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Improving care for chronically ill, older patients

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 12:05:12 PM by Monica Ginsburg in Home, in Hospitals

Nurse-led approach helps cut costs, spur recovery

Caring for older patients living with complex health and social needs is one of the biggest challenges for the healthcare system. It’s a challenge that will continue to intensify as the baby boom generation ages.

Mary Naylor, director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, is the lead architect of the Transitional Care Model (TCM), a nurse-led approach designed to help improve the care of seniors coping with multiple chronic conditions who experience frequent episodes of acute illness. The goal is to partner with patients, family caregivers and other clinicians to improve the patient’s health and quality of life. Studies consistently show that this model helps lower hospital readmission rates and reduce per-patient healthcare costs.

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The Unsung Heroes - Case Management Week 2018

Posted on Oct 12, 2018 4:31:37 PM by Monica Ginsburg in Home, in casemanagement, in Post-Acute, in Hospitals

 

Case managers are often the unsung heroes in a patient’s recovery. In conjunction with National Case Management Week, we asked for nominations for influential case managers who deserve some extra recognition. We were looking for professionals who are passionate about their work and go the extra mile for their patients. We found all that and more.

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#IHeartHIT - US National Health IT Week

Posted on Oct 12, 2018 9:50:38 AM by Megan Gilmore in Home, in Post-Acute, in Hospitals

At PreparedHealth, the #IHeartHIT campaign hits home for us. We’ve made it our mission to make it possible to age and deliver care in the home and to do so, we’ve built a team of talented, smart people who are passionate about creating technology that changes lives. Our team is made up of data scientists, social workers, nurses, designers, healthcare experts, engineers, product owners, marketers, and more, yet we all have a personal reason of why we joined this mission. Read below to hear just a few of our stories:

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2018 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo

Posted on Oct 5, 2018 10:40:58 AM by PreparedHealth in Events, in Home, in Post-Acute

Our team is headed to the 2018 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo with the National Association for Home Care and Hospice. Join us in Grapevine, TX to discover what's next in the post-acute field and how we are connecting care providers from hospital to home. Will you be there? Reach out or find us in the expo. We'd love to get connected. 

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enTouch selected as one of the best new ideas in healthcare today

Posted on Sep 27, 2018 8:47:14 AM by PreparedHealth in News, in Press Release, in Home, in Hospitals

PreparedHealth is thrilled to be listed as one of four finalists in Vizient's sixth annual Innovation Challenge, an event designed to highlight the best new ideas in healthcare today. The Innovation Challenge will be held on Oct. 3 at 3:45 p.m. as part of the opening general session for the 2018 Vizient Connections Summit to be held at The Wynn in Las Vegas.

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11th Annual Regional DV-NJ Chapters HIMSS Conference

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 8:49:54 AM by PreparedHealth in Events, in Home

 

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18th Annual Illinois Case Management and Transitions of Care Conference

Posted on Sep 14, 2018 4:06:54 PM by PreparedHealth in Events, in Home

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2018 HHCN Summit - Chicago

Posted on Sep 14, 2018 3:35:34 PM by PreparedHealth in Home, in Events

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Bowes In Home Care joins enTouch Network in Chicago Market

Posted on Sep 11, 2018 6:30:00 AM by Megan Gilmore in Home, in Post-Acute, in Press Release, in News

enTouch continues to expand network across Chicago to streamline care from hospital to home

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2018 Healthcare Analytics Summit - Digital Innovators Showcase

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 4:30:00 PM by Megan Gilmore in News, in Hospitals, in Home

Our team is headed to Salt Lake City today to join healthcare's top innovators at Health Catalyst's Healthcare Analytics Summit. We're excited to network with our peers who are making a difference in healthcare. Will you be there? Find us in the Digital Innovators Showcase!

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