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The Making Care Primary Model: How it is revolutionizing primary care

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Making Care Primary (MCP) model, a voluntary program launching in eight states on July 1, 2024, transforms primary care delivery by emphasizing access to high-quality, comprehensive primary care services. It does this by promoting care coordination, patient engagement, and population health management, with the ultimate aim of […]

5 Takeaways from the New York Care Coordination Summit

WellSky® recently hosted The New York Care Coordination Summit as part of their Thought Leadership Series — educational programs detailing how health systems and hospitals are tackling the most pressing issues in care coordination and post-acute care management today.   This summit was an opportunity for industry leaders to come together to discuss, innovate, and collaborate. […]

Improving Post-Acute Care and Cost with Technology

WellSky recently hosted an exclusive virtual event for post-acute care executives from across the country. Kraig McKinley, Vice President of Post-Acute at WellSky, led an interactive discussion on industry trends and care transition challenges post-acute providers are facing. Kraig was joined by Kelly Zalokar, Vice President of Strategic Marketing at Legacy Health Services, and Lisa […]

Post-Acute Authorization: Challenges and Opportunities

Post-acute authorization, also known as prior authorization for post-acute care (PAC), requires information from both the referring provider and the post-acute facility taking over the patient’s care. It’s then sent to the payer or convener, who either approves or denies the patient’s post-acute stay. Because it was designed to control unnecessary utilization and ensure the […]

5 Ways Patient Engagement Can Improve Outcomes

The most critical and vulnerable time in a patient’s healthcare journey is the period immediately following hospital discharge — during the transition to the home or another healthcare setting. This is because transitions of care can disrupt continuity of care, which is vital for effective management of chronic conditions or complex medical needs. The loss […]

Managing Post-Acute Care to Improve Quality and Reduce Costs

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As the shift to value-based care continues to change the landscape of the healthcare industry, providers are embracing the reality that value-based care represents the future of healthcare in the United States. Driven by unsustainable costs, stakeholders’ push for value, and support from the federal government, value-based payment models aim to reduce spending while improving […]

Extending your Epic Investment: How to Optimize your EMR for Success

According to the 2022 Healthcare Provider IT Report from Bain & Company and KLAS Research, cross-solution interoperability and poor electronic medical record (EMR) integration are some of the biggest challenges providers are facing with their current tech stacks. Additionally, providers are struggling to keep up with the rapid pace of change leading to increasingly disparate […]

Care Coordination Trends to Watch in 2023

With 2022 in the rearview, we’re looking forward to 2023. The aftermath of the pandemic, combined with the financial climate and an increasing need for technology and data, have dramatically changed the health care landscape. Just like any new year in the care coordination space, 2023 will bring its fair share of challenges, but also […]

Value-Based Care & Intelligent Care Management 

With patients demanding more cost-effective care and engagement with providers, telehealth and other digitally based services becoming more commonplace, and care delivery shifting to the home, the healthcare delivery system needs to embrace value-based care.   One of the most important ways providers can adapt to the changes is to shift toward intelligent care management. […]

Wine with CarePort: Improving the Current State of Care Coordination for Physician Practices

CarePort®, powered by WellSky®, recently hosted an exclusive virtual event for ambulatory executives from across the country that paired insightful discussion with a delicious wine tasting experience.   Tommy Gotreaux, Senior Clinical Solutions Architect, Sara Radkiewicz, Head of Product, and Merritt Leopard, Area Vice President at CarePort, led an interactive discussion on evolving value-based care programs, […]

Highlights from the State of the Industry webinar

CarePort®, powered by WellSky® recently hosted a webinar with Dr. Lissy Hu, President of Connected Networks at WellSky and Rob Fisher, General Manager & Senior Vice President at WellSky.   Accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare delivery has dramatically changed. Efficiently discharging the patient from the hospital isn’t enough. Now, it’s more important than ever to […] uses cookies to help ensure the best possible experience for users.