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October 18, 2019

2018 ACO Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Results

At the end of September, CMS released the 2018 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) results which ranks the savings and quality performance of participating Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Before diving into the numbers a reminder about the difference between “generated savings” and “earned savings”. 

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October 10, 2019

The New Discharge Planning Rule: What You Need to Know

Last week, CMS announced a new discharge planning rule to improve care transitions by defining discharge requirements for hospitals and Home Health Agencies (HHAs). Ultimately, the goal is to reduce readmissions and adverse events by complementing and aligning with interoperability efforts across the continuum.  The rule also gives patients greater ability to access their medical records and participate in the discharge planning process by requiring hospitals to share information about post-acute care provider performance. The rule’s effective date is 11/29/2019.

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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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December 20, 2018

PatientPing Success Story: Houston Methodist Coordinated Care

For our latest PatientPing Success Story video, we spoke with Janice Finder, director of population health at Houston Methodist Coordinated Care (HMCC) in Houston, Texas.

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November 15, 2018

Recap: PatientPing Hosts Texas Community Summit

On October 18th, PatientPing hosted a Texas Community Summit at the Hilton Houston Westchase in Houston, Texas. The event brought together over 50 of our Accountable Care Organization (ACO), skilled nursing facility (SNF), home health agency (HHA), long-term acute care (LTAC) and hospice community members–who traveled near and far–for a day of networking, product updates and feedback, and discussions about the latest trends in healthcare.

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August 16, 2018

PatientPing Success Story: Saint Francis Healthcare Partners

For our latest PatientPing Success Story video, we spoke with Karen Yakabowskas, post-acute care manager at Saint Francis Healthcare Partners in Hartford, Connecticut. 

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August 7, 2018

PatientPing Success Story: Generations Family Health Center

Welcome back to the PatientPing Success Story Video Series! For this video, we sat down with Judith Gaudet, systems of care manager at Generations Family Health Center.

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July 19, 2018

Recap: PatientPing Hosts Second New England Community Summit

On June 27th, we hosted our second New England Community Summit at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. Our largest summit to date, the event brought together 100 ACO, post-acute, payer, and community providers from all over the region for a day of networking, best practices, and product updates with the goal of further connecting PatientPing’s diverse New England network.

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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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