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Melissa K Palardy

Melissa Palardy is PatientPing's Senior Marketing Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Simmons College and a Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from the Simmons School of Business. When she isn't developing brand awareness initiatives, you can find her doing yoga, reading, or watching Law & Order marathons in her Back Bay apartment.
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Recent Posts

April 25, 2019

Recap: PatientPing's Leadership Collaborative Roundtable

On March 15th, PatientPing held its first Leadership Collaborative Roundtable, an online event that brought together executives and stakeholders from nearly 20 different organizations across the country including Hackensack Meridian Health, Wake Forest Baptist Health, WellStar, Baptist Health, Houston Methodist Coordinated Care, Atrium Health, and more. Thirty-nine percent of attendees currently participate in MSSP Track 1, 6 percent are a part of MSSP Track 3, 22 percent are in Non-ACO risk arrangements, and 33 percent are Next Generation ACOs. The goal of the.

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June 29, 2018

Event Recap: PatientPing and the Connecticut Hospital Association Roll Out Stories to CT Hospitals

Last week, PatientPing hosted an event at the Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) offices to roll out its Stories product to hospitals across the state. Stories provide real-time patient context at the point of care so that providers can more accurately make treatment decisions. Stories include important information such as patient care team contact information, prior visit history, diagnostic information, and much more. Currently, real-time notifications (Pings) and patient context (Stories) are being utilized by PatientPing’s ACO, SNF, and home healthcare partners.

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June 12, 2018

Four Questions Series: Mary Niemczura, Post-Acute Care Coordinator, Cone Health/Triad HealthCare Network

Triad HealthCare Network (THN), headquartered in Greensboro, NC, is a physician-led, knowledge-based, and care-focused organization that aids member providers in giving exceptional care to patients and its community.

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May 31, 2018

Four Questions Series: Alex Binder, VP of Visiting Physician Services, Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNA Health Group) is a provider of post-acute and community-based health care. As the largest provider of home health, visiting physicians, hospice and community-based care in New Jersey, VNA Health Group is one of the most trusted organizations for both the providers and families it serves.

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May 18, 2018

PatientPing Success Story: MedNetOne

Welcome back to the PatientPing Success Story Series! This week, we're featuring Ewa Matuszewski, CEO of MedNetOne. MedNetOne is one of Michigan's leading Physician Organizations, providing technological and clinical services to physician practices, providers and behavioral health professionals. MedNetOne works to ensure that the proper care management strategies are implemented in order to properly coordinate patient care patients faced with chronic health conditions.

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May 10, 2018

PatientPing Success Story: HCR ManorCare

This week on the blog, we're featuring a customer success story from Eric O’Neill, Assistant VP at HCR ManorCare.

HCR ManorCare is one of the country’s leading providers of post-acute care services, offering both short and long-term care services to patients across more than 500 facilities. The services HCR ManorCare provides consist of skilled nursing, memory care, hospice, assisted living, rehabilitation, and home health care services. 

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April 26, 2018

Recap: PatientPing Midwest Community Summit

On April 5th, PatientPing hosted a Midwest Community Summit at the VisTaTech Center in Livonia, Michigan. The event brought together over 50 of our Midwest users–traveling near and far–to share care coordination best practices and talk about some of the hottest topics in healthcare. 

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March 27, 2018

Managing Your Preferred Post-Acute Network

Delivering effective care between acute and post-acute settings doesn’t stop with building out your preferred post-acute network. Providing improved care outcomes for patients, ensuring that they receive care in the proper setting, and avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions requires ongoing management of your post-acute network.

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March 20, 2018

Build a Preferred Post-Acute Network in Seven Steps

Amidst pressure to reduce readmissions, improve care quality, and increase patient engagement, providers have been looking to implement strategies to help keep patients from returning to acute care. One of these strategies is building a preferred post-acute network.

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March 7, 2018

Four Questions Series: Joshua Jacobs, VP at Windsor Healthcare Communities

We’re excited to bring you our latest Four Questions Series blog featuring Windsor Healthcare Communities. Windsor Healthcare Communities operates nine Skilled Nursing Facilities throughout New Jersey and provides long-term, post-acute rehabilitation services to patients. Windsor Healthcare prides itself in providing advanced services that work to improve patient quality of life while maintaining a top-of-the-line care setting. We sat down with Joshua Jacobs, VP at Windsor Healthcare Communities, to learn more about how his team uses PatientPing to help improve care.

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