NexusConnexions® Transitional Care Software Helps Greystone Bring Home the Gold Successful transitional care coordination has never been more important than it is right now—and Greystone Healthcare Management understands that better than most. They recently earned the 2017 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Gold Award for establishing the role of Transitional Care Coordinator at their facilities in…Read more
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Communicating to a 65+ Patient Population A recent survey revealed some of the challenges payers (and providers) face when trying to reach a 65+ audience. The survey, conducted by HealthMine, found that 57% of Medicare health plan members aged 65+ said they were unsure if their health plan offered telemedicine. The findings underscore the challenges…Read more
Transitional Care and ACO Quality Measures A recent OIG report shows that ACOs are able to reduce Medicare spending and improve quality but that key areas for improvement still exist. The report, titled “Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations Have Shown Potential for Reducing Spending and Improving Quality” analyzed data on the 33 quality…Read more
Reducing Readmissions with Transitional Care Phone Calls Between the SNF and ER A recent study by the Journal of Hospital Medicine on the “Perspectives of Clinicians at Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) on 30-Day Hospital Readmissions” revealed some key insights into the causes of unplanned returns to the hospital. The study, which collected qualitative interview responses…Read more
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