Tag Archives: clinical

A way to save real dollars on each business transaction

As providers work to meet the demands of value-based care and population health management, they are discovering the importance of data and the ability to share that data. Often the focus is on the shareability of clinical data. But data sharing can also provide opportunities for efficiencies and cost savings in claims submissions and patient payments — […]
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Becky’s Story: A Total Game Changer

Clinical research studies are vital in the health care industry to find out what is working and what isn’t. In some instances, they also create the potential to save a life. That was the case for a woman named Becky Fowler. She signed up for a research study on cholesterol with PMG Research and Wilmington […]
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Clinical research becomes part of a care coordination model

Value-based care strategies are making partners out of former rivals and leading to the destruction of care silos. Maybe you know of a hospital that has teamed up with skilled nursing facilities or even a payer organization. But have you heard of a union between a provider and a clinical research network? That is what […]
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Oncology issues and solutions: Establishing a comprehensive care strategy

While cancer continues to be one of the most common causes of death in the United States — exceeded only by heart disease — there is some good news. Prevention and early detection/treatment are improving five-year survival rates, with clinical care and treatment options advancing as more is understood about the disease. Complex care, complex […]
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More than numbers: Converting data to better care

In caring for people with mental health and substance abuse disorders, a community hospital in California sought to help patients recover faster while minimizing inpatient re-admissions. Partnering with the Achievements in Clinical Excellence (ACE) team from Optum™ enabled the hospital to gain insights into how to manage costs and provide better care. Based on our […]
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