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Patient-Centered Education: A Roadmap for Nurses
February 26, 2024
February 23, 2024

Patient-Centered Education: A Roadmap for Nurses

We’ve all experienced that moment in a doctor’s office or hospital when, after receiving a diagnosis or a new prescription, we're handed a standard information packet — a dense, multi-page document filled with medical jargon and generic advice. The problem? These sheets are rarely read in their entirety, if at all — and fail to engage patients in a meaningful way.

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How to Streamline and Scale Up Your RPM Program
February 15, 2024
February 15, 2024

How to Streamline and Scale Up Your RPM Program

RPM programs can improve patient care and outcomes through the power of real-time monitoring and engagement. However, the path to running a successful RPM program is not without its challenges, particularly when it comes to scaling.

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Optimize Your RPM Budget: A Guide to Reducing Costs in Device Logistics and Monitoring Services
February 12, 2024
February 12, 2024

Optimize Your RPM Budget: A Guide to Reducing Costs in Device Logistics and Monitoring Services

Setting up a remote patient monitoring (RPM) program sounds simple — just have patients use healthcare devices and collect the data! However, the reality of getting an RPM program off the ground is quite complex, with many small but crucial considerations and logistics to navigate through.

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Introducing Prosper Dispatch: Veta Health's Streamlined Device Delivery and Logistics Solution
February 5, 2024
February 5, 2024

Introducing Prosper Dispatch: Veta Health's Streamlined Device Delivery and Logistics Solution

A typical doctor's appointment lasts just 15 minutes, but our health and well-being depends on what we do all 24 hours of each day. Whether it's dietary choices or sleep habits, our day-to-day decisions play pivotal roles in our long-term health and overall quality of life, and patients have come to expect more home-based healthcare services. That’s why many health systems are investing in remote patient monitoring (RPM) programs. The goal is to go beyond the limits of traditional clinical settings to meet patients where they are, supporting healthier behaviors on a regular, continuous basis.

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Simplifying RPM: The Benefits of a Single Source for Devices and Data Management
January 31, 2024
February 1, 2024

Simplifying RPM: The Benefits of a Single Source for Devices and Data Management

Remote patient monitoring (RPM) has become a crucial strategy for improving patient outcomes in recent years. By enabling continuous monitoring, proactive care management, and timely intervention based on real-time data, RPM can reduce hospitalizations and optimize healthcare resources through personalized and efficient care plans.

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How to Choose the Best RPM Devices for Your Patient Population
January 30, 2024
January 30, 2024

How to Choose the Best RPM Devices for Your Patient Population

In the age of smartphones, health devices like activity trackers have become a ubiquitous part of our day-to-day lives. The range of health devices on the market has become much broader too. From remote blood pressure monitors to ECG Monitors, remote devices help many people maintain and improve their health from the comfort of their homes.

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Virtual Care 2023 — Year in Review
December 21, 2023
January 17, 2024

Virtual Care 2023 — Year in Review

The past year brought many transformative shifts to the world of virtual care, especially thanks to the increased funding at both the federal and state levels and within individual health systems. We saw major expansions in virtual care and remote patient monitoring (RPM) programs as exciting new technologies made remote care more effective and accessible. Plus, new large-scale studies affirmed the effectiveness of virtual care.

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How to Transition from Bedside Nursing to Digital Care
December 7, 2023
January 17, 2024

How to Transition from Bedside Nursing to Digital Care

Nursing roles have gone through big transformations in recent years. Many duties once performed in-person are now handled remotely, and full-time virtual nursing positions have become a reality. Remote patient monitoring nurses, for instance, are responsible for supporting patients managing chronic conditions or recovering from surgery, all from a distance.

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Mastering Telehealth Assessment: A Guide for Nurses
December 7, 2023
January 17, 2024

Mastering Telehealth Assessment: A Guide for Nurses

In the early days of 2020, the Covid-19 crisis transformed healthcare in America. Suddenly, routine in-person doctor visits vanished, replaced by virtual check-ins, fundamentally changing how individuals seek medical care. Today, even though the pandemic has officially ended, virtual care is here to stay. Telehealthcare now makes up about 14% to 17% of all visits, a big jump from the 1% in February 2020.

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Challenges and Solutions in Virtual Health Care for Nurses
December 5, 2023
January 17, 2024

Challenges and Solutions in Virtual Health Care for Nurses

In the not-so-distant past, virtual care was a somewhat unconventional option, with just 1% of patients using it in February 2020. But the healthcare landscape changed dramatically with the Covid-19 crisis.

