Patient Engagement: a Patient or a Physician Challenge?

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As we enter 2015, healthcare providers everywhere continue their relentless pursuit of the Holy Grail of healthcare – patient engagement. Spurred on by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Meaningful Use and an ever-expanding health IT industry, hospitals, medical groups and physicians this year are on pace to invest even more money on Personal…

Part II – Frequent ED Users: Transitioning from Volume to Value

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personal injury solicitors In December, I discussed the Ever Growing Challenge posed by Frequent ED Users, their prevalence and their characteristics. Here, I’d like to explain why the combination of emergency department (ED) case management, care networks and workflow automation is a pragmatic approach that increases each of the components that encompass value in healthcare…