A collection of thought leader articles
Home based chronic disease care with digital health monitoring for value based healthcare
Healthcare systems are looking for ways to not only decrease spending but increase value of care. Implementing a dual model of home-based chronic care services with digital health monitoring accomplishes both decrease in spending and goal directed, value-based care across an ACO population.
Heart Rate Variability; A Key Health Metric
The higher the heart rate variability (HRV), the slower the flow of the sand through the hourglass. The lower the HRV, the faster the flow of the sand through the hourglass. To increase our longevity, we should be focused upon tracking and increasing our HRV.
Using technology to overcome burden of diabetes
Current technology exists that can help anyone take control of diabetes. Devices include blood pressure cuffs, pedometers and continuous glucose monitors.
Cutting edge technology is keeping patients healthy at home.
Keeping patients at home has never been more critical as it maintains patient safety and...
Decentralized Medicine and the Continuum of Care
We frequently hear that the U.S. healthcare system is broken. Our costs of care are skyrocketing...
What is palliative care
Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on relieving the symptoms and stress of...
Accountable Care Organization Reimbursement Model
Primary provider reimbursement should reflect (1) RAF score (2) number of beneficiaries....
What is decentralized medicine
We frequently hear that the U.S. healthcare system is broken. Our costs of care are skyrocketing and health outcomes are poor. Healthcare debt remains a major problem for families with chronic illnesses. If there is any benefit to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the shift from hospital-based care to the home- based care model. This shift from a hospital-centric model is the beginning of a shift from centralized medicine (hospital centered) to decentralized medicine (patient-centered).