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Unnecessary ED visits from chronically ill patients cost $8.3 billion
Unnecessary ED visits from chronically ill patients cost $8.3 billion By Maria Castellucci  | Modern Healthcare  |  February 7, 2019 About 30% of emergency department visits among patients with common chronic conditions are potentially unnecessary, leading to $8.3 billion in additional costs for the industry, according...
VNA Health Group Pushing Home-Based Primary, Palliative Care with $2.5M Grant
By Robert Holly | Home Health Care News | February 6, 2019 One of the largest home care and community health organizations in the country has landed additional financial support to continue building out its home-based primary care and palliative medicine offerings. Holmdel, New...
Why in-home healthcare is good news for plastics
Tim Jennings, President of Custom Case Group, a manufacturer of casings for the biotech industry among others, explains why the trend towards in-home healthcare is set to benefit the plastics industry. A hundred years ago, most doctor visits took place in the patient’s home. But by the 1940s,...
Knock-knock, It’s The Doctor
By: Sabrina Cupit January 27, 2019 There is a growing trend in health care that’s kind of a “throw back”, doctors making house calls. Insurance company Aetna announced it is teaming up with the Los Angeles-based startup Heal to offer doctor house calls to...
Value-based Care and Financing in Health Care
Value-based health care is a health care delivery model in which providers, including hospitals and physicians, are paid based on patient outcomes. Under value-based care agreements, providers are rewarded for helping patients improve their health, reduce the effects and incidence of chronic disease and live healthier lives in...
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