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  • Opioid Use Disorder

    May 21, 2018

    Katy Brown, PharmD Telligen Clinical Pharmacy Specialist The use and misuse of opioids has steadily increased since the late 1990’s. When used as prescribed, patients feel pain relief. However, th...

  • Enter Interoperability

    May 10, 2018

    CMS Changes Name of EHR Incentive Program and Advancing Care Information Performance Category The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has re-branded both the Electronic Health Reco...

  • Want to Improve Quality? Improve Your Data

    April 25, 2018

    In the era of value-based care, organizations are prioritizing performance improvement efforts to satisfy reporting requirements and reduce costs. Managing data is essential to improving performance ...

  • Clinical Pathways: What They Are & How They Impact Patient Care

    April 17, 2018

    As the industry shifts toward value-based care, clinical pathways play a major role in efforts to improve quality and lower costs. The words "clinical pathways" conjure up the image of a physic...

  • Analyzing Cost-Savings for Medicare Quality Improvement Initiatives

    April 02, 2018

      Telligen conducts unique analysis to determine cost-savings & impact of diabetes education among disadvantaged Medicare populations.   Disease management programs, particularl...

  • Addressing Behavioral Health in the Workplace

    March 08, 2018

    Health and Productivity Study In a landmark health and productivity study, a group of preventive medicine and workplace health experts found depression was the costliest health condition to employe...

  • What is Value-Based Reimbursement & How Can Doctors Succeed?

    March 05, 2018

    What is Value-Based Reimbursement? Although value-based reimbursement is a complex subject, the end goal is straight-forward: rewarding providers for the quality of care provided, versus the number a...

  • Beginners Guide to Value-Based Healthcare Reimbursement Models

    February 28, 2018

    In recent years we’ve seen a notable reduction in the growth of Medicare spending compared to prior decades, both overall and per beneficiary. This reduction can be partially attributed to policy c...

  • QIN Success Story: Antibiotic Resistance

    February 14, 2018

    Antibiotic resistance causes 2 million illnesses and 23,000 deaths each year in the U.S, leading to a public health crisis. The Problem: Healthcare providers agree that overuse and misuse of antibio...

  • Ensuring Conflict-Free Case Management for LTSS

    February 07, 2018

    As the Baby Boomer population ages and the number of people with disabilities increases, there’s an ever-growing demand for Medicaid-funded Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS). To meet this deman...

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