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 […]

WellSky Spotlight Awards: Leadership in Action | Cleveland Clinic

From the WellSky blog: This year at CareForum, we presented our inaugural WellSky Spotlight Awards. These awards recognize clients who have been true partners to WellSky and have pushed us to new limits, enabling greater capabilities for all our clients.   Leadership in Action Award  The Leadership in Action Award recognizes a client who works with WellSky to […]

Best Practices for Referral Management

Post-acute care (PAC) providers rely on referrals from acute care settings to grow their businesses and drive revenue. Current trends such as taking on risk, participating in value-based care, and the modernization of discharge planning, mean PAC providers will need to prepare for a new landscape of care.   As the PAC landscape continues to […]

Takeaways from the Chicago Care Coordination Summit

CarePort® powered by WellSky® recently hosted The Chicago Care Coordination Summit as part of their Thought Leadership Series, which features educational programs detailing how health systems and hospitals are tackling the most pressing issues in care coordination and post-acute care management. The Chicago Summit was a rare opportunity for thought leaders in the Chicagoland area […]

The ACO REACH Model: Your Questions Answered 

Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center announced that the ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (REACH) Model will replace the Global and Professional Direct Contracting Model (GPDC) on January 1, 2023. Read on to learn more about how the new model is different, how it will impact […]

Patient Matching: It’s more complicated than you think

According to HealthIT.gov, patient matching is “the identification and linking of one patient’s data within and across health systems to obtain a comprehensive view of that patient’s health care record. At a minimum, this is accomplished by linking multiple demographic data fields such as name, birth date, phone number, and address.”  It seems straightforward: a […]

Take Six with Rhonda Colson, Project Manager

Can you start by sharing how long you’ve worked at CarePort, and what drew you to the company?  Technically, I’ve worked at CarePort since August 2021. However, I began consulting for CarePort three months before that, in May 2021. I also worked for Extended Care Information Network (ECIN) – which was acquired by Allscripts in 2008 […]

PPCP and CarePort: complex care management

CarePort recently hosted a thought leadership webinar with Preferred Primary Care Providers (PPCP), the largest independent primary care practice in Western Pennsylvania. Prior to implementing CarePort, PPCP struggled to understand real-time events emergency department (ED) visits, readmissions, and referral patterns from hospitals and post-acute providers, and relied upon data from various sources – including ADT […]

PPCP and CarePort: real-time patient management

CarePort recently hosted a thought leadership webinar with Preferred Primary Care Providers (PPCP), the largest independent primary care practice in Western Pennsylvania. Joining us for the discussion were Justin Dunn, Director of Operations and Planning; Vanessa Blaha, MSN, MBA, RN, Director of Care Management; and Stewart Gregerson, Operations Business Analyst all from Agilon Health, PPCP’s […]

Ambulatory providers: achieving TCM success

As hospitals and health systems increasingly rely on ambulatory care providers to support patient care outside the four walls of a hospital, ambulatory providers must work to ensure a patient’s successful transition and recovery when moving from one care setting to another – such as from the hospital to the home. To improve pa­tient transitions […]