Tag Archives: Medicare

Tabula Rasa HealthCare Acquiring PrescribeWellness

Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC) is a leader in providing patient-specific, data-driven technology and solutions that enable healthcare organizations to optimize medication regimens to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations, lower healthcare costs and manage risk. TRHC provides solutions for a range of payers, providers and other healthcare organizations.  TRHC announced that it will be acquiring PrescribeWellness. […]

Telehealth Applications Patient Care

Telehealth Applications Patient Care Rita M. Marcoux, RPh, MBA; F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh, FASHP June 2016, Vol 7, No 5 – Employers’ Perspective – Value-Based Cancer Care The term telehealth is used interchangeably with telemedicine by some organizations. However, telemedicine is typically associated with the delivery of traditional clinical diagnosis and monitoring by using […]

Impact of Commercial Insurance in 2017

Clinical trial collaborations – an idea whose time has come

Impact of Commercial Insurance in 2017 – Considerable attention and planning has been focused on the Medicare market, but as we see from the chart below, Medicare represents approximately 13% of the total population.   Employer 49% Medicaid 19% Medicare 13% Uninsured 10% Non-Group 6% Other Public 2% (Source: Kaiser Family Foundation) A recent Mercer […]

Long-Term Care Acute Hospitals Represent a Growing Market

There are approximately 400 long-term acute care hospitals in the United States. Long-term acute care hospitals include critically ill patients who may live there for months or longer. According to the New York Times, the cost of long-term acute care is substantial, about $26 billion a year in the United States, and by one estimate […]