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What do patients want out of patient engagement apps?

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For many patients, even routine medical procedures can be an anxiety-ridden experience. As most don’t have a medical background, just going into the doctor’s office for something other than an annual physical exam can be intimidating. We all want to be reassured when undergoing something that…

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Caregiver Support – AARP and GetWellNetwork support caregivers with interactive resources

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Every year, more than 40 million caregivers, mostly family members, provide care to loved ones who are recovering from a hospital stay or wish to “age in place.” These individuals are often charged with a dizzying array of responsibilities to ensure their loved ones recover from an illness or…

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Bridging the digital divide: Improving patient experience across care settings

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Keeping patients with chronic conditions compliant with their care plans. Ensuring patients are following their discharge instructions to avoid readmissions.

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2018 year in review

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The digital health ecosystem continued to explode in 2018, with an influx of new investment dollars and hundreds of vendors offering wide-ranging solutions. We also saw heightened recognition by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) of digital health innovations as proven tools to support…

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Revenue and Reimbursement Virtual Check-Ins Remote Patient Monitoring

Three new codes for remote patient monitoring to launch in January

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On November 1st, CMS announced several new billing codes to incentivize the use of technology to engage with patients at home when it released the final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for 2019. The rule includes additional amendments designed to accelerate the use of virtual check-ins and remote…

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4 tips for a more meaningful patient engagement strategy

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Having a great plan of care is important for a successful surgery and an optimal recovery. But the plan is only valuable if it’s followed. Engagement ensures patients become active stakeholders in their own health, empowering them to reach out proactively for the information they need. It also…

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Patient Engagement Automation

Is automated patient outreach the same as engagement?

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Hospitals and health systems are aware of the fact that poor communication following discharge is a problem that contributes to preventable complications and readmissions. And poor support after discharge not only impacts outcomes. It also decreases patient satisfaction.

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Patient Safety Bundled Payments Patient Engagement Care Team Efficiency Post-Acute Care Management

Why post-acute care management matters now more than ever

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Historically, hospitals and health systems have largely focused on the services they’re providing, with little control or insight into what happens with patients who are discharged to skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and other post-acute care settings.                               …

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Lightening the load: How non-clinical staff enable patient engagement

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Digital engagement solutions have been helping providers enhance patient experience, improve the health of populations and lower the cost of delivering care. Health systems and practices that have adopted these automated engagement solutions often find that they offload a great deal of…

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Inside story: Why we acquired HealthLoop

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GetWellNetwork started on the premise that a more active and involved patient is a better, healthier patient. And, that our relentless focus will be to make healthcare better for the next person up to the plate in a life-defining moment. While I always thought we would have an impact on patient…

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