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Turn-Key Health Demonstrates Evidence of Practice with National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th Edition

Press Release | December 12, 18

PHILADELPHIA - December 12, 2018 - Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, announces its home-based palliative care solution demonstrates evidence of practice with the recently released National Consensus Project’s Clinical Practice Guidelines for Quality Palliative Care, 4th edition. The guidelines create a blueprint for excellence by establishing a comprehensive foundation for gold-standard palliative care delivery to all people living with a serious or advanced illness, regardless of their diagnosis, prognosis, age or setting. Kathy Brandt, MS, writer and editor of the NCP Guidelines, and principal and founder, the kb group, says, “It is gratifying to see an organization of this stature step up early to ensure that their model aligns with the guidelines, serving as an example of industry leadership. I’ve reviewed Turn-Key’s key clinical documents and am impressed by the harmony between the new edition of the NCP Guidelines and Turn-Key’s approach to care. By engaging my organization to perform this review, Turn-Key continues its role as a pioneer, raising the bar for the palliative care community and bringing greater awareness to the advances of community-based care that are occurring nationwide." The guidelines in this fourth edition focus on ensuring access to palliative care for all seriously ill people in...
Press Release, | Dec 04, 2018

Turn-Key Health Appoints John J. Rydzewski to Board of Directors: Industry Thought Leader, Managed Care Expert, Financial Advisor

PHILADELPHIA –  December 4, 2018 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, announces that John J. Rydzewski, senior advisor, PJ SOLOMON has joined the Turn-Key board of directors. Rydzewski brings senior level, diverse professional experience in multiple healthcare sectors including skilled nursing, behavioral health and managed care and directorships of both publicly held and […]

News & Insights, | Nov 26, 2018

Coverage of Social Determinants of Health have implications for SNFs

Publication: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Article: Coverage of Social Determinants of Health have implications for SNFs By: Cyndi Seiwert, Chief Operating Officer, Turn-Key Health Health disparities and complex social determinants of health (SDoH) have historically compromised patient access to quality care. But policy changes announced recently from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are expected to […]

News & Insights, | Nov 16, 2018

Symbiosis of Specialized Population Health and Systemized Palliative Care

Publication: Population Health News Article: Symbiosis of Specialized Population Health and Systemized Palliative Care By: Greer Myers, President, Turn-Key Health One of the most notable synergies in this current healthcare environment is the growing complement between two disciplines: population health, which focuses on improving the health of populations, with a special emphasis on reducing disparities in […]

News & Insights, | Nov 14, 2018

Digital collaboration can improve palliative care

Publication: Internet Health Management Article: Digital collaboration can improve palliative care Feeling lonely and isolated from friends, family and familiar places is more than simply an emotional quagmire for millions of Americans. Many contend that these issues may represent a greater public health hazard than obesity or smoking. While this is a challenge that transcends […]

Press Release, White Papers, | Nov 13, 2018

Turn-Key Health Publishes New White Paper – Home-Based Palliative Care: A Playbook for Health Systems to Optimize Care for Advanced Illness

PHILADELPHIA – November 13, 2018 – With the release of its new white paper, authors at Turn-Key Health document the value of specialized palliative care to effectively manage serious or advanced illness populations, providing health systems, at-risk provider groups and other organizations with a playbook for optimizing these services to improve quality and decrease expense. Download […]

News & Insights, | Oct 30, 2018

Reimbursement limitations on home healthcare are being loosened

Publication: Modern Healthcare Article: Reimbursement limitations on home healthcare are being loosened Every month, nurses visit Shirley Ehlers’ home in Oceanside, Calif., to help care for her multiple chronic medical problems and keep her from having to make an avoidable trip to the hospital. The nurses help Ehlers, a 73-year-old retired nurse with diabetes, asthma, heart problems […]

News & Insights, | Oct 16, 2018

Why ACOs Need More From HIT

Publication: Health IT Outcomes Article: Why ACOs Need More From HIT Read More

Press Release, | Oct 10, 2018

Turn-Key Health Hosts AHIP Panel, October 16, 2018: Highlights CMS Expansion of Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefits Coverage

 PHILADELPHIA – October 10, 2018 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, serving health plans, provider organizations and their members who experience a serious or advanced illness, will host the panel “Join the Momentum: CMS Changes Expand Opportunities to Improve Care for Seriously Ill Beneficiaries, October 16, 2018, 7:45-8:30 a.m. Moderated by Greer Myers, president, Turn-Key Health, the presentation includes […]

Press Release, | Oct 08, 2018

Turn-Key Health Welcomes Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, to Advisory Board: Gerontology Professor, Researcher on Chronically Ill Seniors, Architect of Transitional Care Model

