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HCSC Launches Virtual Primary Care, Powered by Teladoc Health

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) announces it is expanding its virtual care portfolio by offering virtual primary care to some midsize and large employer groups in Illinois and Texas starting January 1, 2023.

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94% of Consumers are Satisfied with Virtual Primary Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – For people who have used virtual primary care, the vast majority of them (94%) are satisfied with their experience, and nearly four in five (79%) say it has allowed them to take charge of their health.

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TytoCare Launches the Home Smart Clinic, the First Remote Primary Care Offering for the Entire Family

HIT Consultant

TytoCare is a virtual care company working with leading health plans and providers to roll out the Home Smart Clinic, an offering that enables accessible, high-quality primary care from home, with no compromises.

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Zócalo Health Raises $5M to Launch Primary Care Services for Latinos

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: Zócalo Health , a Latino-founded healthcare service designed for Latino patients, announced that it’s closed on $5M in seed funding to support its launch of virtual primary care services in California, Texas, and Washington this year. – COVID-19 care. “We

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Virtual Primary Care Reimagined With A Virtual First Health Plan

HIT Consultant

The promise of primary care on improved health outcomes has been proven over time. These positive relationships often improve patient satisfaction, yielding higher engagement and utilization of primary care services. A different approach to primary care is in order.

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Primary Care Model Focused On NPs Launches To Increase Access To Primary Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: Healthcare startup Greater Good Health has launched the industry’s first primary care model centered around nurse practitioners (NPs), just as more states are allowing NPs to practice without physician supervision. Digital Health Health IT model Primary Care

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athenahealth Alums Launches Fold Health: Digital Health Tech Stack For Primary Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – A team of serial health tech entrepreneurs who sold their mobile EHR app to athenahealth has announced the launch of ed Fold Health , the first interoperable digital health tech stack for primary care.

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What’s Causing Fewer Primary Care Visits in the US?

Health Populi

Americans who have commercial health insurance (say, through an employer or union) are rarely thought to face barriers to receiving health care — in particular, primary care, that front line provider and on-ramp to the health care system.

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It's time for primary care to take advantage of advanced technology

Healthcare It News

Primary care in the U.S. On one hand, the value of primary care physicians has never been higher. On the other hand, the threats to primary care have never been greater. primary care today? Team-based and technology-enabled care changes that.

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First Stop Health Launches Virtual Primary Care for Access to Urgent Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – First Stop Health® (FSH), a virtual care provider in the areas of telemedicine and virtual mental health, today announced the availability of Virtual Primary Care for its clients and members throughout the U.S. How FSH Virtual Primary Care Features.

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Aetna & Crossover Health Launches Primary Care Health Plan Benefit

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Crossover Health and Aetna have partnered to bring new primary care options to Seattle area employers and their employees. Aetna Advanced Primary Health Overview. Health IT Aetna Crossover Health model physical therapy Primary Care Virtual Care

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First Stop Health Adds Virtual Primary Care as Whole-Person, Digital-First Service

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – First Stop Health adds virtual primary care as a whole-person, digital-first service to address urgent, preventive and chronic care needs for members. were left without care options for routine and long-term issues.

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Banner Health Launches Primary Care Health Plan in Northern Colorado

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Banner Health is teamed up with the leader in value-based advanced primary care, Hue Health , to launch a new direct primary care health plan called 39North.

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Redefining PPE As Primary Care, Public Health, and Health Equity – The Community PPE Index

Health Populi

” Perhaps Definition 3 in the OED could be updated by a blog published online in the September 25, 2020, issue of Health Affairs, A New “PPE” For A Thriving Community: Public Health, Primary Care, Health Equity. Primary care in the U.S.

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How CrossFit and 23andMe Are Moving from Health to Primary Care

Health Populi

As we see the medical and acute care sector moving toward health and wellness, there’s a sort of equal and opposite reaction moving from the other end of the continuum of health/care: that is, wellness and fitness companies blurring into health care.

