Doctors on Call, Cureatr to Reduce New York Hospital Visits

Collaboration to improve care management, transitions of care, and prevent avoidable hospitalizations August 16, 2016 – New York, NY – Doctors on Call, a leading provider of in-home medical services throughout downstate New York, today announced the activation of Cureatr’s network of Care Transition Notifications™ (CTN) and care coordination platform, effective immediately. Cureatr delivers real-time,…

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The PQRs of Healthcare

Healthcare – The final frontier of innovation. Through contentious reform legislation, major consolidations among indemnifying and service providing organizations, the proliferation of new risk-bearing and service providing models of delivery, we are at long last inching towards a modern system. Whether adapting business strategy, shifting operational practices to accommodate value-based and other alternative payment models,…

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Part I of II: Close the Gap

For more than 10 years, industry associations, such as HiMSS, have been exclaiming the virtues of interoperability for its ability to help ‘close the gap.’ This gap could mean gaps in care that result in potentially less effective treatment, as well as, less efficient operations resulting in greater costs for all stakeholders. The eHealth Initiative…

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A Call To Arms: Healthcare Needs Designers

The road to the technological futureworld we live in is littered with the corpses of technologies that have been replaced by newer, more efficient means. Fax machines, pagers, and increasingly the land line telephone are no longer in heavy use. However, while this is true for the greater American public, you can still find them…

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