With today’s introduction of affordable, high speed internet and smartphones with high-quality video transmission, telemedicine has evolved as practical solution for providing remote healthcare to patients in their homes, workplaces or assisted living facilities.
Bundled payments are proving to be quite effective in Medicare's attempt to shift from traditional fee-for-service to value-based payment models. BPCI bundled payments have been observed to save money while enhancing patient care.
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally. In 2015, an estimated 17.7 million people died from a heart-related problem-- that's 31 percent of the total deaths that year. It's not just the United States, either. Over 75 percent of cardiovascular disease-related deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries.
The United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has introduced a new voluntary bundled payment model initiative known as the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced).
If you struggle with your weight, you know that it is a seemingly impossible battle. Fad diets, conflicting information from experts, busy schedules, and waning motivation are just a few of the hurdles standing in your path to losing weight.
When it comes to value-based care options, experiments are still ongoing with better and highly-evolved choices expected to come to the forefront in the days to come. However, it does not in indicate that the present options in any way lack the treatment quality for patients.
If you want to be happier and healthier in 2018, start by setting small and achievable milestones you can conquer each and every day. By starting small, you are making your wellness journey more sustainable and easier to keep up with. The little things will add up and improve your life holistically.