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Urgent Care Medical Billing for an Improved Profit Margin

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A provider that cares so much about their billing matters and the reliability of those dealing with all these things. Giving a miss to urgent care medical billing or compromising over the urgent care services could be a reason. Let’s get familiar with urgent care and the influence of urgent care profit margins on a provider’s financial status. Why Consider Urgent Care Profit Margin in Billing? Urgent Care Facility.

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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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NYC Health + Hospitals keeps patients out of ER with virtual urgent care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Once the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the health system needed to be able to treat the surge of patients with urgent care needs virtually so they could keep them safely at home and away from the overwhelmed emergency care system.

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Baptist Health Taps TytoCare to Enhance Virtual Care to Patients

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What You Should Know: – TytoCare has partnered with Baptist Health , a full-spectrum health system, to bring Tytocare’s virtual care solutions to patients in Kentucky and Indiana. Why Virtual Care Is Vital to Providers & Patients.

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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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HealthTap Launches Eval360 for Health Plans to Expand PCP Care for Members

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Connecting Members With Primary Care Doctors That Provide Longitudinal Care. HealthTap is a nationwide virtual primary care provider, delivering quality primary care affordably to all Americans, whether or not they have good insurance.

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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. Virtual Primary Care Offering.

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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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3 Types of Data Are Transforming Clinical Care Through Cellular-based RPM

HIT Consultant

RPM has been known for its ability to monitor a patient’s vital signs in near real-time and provide quantitative data to their care team over time. She comes to us with decades of healthcare leadership experience that ranges from acute care to home care.

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Ease of Access: Applying the “911” Principle Across Healthcare

HIT Consultant

The fastest way to access healthcare in the United States isn’t through a primary care physician or urgent care or orchestrated referrals processes. Through three simple numbers, you are whisked into the healthcare system and receive the care you need at that moment. .

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83% of Patients Provided Duplicate Health Info at a Doctor’s Office

HIT Consultant

– This data reveals the direct impacts of inefficient data collection within the healthcare system on patients as doctors are spending too much time inputting duplicate data, and less time providing care.

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Connecting the Dots – Building Data Bridges for a Better Healthcare Future

HIT Consultant

It also has the potential to facilitate better personal health decisions and wellness planning to prevent acute problems later, improve clinical outcomes now, and reduce the need for redundant diagnostic testing. Thread 3: Complex Care and the Rise of Advanced Testing.

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Why It’s Time for Healthcare Organizations to Start Treating Patients Like Consumers

HIT Consultant

When the pandemic disrupted routine procedures and primary care across healthcare, many care delivery organizations believed patients would eventually return to in-person care as they always have once the pandemic was over and restrictions were lifted.

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EHR Data Reveals COVID-19 Vaccines Effective in Preventing Hospitalizations, ER Visits

HIT Consultant

– The study, “Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccines in Preventing Ambulatory and Inpatient Care” analyzes actual data from hospitals around the US and shows that 2-dose COVID-19 vaccinations. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated with six U.S.

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14 Ways to Reduce Long Patient Wait Times

Healthcare Success

It is well-established that longer patient wait times negatively impact patient satisfaction , specifically regarding patient confidence (in the provider) and perceived quality of care. With recent advancements in technology and an explosion of non-urgent care options (e.g.,

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Telehealth Is Just Healthcare Now – One Post-COVID Certainty, Three Reports

Health Populi

This second bar chart comes from the report illustrating the rise of virtual care at the furthest-right bar. with most wellness and well-being care shifting to virtual, and a bulk of outpatient and preventive services going virtual. health care system.

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11 Marketing Strategies that Support Personalized Healthcare

Healthcare Success

In this blog post, you’ll learn: What personalized healthcare (PHC) is, Four personalized healthcare marketing strategies, And seven digital marketing strategies for personalized care. Developing a robust plan for follow-up care (e.g., Preventive care reminders.

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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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Post-Pandemic, U.S. Healthcare is Entering a “Provide More Care For Less” Era – Pondering PwC’s 2022 Forecast

Health Populi

In the COVID-19 pandemic, health care spending in the U.S. Looking around the future corner, the inflators are expected to be: A COVID-19 “hangover,” leading to increased health care services utilization. Health systems finding ways to provide more care using less resources.

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From Better for Me to Better for “We” — NielsenIQ’s New Consumer Hierarchy of Health

Health Populi

People around the world have made health a “proactive priority,” most important to live a longer, healthier life, to avoid preventable diseases, to protect against disease, and to look and feel healthier, according to NielsenIQ’s latest health and wellness report.

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

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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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The 3 A’s That Millennials Want From Healthcare: Affordability, Accessibility, Availability

Health Populi

With lower expectations of and satisfaction with health care, Millennials in America seek three things: available, accessible, and affordable services, research from the Transamerica Center for Health Studies has found. When a Millennial patient needs health care services, s/he tends to dip into savings, use a credit card, or withdraw funds from a 401(k) account to pay for medical spending.

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Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

But the tagline begs the supply side question: “Can the health care system deliver?” But the consumer pressures, along with evidence-based self-service options for health – both for “care” and for wellness, fitness and prevention – bring us to this inflection point for virtual health. Deloitte defines “virtual health” as enabling continuous, connected care via digital and telecommunication technologies.

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Clinical Guidance and Patient Education for Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccines COCA Call  

Briggs Healthcare

COVID-19 vaccination provides protection against serious illness and outcomes associated with COVID-19, including emergency department or urgent care visits, hospitalizations, and death. Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

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Consumers Want Help With Health: Can Healthcare Providers Supply That Demand?

