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How Surfing Helps Explain Predictive Analytics

Posted by Conor Farley on January 28, 2016

With Medalogix being headquartered in Nashville, TN you might not expect to see a blog discuss the similarities between analytics-based home health population health management and a surf break. If you bear with me for about 800 words, I promise I’ll connect the dots.

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Topics: Medalogix Culture, Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

Gearing Up For Home Care 100

Posted by Danielle on January 28, 2016

This weekend we head to Austin, Texas for one of Home Health’s premier events—Home Care 100. Every year, we attend alongside top executives from the nation's largest home care and hospice providers to participate in education, networking and recreation activities

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

How To Assess Readmission Reduction Technologies In Preparation for Home Health VBP

Posted by Elliott Wood on January 06, 2016

Have questions about the best way to navigate Home Health Value Based Purchasing? We've got answers.

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

Sneak A Peek Of Our Newest Home Health Technology-Medalogix Nurture

Posted by Shari Heath on November 17, 2015

Have FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) about Medalogix Nurture? Don’t worry. I’m here to loop ya in.

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

Why You Want A T-Shaped Healthcare Technology Vendor

Posted by Danielle on November 04, 2015

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are, your original motivations for joining the field were patient-focused. You wanted to make a positive difference in patients’ lives. Being in the field though, you may now feel like your day-to-day concerns are back-office focused. You’re spending much of your energy and resources:

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

Why Clinical Transformation Is Key In Implementing And Maximizing Home Health And Hospice Technology

Posted by Cyndi Rizzitello on October 27, 2015

You know health information technology (HIT) is an important part of your business operations. You can’t survive in home health or hospice without your core EMR product. Most likely, you also have ancillary HIT solutions to support programs such as referral interfaces, telehealth or analytics and benchmarking products. But how easy is it to implement and maintain these solutions? Chances are there are challenges—and quite possibly significant challenges that can jeopardize the success of a project as well as the stability of the entire organization.

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

What’s Wrong With Healthcare “Analytics” And “Big Data” Companies

Posted by Jonas Fridrichsen on September 17, 2015

Given the advent of digitized health records, terms like “big data” and “analytics” have become downright trite these days. The terms are thrown around so often, in so many varying scenarios, they’ve become vague overarching descriptions that mean different things to different people. 

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

Why You Don’t Want Your Healthcare Technology To Do Everything

Posted by Shari Heath on September 09, 2015

As Medalogix's VP of product management, my job is to think about what the market needs, listen to what existing clients would like for improvements and determine where our product needs to go. 

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review

Healthcare Analytics Technology Is Useless If It Stops After Identification

Posted by Danielle on August 25, 2015

All analytics technologies are not created equally.

Analytics technology must move past identification to be valuable. It must facilitate action so your organization can see improvement.

We learned this first hand. 

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review

Q&A: How VNA Health Group Coordinates Home Health and Hospice with Technology

Posted by Danielle on July 31, 2015

 Dr. Vikranta Sharma is VNA Health Group’s hospice and palliative care medical director. In her role, Dr. Sharma is responsible for a lot. She spearheads care planning, staff education, attending physician coordination, quality assurance and home health to hospice bridging. The last-mentioned aspect of her role, home health to hospice bridging, entails educating and increasing awareness about palliative and hospice care among physicians, nurses, patients and families.

A passionate advocate of hospice care, Dr. Sharma says:

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Topics: Data and Analytics Review, Healthcare Industry

   

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