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    A remote monitoring service (RMS) is the gift that keeps on giving, for everyone.

    The holidays are supposed to be a joyous time, when families come together for traditional celebrations. But many families return home only to find that life isn’t what it used to be for Mom, Dad, or Aunt Jane. Holiday visits are often the first time when loved ones may notice a decline in a senior’s …

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    Managed care capitation: manage the risk, reap the rewards.

    According to the Center for Medicare Services (CMS), more than 10 million people in the United States are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. These Medicare‐Medicaid enrollees – or dually eligible beneficiaries, as they are sometimes called – not only have the highest level of need, they often have the highest level of costs. And …

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    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 …

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    Adding Value to Value-Based Care

    Healthcare professionals have been talking about value-based health care, AKA “Pay for Performance”, for more than ten years. But today the topic is hotter than ever. The overall concept involves health plans, providers, employers, and individual consumers in making choices that consider access, price, quality, efficiency, and alignment of incentives. The National Business Coalition on Health …

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    Independence vs. privacy: Three things you need to know about Remote Monitoring

    In every facet of our lives today, the conflict between security and privacy is a growing concern, from air travel to smartphone data. More and more of our personal information is collected every day in the name of security. And it’s an area of growing concern in America’s burgeoning senior care industry. New-generation Remote Patient …

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