Category: CarePort

  • What Hospital Success Looks Like Under Value-Based Care

    Mike Ipekdjian, MBA-HM, BSN, RN, SANE, PHRN, NREMT, Head of Clinical & Solution Hospitals are increasingly turning to value-based care initiatives to transform care delivery, lower the total cost of care, and improve patient outcomes. Unlike traditional fee-for-service (FFS) models that reimburse providers based on volume (i.e., the number of patient visits), providers are reimbursed […]

  • Care Coordination Platform Sees 17% Spike in Home Health Referrals

    For home-based providers, maximizing the seamlessness of a post-hospital care transition is paramount. As hospitals are sending more patients than ever to the home, the ones that can take the patient with the most ease are more likely to win out. RML Specialty Hospital — a long-term acute care hospital that offers critical care — […]

  • Home Health Providers’ Referral Acceptance Rate Has Decreased by 15%

    Patients being discharged from hospitals and into the post-acute space, including to home health providers, tend to be higher acuity and more complex than in the past. The findings are part of a new report from CarePort, a WellSky company. The report examines data from over 1,000 hospitals and 130,000 post-acute care providers and focuses […]

  • Why Home Health Providers are Producing High Referral Rejection Rates

    Home health providers continue to struggle with capacity challenges, as an increasing number of them are forced to turn away referrals from the acute care setting. Home health “rejection rates,” or providers’ tendency to “say no” to new patients recently discharged from the hospital, has become a key data point for the industry since early […]

  • 2020’s Top 20 Digital Health M&A Deals Totaled $50B

    Teladoc Health and Livongo Merge The combination of Teladoc Health and Livongo creates a global leader in consumer-centered virtual care. The combined company is positioned to execute quantified opportunities to drive revenue synergies of $100 million by the end of the second year following the close, reaching $500 million on a run-rate basis by 2025. […]

  • WellSky Acquires CarePort Health from Allscripts for $1.35B

    What You Should Know: – Health technology leader WellSky has agreed to acquire CarePort Health to power coordinated care transitions for acute and post-acute care patients for $1.35B. – By providing end-to-end visibility across the continuum, WellSky and CarePort can improve outcomes, lower costs, and increase patient satisfaction. WellSky, a global health, and community care […]