Oncolytic treatments for cancer are now being used to infect and kill cancerous tumor cells within the body. They work by alerting the immune system that something’s wrong, triggering an immune response against the tumor cells. To date, only one oncolytic virus has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but several viruses are being used in clinical trials as potential treatments for cancer. Read More
The Innovator of the Year Awards are awarded annually by GoMo Health. We are proud to recognize those who work hard to transform the patient and provider experience, improve communications throughout the continuum of care, efficiently scale the support and care available to patients from their clinical care team, and increase provider Joy in Practice. Innovators can be employees of health plans, hospitals, health systems, or pharmacies and life sciences companies that exemplify:
- Out-of-the-box innovation, creation, and implementation of programs that meet the objectives listed above.
- Keen focus on program introduction, promotion, ease of access, and utilization.
- Collaborative program monitoring, identifying opportunities for ongoing improvements.
- Diligent gathering of patient reported outcomes to drive future initiatives.
Our 2017 Health Plan Innovator of the Year is Jessica Andersen, RN, BSN, CPHQ Quality Improvement Maternal Child Project Manager at WellCare Health Plans. Jessica is a Nebraska native, hailing from Bennington, NE, and a graduate of Clarkson College in Omaha, NE. She has an impressive work history in pediatrics, currently working as Maternal Child Project Manager at WellCare of Nebraska.
GoMo Health is excited to announce the launch of a new pilot study that explored a new approach to reducing preterm births. The study was conducted under the direction of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and included funding from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska.
“Our vision for this year’s World Mental Health Day is to create sustainable change in the delivery of behavioral health care plans in the United States and other countries.” – Bob Gold, Founder of GoMo Health
The healthcare industry is changing. As payment models shift in healthcare, patients are expecting more from their healthcare providers. With an emphasis on patient satisfaction, reimbursements, and Joy in Practice, many healthcare providers are turning to artificial intelligence to streamline their offerings and work smarter.