Our latest blog on 'Cultural Intelligence' and its impact on engagement includes access to an Eliza case study recently published by POPULATION HEALTH NEWS on 'Overcoming cultural barriers in a Hispanic Medicaid population'.
Recently, the CDC raised concerns about a potential decline in flu vaccination rates this coming flu season due to the removal of the nasal flu spray option. While the nasal flu spray made vaccination much less uncomfortable, it has proven to be ineffective for children and is no longer an option. This change could result in a decline in voluntary flu vaccinations for the 2016-2017 flu season.
Eliza Corporation is proud of its Internship Program, and works closely with local colleges to give students a hands on experience in a professional work environment. We believe in giving students who are interested in computer science a first-hand experience in a corporate setting, exposure to what a technology company does, and guidance in their future careers.
The transition from hospital to home is a particularly vulnerable juncture in patient care that requires significant oversight and checkpoints.
De acuerdo con la oficina del censo (Census Bureau) la población hispana viviendo en los Estados Unidos asciende a 55 millones de personas en la actualidad, lo cual representa el 17% de la población total de la nación. Además, en términos de poder adquisitivo representan alrededor de un 1.5 trillones de dólares. Con la reforma de salud impulsada por la Ley de Asistencia Asequible (ACA), cada vez más hispanos tienen acceso a seguro médico y algunos otros se han visto beneficiados al recibir una mejor cobertura médica.
‘Tis the season of annual notice of change (ANOC). 2016 will be especially different than any year prior. We are now a couple years into the federal exchanges, and because of this the uninsured population is shrinking, and in turn, the number of Americans entering into the US health system is rising. Utilization has never been higher. With this rise has come significant premium hikes. Across the country, many plans are raising premiums. The question is, will members and companies come back as the price goes up?
Patient experience and outcomes measures make up a significant portion of the overall Medicare STAR rating score. Since patients are the best and/or only source of information for these outcomes and experience measures, this data is collected through the use of surveys, such as Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) and Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS).
If you spend more for something, you expect better quality, right? According to the Commonwealth Fund’s latest view of Medicare spending per capita vs. overall quality score, the data says otherwise for many states.
With the Supreme Court announcing a decision as early as today in the King vs. Burwell debate, the theories, contingency plans, and financial scenarios are all a buzz on social media and news channels. Here are five of the most interesting posts and possible scenarios posted this month-