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In brief: CCS launches PropheSee, Vertess’ Smith recognized

June 12, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – CCS has launched PropheSee, an AI-powered predictive model for health care organizations focused on improving adherence in people with diabetes who use a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device.  With the deployment of this new predictive model, CCS has observed increases in adherence rates among targeted, high-risk patient cohorts by as much as 50% compared to control groups. The increase in adherence resulted from tech-enabled, personalized interventions based on risk...

CCS, Edgepark, Medtrade, Nymbl Systems, PropheSee, Vertess


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CCS Launches AI-powered model

June 11, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – CCS has launched PropheSee, an AI-powered predictive model for healthcare organizations focused on improving adherence in people with diabetes who use a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device.  With the deployment of this new predictive model, CCS has observed increases in adherence rates among targeted, high-risk patient cohorts by as much as 50% compared to control groups. The increase in adherence resulted from tech-enabled, personalized interventions based on risk classification,...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), CCS, Diabetes, PropheSee


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Promotions: Encore Health, CCS

April 25, 2024HME News Staff

LIVINGSTONE, Tenn. – Encore Healthcare has promoted Carrie Proffitt, RRT, to senior vice president of operations. Over the last few years, her role has evolved from clinical operations to overall operations of Encore’s software and service business lines. In her previous role as vice president of clinical operations, Proffitt demonstrated exceptional leadership, dedication and a deep commitment to Encore's mission, the company says.  Dallas-based CCS has named Scott Streator...

CCS, Encore Healthcare


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In brief: Medtrade’s attendance, CCS’s CVS Health hire 

March 29, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – Medtrade officials say attendance at the industry’s annual trade show increased 25% this year compared to last year. “This year’s Medtrade attracted more than 2,300 qualified attendees,” said Kerry Tyler, associate show director. The show drew attendees from every state except Rhode Island and from 35 countries, officials say. As part of the New Product Awards sponsored by HomeCare Media at Medtrade, attendees selected Jover Walker Cover by Jover for Providers’...

2024, CCS, Medtrade


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CCS ‘on right track’ 

March 13, 2024Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

GLP-1 medications misconception: Nearly 60% of diabetes patients surveyed by CCS mistakenly believe that GLP-1 medications alone are a silver bullet for managing their health. However, these drugs need to be integrated into a long-term holistic care plan.  Education and support gap: The survey results highlight a real need for better education and support for patients managing their diabetes. Diabetes suppliers are well-positioned to...

CCS, Coaching, Diabetes, Education, GLP-1


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In brief: AAH on cath fraud & CCS on GLP-1s

March 8, 2024HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – AAHomecare has issued a statement affirming its support for the government to implement real-time monitoring of claims to detect potential fraud and abuse, in response to news reports of potential Medicare fraud by a handful of intermittent catheter companies.  AAHomecare's statement, which was shared with CMS and Capitol Hill, also reiterates recommendations for federal government initiatives to better monitor DME supplier billing practices and trends, including:  Increased...

AAHomecare, Catheter, CCS, Diabetes, Noridian, Soleo Health


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CCS survey: Education lacking for diabetes

March 7, 2024HME News Staff

DALLAS – CCS engaged independent market research firm PureSpectrum to survey more than 1,500 people living with diabetes to understand their attitude on an array of timely issues, including growing demand for GLP-1 weight loss drugs.  The survey found 57% of people with diabetes think GLP-1 weight loss drugs alone may be a silver bullet for helping achieve their health goals.  “GLP-1 weight loss drugs alone are not a silver bullet when it comes to improving the health...

CCS, Diabetes, GLP-1


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In brief: Medline’s buy, AAH’s white paper, Cardinal’s focus on at-Home Solutions

January 12, 2024HME News Staff

NORTHFIELD, Ill. – Medline has acquired United Medco, a national provider and partner of supplemental benefits and member engagement solutions.  The transaction marks a significant milestone in the growth of Medline’s health plans business by augmenting the company’s distribution capabilities and expanding its supplemental benefit offerings.  "In today’s evolving post-acute care space, Medline remains a company committed to investing in emerging markets,...

3M, Cardinal Health at-Home, CCS, Medline, United Medco


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CCS sends supplies to Ukraine

January 11, 2024HME News Staff

DENVER – CCS, a leading chronic care management company, will partner with a global distributor of donated medical supplies, equipment and services to medical facilities in underserved communities, to send much-needed medical supplies to those affected by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The collaboration was initiated by the compassionate employees of CCS who understand the profound impact and challenges of living in countries with limited healthcare resources.” "We have...

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CCS powers ‘health care journey at home’

February 17, 2023Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

DALLAS – As a practicing physician, Arti Masturzo, CCS Medical’s first-ever chief medical officer, knows it’s hard to inspire patients to follow advice that will make them healthier.  “I’m a big believer that everyone in health care, every interaction we have with the patient, we owe it to that patient to maximize the impact we have during that interaction,” she said. “When we get patients to trust us, they stay with us for years, and I look at this...

Arti Masturzo, CCS, Diabetes


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