Media Coverage Big Data Using Predictive Analytics Aims To Improve Medication Adherence

October 17, 2016 Loopback HQ
Medication adherence is the degree to which a patient is taking medications as prescribed. Poor medication adherence takes the lives of 125,000 Americans annually, and costs the health care system nearly $300 billion a year in additional doctor visits, emergency department visits and hospitalizations. Keep readingRead more
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RCM Answers: 7 Tips to Help Jumpstart the Bundled Payment Bandwagon

October 03, 2016 Loopback HQ
Bundled payments programs have been lauded as primary component in a more modern approach to delivering higher quality, more efficient and cost-effective health care. And, while this model might not be the definitive answer, it certainly has the potential to be a significant step in the right direction. But, despite the CMS mandate for Comprehensive Joint Replacements (CJR), some providers and payers remain hesitant to get onboard, perhaps out of fear—fear of change in general, the data challenge or the transparency of quality metrics. However, the benefits of a bundled payment network far...Read more
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Yahoo Finance: Loopback Analytics' New Geographic Analysis Dashboard

July 18, 2016 Loopback HQ
Loopback Analytics, a pioneer in health care data integration and analytics solutions that streamline care transitions and patient population management, today unveiled its new Loopback Geographic Analysis Dashboard, an interactive analytics tool that allows hospitals to visually assess the quality of post-acute providers in their geographic region. Read MoreRead more
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Healthcare Business News: Improving Care with Analytics

May 03, 2016 Loopback HQ
Most hospitals have been leveraging analytics to address a variety of operational needs from procurement to revenue cycle management and patient risk analysis. Read moreRead more
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Becker's Hospital Review: The guide to cringeworthy health IT conversations: 10 leaders on the terms they dread most

March 24, 2016 Loopback HQ
In health IT, "innovation" and "uberization" are all the rage. Once representative of new, creative endeavors in the industry, these words are now little more than white noise. Despite the powerful potential of language, overused, outdated or misused terms start to fall on deaf — and irritated — ears, diminishing any sincere intent behind the buzz. Keep readingRead more
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Electronic Health Reporter: Bundled Payments Are Here to Stay

March 07, 2016 Loopback HQ
Bundled payments are still relatively rare in healthcare. If a patient has knee replacement surgery, each provider – the surgeon, anesthesiologist, hospital, rehab facility and home health agency are paid separately. The patient is often left to serve as their own general contractor, without any one provider responsible for the cost and quality of episode. As a result, there can be significant variations in episode cost and clinical outcomes for the same procedure. Keep ReadingRead more
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Medical Design Technology: 3 Reason On-Premise Solutions Don't Cut It for High-Risk Patients

March 01, 2016 Loopback HQ
Healthcare providers must focus scarce resources on high risk patients to improve outcomes and control costs. Keep ReadingRead more
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Physician's Money Digest: Physicians Are Leaving Coordinated Care Dollars on the Table

February 15, 2016 Loopback HQ
A new Medicaid rule gives physicians the potential to earn new income by providing non-face-to-face chronic-care services. So why are so few physicians participating? Keep readingRead more
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Becker's Hospital Review: The evolving role of analytics in healthcare: 4 insights from Loopback Analytics CEO Neil Smiley

February 10, 2016 Loopback HQ
Neil Smiley, founder and CEO of Loopback Analytics, shares his thoughts on how analytics will evolve and continue to become an integral part of healthcare strategy. As EHRs continually amass seemingly endless amounts of data, the next leap forward will be finding actionable insights into this data and using it to improve some of the industry's biggest challenges. Analytics is key to this aim, and many in healthcare are already leveraging this strategy. Keep ReadingRead more
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SmallBizDaily: Want to be a Healthcare Entrepreneur? Here’s 3 Things You Should Know

February 08, 2016 Loopback HQ
SmallBizDaily includes "Want to become a Healthcare Entrepreneur? Here's 3 Things You Should Know" guest post by Neil Smiley. Keep ReadingRead more
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HITECH Answers: More Great Lists

February 03, 2016 Loopback HQ
Neil Smiley's 5 Key Ways Hospitals Can Save Money Without Hurting Patient Care Quality featured in HITECH Answers: More Great Lists segment. Keep ReadingRead more
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Inside Big Data: 5 Key Ways Hospitals Can Save Money Without Hurting Patient Care Quality

December 23, 2015 Loopback HQ
Neil Smiley discusses key ways hospitals can save money without hurting a patients’ quality of care. The biggest savings would be the result of public policy changes for data and payment policy. Keep ReadingRead more