Practice Management

ESO Publishes Peer-Reviewed Paper On Prehospital Ketamine Use At A National Level

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:13pm

The study uses data from the ESO Data Collaborative, one of the largest prehospital research databases in the country.

Key Points: 
  • The study uses data from the ESO Data Collaborative, one of the largest prehospital research databases in the country.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210611005060/en/
    The ketamine conversation has reached a national, mainstream audience, said Dr. Brent Myers, Chief Medical Officer for ESO.
  • EMS Ketamine Administrations: Based on data from the ESO Data Collaborative, EMS administered ketamine to 11,291 patients from January 1, 2019-December 31, 2019.
  • ESO (ESO Solutions, Inc.) is dedicated to improving community health and safety through the power of data.

Global Medical REIT Inc. Board Declares 2021 Second Quarter Common and Preferred Dividends

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 9:05pm

Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE) (the Company or GMRE), a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires purpose-built healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share, announced today that its Board of Directors (Board) has declared the Companys 2021 second quarter common and preferred dividends.

Key Points: 
  • Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE) (the Company or GMRE), a net-lease medical office real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires purpose-built healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share, announced today that its Board of Directors (Board) has declared the Companys 2021 second quarter common and preferred dividends.
  • The Board has declared the Companys 2021 second quarter cash dividend of $0.205 per share of common stock and unit, which will be paid July 8, 2021 to common stockholders and unitholders of record as of June 24, 2021.
  • This represents the Companys quarterly dividend on its Series A Preferred Stock for the period from April 30, 2021 through July 30, 2021.
  • Global Medical REIT is a net-lease medical office REIT that acquires purpose-built specialized healthcare facilities and leases those facilities to strong healthcare systems and physician groups with leading market share.

Dr. Kara Huncik Named Medical Director for Hands of Hope, the Pediatric Care Team of Agape Care South Carolina

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:14pm

Hands of Hope , Agape Cares pediatric program, is pleased to announce that Kara Huncik, M.D., has joined the team as Medical Director.

Key Points: 
  • Hands of Hope , Agape Cares pediatric program, is pleased to announce that Kara Huncik, M.D., has joined the team as Medical Director.
  • Dr. Huncik attended medical school at the University of Tennessee and performed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Childrens Hospital.
  • Were thrilled to welcome Dr. Huncik to Hands of Hope and our Agape Care family, Agape Care CEO Troy Yarborough said.
  • As a regional leader in hospice and palliative care, Agape Care Group proudly serves more than 1,500 patients across South Carolina and Georgia.

National Value-Based Care Leader Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization Chooses ClosedLoop.ai

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:10pm

ClosedLoop.ai , healthcares data science platform, today announced a new relationship with Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization (PBACO), one of the nations leading and most successful physician-led ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Key Points: 
  • ClosedLoop.ai , healthcares data science platform, today announced a new relationship with Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization (PBACO), one of the nations leading and most successful physician-led ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).
  • PBACOs current focus is using Explainable AI to reduce readmissions, identify palliative care needs, and improve renal outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease.
  • Palm Beach ACO has a track record of leveraging data to improve physician decision making and patient outcomes, said David Klebonis, COO of Palm Beach ACO.
  • Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization, LLC (PBACO) is a wholly physician-owned and operated organization.

Hartford HealthCare Selects Upfront as its Partner in Transforming the Patient Experience

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 3:00pm

Hartford HealthCare (HHC) will leverage Upfront Healthcares patient engagement and communication platform to further their goal of transforming the digital patient experience enterprise-wide, building on the success with Upfront for COVID-19 vaccine coordination.

Key Points: 
  • Hartford HealthCare (HHC) will leverage Upfront Healthcares patient engagement and communication platform to further their goal of transforming the digital patient experience enterprise-wide, building on the success with Upfront for COVID-19 vaccine coordination.
  • Upfront delivers dynamic, digital care navigation to improve patient experience, increase necessary visits, reduce no-shows and improve population health performance.
  • In this sense, Upfront will play a critical role in helping us reinvent the patient experience.
  • Using advanced analytics, personalized content and strategic calls-to-action, Upfront aligns patient care needs with health system resources through a 1:1 digital experience based on deep healthcare operations and patient engagement experience.

