• Featured Story

    CMS Five-Star Ratings: Now everyone’s included

    Starting this month, new changes go in effect for the Five-Star Quality Rating System used by the Center For Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The Star Ratings, which has ranked hospitals and managed-care delivery for years, will now include nursing homes. CMS introduced the Star Ratings system in December 2008 as a way to evaluate …

  • Success Story

    Healthsense detects worsening depression.

    Daniel is a widower, aged 78, and being treated for anxiety, heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and Parkinson’s. Passive monitoring by the Healthsense system detected that Daniel had been spending less time in bed at night over the past two weeks. Daniel’s health plan care manager received an alert from Healthsense, and …