PHILADELPHIA –  September 26, 2018 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, serving health plans, provider organizations and their members who experience a serious or advanced illness, announces that Mary D. Naylor, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology and director of the New Courtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University […]

Press Release, | Oct 02, 2018

National Healthcare Policy, Finance & Management Expert, Former Presidential Advisor and CMS Administrator Nancy-Ann DeParle Joins Turn-Key Health Board of Directors

PHILADELPHIA – October 2, 2018 –Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, serving health plans, provider organizations and their members who experience a serious or advanced illness, announces that healthcare leader Nancy-Ann DeParle, one of the country’s prominent experts on healthcare policy, management and financing, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. DeParle previously served as […]

News & Insights, | Sep 25, 2018

Four Ways ACOs Can Achieve Success in Home-Based Palliative Care

Publication: Managed Healthcare ExecutiveArticle: Four Ways ACOs Can Achieve Success in Home-Based Palliative Care Read The Article

Press Release, | Sep 20, 2018

Turn-Key Health Expands Advisory Board, Appoints Randall S. Krakauer, MD, MBA: Medicare & Managed Care Expert, Former Medical Director at Aetna, Cigna

PHILADELPHIA – September 20, 2018 –Turn-Key Health (TKH), an Enclara Healthcare company, serving health plans, provider organizations and their members who experience a serious or advanced illness, named prominent physician-healthcare leader, managed care strategist and distinguished scholar Randall S. Krakauer, M.D., MBA, to its Advisory Board. Throughout his career, Dr. Krakauer held senior level positions […]

News & Insights, | Sep 13, 2018

Innovative, Specialized Palliative Care Programs Help ACOs Improve Patient Care, Achieve Success in Medicare Shared Savings Program

Publication: Healthcare Intelligence Network Article: Innovative, Specialized Palliative Care Programs Help ACOs Improve Patient Care, Achieve Success in Medicare Shared Savings Program Download The Article

News & Insights, | Sep 11, 2018

When Medical Home Models Include Palliative Care, Quality Improves

Publication: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Article: When Medical Home Models Include Palliative Care, Quality Improves by Cyndi Seiwert Read More

Press Release, | Aug 22, 2018

As CMS Pushes ACOs to Take on More Risk for MSSP, Turn-Key Health Points to Home-Based Palliative Care as a Value-Based Strategy

PHILADELPHIA – August 22, 2018 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an affiliate of Enclara Healthcare, serving health plans, provider organizations and their members who are experiencing a serious or advanced illness, advises accountable care organizations (ACOs) to introduce home-based palliative care as a strategy for achieving success in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Turn-Key’s community-based palliative care model, which can be rapidly deployed in […]

News & Insights, | Jul 31, 2018

Tough Questions & Palliative Care

Publication: Benefits Pro Download Link: Tough Questions & Palliative Care

News & Insights, White Papers, | Jul 18, 2018

Innovations in Medicare Advantage to Improve Care for Seriously Ill Patients

Publication: Duke – Margolis Center for Health Policy, July 2018 Link: Innovations in Medicare Advantage to Improve Care for Seriously Ill Patients  Download The Article

News & Insights, | Jul 16, 2018

SNFS Can Incorporate Palliative Care To Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Publication: McKnight’s Download Link: SNFS Can Incorporate Palliative Care To Reduce Hospital Readmissions by Cyndi Seiwert Read More

Press Release, | Jul 12, 2018

Turn-Key Health Presents at GHCC 2018

Person-Centered Strategies for Palliative Care Reduce Costs, Improve Quality of Life for Members with a Serious or Advanced Illness  PHILADELPHIA – July 12, 2018 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an affiliate of Enclara Healthcare, serving health plans, provider organizations and their members who are experiencing a serious or advanced illness, announces that John Halsey, vice president, Payer […]

News & Insights, | Jun 01, 2018

When Population Health Integrates Palliative Care, Medical Homes Better Address their Patients with an Advanced Illness

Publication: Population Health News Download Link: When Population Health Integrates Palliative Care, Medical Homes Better Address their Patients with an Advanced Illness by Greer Myers

News & Insights, | May 15, 2018

Opinion: Extend Reach of Patient-Centered Medical Home, Enhance Physician Practice with Specialized Community-Based Palliative Care

Publication: MD Mag Article:  Opinion: Extend Reach of Patient-Centered Medical Home, Enhance Physician Practice with Specialized Community-Based Palliative Care  

News & Insights, | Dec 11, 2017

Palliative Care Improves Outcomes for Those with COPD

Publication: McKnight Article: Palliative Care Improves Outcomes for Those with COPD