AdhereTech Announces Partnership with AARDEX Group to Boost Medication Adherence with Smart Pill Bottle, Software and Data Analytics

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

The collaboration will link AARDEXs proprietary Medication Event Monitoring System (MEMS) with AdhereTech's Smart Adherence System, featuring the AdhereTech Smart Pill Bottle.

Key Points: 
  • The collaboration will link AARDEXs proprietary Medication Event Monitoring System (MEMS) with AdhereTech's Smart Adherence System, featuring the AdhereTech Smart Pill Bottle.
  • As a Smart Devices Partner, AdhereTech participates in AARDEXs ever-growing ecosystem of MEMS Adherence Hardware .
  • The combination of our real-time data from AdhereTechs Smart Adherence System with AARDEX MEMS AS will help to improve medication adherence in the important area of clinical trials.
  • AdhereTechs medication adherence programs are customized using real-time data from our pioneering smart devices to help patients effortlessly stick to their medication schedules.

Upward Health Announces Contract with Clover Health to Serve Patients In Four States Under New Direct Contracting Initiative

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:45pm

As Clover scales Clover Home Care through Direct Contracting, the company has contracted with Upward Health to provide integrated home-based medical and behavioral care for aligned beneficiaries with complex needs in the States of New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Texas.

Key Points: 
  • As Clover scales Clover Home Care through Direct Contracting, the company has contracted with Upward Health to provide integrated home-based medical and behavioral care for aligned beneficiaries with complex needs in the States of New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Texas.
  • Clover is focused on reducing costs through improved health outcomes, and scaling home-based care for our most vulnerable beneficiaries through CMS Direct Contracting model is a key component of our strategy.
  • Upward Health is excited to work with Clover Health and its Participant Providers on this important program said Glen Moller, CEO of Upward Health.
  • Clover Health (Nasdaq: CLOV) is a next-generation insurance company dedicated to achieving health equity for all Americans.

Juniper Advisory Adds Raymond Grady as a Senior Advisor

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:24pm

Juniper Advisory announced that Raymond Grady has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor.

Key Points: 
  • Juniper Advisory announced that Raymond Grady has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor.
  • Throughout his career, Grady has partnered with community stakeholders, clinical professionals and regulatory agencies overseeing hospital partnership transactions.
  • At Juniper, Grady intends to help clients build quality and diversity into their strategic plans, as well provide practical advice regarding opportunities for business combinations.
  • We are privileged to have him join our team, noted Rex Burgdorfer , Partner at Juniper Advisory.

Cloud Security Alliance New Telehealth Risk Management Guidance to Help Ensure Privacy and Security of Patient Information

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:05pm

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the worlds leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced the release of Telehealth Risk Management , new guidance from the CSA Health Information Management Working Group , which focuses on the importance of healthcare delivery organizations (HDO) having processes and controls in place to ensure the privacy and security of telehealth patient information in the cloud in accordance with HIPAA privacy rules and the GDPR.

Key Points: 
  • The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the worlds leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced the release of Telehealth Risk Management , new guidance from the CSA Health Information Management Working Group , which focuses on the importance of healthcare delivery organizations (HDO) having processes and controls in place to ensure the privacy and security of telehealth patient information in the cloud in accordance with HIPAA privacy rules and the GDPR.
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, the rules governing telehealth changed dramatically, prompting health delivery organizations to quickly update and revise their governance and risk programs.
  • An HDOs ability to manage telehealth data and the associated processes is essential to achieving its data security and data privacy goals.
  • The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is the worlds leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment.

Virtual Care Today and Tomorrow Presented at WHCC

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 12:01pm

From initial contact to triage, consults with physicians and specialists, and even diagnosis and monitoring with digital devices, integrated health care delivery systems now offer these end-to-end journeys.

Key Points: 
  • From initial contact to triage, consults with physicians and specialists, and even diagnosis and monitoring with digital devices, integrated health care delivery systems now offer these end-to-end journeys.
  • An in-depth look at how integrated multispecialty medical groups and systems have charted and built true virtual care pathways was presented at the World Health Care Congress June 8 10 event, in Virtual Care: Furthering Consumer-Centric Health Care Transformation.
  • We are better able to deliver proactive care when people need it, increase touchpoints, lower costs, and simplify interactions for both patients and providers with a deeply integrated, end-to-end digital delivery option.
  • Henry Ford is targeting a 15% annual average for digital care delivery in 2021 with a 77% satisfaction rating.