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Primary Care in the U.S. – Still a Weak Backbone for the Health of Health Citizens

Health Populi

are still among the least likely to have a regular doctor or place to go for care. Thus, millions of Americans continue to lack access to primary care compared with peers in other nations, according to a report from The Commonwealth Fund. and care for society.”

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Teladoc Health Expands Virtual Primary Care to Health Plans

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Teladoc Health today announced it is expanding its virtual primary care service, Primary360 to commercial health plans, employers and other organizations that sponsor healthcare for individuals and families in the United States.

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A plea from a family medicine resident: We must recognize the changing nature of primary care to prevent an exodus of doctors

Healthy Debate

The post A plea from a family medicine resident: We must recognize the changing nature of primary care to prevent an exodus of doctors appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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The Heart Health Continuum at #CES2023 – From Prevention and Monitoring to Healthy Eating and Sleep

Health Populi

And that includes heart health, which is ubiquitous at #CES2023 if you consider the holistic journey of the consumer and her heart, from prevention and fitness to tracking and treatment, and care at home — clinical, social, and nutrition.

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Pharmacies Grow for Primary Care On-Ramps – And J.D. Power Says Consumers Like That

Health Populi

More use of primary care services also drove greater satisfaction and spending per consumer at a rate of $11 more spending per person. But Walmart has been expanding its primary care services — so we’ll watch to see in 2021’s J.D.

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SCAN Group Launches Home-Based Primary Care Arm ‘Welcome Health’

Home Health Care

SCAN Group has entered into the in-home senior primary care space with the launch of Welcome Health. Dr. Scott Weingarten will serve as CEO of the independent primary care medical group moving forward. We will also care for them using telehealth.”.

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The Paradoxical Legal Treatment of Preventive Medicine

Bill Of Health

Preventive medicine is a tool used by individual patients, primary care physicians, and governmental agencies to preempt illnesses rather than to treat them after they have arisen. My new project explores the ways law perpetuates the paradox of preventive medicine.

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Primary Care 2.0 – How Crossover Health is “Re-Bundling” Health Care

Health Populi

bn , much of which went into niche applications like lab testing, medication adherence, and on-demand triage for urgent care. These companies targeting primary care components represent the “unbundling of the family doctor,” as CB Insights recently coined the market trend.

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Pearl Health Raises $18M to Support Independent Primary Care Physicians

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Pearl Health , a New York City-based primary care physicians (PCP) group today announced it has raised $18M in Series A funding led by a16z , with AlleyCorp and Kevin Ryan participating. Health IT Startups physicians Primary Care

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Q/A: Podimetrics CEO Talks Preventing Diabetic Amputations

HIT Consultant

Diabetes prevention is one of the biggest challenges in the healthcare industry as more than 37 million Americans (11.3% That’s why we collaborated with the American Diabetes Association just this past year to launch the Amputation Prevention Alliance.

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Omada Health, Intermountain, Castell to Establish Integrated, Virtual Care Option for Diabetes Management and Prevention

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Omada Health and Castell , an Intermountain value-based care subsidiary, announced a first-of-its kind partnership – creating a new, integrated virtual care model to reach and help more at-risk patients through proven prevention and Diabetes programs.

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Primary Care Case Management in Medicaid: A Strategy for Supporting Primary Care in Rural Areas

NASHP

Primary care case management (PCCM) programs are one of the oldest types of Medicaid managed care, but over time most states have shifted to use managed care organizations (MCOs) to deliver services to Medicaid participants. Tier III HC Care Management.

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State Strategies to Support the Future of the Primary Care Physician and Nursing Workforce

NASHP

State Strategies to Support the Future of the Primary Care Physician and Nursing Workforce December 7, 2022 / by Elaine Chhean , Anita Cardwell , Lauren Block (Aurrera Health Group), and Sarah Tocher (Aurrera Health Group).

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New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Health Populi

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum , from Kaufman, Hall & Associates.

