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SONIFI HEALTH TO DELIVER OPENPLACEMENT CARE TRANSITION INFORMATION Justin Usher

November 8th, 2017 | 0

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LOS ANGELES, CA (Nov. 8, 2017) — SONIFI Health and OpenPlacement announced their partnership to make care transition easier for SONIFI Health customers using OpenPlacement’s Patient Choice platform. This partnership connects patients and care providers with the information they need to simplify the care transition process for all.

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Utilizing Provider Networks While Respecting Patient Choice Justin Usher

July 26th, 2016 | 0

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Hospitals and ACOs are under increasing pressure from the new changes instituted by CMS and the Affordable Care Act’s value-based purchasing initiatives to produce lower costs in the aim of providing better quality. They are increasingly responsible for the outcomes of patients not only under their care, but also under the care of Home Health Agencies (HHAs) and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs).

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Accommodating Patient Choice in Bundled Payment Initiatives Justin Usher

July 12th, 2016 | 0

Bundled_PaymentsThe hospital, as part of the discharge planning process, must inform the patient or the patient’s family of their freedom to choose among participating Medicare providers of post hospital care services and must, when possible, respect patient and family preferences when they are expressed. The hospital must not specify or otherwise limit the qualified providers that are available to the patient. 

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