SAN DIEGO — Alton Rodgers had just come in from gardening when he suddenly blacked out and collapsed on the floor. The 89-year-old Kentucky native spent about 10 days at Palomar Hospital, where doctors told him a build-up of fluid around his heart was the culprit. Now, shortly after being released, Rodgers got a knock at […]

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A “value-based digital health” reimbursement model as a plausible payment solution for new technology appeared in the 2016 McKinsey Report How Healthcare Systems Can Become Digital-Health Leaders by Gerardo Aue.  The concept advocates that since health systems hold the data needed to measure outcomes, why not use this information to measure the outcomes of digital […]

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eCaring: Bending the Cost Curve with Big Data for Home-Based Patients

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    June 28, 2016

By Sarianne Gruber “There are a lot of tech savvy people making apps for tech-savvy people. It’s a wonderful world that we live in with the ability to do that, but we are not going to bend the cost curve in the United States by providing an app for an otherwise healthy forty-year-old person with […]

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By John Bonazzo eCaring allows aides to send real-time health information to care managers and family members using a customized tablet Home health care has become a $38 billion industry in America, largely because of the increased needs of baby boomers—about 10,000 boomers turn 65 each day and 3.3 million older Americans receive home health care from one […]

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Home healthcare company uses eCaring to stave off ER visits

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    February 3, 2016

SearchHealthIT recently covered eCaring’s partnership with Bestcare, Inc. and detailed how the teams at BestCare use eCaring to keep the chronically ill safe at home. Bestcare’s Brian A. Schiel, vice president of field operations, and Ilyne Rabinowitz, vice president of clinical services, are interviewed about how eCaring reduces costs and improves the quality of care […]

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