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  1. Humana Expands Reach Of Value-Based Orthopedic Specialty Care To Benefit More Humana Medicare Advantage Members

    Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced that value-based orthopedic specialty care is available for more of its Medicare Advantage members than ever before, with the participation of additional providers in Humana’s bundled payment models for spinal fusion surgeries and hip or knee joint replacement procedures. Humana Announces Second Group of Participants in Spinal Fusion Episode-Based Model Launched earlier this year, Humana’s Spinal Fusion Episode-Based Model is designed specifically to provide

  2. Global Healthy Living Foundation Fights For Medicaid Expansion For Chronic Disease Patients

    The Global Healthy Living Foundation continues to advocate for access to health care for chronic disease patients in response to new guidance provided in late 2018 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of the Treasury allowing for states to apply for waivers under Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 1332 waivers allow states to waive specified provisions of the ACA, provided the state’s waiver plan

  3. Virtua Acquires Lourdes Health System

    Effective July 1, 2019, Virtua has assumed ownership of Lourdes Health System, a transaction that reshapes health care in South Jersey. With its expanded portfolio of services and facilities, Virtua has amplified its reach and reinforced its capacity to provide comprehensive, trusted care that is close-to-home and convenient for residents of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties and beyond

  4. Community Hospice Of Texas And Providence Hospice Professionals Partner With Turn-Key Health To Deploy Specialized Community-Based Palliative Care Program

    The Community Hospice of Texas and Providence Hospice (CHOT) and its highly trained, skilled palliative care professionals are partnering with Turn-Key Health to implement a specialized community-based palliative care program that provides health plan members sustainable high-quality in-home care in the North Central Texas area

  5. LifePod Announces Early Access To First Proactive-Voice Virtual Caregiver Service For Older Adults And Chronic Care Patients At Home

    Winner of the Best of Show award in Patient-Focused Software at the 2019 Bio-IT World, LifePod, the voice-first Virtual Caregiver, today announced early access to its direct-to-family caregivers service

  6. UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution

    UNC Health Care leads the innovation of telehealth by developing a fully integrated solution that enables patients to easily access providers through enhanced functionality of their My UNC Chart patient portal.

  7. Long Island Health Care LLC Partners With Citus Health To Innovate Operations With Digital Health Solutions

    Citus Health, a digital health solutions provider for the post-acute care industry, announced today that Long Island Health Care, LLC (LIHC), a New York-based nurse owned and operated home health care organization, has selected Citus Health to help streamline care coordination and communication as well as automate manual processes

  8. Signify Health Launches Social Determinants Of Health Solution With Proven Outcomes

    Signify Health, a leading provider of technology-enabled in-home care and complex care management services, has announced today the launch of Signify Community, the first and only social determinants of health (SDOH) solution that ties social interventions to quality, satisfaction, and financial outcomes—including 30% reductions in readmissions and 46% reductions in post-acute care spend for high-utilizer safety net populations

  9. American Well® And Cisco To Expand Telehealth In The Home, Via The T.V.

    American Well®, a leading U.S. telehealth company, today announced it is working with Cisco Systems to extend care delivery from hospitals and health systems into the home.

  10. LifePod And iHome Announce Strategic Collaboration To Launch Groundbreaking Proactive-Voice Virtual Caregiver Service

    During CE Week in New York, LifePod Solutions Inc. announced a strategic collaboration with SDI Technologies Inc., and their iHome division, to bring to market a first-of-its-kind proactive-voice service designed to improve the quality of life for family and professional caregivers as they monitor and support their aging relatives or healthcare clients coping with social isolation, various medical conditions or special needs in their homes