Living with Cancer

January 29, 2018

Living with cancer is about dealing with the unknown. It is about trying to grasp the news and starting to understand its life-changing effect. It is about wondering if the treatment is working and whether the side effects will go away soon. It is about questioning whether anything else can be done to overcome this illness. And it is about figuring out what life will be like when treatment is over, while having hope for the future. Sometimes, it is about learning to let go of the possibility of cure.

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Cayuga Medical Center

Cayuga Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center located in scenic Ithaca, New York. The Medical Center’s mission is to deliver the highest quality health care and is affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell University's Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, Rochester General Hospital’s Heart Institute and the Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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It’s Time to Rethink the Benchmarks of Health Behavior

whitePaper | September 27, 2021

Employer wellness programs are supposed to reduce healthcare costs, but many are failing because they focus on the wrong benchmarks. To create lasting change, wellness programs need to combine data insights with actionable steps.

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Value Based Procurement in MedTech

whitePaper | February 3, 2022

Value Based Procurement (VBP) is a method in which procurement decisions are made focused on total value rather than cost.

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How health systems can recover millions in lost revenue

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

The landscape of healthcare revenue appears bleak: costs and expenses are rising, while reimbursements decline. Traditionally, solutions focus on preventative measures, yet costly write-offs remain ever-present. This is especially true with respect to commercial claims, where denials are plentiful and appeals complicated and labor intensive. How, then, can you mitigate loss without straining your resources? One answer is claims appeals through the Federal ERISA process. Through specialization in Federal ERISA Law, the experienced staff of ERISA Recovery can collect on aged claims without undue burden on your systems.

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Reimagining healthcare IT for the next decade

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

In the decade since the HITECH Act was passed, first-generation electronic health record systems provided a foundation for innovations such as electronic prescribing, clinical decision support and predictive analytics. While usability and productivity issues with EHRs have been well documented, there are significant untapped opportunities to optimize the EHR and health IT. In this whitepaper, PatientKeeper outlines a vision for the future of health IT through the next decade, which includes New data-driven approaches that leverage the clinical information being captured by the EHR to improve patient outcomes and reduce physician burnout, Optimized communication between physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to produce better patient outcomes as efficiencies improve, Better interoperability to improve care coordination and inspire opportunities for ideas like telemedicine to alleviate physician shortages

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8 Reasons Why the Modern Provider Needs a Data Activation Platform

whitePaper | February 15, 2022

Every provider wants to innovate to drive transformation that helps reduce variability, improve efficiency, and support optimal patient care. The question is, how disruptive, in a positive sense, is your innovation? Most innovations in provider organizations are, in truth, iterative tweaks. While tweaks are the cornerstone of continuous improvement lifecycles, iteration isn’t the kind of transformation needed in healthcare. Real innovation creates a disruptive solution that fundamentally changes how people and processes work together, for the better.

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Healthcare IoT Security Operation Maturity

whitePaper | December 21, 2021

This paper suggests that a more simplified approach to modernizing healthcare security operations is warranted. It suggests that a renewed focus on foundational enhancements presents a more rational path to maturity. The "blocking and tackling" sports analogy comes to mind, as only teams that effectively execute at this level can successfully move to the next.

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Spotlight

Cayuga Medical Center

Cayuga Medical Center is a 204-bed, state-of-the art regional medical center located in scenic Ithaca, New York. The Medical Center’s mission is to deliver the highest quality health care and is affiliated with many prestigious health care organizations including Cornell University's Weill Medical College in New York City, Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, Rochester General Hospital’s Heart Institute and the Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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