Tag Archives: chronic care

Telehealth: The future of chronic care monitoring

As millions of Americans seek health services under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), patient demand for these services is expected to exceed medical provider supply. This realization has increased the use of telehealth services as an avenue for providers to offer health education and treatment to their patients outside the traditional office visit. Now telehealth […]
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Combining high-tech and high-touch with care guides

The previous blog post focused on how Minneapolis-based HealthEast applied data and analytics from Optum One to get great care management results. This final blog in the three-part series will show how care management is making a difference in patient lives. One relatively new element to care coordination that HealthEast put into practice was certified […]
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Simplifying care coordination for high-risk patients

The previous blog post in this series introduced, HealthEast, a Minneapolis health system using data and analytics to drive success in their medical home care management. This post will discuss how the system applied data and analytics to get great results. For their care coordination and reporting needs, HealthEast decided to install Optum One, a […]
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Using data and analytics for care management in medical homes

Less than five years ago, a Minneapolis-based health system went all-in to the medical home model, with great results. The HealthEast Care System is the largest health care provider in the East Metro area of Minnesota‚Äôs Twin Cities. In addition to its four hospitals, HealthEast runs 14 primary care clinics, a variety of specialty care […]
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