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Outpatient Cancer Care: The Benefits, Limitations, and How Concierge Care Helps

The outpatient treatment model for essentially all conditions is, by default, less in-depth than inpatient care, but is a necessary and critical component of oncology that yields a variety of benefits. When it comes to the extremely time-sensitive and comprehensive nature of the oncology journey, these distinctions can make a significant difference in treatment ...

Personal Concierge for Cancer Care Roundtable and Results

In November 2020, we invited oncology experts to participate in a roundtable discussion to evaluate a new way of remote-monitoring cancer patients and maintaining the quality of care delivery at home. As more cancer patients undergo cancer therapy and chemotherapy at home, cancer centers and practices are now facing new challenges to ensure optimal care ...

By |January 27th, 2021|Concierge Care®|

What Have We Learned? 5 Healthcare Predictions for 2021

We can safely call 2020, among other things, the “Year of Healthcare.” It was a year that put health and wellness front and center by being swallowed up by a global pandemic, shining a lot on underutilized resources, opportunities for innovation, improvable areas, and different ways to help patients. It was a year that ...

3 Important Tips for Improving Adherence to Cardiovascular Medications

As cases of cardiovascular disease increase in the United States, there continues to be a problem with medication adherence among a considerable portion of this patient population. Data from the American College of Cardiology indicates that nearly half of all Americans suffer from some sort of heart disease. In the meantime, data from the ...

Being There without Being There: The Importance of Remotely Offering Behavioral Health Support

One of the most valuable lessons that we’ve learned in the healthcare landscape over the past 20 years is the importance of behavioral health in all areas of treatment delivery. It affects how patients interact with care providers, prioritize medication adherence, maintain diets, stay active, and manage all other areas of wellness. The World ...

The Heart of the Matter: Identifying and Addressing the Leading Causes of Hospital Readmissions for Cardiovascular Patients

The United States continues to see high rates of hospital readmissions for cardiovascular disease, despite the entirely preventable nature of these incidents. Data indicates that the national average for cardiac readmissions remains consistently at 21.9 percent. Between inconsistent engagement with their healthcare providers, lack of adherence to diet, fitness regimen and medication routine, and ...

Employee Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19: How to Support Your Team

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unexpected and sudden changes in our daily lives, and it is important to support your employees’ health and wellbeing through this time. At the onset of the pandemic, notable differences between essential and non-essential workers were made. Non-essential staff made the shift to working from home while essential ...

Telehealth Best Practices to Reach Patients During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended virtually all aspects of everyday life, one of the most important being the way we access healthcare. Vulnerable populations struggling with all types of conditions, from chronic diseases to mental illness, are finding themselves having to navigate a new access paradigm to connect with their physicians, and many ...

The Discharge Process Begins on the Day of Admission: A Lesson on Reducing Readmissions

Way back in 1975, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth, I learned some very valuable lessons regarding hospital readmissions that were to last me my entire career. I even got a surprise bonus for learning these lessons. I was a hotshot third-year medical student, and I knew absolutely everything! On the surgical service, our ...