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  • Managing Patient Engagement Technology, Vendor Selection Process

    February 19, 2019 - As healthcare technology continues to advance, it presents ample opportunities for health systems and hospitals to enhance the patient experience. But implementing a new patient engagement technology is easier said than done, as organizations struggle with the technology selection process. The request for proposal (RFP) process is fraught with tough vendor decisions and an onslaught of...

  • Emergency Medical Transportation APM to Drive Patient Care Access

    February 15, 2019 - The Department of Health & Human Services, alongside the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) have launched the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) program. The advanced payment model (APM) will help drive patient care access to the right provider, at the right time, for a better cost. “This model will create a new set of incentives for emergency...

  • CMS Proposal Targets Information Blocking, Patient Data Access

    February 12, 2019 - Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Interoperability and Patient Access Proposed Rule, which seeks to enable easier patient data access and health information exchange. This announcement comes ahead of the festivities at the HIMSS19 conference held this week in Orlando, Fl. Specifically, the rule proposes updates to the MyHealtheData initiative,...

  • Despite Coverage Gains, Underinsurance Hampers Patient Care Access

    February 11, 2019 - Although more patients have access to health insurance, fewer have access to quality, comprehensive health plans just eight years after the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), posing a threat to patient care access, according to the Commonwealth Fund’s Biennial Health Insurance Survey. The survey – which aims to establish the insured rate, the number of patients...


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Telehealth Program to Drive Patient Care Access in Appalachia

A new funding initiative will help address patient care access shortages by using telehealth to connect patients in Appalachia to specialty providers in more physician-dense areas. The $10,000 grant from the National Science Foundation...

Payer Accountability Key for Surprise Medical Bill Legislation

Draft legislation addressing surprise medical bills must include provisions to hold healthcare payers accountable for narrow networks and limited transparency, according to a group of industry organizations led by the American Academy of...

Few Leaders Emerge in Broad Patient Engagement Technology Market

As the search for effective patient engagement technologies continues, providers are looking for a broad set of solutions, according to the 2019 Patient Engagement report from KLAS Research. Although the report noted that organizations...

Patients Ready to Embrace AI, Patient Engagement Technologies

Patients are ready to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into their healthcare experiences, alongside numerous other digital patient engagement technologies, according to a recent survey commissioned by Pegasystems. The survey of...

Managing Patient Engagement Technology, Vendor Selection Process

As healthcare technology continues to advance, it presents ample opportunities for health systems and hospitals to enhance the patient experience. But implementing a new patient engagement technology is easier said than done, as...

Individualized Care Key for Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs

Employers are falling short on offering comprehensive and useful patient wellness programs, often turning to broad company initiatives instead of implementing the individualized programs patients say they want, according to a new Welltok...

Emergency Medical Transportation APM to Drive Patient Care Access

The Department of Health & Human Services, alongside the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) have launched the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) program. The advanced payment model (APM) will help drive...

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