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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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The road to the technological futureworld we live in is littered with the corpses of technologies that have been replaced by newer, more efficient means.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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National Kidney Month Focuses the Spotlight on Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month; its observation focuses attention on and helps raise awareness about chronic kidney disease (CKD), a condition that affects one in  every 10 adults (age 20 or older) in the United States, as well as a significant number of people who suffer from end-stage renal disease and need dialysis or a kidney transplant. Kidney disease develops when kidneys lose their ability to remove waste…

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