News & Insights, | Apr 09, 2019

Effects of a Population Health Community-Based Palliative Care Program on Cost and Utilization

Publication: Journal of Palliative Medicine Article: Effects of a Population Health Community-Based Palliative Care Program on Cost and Utilization  Featuring: Terri Maxwell, PhD, APRN, Chief Clinical Officer, Turn-Key Health The Institute of Medicine’s 2014 report, Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life, concluded that people nearing the end of life encounter […]

News & Insights, | Apr 08, 2019

Why Palliative Care Must Soon Come To Skilled Nursing

Publication: Skilled Nursing News  Article: Turn-Key CEO: Why Palliative Care Must Soon Come to Skilled Nursing  Featuring: Greer Myers, President, Turn-Key Health Given their emphasis on rehabilitation and recovery, skilled nursing facilities aren’t typically places where patients receive palliative care. That’s despite the fact that only a small portion of nursing home residents who would benefit […]

News & Insights, | Feb 07, 2019

Medicare Advantage Expansion Foreshadows Growth of Home-Based Palliative Care Population Health Solutions

Publication: Population Health News  Article: Medicare Advantage Expansion Foreshadows Growth of Home-Based Palliative Care Population Health Solutions By: John Halsey, Vice President of Payer Development, Turn-Key Health As the nation’s senior population booms, and more of them turn to Medicare Advantage (MA) plans for coverage, expect growing reliance on home-based population health palliative care solutions, especially […]

News & Insights, | Jan 03, 2019

Social Determinants of Health: Critical for Improving Patient Care, Quality of Life

Publication: Employee Benefit Plan Review  Article: Social Determinants of Health: Critical for Improving Patient Care, Quality of Life By: Greer Myers, President, Turn-Key Health The traditional one-size-fits-all benefits strategy is facing a new era of complexity with 2018 finalized guidance and policies from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) enabling Medicare Advantage (MA) programs to […]

News & Insights, | Jan 02, 2019

LTC Interventions Help Improve Quality of Life

Publication: McKnight’s Long-Term Care News Article: LTC Interventions Help Improve Quality of Life By: Terri Maxwell, PhD, APRN, Chief Clinical Officer, Turn-Key Health Loneliness and social isolation, the complete or near-complete lack of contact between an individual and society, can be acutely troublesome for seniors. That is particularly true for those who are experiencing a serious or […]

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 […]

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

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