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Veta Health Partnerships Elevate Remote Care Monitoring and Patient Experience
November 27, 2023
January 17, 2024

Veta Health Partnerships Elevate Remote Care Monitoring and Patient Experience

Remote care can be tough without the right tools and services in place. Both healthcare providers and patients have often struggled with devices that don't sync up, data lags that slow healthcare interventions, and technology too complex to use with ease.

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Personalized Care Pathways: AI's Impact on Patient Engagement
November 16, 2023
January 17, 2024

Personalized Care Pathways: AI's Impact on Patient Engagement

From helping doctors identify strokes to diagnosing diseases more accurately, AI is revolutionizing healthcare. This transformation is also dramatically changing how individual patients are engaged and cared for. Today’s AI tools can sift through vast datasets, derive invaluable insights, and provide tailored recommendations to create personalized care pathways for each person.

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Transforming Virtual Care with AI
November 15, 2023
January 17, 2024

Transforming Virtual Care with AI

Beyond its initial evolution, virtual care is now at the forefront of another rapid transformation, thanks to advances in artificial intelligence (AI). The fusion of AI with virtual care is reshaping the healthcare landscape again, ushering in a host of benefits for both patients and healthcare providers.

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Elevating Patient Care: The Crucial Role of Nurse Case Managers
November 10, 2023
January 17, 2024

Elevating Patient Care: The Crucial Role of Nurse Case Managers

Nursing is far from a one-size-fits-all profession. Yet while many people have some awareness that nurses working in a maternity care unit might perform different tasks than their cancer ward counterparts, there's still a lingering misconception that a nurse is a nurse, regardless of the distinct and specialized skills they bring to the table.

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AI in Nursing: Insights for Healthcare Leaders
November 7, 2023
January 17, 2024

AI in Nursing: Insights for Healthcare Leaders

The profession of nursing has gone through rapid changes in recent years. While nurses have always been on the frontlines of patient care, today’s nurses face heavier workloads and ever-rising expectations — amid an ongoing shortage of professionals.

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Redefining Digital Care through Personalization
June 27, 2023
January 17, 2024

Redefining Digital Care through Personalization

By leveraging customizable workflows, personalized care pathways, and AI-enabled patient guidance, Veta Health's innovative tools enhance provider-patient communication, boost patient engagement, and streamline workflows associated with remote care.

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How Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring Can Help Manage Hypertension
June 20, 2023
January 17, 2024

How Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring Can Help Manage Hypertension

Hypertension care relies heavily on patients self-reporting their blood pressure measurements through methods such as handwritten journals or phone-based storage. However, this approach leaves healthcare providers in the dark about patients' conditions between appointments, hindering effective management.

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Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare: Preparing for the Future with Veta Health
June 6, 2023
January 17, 2024

Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare: Preparing for the Future with Veta Health

From embracing HIPAA-compliant technology to navigating reimbursement changes and minimizing hospitalizations, Veta Health empowers healthcare organizations to deliver high-quality care while ensuring compliance and financial viability.

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Takeaways from Vive 2023
April 11, 2023
January 17, 2024

Takeaways from Vive 2023

Read Veta Health CEO James Sutcliffe’s key takeaways from the Vive 2023 conference, where healthcare leaders discussed the current state of the industry and its direction in a post-pandemic era.

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3 Ways to Improve the Efficiency of Digital Care Strategy
March 17, 2023
January 17, 2024

3 Ways to Improve the Efficiency of Digital Care Strategy

In this post, we’ll explore three ways you can implement a more efficient digital care strategy across your organization – one that reduces costs while still providing the resources needed to deliver quality care and improve patient outcomes.

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Implementation Best Practices for Remote Care Programs
June 16, 2022
January 17, 2024

Implementation Best Practices for Remote Care Programs

How can you ensure your remote care program implementation goes smoothly and results in a successful program for patients and your organization alike?

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Remote Care 101 Toolkit
May 31, 2022
January 17, 2024

Remote Care 101 Toolkit

When selected and implemented appropriately, virtual care models can create impact, solve for organizational pain points, and drive value. This toolkit provides the insight needed to set a foundation for success and sustainability.

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RPM Reimbursement Debunked
May 25, 2022
January 17, 2024

RPM Reimbursement Debunked

Read on to learn why the following statement is a myth: reimbursement for your RPM program can create profitable revenue streams for your organization.

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ATA2022: Virtual Care Models Must Work Together to Provide Personalized Care
May 13, 2022
January 17, 2024

ATA2022: Virtual Care Models Must Work Together to Provide Personalized Care

The American Telemedicine Association's Annual Conference and Expo (ATA2022) showcased a mix of practical applications of telehealth and hands-on workshops, with the main themes and discussions focused on “now what?” thinking.

