Health care quality

Q2i's OARS software application moves to Phase II of National Institute of Health (NIH) clinical trial which will evaluate the application's efficacy in improving Opioid Use Disorder treatment

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:33pm

This comes after a successful Phase I trial and with over 1000 patients it's the largest trial of its kind in the country.

Key Points: 
  • This comes after a successful Phase I trial and with over 1000 patients it's the largest trial of its kind in the country.
  • OARS is designed to increase patient engagement, program adherence, and MAT program availability as well as increasing treatment retention.
  • UCLA is Q2i's academic partner for this project with Dr. Steven Shoptaw leading the research team that is evaluating the OARS software application.
  • Dr. Shoptaw said, "The availability and access gap for OUD patients seeking treatment is a real issue that needs addressing.

Mercy and Humana Team Up to Expand Access to Virtual Health Services and Coordinated Care

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

Key features of the collaboration include:

Key Points: 
  • Key features of the collaboration include:
    Mercy Virtual : Humana Medicare Advantage members now have in-network access to this comprehensive virtual resource, often called a hospital without beds.
  • Staffed with more than 300 clinicians, it offers 24/7 care, such as virtual primary care in the home.
  • Value-Based Care : Mercy and Humana have entered into a contract to provide care that addresses the health of the whole patient.
  • Payment to Mercy physicians by Humana is linked to providing quality care in order to improve the patient experience and health outcomes.

Semler to Participate in the H.C. Wainwright Global Life Sciences Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:03pm

The presentation will be available on-demand beginning March 9, at 7:00 am ET and may be accessed through the following link: http://www.semlerscientific.com/hcwr-global .

Key Points: 
  • The presentation will be available on-demand beginning March 9, at 7:00 am ET and may be accessed through the following link: http://www.semlerscientific.com/hcwr-global .
  • The presentation will be archived for a period of 90 days after the conference.
  • Management will also participate in 1-on-1 calls with investors on March 10 during the conference.
  • Semler Scientific, Inc.is a company thatprovides technology solutions to improve the clinical effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare providers.

Insights on the Medication Adherence Systems & Technologies Global Market to 2025 - Players Include Abiogenix, Actualmeds & Adheretech Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:09pm

The study covers the following:

Key Points: 
  • The study covers the following:
    Demographics and cost burden of targeted chronic diseases.
  • Detailed market projections through 2025.
  • Key marketed products along with information about their regulatory status.
  • Observations and conclusions on the future of medication adherence systems and technologies.

Global Medical Tourism Market Potential 2021: Which Countries have the Highest Number of Incoming Medical Travellers and the US$ Earned

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 5:00pm

DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Medical Tourism Global Potential 2021: Volume 1 - Background and Figures" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Medical Tourism Global Potential 2021: Volume 1 - Background and Figures" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report will help you to understand the competition in terms of which countries have the highest number of incoming medical travellers and the US$ earned, and identify which countries have significant outgoing medical travel flows.
  • Monitoring the ever-changing world of medical tourism is a challenge for every destination and healthcare provider involved in the international patient business.
  • Organisations must adapt their medical tourism strategy in response to a changing market.

Wildflower Health Partners with The ObG Project® to Power Virtual and Value-Based OB Care Delivery

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 4:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Wildflower Health today announced a partnership with The ObG Project, propelling efforts by both companies to re-imagine maternal health by powering virtual and value-based OB care.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Wildflower Health today announced a partnership with The ObG Project, propelling efforts by both companies to re-imagine maternal health by powering virtual and value-based OB care.
  • The ObG Project is the leading professional information resource for women's health and primary care clinicians.
  • Wildflower will also make The ObG Project's premium services available to its clinical partners, enabling robust professional education and clinical guideline alerts to help busy clinicians keep current.
  • About The ObG Project - For physicians, by physicians
    The ObG Project is a digital media company created to deliver guideline-based medical information to physicians and other healthcare professionals.

PointClickCare Partners with CellTrak to Provide Electronic Visit Verification for Home Health Care Providers

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

PointClickCare Technologies , the leader in cloud-based healthcare software for the long-term and post-acute care market, today announced its partnership with CellTrak, a trusted point-of-care data collector, to simplify electronic visit verification (EVV) compliance for home health care providers.

Key Points: 
  • PointClickCare Technologies , the leader in cloud-based healthcare software for the long-term and post-acute care market, today announced its partnership with CellTrak, a trusted point-of-care data collector, to simplify electronic visit verification (EVV) compliance for home health care providers.
  • Providers in all open states can implement CellTraks EVV-compliant solution to streamline care and connectivity and ensure compliance.
  • Further, care teams are able to provide day-to-day care faster and easier, while remaining connected with the entire team at all times.
  • We are excited to partner with PointClickCare to help their home health providers save time, and simplify EVV compliance, said Andrew Kaboff, Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, CellTrak.

Healthcare Bluebook Acquires Quality Division of Quantros, Inc.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Bluebook, an industry leader in delivering clear and actionable healthcare quality and cost information, today announced it has acquired the Quality division of Quantros, Inc., a leading provider of quality analytics software for healthcare providers and payors.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare Bluebook, an industry leader in delivering clear and actionable healthcare quality and cost information, today announced it has acquired the Quality division of Quantros, Inc., a leading provider of quality analytics software for healthcare providers and payors.
  • "Quantros has been a fantastic longtime partner to Bluebook by supplying the 'gold standard' in quality data that informs our transparency solutions for our clients and partners," said Healthcare Bluebook CEO Scott Paddock.
  • The Quantros Quality business leverages a range of powerful data sources to provide insights into the quality performance of hospitals, health systems, payors, data aggregators and healthcare providers nationwide.
  • Healthcare Bluebook uses industry-leading objective quality and price data and claims-driven ROI reporting to deliver healthcare value insights to consumers, employers and healthcare providers and payors.

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contract with US Nephrology Clinic to Provide iUGO Care to Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:01am

Over 36 Million Americans have CKD and the majority of these patients also have either diabetes and/or hypertension, the two primary risk factors for developing Chronic Kidney Disease.

Key Points: 
  • Over 36 Million Americans have CKD and the majority of these patients also have either diabetes and/or hypertension, the two primary risk factors for developing Chronic Kidney Disease.
  • Reliq Health Technologies is a rapidly growing global telemedicine that specializes in developing innovative Virtual Care solutions for the multi-billion dollar Healthcare market.
  • iUGO Care allows complex patients to receive high quality care at home, improving health outcomes, enhancing quality of life for patients and families and reducing the cost of care delivery.
  • iUGO Care provides real-time access to remote patient monitoring data, allowing for timely interventions by the care team to prevent costly hospital readmissions and ER visits.

Statement of NJHA President and CEO Cathy Bennett on Gov. Murphy's FY 2022 Budget Proposal

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 8:19pm

Increasing Charity Care funding and continuing to fund our Regional Coordinator Hospitals is a strong statement of support in recognizing these challenges.

Key Points: 
  • Increasing Charity Care funding and continuing to fund our Regional Coordinator Hospitals is a strong statement of support in recognizing these challenges.
  • NJHA looks forward to working with state leaders during this budget season to ensure that New Jersey's healthcare system can emerge from the pandemic in an even stronger position."
  • Continued funding in the nursing home Medicaid rate to invest in employee wage increases and healthcare quality activities.
  • Transparency around the State's Medicaid MCO spending, in order to reduce healthcare costs and identify best practices.