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Hypertension and Diabetes: How to Detect and Manage Them

It is not uncommon for patients with hypertension to also have diabetes. Studies have shown that patients who have high blood pressure are also likely to have type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, as there seems to be a link between these medical conditions.  Both diabetes and hypertension have

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3 Predictions for the Future of Digital Care in 2021

While the COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted the world, effectively sending industries and billions of lives into a grinding halt, it has also notably accelerated the pace of remote technology. As various sectors, particularly the medical industry, grappled with social distancing regulations, they have turned to online technologies to continue

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What to Know About Type 2 Diabetes: Causes and Treatment

Monitoring and regulating your blood sugar should be standard for everybody, but it’s especially true for people diagnosed with diabetes. Consuming too much sugar and increasing your blood glucose can be dangerous for diabetic people. Know the distinction about what kind of diabetes you have. Type 1 diabetes and Type

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The Benefits of Integrating Physical and Behavioral Health

Now, it isn’t a secret how involved technology is when it comes to modern American care centers. We now have a multitude of different devices that monitor the physical well-being of patients. However, we think taking this a step further will benefit the healthcare industry even more. This can be

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Understanding Integrated Behavioral Health Care or IBHC

One of the biggest problems today is the growing number of behavioral health disorders affecting millions of people globally. In fact, CDC reported that 40% of Americans suffer from behavioral and mental health issues. Recognizing early signs of mental health problems and teaching family members to determine when one of

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The Basics of Medicare and Chronic Care Management: A Guide

Accessing relevant medical services is necessary to keep your wellness in check, especially as you become older. Fortunately, you can benefit from Medicare, a national health insurance program by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  One particular service worth mentioning is chronic care management (CCM), a healthcare program designed

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Tips on How to Improve Transitional Care Communication

Moving a patient from one facility to another can be dangerous. In fact, there is an increased risk that adverse events can happen due to miscommunications within this process.  Every time someone is discharged from a hospital and transferred to another care facility, it is a complex process. In order

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Everything You Need to Know About Chronic Care Management

Over the past years, more and more providers in the healthcare industry have considered incorporating chronic care management (CCM) into their practices. This is expected as CCM can yield many benefits for medical practices by improving the overall quality of care offered to patients dealing with chronic illnesses, especially when

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Understanding Chronic Care Management and Its Importance

Chronic care management (CCM) continues to be a point of discussion in the healthcare industry as more providers are showing interest in implementing CCM into their practice. More than 133 million US citizens suffer from a chronic disease, which results in 85% of the countries healthcare expenses going towards the

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Investing In A Value-Based Model For Better Mental Health Services

The healthcare sector is constantly changing, and the advent of technology has allowed patient service and satisfaction to increase significantly. More and more efficient systems are introduced in various areas, and such changes have become key to revolutionizing the world of medicine forever.  One of the most prevalent models of

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Profit Calculator Assumptions: 40% of total Medicare patients enrolling is based on (i) Medicare Chart Book’s data showing that ~68% of medicare patients qualify for CCM (2 or more chronic conditions), and (ii) that ~40% of eligible patients will enroll.

For typical providers, $46.67 of net profit per patient per month is based on a Medicare reimbursement per patient per month (national average) for various care management CPT codes.

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