14 Patient Barriers That May Delay or Prevent Recovery
Business
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Business
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14 Patient Barriers That May Delay or Prevent Recovery

tkilpatrick - September 4, 2014

The conventional wisdom is that if we were able to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our healthcare system, it would improve patient outcomes and lower cost.…

“Unmet Recovery Needs” We Must Address
Finance
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Finance
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“Unmet Recovery Needs” We Must Address

tkilpatrick - August 6, 2014

We can’t afford a healthcare system giving everyone a ride to their doctors, nor one that doesn’t when it is critical for patient recovery.  We can’t afford…

Healthcare Progress Depends On “E Interventions”
Business
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Business
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Healthcare Progress Depends On “E Interventions”

tkilpatrick - July 10, 2014

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable…

Coordinated Care Begins With The Patient
eHealth
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eHealth
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Coordinated Care Begins With The Patient

tkilpatrick - June 17, 2014

Get to know the patient, their needs; then build a care system around them. Get to know the patient, their needs; then build a care system around…

When Will Medicare Part E Transform Healthcare?
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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When Will Medicare Part E Transform Healthcare?

tkilpatrick - May 23, 2014

What is Medicare Part E?Medicare Part E is care that improves patient outcomes, drives shared savings and is not reimbursed by Medicare or other health insurers.  Medicare and most…

Which Free Clinical Services Generate Shared Savings?
Business
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Business
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Which Free Clinical Services Generate Shared Savings?

tkilpatrick - May 6, 2014

The future of our healthcare system may rest on this very question. The future of our healthcare system may rest on this very question. As we transition…

Are You Ready for Medicare Part E?
Business
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Business
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Are You Ready for Medicare Part E?

tkilpatrick - April 26, 2014

If not, you may want to avoid shared savings programs (Accountable Care Organizations “ACOs”, Bundled Payments) or other risk sharing reimbursement arrangements. If not, you may want…

Improving Clinical Outcomes by Addressing Social and Basic Needs
Business
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Business
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Improving Clinical Outcomes by Addressing Social and Basic Needs

tkilpatrick - April 17, 2014

"It is far more important to know what person the disease has than what disease the person has." – Hippocrates – Greek Physician (460 BC to 370 BC)…

Treating Patients Rather Than Primary Diagnosis
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Treating Patients Rather Than Primary Diagnosis

tkilpatrick - April 7, 2014

How will Hospitals transition from treating acute conditions to treating patients?While hospitals try to do everything they can to help a patient, they only get paid for…

Myth: Frequent ER Users Don’t Use Primary Care
eHealth
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eHealth
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Myth: Frequent ER Users Don’t Use Primary Care

tkilpatrick - March 20, 2014

Frequent Emergency Room users (10 or more ER visits per year) averaged 10 physician office visits per year, according to a study published in Health Affairs. It offers insight…