Tag Archives: Patient

Tests show suspected Swedish Ebola patient not infected

FILE PHOTO: General view of the University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden, February 4, 2009. TT News Agency/Henrik Montgomery via REUTERS STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Sweden’s Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus after all, authorities said on Friday. The patient, whose… Read More »

Valley Health System seeks better patient, record matching

With population health management supported with analytics becoming a top priority for many healthcare organizations, so is the need to collect data and clean it of duplicate information to better identify and manage patients across all settings of care. That is the impetus for Valley Health System in Ridgewood, N.J., which has selected enterprise identification… Read More »

The Importance of Patient Engagement in Post-Acute Care

By BRIAN HOLZER MD, MBA  Leaders in hospitals and health systems as well as post-acute care providers such as skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and Home Health Care (HHC) agencies operate in a complex environment. Currently, the health care reimbursement environment is largely dominated by fee-for-service models. However, acute and post-acute leaders must increasingly position their… Read More »