Research Finds Significant Patient Portal Benefits For Remote Patient Monitoring

  It has been found that people who engage with healthcare providers through online patient portals benefit from improved health outcomes. Researchers at The University of Texas partnered with UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas to study the patient portal logs for 3,266 patients with congestive heart failure over 12 years.   Multiple benefits of […]

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New Sources of Revenue and Chronic Care Management Software Drive Care Coordinator Hiring

Propelled by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the move towards fee-for-value care delivery models versus fee-for-service, chronic care management services (CCM) have the potential to significantly reduce healthcare spending. Patients who have the education and training they need to manage their chronic illness will incur lower healthcare costs. The overall goal of CCM services is […]

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Dismantling the Hurdles of Chronic Care Management

Using the right Chronic Care Management company facilitates improving patient outcomes In 2011, The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) landmark publication “Crossing the Quality Chasm” sent shockwaves through the healthcare system by raising serious doubts about the quality of healthcare in the United States.  Since then, reimbursement models have undergone a paradigm shift from compensating quantity […]

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5 Things to Consider Before Implementing e-Prescribing

Offering important advantages like fewer errors, decision support, improved adherence, and reduced adverse drug events, e-prescribing has skyrocketed in the past several years. In April 2014, 70% of physicians were issuing Surescripts network e-prescriptions and 96% of community pharmacies were enabled to accept them. If your practice is not on board yet, a few key […]

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Haven’t Hired a Chronic Care Management Coordinator Yet? You Will Soon

In 2010, almost half of all Americans (147 million people) were living with a chronic condition and were responsible for 84 percent of all U.S. healthcare spending. Despite advances in diagnostic testing and initiatives to identify preventable diseases, the number of individuals with chronic diseases is expected to continue to grow – that is, unless […]

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