Financial Penalties are Coming, Retain Revenue with Telemedicine

Financial Penalties are Coming, Retain Revenue with Telemedicine

Financial Penalties are Coming, Retain Revenue with Telemedicine Readmissions to the hospital continue to be a focus for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  The Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP) and the Skilled Nursing Value-Based Purchasing Program (SNF VBP) have financial penalties for readmissions to hospital.  Hospitals have

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Curatess™, The Platform Supporting McKnight’s Gold Innovator of the Year

Curatess™, The Platform Supporting McKnight’s Gold Innovator of the Year

Curatess™’ partner Lexington Health Network was awarded the McKnight’s 2017 Innovator of the Year for Excellence in Technology. “It’s creative thinking and action like this that sets high-quality operators apart — and earns recognition, including our ‘Innovator’ Gold Award,” said McKnight’s Editorial Director and Associate Publisher John O’Connor. McKnight’s Long-Term

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New Name, New Website, New Generation – Curatess™

New Name, New Website, New Generation – Curatess™

New Name, New Website, New Generation – Curatess™ Connected for Care has rebranded to the name Curatess™. Curatess™ offers an integrated care coordination platform that enables advanced Telemedicine delivery in post-acute settings. This brand and name change coincides with the launch of 2nd generation product platform. Curatess™ was initially created

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Telemedicine, the New RN Tool

Telemedicine, the New RN Tool

The demands, expectations, and even payment for healthcare services has changed in the recent years.  Regulatory changes have been put in place to require healthcare providers to focus on quality of care.  Programs such as the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program (HRRP), the Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing Program (SNFVBP), and

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Telemedicine, it’s about the Workflow

Telemedicine, it’s about the Workflow

Telemedicine has become a popular topic, but often times, Telemedicine is mistaken for Skype or other video conference sessions.  Telemedicine is more than just a video conference between a patient and a physician.  In the world of Healthcare today, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) or Electronic Health Records (EHR) are used

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Telemedicine Connected Emergency Departments

Telemedicine Connected Emergency Departments

Why would Emergency Departments need to use Telemedicine?   It seems a little unusual to have an Emergency Department (ED) connected via Telemedicine when the ED is located at the hospital with different types of Physicians and specialists who are onsite.  The answer: more efficient coordination of care for the hospital

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Telemedicine Success Story

Telemedicine Success Story

Lexington Health Network (LHN) is a Post-Acute Network (PAN) who operates 10 Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF’s) with over 2000 beds as well as Independent, Assisted, and Supportive Living.  The company also provides Home Health and Hospice services. As a family owned business Lexington Health Network has maintained a unique quality,

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