Category Archives: Population Health

A New Era of Mental Health Care? The 21st Century Cures Act Targets the American Psychiatric Crisis & Other Costly Diseases

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Affordable Care Act , Balancing Cost with Service , Care Coordination , Mental health , Population Health , member stories on 29.Jun.17 | 0 Comments
The advancement of mental health care accelerated during President Obama's second term, with the Mental Health Reform Act of 2015, and now with the 21st Century Cures Act. The “Cures Act” is a landmark, bipartisan piece of legislation that earmarks… Continue Reading A New Era of Mental Health Care? The 21st Century Cures Act Targets the American Psychiatric Crisis & Other Costly Diseases
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We Have to Do Better When It Comes to Mental Health Care in America

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Access to Mental Health Care , Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Medicaid Care Coordination , Mental health , Population Health , member stories on 05.Jan.17 | 0 Comments
Most of us know someone touched by depression. It is a tricky and often brutal illness for patients and their families. While it may be the most widely known mental illness, depression is just one of about 400 mental illnesses… Continue Reading We Have to Do Better When It Comes to Mental Health Care in America
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Medicaid and the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (ABD): Innovations Help Meet the Evolving Requirements of High-Need, Low-Income Americans

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Affordable Care Act , Aging Population , Blog , Care Coordination , Medicaid Care Coordination , Population Health , member stories on 22.Dec.16 | 0 Comments
Low-income elderly and disabled Americans are among the most vulnerable patients within the health care system. With specialized medical needs and limited income, this population, identified as the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (ABD) under Medicaid’s enrollment criteria, rose to nearly… Continue Reading Medicaid and the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (ABD): Innovations Help Meet the Evolving Requirements of High-Need, Low-Income Americans
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Cancer Moonshot: Accelerating the Search for a Cure Using Science, Technology, and Advocacy

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Population Health , member stories on 14.Dec.16 | 0 Comments
Cancer. It’s the diagnosis no one wants to hear. Not for ourselves. Not for our family. Not for our friends. While researchers are making progress on many fronts, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) estimates nearly 1.7 million new… Continue Reading Cancer Moonshot: Accelerating the Search for a Cure Using Science, Technology, and Advocacy
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Helping Doctors Ensure Patients Get the Care They Need

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Managing Transportation , member stories , Population Health , member stories on 11.Nov.16 | 0 Comments
"Hello- I'd like to pay compliments to two of the people staffing your "Where's My Ride?" line. I am a pediatrician at the DHC and I had a baby scheduled to see me Wed afternoon at 1:30 pm at our… Continue Reading Helping Doctors Ensure Patients Get the Care They Need
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Helping Families Be There. We Did Whatever It Took.

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , member stories , Population Health , member stories on 27.Oct.16 | 0 Comments
LogistiCare became aware of a small boy in Texas named Bryan who would need to be flown to Boston Children's Hospital for immediate heart surgery. Traveling almost 1,600 miles during a time of crisis would not be easy--even under the… Continue Reading Helping Families Be There. We Did Whatever It Took.
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The Chronic Disease No One Likes to Talk About: Addiction

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Keeping people healthy and safe , Managing Transportation , Population Health , member stories on 10.Oct.16 | 0 Comments
More than 20 million people struggle with addiction in the United States. 100 people lose their lives to it each day in the U.S. alone. About one in every ten people you meet is battling with some form of addiction. … Continue Reading The Chronic Disease No One Likes to Talk About: Addiction
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Value-Based Care Is Here to Stay With Increasing Importance Placed on Monitoring & Support at Home

Posted by Steven Linowes in nemt, Blog , Care Coordination , Healthcare logistics , Keeping people healthy and safe , Population Health , member stories on 02.Sep.16 | 0 Comments
According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, nearly 20% of patients experience adverse events within 3 weeks of discharge, nearly three-quarters of which could have been prevented or ameliorated. Whether it’s a hospital discharge, a diagnosis of a… Continue Reading Value-Based Care Is Here to Stay With Increasing Importance Placed on Monitoring & Support at Home
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