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Scaling Chronic Care Management is more than just a ‘Nurse in a Chair’

Scaling Chronic Care Management is more than just a 'Nurse in a Chair' When explaining Signallamp Health’s Chronic Care Management model to health systems and provider groups, just about all of them have the same question. “How can Signallamp possibly … Read More

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 11

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 11 Hospital-based care is expensive. And except for acute scenarios, from a nurse’s perspective, it’s also a poor way to manage chronic illness. The incident-based care landscape raises plenty of challenges for English-speaking … Read More

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 10

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 10 Signallamp Health nurse case managers overwhelmingly say they provide better care because they connect with their patients at a distance. Part of that comes from developing trusting relationships. But telemedicine has another … Read More

The Straight Talk on SDOH

The Straight Talk on SDOH How does a remote care model address one of the nation’s greatest health challenges? Before we unpack the powerful force that remote care brings to bear on social determinants of health (SDOH), first we need … Read More

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 9

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 9 Signallamp Health strips away the busyness of the clinical setting. It’s just a nurse case manager and their patient, one-to-one, in a place where real care can happen.  “I see that patients … Read More

Signallamp Case Files: Trust Uncovers Social Barriers to Wellness

Signallamp Case Files: Trust Uncovers Social Barriers to Wellness Social Determinants of Health Can Be Hard to Spot When it comes to uncovering social determinants of health, chronic care management nurses have a few special tools in their toolbox. The … Read More

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 8

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 8 Nobody likes winter commuting, especially in the Midwest. Kaley Smith RN on the other hand, has no problem getting work even in the most vicious snow storm. “The commute is great. I … Read More

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 7

Being A Nurse With Signallamp Health: Part 7 Signallamp nurse case managers know that you don’t have to sacrifice a real, human connection between provider and patient just because you only interact on the phone. Our nurses create caring relationships … Read More

Telehealth After the Pandemic

Telehealth After the Pandemic How does remote care fit in a vaccinated world? COVID-19 accelerated a nascent migration toward robust telehealth adoption. We all know that. But as the likelihood strengthens that most of us will get a coronavirus vaccine … Read More

Signallamp Spotlight: COPD

Signallamp Spotlight: COPD Three ways your patients can breathe easier Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) robs your patients of their independence. In the most extreme cases, it triggers readmissions, which give us one of the clearest indicators of poor symptom … Read More