News & Insights, | Nov 16, 2017

Changing The Conversation: New Model Of Home-Based Palliative Care For Patients With Serious Illnesses

Publication: Health Affairs Article: Changing The Conversation: New Model Of Home-Based Palliative Care For Patients With Serious Illnesses

Press Release, | Nov 08, 2017

Turn-Key Health Helps Individuals with Advanced Illness Overcome Barriers Accessing Palliative Care, Exhibits at CAPC 2017

PHILADELPHIA – November 8, 2017 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), a population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members with advanced illness, will be exhibiting as a silver-level sponsor of the CAPC National Seminar 2017, “Practical Tools for Making Change,”  November 9–11, 2017, Sheraton Grand Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona, and invites attendees to visit its […]

Press Release, | Oct 16, 2017

Turn-Key Health Presents Innovative Approaches to Advanced Illness Care at Society of Actuaries Meeting

Showcases Opportunities to Improve Quality, Impact Cost PHILADELPHIA – October 16, 2017 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), a population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members with advanced illness, announces Ian Duncan, FSA, FIA, FCIA, FCA, MAAA, adjunct associate professor, Statistics & Applied Probability, University of California Santa Barbara, Matthew Harker, MBA, MPH, associate […]

Press Release, | Sep 25, 2017

The Role of Specialty Palliative Care to Empower Patients

Read first part of Turn-Key Health’s three-part white paper, “Recalibrating Population Health Management to Include Community-Based Palliative Care.” PHILADELPHIA – September 25, 2017 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), a population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members with advanced illness, announces that Terri Maxwell, Ph.D., APRN, chief clinical officer, TKH, will present “Advanced Illness […]

Press Release, White Papers, | Sep 14, 2017

Turn-Key Health Offers Strategies for Health Payers, Effectively Addresses the Impact of Advanced Illnesses, Expands Understanding of End-of-Life Care

Download part one of three-part series: “Recalibrating Population Health Management to Include Community-Based Palliative Care” PHILADELPHIA – September 14, 2017 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an advanced illness population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members, announces the release of the first part of its three-part white paper, “Effectively Addressing the Impact of Advanced […]

News & Insights, | Jul 21, 2017

5 strategies to improve care for members with advanced disease

Publication: Managed Healthcare Executive Five strategies to improve care for members with advanced disease

News & Insights, | Jun 08, 2017

Optimizing Population Health Management

Publication: McKnight’s Optimizing Population Health Management  

Press Release, | Jun 05, 2017

Turn-Key Health at AHIP 2017: Five Key Components for Successfully Managing Advanced Illness within Broader Population Health Management Program

AHIP Institute & Expo 2017, Austin, TX, June 7 – 9, 2017 Booth #1122 PHILADELPHIA – June 5, 2017 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), an advanced illness population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members, will exhibit at AHIP’s Institute & Expo 2017, Austin, TX, June 7 – 9, 2017 and showcase the capabilities […]

Press Release, | May 10, 2017

Turn-Key Health Points to Key Trends in Palliative Care Impacting Health Payer Adoption: Predictive Analytics, Value-Based Care, Patient Engagement and Satisfaction

PHILADELPHIA – May 10, 2017 – Turn-Key Health (TKH), a population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members with advanced illness, highlights key market trends that will impact palliative care and its adoption by the nation’s healthcare payers: data-sharing and specialized predictive analytics, value-based care, and patient/caregiver engagement that enhances satisfaction with care. […]

News & Insights, | Apr 13, 2017

Payers Address a Growing Issue in Population Health Management—Non-Beneficial Treatment at End of Life

Publication: Population Health News Download Link: Payers Address a Growing Issue in Population Health Management— Non-Beneficial Treatment at End of Life by Greer Myers  

News & Insights, | Apr 11, 2017

Optimize Pop Health Management for Patients with Serious Illnesses

Publication: Health IT Outcomes Optimize Pop Health Management For Patients With Serious Illnesses

News & Insights, | Apr 03, 2017

Community-Based Care Models That Reduce Re-Hospitalization

Publication: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Community-based care models that reduce re-hospitalization

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Turn-Key Health Underscores Value of Community-Based Palliative Care to Accountable Care Organizations and At-risk Provider Organizations

Visit Turn-Key Health: Booth P PHILADELPHIA – April 3, 2017 – Turn-Key Health, a population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members with advanced illness, points to the role of community-based palliative care in the growing number of ACO and health system settings, a  topic for discussion at the upcoming National Association of ACOs (NAACO) Spring 2017 […]

