Helping ACOs

Charting by Exception –Triage Patients Efficiently in Your Medical Call Center

Charting by Exception –Triage Patients Efficiently in Your Medical Call Center

Charting by Exception –Triage Patients Efficiently in Your Medical Call Center When triaging patients in your medical call center, charting by exception is the most efficient way to ensure that your triage nurses quickly reach the correct protocol. At TriageLogic, Learn more

What distinguishes effective ACOs?

For medical providers interested in becoming part of an ACO: What are some of these best practices, and how can your organization be as effective as possible in meeting these increased demands for cost savings and improved care? Learn more

Who are ACOs and how can they be effective in being efficient?

According to a recent analysis from the consulting firm Oliver and Wyman, about 10% off Americans are now part of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Your healthcare provider may be part of an ACO. Originally designed to contract with Medicare to help reduce health care costs, ACOs are now starting to contract with private insurers such as Aetna and Humana to care for private patients as well. ACOs are now becoming an important player in delivering care to patients. Learn more

Raheja, Charu and Ravi Raheja: “Using Nurse Triage to Improve Care and Decrease Costs: Options available for ACO's and Medical Organizations,” AnswerStat Magazine, Oct/Nov 2012

Using Nurse Triage to Improve Care And Decrease Costs: Options Available for ACOs and Medical Organizations," an article written by Dr. Charu Raheja and Dr. Ravi Raheja, TriageLogic Chair and TriageLogic CEO, respectively, was the cover story in Answerstat Magazine's October-November issue. Learn more

New Press Release: TriageLogic’s Call Center Software™ helps partners meet ACO Requirements

TriageLogic announces its partnership with Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in reducing health care costs while providing high quality care. Eighty-nine new ACOs were announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 9, resulting in a total of 154 provider groups who will be participating in the Medicare Shared Savings initiative in 2012. More than 2.4 million beneficiaries are receiving care from the selected providers. Several of TriageLogic’s current customers have already received ACO grants. Learn more

ACOs and benefits of a nurse triage system – and how do you start one?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have taken a major step towards controlling soaring health care costs by starting the Accountable Care Organization ACO movement. These ACOs need to find the sources of inefficiency and poor care coordination and fix them. But where do you start? ACOs can start by looking at simple strategies: make sure that each person gets the care that they need at the right place and the right time. Learn more

TriageLogic’s Nurse Triage On Call™ Services and Call Center Software™ help our Partners Meet ACO Requirements

Eighty-nine new ACOs were announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 9, resulting in a total of 154 providers who will be participating in the Medicare Shared Savings initiative in 2012. More than 2.4 million beneficiaries are receiving care from the selected providers. Several of TriageLogic’s current customers have already received ACO grants. Three of our newest partners this year received the ACO nomination in July 2012. Learn more

How can ACO’s show savings in patient cost? – Benefit from Nurse Triage

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have taken a major step towards controlling soaring health care costs by starting the Accountable Care Organization ACO movement. According to their website (www.cms.gov), “ACOs are organizations formed by groups of doctors and other health care providers that have agreed to work together to coordinate care for people with Medicare… (these organizations enter) into agreements with CMS, taking responsibility for the quality of care they provide to people with Medicare in return for the opportunity to share in savings realized through high-quality, well-coordinated care.” Learn more