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  • Healthcare Quality Week
    #HealthcareQualityWeek is brought to you by NAHQ and is a dedicated time to acknowledge the progress made by healthcare and quality professionals toward improving patient outcomes .  Vedant Health provides our partners with the highest quality in health care testing and validation solutions. This means better patient care through cost effective, unfailing data.
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  • Global Handwashing Day!
    To beat the COVID-19 virus today and ensure better health outcomes beyond the pandemic, Vedant Health is promoting The Global Handwashing Partnership's Hand Hygiene For All campaign.  October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, an advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. #GlobalHandwashingDay #HandHygieneforAll 
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  • eTech Insight – Evaluating the Risks of Emerging Technology in Healthcare
    Balancing Emerging Technology Solution Innovations Against Risk CIOs and CMIOs are bombarded daily with emails and texts from emerging technology vendors that are desperate to find healthcare provider clients that are more likely to take on higher risk levels for new technologies that address critical healthcare delivery needs. Healthcare organizations may consider new innovative technology products if the associated risk factors are within the benchmarks set by executive management. Risk fac...
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  • eTech Insight – Wearable Technology is Emerging as a Key RPM Strategy
    Improving Healthcare Quality for Episodes of Virtual Care As healthcare reimbursement moves toward a higher adoption of value-based care (VBC), the ability to effectively monitor and manage high-risk patients becomes a critical factor for organization viability. The fee for service (FFS) reimbursement model focuses on managing patients that optimize the care delivery environments of the provider. In most cases, patients must travel to primary care clinics or to specialty clinics to receive ca...
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  • Charge Reconciliation – Closing the Charge Capture Loop
    By: David Fletcher, President Charge reconciliation is an important process within a healthcare organization’s revenue cycle.  To ensure consistent, timely and accurate charge capture and resolution of pending charges, each department must have staff responsible for completing charge reconciliation daily. This charge reconciliation process at most organizations often involves generating reports and reviewing clinical documentation for each patient to verify accurate charging has o...
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  • eTech Insight – March of the Killer Robots: The Good Kind
    Reliable and Safe Robotic Disinfection Processes for Healthcare Facilities Hospital-acquired infections and patients with highly infectious diseases have always been a challenge for healthcare systems to manage. COVID-19 elevated the need to develop a higher level of cleaning and sanitization processes to protect staff and patients. Healthcare executives acquired a new awareness of the needs for different housecleaning approaches that would be needed to provide safer, faster, and less costly ...
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  • Can Providers Survive in a Low-Cost Reimbursement Environment?
    A Scenario Model of the Emerging Reimbursement and Payer Environments In the last article I introduced the UK Style Healthcare (M4A) quadrant of the scenario model for the US based on emerging reimbursement and payer environments. Another quadrant of this model (see Figure 1), is the Low-Cost Survivors quadrant. This quadrant will likely be driven by potential medical rate setting regulations. This is an environment that is as frightening to the current Medical Industrial Complex (MIC) as the...
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  • M4A, Can Providers Meet the Challenge?
    A Scenario Model of the Emerging Reimbursement and Payer Environments In the last article I introduced a scenario model for the US based on emerging reimbursement and payer environments. One of quadrants in this model (see Figure 1), is the UK Style Healthcare Quadrant. This is the quadrant that may also be associated with the “Medicare for All (M4A)” healthcare environment that is part of the political platform of some Democratic presidential candidates. This is the environment t...
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  • Potential in Patient Engagement
    We all know that with the move to value-based care (VBC), patient engagement is a hot topic, and patient engagement platforms are getting a lot of love. There are a lot of companies trying to make the perfect platform. Patient engagement has been important not only with telehealth and VBC but also with the COVID-19 crisis. As we point out in two of our latest eTech Spotlights, PROCLE Healthworks and Force Therapeutics are two patient engagement vendors that are demonstrating ...
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  • It's not too late!
    Vedant Health Summer Trivia Series Question #2 - What does your TestStream HealthScore tell you about your system? There's still time to enter! Like this post and submit your answer by 5pm today, Thursday 8/27, for a chance to win a camp cup. Summer's not over yet; don’t miss out!  Enter here: http://vedanthealth.com/trivia-s2/ #MedicalLaboratoryProfessionals #LISValidation #BloodBankValidation #HISValidation #SummerTrivia #TakeYourDrinkOutside #HospitalInformationSystem #L...
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