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How to Enrich the Patient Experience through Remote Care
April 27, 2022
January 17, 2024

How to Enrich the Patient Experience through Remote Care

In honor of patient experience week (#PXWeek2022), we dig into how to enrich the patient experience through four remote care models: RPM, RTM, CCM, and HaH.

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3 Key Considerations When Implementing Hospital-at-Home
April 14, 2022
January 17, 2024

3 Key Considerations When Implementing Hospital-at-Home

What if virtual and digital technologies offered acute hospital care in the comfort of a patient’s home? Cue hospital-at-home, a care delivery model that can reduce costs, improve outcomes, and enhance the patient experience.

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Slice of Healthcare #215: Tanvi Vattikuti-Abbhi, Co-Founder And Chief Strategy Officer and James Sutcliffe, CEO at Veta Health
April 1, 2022
January 17, 2024

Slice of Healthcare #215: Tanvi Vattikuti-Abbhi, Co-Founder And Chief Strategy Officer and James Sutcliffe, CEO at Veta Health

Tanvi V. Abbhi and James Sutcliffe discuss their backgrounds, changes to virtual care adoption amidst Covid-19, predictions for what's next in health tech, and more.

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Examining Revenue Generation Associated with Providing a High-quality RPM Program
March 24, 2022
January 17, 2024

Examining Revenue Generation Associated with Providing a High-quality RPM Program

We partnered with Cardiology and Vascular Associates (CAVA) to examine revenue generation associated with a high-quality RPM program. Equipped with cellular-enabled scales, 100% of patients stabilized their overall weight.

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Buy It And Build It: The Future of Virtual Care Model Design
March 22, 2022
January 17, 2024

Buy It And Build It: The Future of Virtual Care Model Design

When designing virtual care programs, healthcare systems have been faced with the question of whether to “buy it” or “build it”. The decision can shape a program’s adoption, and therefore its success.

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Virtual care ecosystems take center stage at ViVE 2022
March 10, 2022
January 17, 2024

Virtual care ecosystems take center stage at ViVE 2022

Every year, ViVE convenes some of healthcare’s leading minds to discuss the trends shaping the industry. Find out the top three trends woven throughout with this post.

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Generating Positive Clinical Outcomes for Heart Failure Patients through RPM
February 28, 2022
January 17, 2024

Generating Positive Clinical Outcomes for Heart Failure Patients through RPM

We partnered with Chicago Cardiology Institute (CCI) to demonstrate how to operationalize an RPM program. Equipped with cellular-enabled scales, 85% of patients stabilized their overall weight.

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Jennifer Humbert, former Ochsner Executive, joins Veta Health
February 25, 2022
January 17, 2024

Jennifer Humbert, former Ochsner Executive, joins Veta Health

Veta Health is thrilled to welcome Jennifer Humbert to the team as Head of Operations. She will use her expertise in building virtual care programs to drive operational excellence across the organization.

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RPM, RTM, and CCM: What to Know
February 23, 2022
January 17, 2024

RPM, RTM, and CCM: What to Know

RPM and RTM services are billable alongside CCM and can be easily inserted into remote care workflows, giving providers a more comprehensive view of patient health.

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5 Ways RPM Can Mitigate Staffing Shortages
February 8, 2022
January 17, 2024

5 Ways RPM Can Mitigate Staffing Shortages

It's clear that a new model is needed to ease the burden of staffing shortages. Learn why RPM is a strategy that can go a long way towards helping with staffing needs.

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How to Choose an RPM Partner
January 28, 2022
January 17, 2024

How to Choose an RPM Partner

See what it takes to launch and manage a sustainable and clinically impactful RPM program with our “How to Choose an RPM Partner” toolkit.

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Veta Health’s 2021 Year in Review
December 17, 2021
January 17, 2024

Veta Health’s 2021 Year in Review

Join us in reflecting upon 2021: a huge year for digital health, Veta Health, and our dedicated clients who tirelessly serve their patients.

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How CMS is Advancing Remote Patient Monitoring with New CPT Codes in 2022
December 9, 2021
January 17, 2024

How CMS is Advancing Remote Patient Monitoring with New CPT Codes in 2022

Remote therapeutic codes expand upon the existing remote patient monitoring codes, representing one of the latest advancements to modernize reimbursement for digital health.

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What is Remote Patient Monitoring?
September 2, 2021
January 17, 2024

What is Remote Patient Monitoring?