News & Insights, | Mar 30, 2017

Addressing Care Quality, Economic Burdens of Serious Illnesses

Publication: McKnight’s Senior Living Addressing care quality, economic burdens of serious illnesses  

Press Release, | Mar 13, 2017

Turn-Key Health Chief Clinical Officer Terri Maxwell Joins Strategic Solutions Network Panel, Discusses Best Practices and Alternative Care Models for High-Risk Patients

PHILADELPHIA – March 13, 2017 – Turn-Key Health, a population health management (PHM) company serving payers and their members with advanced illnesses, announces Terri Maxwell, Ph.D., APRN, chief clinical officer, Turn-Key Health, will participate in a panel discussion, “Innovations in Models of Care and Care Transitions,” 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Strategic Solutions Network (SSN) Best Practices for High Risk Populations, […]

News & Insights, | Mar 01, 2017

PopHealth News: Innovations in Community-Based, Advanced Illness Care: A Population Health Approach for Payers

To better meet the needs of members with advanced illness—among our nation’s most vulnerable populations—healthcare payers recognize the value of population health management (PHM). However, their PHM programs often fail to provide the specialized approach that is required. Payers can optimize PHM for seriously ill members by offering a model that includes advanced illness management (AIM) integrated with palliative care interventions. This […]

Press Release, | Feb 22, 2017

Turn-Key Health Poster Session, AAHPM & HPNA Assembly, Demonstrates Positive Outcomes of Pop Health Palliative Care Pilot Program for Medicare Advantage Plan

Significant drops in hospital admissions, readmissions, ICU days, average claims cost per member per month, and improved member satisfaction PHILADELPHIA – February 21, 2017 – Turn-Key Health, an Advanced Illness Management (AIM) company serving health plans and at-risk provider organizations focusing on the senior population, announces Terri Maxwell, Ph.D., APRN, chief clinical officer, Turn-Key Health, will […]

Press Release, | Feb 07, 2017

Hope Healthcare Partners with Turn-Key Health

Delivers First Predictive Analytics and Platform to Community-Based Supportive Care Programs in Fort Myers Area Partnership Improves Access to Palliative Care and Senior Services Hope Healthcare (Hope), a non-profit organization serving individuals with complex medical issues, and Turn-Key Health, an Advanced Illness Management (AIM) company serving healthcare payers and at-risk providers focusing on senior populations, today […]

Press Release, | Jan 24, 2017

Turn-Key Health Participates in ACO Summit, Highlights Role of Community-Based Palliative Care Teams for Improving Population Health and Clinical Integration

PHILADELPHIA – January 24, 2017 – Turn-Key Health, an Advanced Illness Management (AIM) company serving healthcare payers and at-risk providers focusing on senior populations, announces its participation in the 3rd Annual ACO Population Health Management Summit, part of the Care Coordination & Technology Conference and Exhibition, Jan. 25-26, 2017, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia. John Halsey, vice president, Business Development, Turn-Key Health, will participate in the […]

Press Release, | Jan 18, 2017

Turn-Key Health Addresses Care Quality, Economic Burdens of Life-limiting Illnesses, Highlights Role of Advanced Illness Management

Download “Over-Medicalized Care at the End-of-Life in the United States: Addressing the Economic and Social Consequences”   PHILADELPHIA – January 18, 2017 – Turn-Key Health, an Advanced Illness Management (AIM) company serving health plans and at-risk provider organizations focusing on the senior population, announces the release of its white paper “Over-Medicalized Care at the End-of-Life […]

News & Insights, White Papers, | Jan 10, 2017

Over-Medicalized Care at the End-of-Life in the United States

Over-medicalization of care in our aging society generates staggering emotional, social and economic costs. To battle these daunting challenges, payers must focus on effective Advanced Illness Management (AIM) as a critical element in their population-based strategies. Essential reading: Download the critically important “Over-Medicalized Care at the End-of-Life in the United States: Addressing the Economic and […]

News & Insights, | Dec 15, 2016

Turn-Key Health Expands Palliative Care Network in Arizona

Publication: Health Risk Management Review Turn-Key Health expands Palliative Care Network in Arizona  

Press Release, | Dec 12, 2016

Adoption of Turn-Key Health’s Community-Based Palliative Illness Management™ in Arizona Enhances Care for State’s Medicare Beneficiaries

PHILADELPHIA – December 12, 2016 – Turn-Key Health, an Advanced Illness Management (AIM) company serving healthcare payers and at-risk providers focusing on senior populations, announces growing adoption of Palliative Illness ManagementTM – PIMTM. A comprehensive network of palliative care practitioners, now spanning 76 percent of Medicare beneficiaries covered by health plans in Maricopa, Pima counties, Arizona, utilizes local resources complemented by predictive analytics to identify individuals earlier in the disease trajectory, and […]

