The relaxation of federal rules around telehealth have made it possible for medical groups and health systems to bring vitally needed medical attention to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Expanding Telehealth for the COVID-19 World: An Interview with Courtney Stevens, Director of Virtual Care, Henry Ford Health System
Michigan’s Henry Ford Health System has successfully deployed virtual health during the COVID-19 crisis, providing a model for other organizations to maximize their telehealth/telemedicine programs.
Disaster preparedness has become an integral part of health systems operations. The infrastructure organized health systems have put in place are serving them well during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Physical distancing is our primary weapon against COVID-19. Seattle’s early experience, and generosity of its public and private institutions to share learnings, is guiding strategies nationwide.
While sheltering in place, virtual care is essential. Practitioners who have gained adoption within their patient population are in a much better position to be in touch with their patients virtually.
CAPP Chairman Stephen Parodi, MD, joined a panel at the Self-Insured Institute of America’s national conference to share how coordinated cancer care can make a difference.
Delirium affects more than 7 million post-operative patients annually. In fact, it occurs in 29 to 64 percent of elderly patients. JAMA reports it also contributes about $164 billion in [...]
A recent study by the Permanente Medical Groups found that one-third of Americans are stressed to meet basic needs such as stable housing, adequate food, and reliable transportation.
The five CAPP pillars of accountable care—physician leadership, HIT, care coordination, quality measurement, and outcomes-based payment—work together to not only address the physical needs of our [...]