement actually realized by value-based care initiatives like CMS’ variety of episode-based bundled payment programs, it is clear... Read More

by Justine Olsen in Value-Based Care, blog, Transitions of Care, Performance Improvement