Closing Communication Gaps to Enable Value-driven Care

As patients progress through various care settings on the road to recovery there are often gaps in communication between healthcare providers. Despite the best intentions of care providers, the transition process remains predominantly manual with inefficient phone calls, faxes and the exchange of paper-based records.... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Reform, Value-based payment models, Healthcare Technology Solutions

Three ways technology can lead to bundled payment success

November 4, 2016 - Managed Healthcare Executive By Luis Castillo, President and CEO of Ensocare As organizations embrace value-based care, they are beginning to appreciate the importance of robust care coordination. The more providers collaborate and communicate, the more likely patients are to receive appropriate,... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Care Coordination, Healthcare Reform, Healthcare IT

Using Technology to Boost Quality Outcomes During Care Transitions

June 6, 2016 - Becker's Hospital Review "Improve quality, optimize efficiency and reduce costs" is a mantra that healthcare organizations all over the country repeat as they aim to navigate new payment models on leaner budgets. To turn these goals into reality, forward-thinking hospitals and health systems are... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Post-acute Care, Healthcare Reform

Using Technology-enabled Care Coordination to Increase Patient Satisfaction

May 24, 2016 - Becker's Hospital Review Hospitalized patients often experience a multitude of feelings—anxiety, fatigue and fear, not to mention possible pain. For those who require further treatment or recovery at post-acute facilities, a poor transition can heighten these feelings, adding stress to an already... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Post-acute Care, Healthcare Reform

Key Steps for Hospitals to Manage Post-Acute Risk

May 10, 2016 - Becker's Hospital Review Every day, hospitals assume more risk as they enter into payment arrangements that directly tie their reimbursements with care quality and cost containment. This is clearly apparent in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Post-acute Care, Healthcare Reform