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What Won’t Change? Part One: Patient Experience

These elements of the patient experience aren’t likely to change in the next 10 years This is the first of a three-part series called “What Won’t Change?” where we examine the mainstays in health care that are likely to stay … Read More

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This is why patient stratification for chronic disease is outdated

What is risk stratification? Risk stratification is the identification of a group or cohort of patients within a given population that, based on past claims and diagnosis data, represents the those who are expected to present the highest risk in … Read More

"Mythbusters: Debunking the fallacy that chronic diseas care management ends after transitional care"

Mythbusters: Debunking the Fallacy that Chronic Disease Ends after Transitional Care

Without chronic care management, readmissions are more likely to follow transitional care Successful transitional care after an acute episode can give patients and their doctors a false sense of security for one simple fact: chronic illness almost never goes away … Read More

"Here's Why AI and Healthbots should never replace human care" with a cartoon image of a nurse and a robot

Exploring AI’s Role in Health Care

Exploring AI’s Role in Health Care You might feel comfortable chatting with a robot about upgrading your cell phone plan or resolving a product FAQ. But what about addressing the most intimate details of your life and health status?  The … Read More

CMS Publishes Final Rule for 2022 Chronic Care Management Reimbursement

CMS Publishes Final Rule for 2022 Chronic Care Management Reimbursement

CMS Publishes Final Rule for 2022 Chronic Care Management Reimbursement On Nov. 2, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published its final rule updating CPT codes and reimbursement rates for 2022.  The new rates, with some significant boosts for … Read More

Early Interventions: How Signallamp Improves Patient Lives Starting with the First Call

Early Interventions: How Signallamp Improves Patient Lives Starting with the First Call

Early Interventions: How Signallamp Improves Patient Lives Starting with the First Call Question: How quickly can an effective chronic care management program start improving outcomes?  Answer: In many cases, they start on the first day. So much of the Signallamp … Read More

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5 reasons CCM and RPM are essential to the value based care movement

5 reasons CCM and RPM are essential to the value based care movement Almost 12 years after the Affordable Care Act, value based care remains more of a philosophy than a framework. Providers and payers alike still struggle to put … Read More

4 Critical Steps to Successful CCM Implementation

4 Critical Steps to Successful CCM Implementation

4 Critical Steps to Successful CCM Implementation Successful chronic care management implementation takes many coordinated steps. Each requires people, time and infrastructure, but that’s just the starting point.  At Signallamp Health, we’ve streamlined the implementation process to quickly scale up … Read More

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Signallamp Case Files: CCM Cuts Through Complex Cases

Signallamp Case Files: CCM Cuts Through Complex Cases Symptoms can be deceiving, especially for patients with comorbidities Just because a patient has an established, complex medical history, it doesn’t mean new symptoms have anything to do with their known illnesses.  … Read More

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Signallamp Case Files: Chronic Care Management Strengthens Patient Agency

Signallamp Case Files: Chronic Care Management Strengthens Patient Agency CCM gives patients an advocate who goes to bat for their well-being Alarm bells went off in Naomi’s mind. The Signallamp Health remote nurse had just ended a phone call with … Read More