RPM is not new. In 2019, CMS created new reimbursement codes for connected care services that enable providers to manage and coordinate patient care remotely. In 2020, CMS expanded this opportunity with additional reimbursement codes. Together, these codes are referred to as RPM. The four primary Medicare RPM codes are CPT codes 99453, 99454, 99457, and 99458.

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Who Qualifies for Remote Patient Monitoring?
August 17, 2021
January 17, 2024

Who Qualifies for Remote Patient Monitoring?

Healthcare practices across the globe are integrating evolving technology like remote patient monitoring to seamlessly track and treat their patients more effectively. Until recently, the outcomes of medical practices providing services to patients in their homes has been studied and implemented only in a limited manner. For practices that were early adopters of remote patient monitoring, Veta Health has been able to change their patient care model for the better.

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What are the benefits of remote patient monitoring?
August 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

What are the benefits of remote patient monitoring?

In this blog post we will be looking at benefits of remote patient monitoring for patients, benefits of remote patient monitoring for practices and how you can get started with remote patient monitoring.

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An Inside Look at How a Remote Patient Monitoring Solution Works
August 9, 2021
January 17, 2024

An Inside Look at How a Remote Patient Monitoring Solution Works

Remote patient monitoring works via a combination of easy to use software and cellular enabled hardware devices that allows providers to capture vital information about a patient's health wherever they are located.

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Netherlands Heart Network (NHN) “Care4Hearts” pilot uses Veta Health to Remotely Monitor Heart Failure Patients
July 26, 2021
January 17, 2024

Netherlands Heart Network (NHN) “Care4Hearts” pilot uses Veta Health to Remotely Monitor Heart Failure Patients

With the completion of a successful pilot engagement with Roche Diagnostics and NHN, Veta Health demonstrated the value of technology in improving the patient experience, evaluating clinician satisfaction, reducing administrative burdens and using a data-driven approach to optimize patient care. The full white paper detailing these findings can be found here.

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Startup Spotlight: Interview with Tanvi Abbhi, co-founder of female-founded health tech startup Veta Health
July 26, 2021
January 17, 2024

Startup Spotlight: Interview with Tanvi Abbhi, co-founder of female-founded health tech startup Veta Health

Welcome back to another edition of the Startup Spotlight, our weekly series where we get into the minds of some of the world’s most successful and inspiring startup founders and CEOs to help future and aspiring entrepreneurs navigate the startup journey and help them become successful business founders.

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How Covid Has Changed Healthcare for Good
June 23, 2021
January 17, 2024

How Covid Has Changed Healthcare for Good

The Covid-19 pandemic has uprooted our lives in the most fundamental of ways. The mechanisms in which we interact, socialize, learn, work, and access healthcare will no longer be the same. As we emerge from the eye of the storm, many of us have been pondering, “What’s next?” One thing is certain: we will not be going back to the way things were before. As a digital health company at the forefront of the digital health evolution, we have identified a handful of key trends that will define what healthcare looks like moving forward.

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An Interview with the Founders: What Drove Us to Start Veta Health
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

An Interview with the Founders: What Drove Us to Start Veta Health

Margaux Gleber, part of Veta Health’s research and strategy development team, sat down with co-founders Dr. Nora Zetsche and Tanvi Vattikuti Abbhi to talk about their passion for healthcare and what drove them to start the digital technology company.

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Bridging the Communication Gaps Between Patients and Providers
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

Bridging the Communication Gaps Between Patients and Providers

As healthcare continues to evolve and improve, patient needs are also growing and expectations of their providers are expanding. Strong relationships between providers and patients begin with effective communication. Throughout the past couple of years, many studies have been conducted to test the efficiency of communication among patients and providers.

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Closing the Patient Provider Gap
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

Closing the Patient Provider Gap

Research has proven that many factors contribute to the gap between patients and providers, specifically in the realm of hospital readmissions. Implementation of effective care coordination can reduce readmission rates and result in cost savings for hospitals. When technology is at the foundation of these efforts, care teams can more effectively and efficiently realize these benefits. Veta Health is focused on using technology and health analytics to bridge the gap between providers and patients.

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Digital Tools are Driving Better Patient-Provider Relationships
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

Digital Tools are Driving Better Patient-Provider Relationships

Addressing the healthcare needs of a child requires collaboration and partnership between the family and the health professionals.Pediatric-centered digital health tools can help.