News & Insights, | Dec 09, 2016

Project Offers Payers Better Management of Elderly Insured

Publication: Health Leaders Media Project Offers Payers Better Management of Elderly Insured  

News & Insights, | Nov 17, 2016

Turn-Key Health Introduces Solution for At-Risk Healthcare Companies Serving Seniors

Publication: Health Risk Management Review Turn-Key Health Introduces Solution for At-Risk Healthcare Companies Serving Seniors  

Press Release, | Nov 15, 2016

Turn-Key Health Launches Palliative Illness Management™

Integrates within broader population health initiatives Supports payers and at-risk providers shifting from fee-for-service to value-based payment models Enhances member and family caregiver satisfaction, avoids burdensome, over-medicalized care at end-of-life PHILADELPHIA— November 15, 2016 –Turn-Key Health, an Advanced Illness Management (AIM) company, today unveils Palliative Illness ManagementTM – PIMTM: a solution designed for healthcare payers and at-risk […]

News & Insights, | Oct 26, 2016

Population Health News from Turn-Key Health

Healthcare payers and at-risk provider organizations serving seniors have a new, unique option to improve care quality, address costs and reduce burdens associated with life-limiting illnesses: Palliative Illness Management™ (PIM™) delivers Advanced Illness Management by deploying community-based palliative care teams, offering sophisticated predictive analytics, and supporting a platform for patient and family caregiver engagement. The […]

Press Release, | Sep 27, 2016

Turn-Key Health President Greer Myers Joins Strategic Solution Network Panel Exploring Innovation in Improving Care Transitions

PHILADELPHIA – September 26, 2016 – Turn-Key Health, a market leader in population health management focused on advanced illness management, announces that Greer Myers, president, is a panel presenter at Strategic Solutions Network’s (SSN) “Health Plan Innovations for Care Coordination,” September 28, 2016, 1:40 p.m. to 2:20 p.m., Hotel Palomar Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona. Panelists from […]

Press Release, | Aug 31, 2016

Turn-Key Health Expands Executive Team, Appoints New Chief Operating Officer, Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President of Business Development

PHILADELPHIA – August 31, 2016 – Turn-Key Health, a market leader in population health management for patients with complex care and life limiting illness, announces the expansion of its executive team to accommodate corporate growth. Terri Maxwell, Ph.D., APRN, formerly chief operating officer, will bring her clinical management expertise to the position of chief clinical officer. Cyndi Seiwert, a senior healthcare operator with two decades of experience in post-acute healthcare, has been appointed new […]

Press Release, | May 26, 2016

Turn-Key Health COO Terri Maxwell, Ph.D., APRN, Shares Strategies for Population Health Approaches to Community-Based Advanced Illness Management

PHILADELPHIA –Turn-Key Health, the market leader in end-of-life population health management, announced today that Terri Maxwell, Ph.D., APRN, chief operating officer, will present, “Innovations in Community-Based Advance Illness Care: A Population Health Approach,” to hospice and palliative care providers at leading industry forums across the country. Her presentation will feature preliminary findings from a recent […]

Press Release, | Mar 22, 2016

End-of-Life Pop Health Management & Community-Based Palliative Care

PHILADELPHIA – March 22, 2016 – Turn-Key Health, the market leader in end-of-life population health management, is partnering with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and Enclara Pharmacia to host the Executive Business Summit “Positioning for the Future,” Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 5:00-6:30 pm, in advance of NHPCO’s annual Management and Leadership Conference, Gaylord […]

Press Release, | Feb 18, 2016

Going Beyond The Medicare Hospice Benefit

Delivering on the triple aim in healthcare through the provision of palliative care is the focus of annual Executive Business Summit. (Philadelphia, PA) – Helping hospice and palliative care executives strategically plan for the future through community-based palliative care resources and services is the theme of the second annual Executive Business Summit hosted by Enclara […]

Press Release, | Feb 11, 2016

Delivering Acute Illness Management & Palliative Care Solutions

Turn-Key Health Partners with Trinity Health’s Medicare Advantage Plan & Mount Carmel Health System’s Hospice to Deliver an Innovative Acute Illness Management / Palliative Care Solution Philadelphia, PA, – Turn-Key Health is partnering with Trinity Health, its affiliated Medicare Advantage plan and Mount Carmel Hospice and Palliative Care to deliver an innovative community-based advanced illness management […]

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