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.
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.
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!
From an evolution standpoint, the methods for information transfer and communication have come a long way from the days of the telegraph. Up until the 1990s, the fax machine was the most widely used communication device in almost all industries. The 21st century ushered in a new age of mobile and web-based communication tools. The American healthcare system, however, remains stuck in the past. As it stands, approximately 75% of all medical communication still takes place via fax. While an overwhelming majority of clinics, hospitals, and post-acute care (PAC) providers have digitized their patient records, the means to share this electronic information across different healthcare settings proves difficult.
Collaborating across the continuum of care is becoming increasingly important, a point crystallized by one health care technology company’s rapid growth—and success in bringing together some of the nation’s largest home health and private duty providers, as well as rehabilitation companies and health systems.
As patient communication increases, Crystal Lake-based Centegra Health System finds readmission rates decrease.
A primary focus in health care, from hospitals, the government and private insurers, is to improve treatment and efficiency. One key measurement: readmission rates.