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Empowering Physicians to Reduce Burnout with Digital Health
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

Empowering Physicians to Reduce Burnout with Digital Health

Physician burnout in the U.S. has become so widespread that the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health deemed it a public health crisis. With ever-soaring administrative tasks taking hold, many physicians and care providers are feeling stretched too thin. And while there is more and more for doctors to do, the quality of patient care is declining. To curb the prevalence of burnout, organizations should supplement the EHR with digital health technologies.

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How Pharma Can Improve Revenue Streams via Digital Health Strategies
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

How Pharma Can Improve Revenue Streams via Digital Health Strategies

Digital health has been making its mark throughout the healthcare industry and transforming what we know as patient care. Improved technologies are reducing barriers to care, enhancing patient-provider communications, and are bettering the overall patient experience. However, pharmaceutical companies are lagging, which is impacting their bottom line. Read on to discover how pharma can use digital health tools to improve their revenue streams and boost patient care.

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Integrating Pediatric PROMs through Digital Health
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

Integrating Pediatric PROMs through Digital Health

Assessing healthcare outcomes on patients from their point-of-view is of great importance. To improve health outcomes for children, Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) should be integrated in clinical practice through digital health engagement strategies.

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The Problem with Too Much Healthcare & What We Can Do About It
May 12, 2021
January 17, 2024

The Problem with Too Much Healthcare & What We Can Do About It

The United States spends the most on healthcare every year. Data has shown that we spend about $3.3 trillion every year which comes out to about $10,000 per person, per year. These costs average out to about 50% more than Norway and Switzerland and exceed costs in any other country in the world. What do these numbers mean to patients and providers? What is happening in an average health check-up that is causing this spending to exponentially increase?

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How Disease and Care Management Tools Complement EMR Population Health Tools
July 24, 2019
January 17, 2024

How Disease and Care Management Tools Complement EMR Population Health Tools

A major challenge in healthcare is the ability to reinforce continuity of care when the patient is transitioned from hospital to home. Strategies to connect patients, families, and providers with services and resources are needed to support coordinated, continuous care for populations with special care needs.

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Understanding the Increase (and Problems) of Data Silos in Digital Health
May 1, 2019
January 17, 2024

Understanding the Increase (and Problems) of Data Silos in Digital Health

The recent boom in digital innovation has advanced healthcare technology, which is accompanying our needs and extending our lives. In the past, the patient existed only within the clinical setting. Today, technological developments are breaking down barriers that exist within traditional care models. Health data is continuously collected – but analysis of that data and strategy around it – is limited.

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Three Highlights from the First Three Weeks at TMCx
March 6, 2019
January 17, 2024

Three Highlights from the First Three Weeks at TMCx

Veta Health is taking part in TMCx, a four-month long accelerator program tailored to digital health companies.

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Low-Hanging Fruit in Value-Based Care Redesign
October 30, 2018
January 17, 2024

Low-Hanging Fruit in Value-Based Care Redesign

Care redesign is essential to an organization's success in shifting from Fee-for-Service to Value-Based Care models - but where should an organization begin for success?

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Patient Self-Management: The Care Model of the Future
May 17, 2018
January 17, 2024

Patient Self-Management: The Care Model of the Future

Veta Health Co-founder, Dr. Nora Zetsche, discusses her experience practicing medicine and how advances in the field are enabling positive changes in care delivery. She touches on the benefits in shifting towards care models that encourage patient self-management and how technology can further enable providers and their teams to confidently make this switch and see significant improvement in their patients at the individual and population levels.

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A Population Health Lens Can Change the Way We Look at Healthcare
April 3, 2018
January 17, 2024

A Population Health Lens Can Change the Way We Look at Healthcare

The US healthcare system has traditionally been focused on reactive medicine, treating symptoms as they arise. In recent years, there has been a greater focus on treating patients with a population health approach. With this approach, patients are looked at holistically and their treatment plans are developed proactively, incorporating  a number of factors including social determinants into their holistic treatment needs.

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Success for The MACRA Final Rule? Digital Technologies.
November 20, 2017
January 17, 2024

Success for The MACRA Final Rule? Digital Technologies.

Earlier this month, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a final ruling that made changes to the 2018 Quality Payment Program. We dig into what has changed, what is the same, and what impacts digital health can have on this value-based initiative.

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From Millennials to MACRA: Why Modern Care Management Matters
August 1, 2017
January 17, 2024

From Millennials to MACRA: Why Modern Care Management Matters

As our healthcare model shifts from a medical to public health model, patient-centric care is becoming the new standard. Instead of focusing on diagnosis and treatment, providers are emphasizing prevention and health promotion in their practices, supporting the change to modern care management. The patient is no longer seen as voiceless; instead, patients are now consumers in the healthcare industry and demand to be heard.

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