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Care Management Weekly News Update - 8/19/20

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Aug 19, 2020 @ 10:49 AM

Telehealth Boosts Mental Health Patient Engagement, Care Plan Compliance

Within just days of the COVID-19 state of emergency declaration, New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center transformed 95% of its care to telemedicine. NYPCC has received positive feedback from both patients and clinicians on the move to telehealth.

Improving the Patient Experience by Optimizing Telehealth Through COVID-19 and Beyond

This crisis has upset traditional models of delivering healthcare in all specialties, accelerating our use of telemedicine and technology. It is critical for our industry to implement proven strategies to optimize this burgeoning technology.

Employers Expect Virtual Care to Increase Worker Healthcare Costs, Survey Finds

Growing virtual care costs were frequently cited for the expected rise: About 80% of respondents said they believe telehealth will play a significant role in how care is delivered in the future, compared with 64% in 2019 and 52% in 2018. More than half said they will offer more virtual care options to employees next year.

UnitedHealth Group Study: Primary Care Doctors in Value Based Style Achieve Better Patient Outcomes

Primary care physicians reimbursed in a global capitation model perform better on key quality metrics than those in a fee-for-service model, a new study from UnitedHealth Group shows. 


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