Health Populi

Among people who have health insurance, managing the costs of their medical care doesn’t rank as a top frustration. consumers’ frustrations — above managing the costs of care not covered by insurance. The Oliver Wyman team explored the concept of the new front door in health care several years ago, and since then has been tracking consumers’ use of these alternate entry points.

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Study Confirms mRNA Vaccines Protect Against COVID-19 During Pregnancy

HIT Consultant

This strongly suggests that, along with other preventive measures that expectant mothers or women who are considering getting pregnant can take to promote a healthy pregnancy, getting vaccinated and boosted against COVID should be high on the list.”

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Primary care reimagined: A virtual front door to healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Many healthcare consumers today are disconnecting from traditional primary care, since the current experience is not meeting consumers' expectations, some industry observers say. When consumers disengage, the promise of traditional primary care cannot be realized.

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Ambetter, Teladoc Partner to Launch Virtual Access Health Plan in 4 States

HIT Consultant

– Ambetter Virtual Access is a new, innovative health plan that will support affordable and convenient access to licensed virtual primary care providers as well as access to specialists, mental health providers and a Care Team to assist with navigating the platform and in-network resources.

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How Walmart Could Bolster Healthcare in the Community

Health Populi

Walmart has been a health/care destination for many years. A decade later, can Walmart re-imagine primary care the way the company did low-cost medicines? Here’s a New York Times article from 2014 discussing the company’s vision for expanding primary care. The company that defined Big Box stores in their infancy grew in healthcare, health and wellness over the past two decades, pioneering the $4 generic prescription back in 2006.

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Chest Pain When Lying Down

Healthcare Associates

Your primary care doctor may be able to diagnose and treat you, but they might send you to a heart specialist. Preventing pericarditis. There is no specific way to prevent pericarditis. Prevention and Treatment of Pericarditis.

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Virtua Health offers lessons in creating a Digital Transformation Office, Part 2

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The enterprise health system created six distinct service lines supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The six virtual care programs are as follows. First, Urgent Care Telehealth. " Fourth, Care After COVID, or Long Haulers Program.

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Recommendations for the Novavax COVID-19 Primary Series in Adults Ages 18 and Older

Briggs Healthcare

COVID-19 vaccination provides protection against serious illness and outcomes associated with COVID-19, including emergency department or urgent care visits, hospitalizations, and death. Discuss concerns and/or issues related to preparedness for and/or response to urgent public health threats. Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

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The Recruitment and Retention of Healthcare Workers with Creston Tate | Episode 53 Copy

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In Episode 53 of The Healthcare Leadership Experience Jim Cagliostro is joined by Creston Tate, DO, Medical Director of WellSpan Health Urgent Care to discuss the challenges of hiring healthcare workers in the wake of ‘’The Great Resignation.’’. The growing demand for urgent care.

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The Recruitment and Retention of Healthcare Workers with Creston Tate | Episode 53

Vie Healthcare

In Episode 53 of The Healthcare Leadership Experience Jim Cagliostro is joined by Creston Tate, DO, Medical Director of WellSpan Health Urgent Care to discuss the challenges of hiring healthcare workers in the wake of ‘’The Great Resignation.’’. The growing demand for urgent care.

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Sparrow Health System uses pandemic lessons to expand its virtual care strategic plan

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sparrow's initial goal was to launch on-demand, virtual urgent care to increase access and provide another front door into the health system. Patients enjoyed virtual care. This uncompensated care takes hours out of a provider's day, and a solution was badly needed.

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Telemedicine boosts access, decreases inequities in Montana

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Out of 56 counties in Montana, 55 are designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), limiting access to both urgent and routine medical visits. Montana has unique challenges in providing healthcare to its widely dispersed population of just over 1 million people. THE PROBLEM.

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What Six Medicare Advantage Organizations Are Offering Seniors At Home In 2023

Home Health Care

That flexibility has allowed more plans to offer in-home care services as part of their benefits. NYSE: HUM), UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), Cigna (NYSE: CI) and more have begun to unveil what care services will be available for their members in 2023.

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P3Care Investigates the Importance of Physicians Credentialing Service

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Medical Credentialing Starts with the Moment Clinician Starts Practicing Quality Patient Care. Let’s read about the best 3 justifications for why clinical credentialing is significant: 1) Prevents revenue leakage.

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P3Care Investigates the Importance of Physicians Credentialing Service

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Medical Credentialing Starts with the Moment Clinician Starts Practicing Quality Patient Care. Let’s read about the best 3 justifications for why clinical credentialing is significant: 1) Prevents revenue leakage.

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HLTH21: UnitedHealthcare Launches Virtual-First Health Plan, NavigateNOW

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– Through this new health plan, eligible UnitedHealthcare members will be able to receive various types of care, including wellness, routine, chronic condition management, urgent and behavioral health services, wherever they are. Powered by Optum’s Virtual Care Platform.

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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. So what is primary care, anyway?

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WVU Medicine uses $781K grant to greatly boost telehealth to rural patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In addition to the need for virtual care across the country as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency, West Virginia's transportation constraints, as well as provider availability and dispersion, make long-term virtual services a need.

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CenterWell Home Health President Susan Benoit Discusses Value-Based Care, Partnership Strategies

Home Health Care

The home health leader of one of the nation’s largest health insurers believes the industry will need to be ready to move toward value-based care. s (NYSE: HUM) CenterWell Home Health, relayed at Home Health Care News’ FUTURE event last week. “I