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.
URAC’s New Industry Insight Report Reveals Proven Strategies from Healthcare Organizations to Improve Transitions of Care
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.
For Avizia Chief Executive Officer Mike Baird, becoming the first telehealth provider to achieve URAC telehealth accreditation is about more than demonstrating his organization’s commitment to delivering the highest level of quality. It’s also about promoting the entire concept of telehealth in the minds of patients and providers.
Washington, DC -- The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) has announced that it will accept telehealth accreditation as evidence of regulatory compliance for part of the state’s telepsychiatry requirements.
WASHINGTON, DC – August 15, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC today opens for public comment the proposed performance standards for the organization’s new Genetics Precision Medicine Accreditation program.
WASHINGTON, DC – July 18, 2017 – Independent healthcare accreditor URAC opens for public comment proposed performance measures for these accreditation programs: Health Plan, Pharmacy Quality Management, and Telehealth.
Apply Patient Outcomes Measures to Telehealth Programs, Avoid Unnecessary Measure Development, URAC Advises
In comments submitted on June 30, 2017 to the National Quality Forum’s draft framework for telehealth measures, URAC expresses its support of the NQF telehealth committee’s report and provides recommendations.
WASHINGTON, DC – June 23, 2017 – How will the role of case managers change as the aging population brings greater demand for post-acute care? How will case management help drive transformative change in healthcare delivery? What progress has been made in identifying quality standards and strategies to support the transformation of case management?