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‘We Are Making Very Bold Moves’: CVS Health Targets Home Health, Primary Care Investments

Home Health Care

In December, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) shared its strategy for “revolutionizing” the consumer experience through its primary care, payer, digital and omnichannel health services offerings, including home health care. Home Health Care Innovation Medicare Advantage Aetna CVS Health

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How technology can help primary care emerge stronger from a second wave of Covid-19

Health Care Leader News

Dr Mark Davies, chief medical officer for IBM and Watson Health EMEA, discusses how primary care can use technology to help recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. While great progress was made in the summer, there is still a backlog of non-Covid care created by the first wave.

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5 ways to prevent nosebleeds from stress

Healthcare Associates

5 ways to prevent nosebleeds from stress. Of course, lots of curious kiddos wind up in the emergency room or urgent care every year with a nosebleed caused by a Lego or marble stuck up the nose. 5 ways to prevent nosebleeds from stress.

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Use of Preventive Health Services Declined Among Commercially Insured People – With Big Differences in Telehealth for Non-White People, Castlight Finds

Health Populi

Declines in preventive care services like cancer screenings and blood glucose testing concern employers, whose continued to cover health insurance for employees during the pandemic. Take preventive services across the entire national commercial population in the study.

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Sharp Pain in Ear | 7 Causes of Sharp Pain in Ear, Prevention, Treatments & More

Healthcare Associates

Tips on Preventing Ear Pain Ear pain can be tricky to prevent, especially if you aren’t sure what’s causing it. However, it helps to know what causes sinus and ear infections so you can take the proper steps to prevent them.

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Partnering Up in the Health Care Ecosystem to Drive Transformation – for Organizations and Health Consumers Alike

Health Populi

“Partnerships, including JVs and alliances with other healthcare organizations and with new entrants, are just one way to access new capabilities, unlock speed to market, and achieve capital, scale, and operational efficiencies” in health care transformations.

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COVID-19 telemonitoring tool adapted to prevent heat-related illness

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In the Lazio region, GPs, health care workers and primary care services are supervising and caring for patients during heatwaves using the LazioAdvice teleconsultation system and Lazio Doctor per COVID app.

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What Are Patients Looking for in a Doctor? It Depends on Who You Ask…and Their Race

Health Populi

consumers and 277 Castle Connolly health care professionals.

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Ten Forces Shaping Health Care in 2021: A View from CVS Health

Health Populi

Expanding omni-channel, data-driven, cost-effective health care in the community, tailoring that care, and attending to mental health paint the picture of health through the lens of CVS Health. The Next Step Forward in Cardiac Care. Tailor Care to the Older Patient.

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McKinsey’s Six Shifts To Add Life to Years — and One More to Consider

Health Populi

health care treatments), and environment (such as climate and clean air and water, digitization, among other external factors).

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Lark Health Raises $100M for Digital Care Management & Prevention Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Lark Health , a healthcare technology company aimed at delivering infinitely scalable, virtual chronic and preventative healthcare through conversational AI announced it has raised $100M in Series D funding led by Deerfield Management Company.

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Virtual Health Tech Enables the Continuum of Health from Hospital to Home

Health Populi

In the COVID-19 pandemic, as peoples’ daily lives shifted closer and closer to home, and for some weeks and months home-all-the-time, health care, too, moved beyond brick-and-mortar hospitals and doctors’ offices.

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Health Care Planning for 2022 – Start with a Pandemic, Then Pivot to Health and Happiness

Health Populi

I frequently use this book when conducting futures and scenario planning sessions with clients in health/care. He decides, as the text quotes him, “to start to be twice as careful and be twice as smart… aiming my eyeballs in different directions.”

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The Digital Transformation of Patients – Update from Rock Health and Stanford

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic accelerated digital transformation of organizations, including health care providers. This represents a shift more to “me care” in 2020 with the sharp uptake of digital platforms and wearable tech.