By Cindy Gaines MSN RN – Perioperative care, which spans the time frame before, during, and after surgical procedures, consists of many vital waypoints in a patient’s medical journey. It requires a coordinated joint effort by clinicians.Read More
By David Hunt – Social isolation is more than an emotional hardship – it can have chronic and quantifiable effects on overall health, especially for older adults. For adults aged 50 and older, social isolation significantly increases their risk of dementia, heart failure, and even premature death.
By Todd Thompson BSN RN – Are you ready to share admissions, discharge and transfer (ADT) data with other providers in 2021? Sharing this information can help improve care coordination and lower readmissions, while failing to do so can put you in violation of a new CMS mandate.
By Dr. Gary Call – Medical experts learn more about the coronavirus every day. New protocols for testing and treatment are becoming the norm, and evolving information emerges daily about the characteristics of COVID-19 and how it presents in individuals.
By Katherine Capps – Our Oct. 9 GTMRx Executive Roundtable yielded a wealth of insights, and in the coming weeks, I’ll share with you more of what we discussed. Suffice to say we’ve reached a critical juncture in our work to advance a more personalized, team-based, comprehensive primary care model—
DirectTrust announced the formation of a Consensus Body with the mission of creating an Implementation Guide to leverage the Direct Standard™ to send and receive Admission, Discharge, Transfer (ADT) notifications.
By Fred Lizza – Among the multitudes of challenges facing providers and patients in healthcare, from lack of access to lack of funds, communication issues are too often overlooked. This is because the way we do things is often seen as secondary to the thing itself.
By Daniel Cidon – Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the need for longitudinal health data and interoperability have never been greater. Providers need access to the full picture of every patient they treat, and epidemiologists need to consolidate data from multiple sources to…
By Andy Aroditis – Accurate patient identification is fundamental component to safe care delivery. Yet, providers remain daunted by EHR systems that contain errors and fail to communicate or transmit information effectively.