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  • 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...

  • Delivering Person-Centered Long-Term Services & Supports

    February 02, 2018

    Every good care plan starts with the evaluation or assessment. In the past, care plans for LTSS focused on managing symptoms, decreasing hospitalizations, and complying with recommended treatments. L...

  • Telligen’s Brett Williams To Present at Feed Greater Des Moines Conference About Giving Gardens

    February 02, 2018

    Addressing Food Insecurity In Central Iowa At Telligen, we believe Community is so integral to transforming the health of populations, that it’s one of our corporate values. That’s why we start...

  • Long-Term Services & Supports: What It Is & Why You Should Care

    January 29, 2018

    No one wants to accept that they are getting older, or face the possibility they may develop health conditions or functional impairments that require assistance from a family member, community caregiv...

  • Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease and Stroke

    January 29, 2018

    February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. It’s time to change that! 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevente...

  • The Importance of Early Interventions for Diabetes

    January 23, 2018

    Every 21 seconds someone in the United States is newly diagnosed with diabetes.1 This is a troubling statistic for the health of the affected individuals as well as for both employees and employers wh...

  • Measuring Progress Toward Healthcare Quality

    January 14, 2018

      How overused is the word quality in healthcare today? There’s quality improvement, quality reporting, quality data; and everyone’s favorite, quality measures. With the transition fro...

  • A Roadmap to Better Health

    January 12, 2018

    Neighborhood. Area. Cluster. Latitude. Longitude. Distance. These geographic terms are increasingly finding their way into the population health and quality improvement arenas. Geographic Information ...

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