Category: Care Management Software

5 Ways Software Can Help You Take Care of Patients

The field of digital health is expected to continue growing as new innovative solutions are introduced, changing the face of the healthcare industry as we know it. The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed virtual medicine to the forefront of the industry, proving that virtual healthcare has valuable solutions to offer to both patients and care providers. Care teams that utilize patient care software are better equipped...Read More >

Older, Sicker, Costlier: Healthcare’s Big Problems to Solve

Healthcare in the US is presently balanced on a knife’s edge.  In one direction, the path we’re currently on: costs that outpace all reason, a population that’s getting older and sicker, and chronic conditions that are practically endemic. In the other, there’s opportunity for much-needed change that puts us on a wellness-first track, prioritizing prevention and holistic care above profits and sick care. There is...Read More >

How To Get Team Buy-In for Patient-Centered Care Management Software

Patient-centered Care Management software changes how healthcare providers treat patient relations, appointment scheduling, and patient communication. Instead of creating hybrid systems of old paper filing, disjointed software, and standalone EMRs, Care Management software creates a synergistic digital environment that simplifies patient management. As with any technological change, switching to a new Care Management system can be a scary time for teams. After all, the familiarity...Read More >

Innovative Care Management: How Welkin Enables Proactive Care

Innovative Care Management is a suite of services that enables care teams supporting a continuum of care to help preventive, follow-up, and chronic care management patients manage and improve their health, while making utilization management more cost-effective and streamlined. By improving care coordination, reducing hospital visits, and boosting patient engagement, Welkin’s innovative Care Management platform can give significant support to healthcare providers — from medical...Read More >

Why the Flexibility of Welkin’s Healthcare Software Can Help You Streamline Your Program

As you very well know, healthcare is complicated. Between new scientific discoveries, emerging therapeutics, and changing technology, there can be a lot to keep up with. Add your healthcare software to the list, and it becomes even more of a challenge. For example, how do you choose between EMRs, EHRs, CRM, Patient Relationship Management software, Care Management platforms, or another solution for your team? How...Read More >

How Remote Patient Monitoring Can Reduce Provider Burnout

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the mental health benefits of patient monitoring — for patients and healthcare providers alike. This invaluable telehealth tool has provided a convenient, customizable health data solution for chronic disease management that enables social distancing while reducing administrative workload. When they can focus on care plans instead of patient data processing, clinicians can improve health outcomes for their patients while reducing...Read More >

The IT Director’s Guide to Implementing Patient-Centered Care Management Software

Patient-centered Care Management software is an invaluable tool — not only for patients, but for clinicians, care managers, and administrators. It addresses the needs of healthcare professionals on interdisciplinary care teams who prioritize the integration of patient values, preferences, and goals into clinical decision-making to improve health outcomes and quality of care. The New England Journal of Medicine reports that patient-centered workflows are powered by...Read More >

To Manage Chronic Conditions, A Distributed Care Model is Key

Rowers get arthritis in their hands. I knew it was a possibility when I was in college -- our team doctors made it clear that this would be a downstream effect later in life. It was worth it, obviously, for an experience that fundamentally shaped me as a person. That said, I didn’t much relish the prospect. But recently I was at the doctor’s discussing...Read More >

How Automation Can Help Our Imminent Physician Shortage

Here’s a grim projection: by 2034, there won’t be enough doctors (estimates put this shortfall between 37.8K and 124K physicians). What happens to patients then? There are no easy answers. And there is no single method or means of combating the consequences of this decline in available clinicians. It will take a multilayered approach to ensure patients get consistent, high-quality care in this new reality....Read More >

5 Simple Tips to Stay Focused on Patients, Not Tech

When patients feel like connected, active participants in their care, things improve -- for both the patients and to those of us providing care. In fact, as studies have shown, technology in the exam room or at the bedside can be a help if conditions are right. But it can also be a hindrance, an impediment to making a meaningful connection with patients in the...Read More >