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Dr. Curtis Lowery to Share Innovative Telehealth Best Practices at Telemed Leadership Forum in Washington, DC

By URAC Staff on Jan 18, 2018 3:38:58 PM

Curtis Lowery, M.D., has a passion to help deliver the highest quality healthcare to all Americans, no matter their physical location.

Topics: Telehealth
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Catalyst Health Network: Achieving URAC Accreditation Wasn’t Easy, but the Process Made Us a Better Organization

By URAC Staff on Jan 12, 2018 5:20:25 PM

A commitment to patient safety and pride in its physician network inspired Catalyst Health Network (Catalyst) to devote time and resources to achieving URAC Clinical Integration Accreditation in December. It wasn’t always an easy journey, but there was never any doubt it was worth it, said Christopher Crow, MD, president, Catalyst.

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[Interactive Infographic] Explore Four Strategies by Clinically Integrated Networks to Succeed in Today's Healthcare Economy 

By URAC Staff on Jan 11, 2018 10:17:54 AM

This interactive infographic on How Four Healthcare Organizations Became Clinically Integrated Networks explores the strategies used to achieve success and how accreditation helped these organizations build and improve their CIN framework. 

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Telemedicine Magazine, URAC to Host Telemed Leadership Forum 2018: ROI of Telehealth

By URAC Staff on Jan 11, 2018 10:16:44 AM

WASHINGTON, DC – January 8, 2018 – Telemedicine Magazine and telehealth accreditor URAC will co-host the “Telemed Leadership Forum 2018: ROI of Telehealth,” March 27 – 29, 2018, at the Renaissance Washington, DC. The national telehealth conference features 30+ telehealth experts who are executives and physician leaders from health systems, health plans, academic medical systems, and telehealth providers. The conference is also being offered as a live streaming webcast. For more information, visit telemed.org.

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Telehealth Emerges as Important Weapon in Fight Against Opioid Abuse

By URAC Staff on Jan 10, 2018 4:03:06 PM

America is suffering from a national healthcare crisis. Opioids have become a scourge, cutting a wide and fatal swath through small towns, rural areas, and, increasingly, larger cities across the United States.

Topics: Telehealth
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URAC’s New Industry Insight Report Reveals Proven Strategies from Healthcare Organizations to Improve Transitions of Care

By URAC Staff on Jan 8, 2018 1:26:09 PM

While there’s no single magic bullet to improve care transitions, healthcare providers and health plans have succeeded in addressing some primary causes of avoidable complications and readmissions to help patients move safely to the next care setting.

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[Video] How URAC Accreditation Helps Clinically Integrated Networks Create a Comprehensive Roadmap to Avoid Compliance Pitfalls, Reduce Costs and Improve Patient Care

By URAC Staff on Jan 4, 2018 3:27:03 PM

This 72-second animated video explains how URAC’s Clinical Integration Accreditation program helps networks ensure they are in compliance with antitrust laws, demonstrates to health plans that they’re on track to achieve quality goals, and shows regulators that policies and procedures meet national standards.

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URAC/Telemedicine Magazine Survey Finds Increased Usage of Telehealth Tools, Tactics

By URAC Staff on Dec 28, 2017 4:31:11 PM

Topics: Telehealth
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