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WellSky extends REACH with collaboration

November 20, 2019HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - WellSky has partnered with three leading post-acute providers, USA Healthcare, Concierge Home Care and Healthy Living Network, to offer WellSky REACH. The initiative seeks to help post-acute and personal care providers collaborate with payers and risk-bearing health systems using predictive analytics. WellSky REACH (Risk-Enabled, Analytical, and Coordinated Healthcare) is a comprehensive suite of EHR-agnostic capabilities that leverages WellSky's payer expertise and advanced...

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Ascension forms post-acute care division

June 21, 2019HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS - Ascension has formed a new Post-Acute Services Division and named Daniel “Danny” Stricker as its president, according to McKnight's Senior Living. Stricker is COO of subsidiary Ascension Living. Effective July 1, he will provide strategic and operational leadership to the new division, which will include Ascension Living's post-acute services—independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, short-term rehab—as well as home health, hospice, palliative...

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Providers

LifeH2H puts all providers 'on same page'

November 30, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

COLUMBIA, S.C. — LifeH2H has completed an acquisition and plans to launch a new product in 2019 to help other HME providers better position themselves to health systems.“We believe there's an incredible disconnect between the health system and post-acute care,” said Dewey Roof, president of LifeH2H. “What the (health system's) needs are and what they are looking to accomplish, versus what we have to do to be successful as HME providers.”The forthcoming LifeH2H Solutions...

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Smart Talk

Engaged technology: Use tech for seamless transition

April 23, 2018Val Ornoy

A. When a failed transition occurs between acute and post-acute providers, the patient experiences diminished or problematic medication adherence, appointment and treatment compliance failures, and little to no transparency over information that could result in early preventative care measures. Combined, these issues create wide-scale medical crises and increased healthcare costs to healthcare providers, patients and insurers that are often preventable. Not to mention the significant stress and health...

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TwelveStone, VirtueRN tackle fragmented post-acute care market

January 5, 2018HME News Staff

CHAPIN, S.C. - TwelveStone Health Partners and VirtueRN have joined forces to develop a post-acute care technology platform to address the fragmented market for medical equipment and medication services. The platform is expected to streamline workflow processes and increase the level of communication across the continuum of care. “Technology offers the opportunity to ensure that patients get what they need faster and more efficiently,” says Shane Reeves, CEO of TwelveStone Health Partners....

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Providers

Q&A: CareCentrix's John Driscoll

December 29, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. - With all of the noise about the need to reduce healthcare costs, post-acute care is getting a lot of attention these days, and companies like CareCentrix, a health management services provider, are ready for the spotlight, says CEO John Driscoll.Driscoll sees opportunities for its network of post-acute care providers to show how they keep patients home and reduce costs.“In an unmanaged environment, whether it's the government or managed care, they will just take all of the...

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Editorial

How to march the HME industry forward

November 21, 2017Guest Commentary

The constantly evolving HME market, combined with competitive bidding, requires manufacturers and providers to look at their businesses differently. No longer are the days of simply delivering product and billing for reimbursement. Success in the HME industry looks much different than it has even in the last five years. The focus on providing value through innovative solutions in the form of products and services will help allow the industry to provide quality patient care.Providing value for sustainabilityManufacturers...

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Medtrade Spring

Medtrade Spring preview: Take advantage of your unique position

February 17, 2017John Andrews

LAS VEGAS - HME companies are a legitimate care provider in the post-acute spectrum and partnering with health systems and hospitals represents a viable new business model for them, says Cheryl London, director of clinical operations for Crown Point, Ind.-based HealthCall.London will explore how HME companies can insert themselves into the post-acute landscape and secure financially sound relationships with acute care organizations in her Medtrade Spring 2017 session “Adopting New HME Revenue...

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News

The post-acute pack: Can HME provides come out on top?

October 22, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Post-acute care, including HME, is the Wild Wild West of health care, and that's a good thing, several speakers said at the 11th annual HME News Business Summit in September.In response to government pressure, hospitals are flooding their systems with data (think zettabytes) and changing their delivery models (think value vs. fee for service), but where and how they plug in post-acute care, while an increasing priority, is still very much to be determined.“It's a big opportunity,”...

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The post-acute pack: How can HME providers come out on top?

September 18, 2015Liz Beaulieu, Editor

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Post-acute care, including HME, is the Wild Wild West of health care, and that's a good thing, several speakers said last week at the 11th annual HME News Business Summit.In response to government pressure, hospitals are flooding their systems with data (think zettabytes) and changing their delivery models (think value vs. fee for service), but where and how they plug in post-acute care, while an increasing priority, is still very much to be determined.“It's a big opportunity,”...

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