September 2, 2016

Smarter Digits In Healthcare – DealZumo.com

  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare – January 9, 2017
    If you’d like to sign up to receive Smarter Digits in Healthcare delivered to your inbox every week, fill out the form below. [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] $8 billion Actually, over $8 billion was invested in over 500 digital healthcare companies in 2016, which includes infrastructure, consumer-driven health, patient engagement technologies, etc.  According to Startup-Health, this... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: December 6, 2016
    If you’d like to sign up to receive Smarter Digits in Healthcare delivered to your inbox every week, fill out the form below. [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] 392-26 Votes The House of Representatives voted in favor of the 21st Century Cures Act, which provides funding for biomedical research and to accelerate drug development for mental illness.... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: November 29, 2016
    If you’d like to sign up to receive Smarter Digits in Healthcare delivered to your inbox every week, fill out the form below. [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] $10 Million In April, Dr. Thomas Frieden of the CDC, estimated the lifelong cost of caring for a child born with microcephaly at $10 million or more. Barbara Altman,... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: November 22, 2016
    If you’d like to sign up to receive Smarter Digits in Healthcare delivered to your inbox every week, fill out the form below. [contact-form-7 404 "Not Found"] This week, Smarter Digits in Healthcare lightens up with a few fun Thanksgiving related data points. W61.42 The ICD-10 code for “Struck by a Turkey.”  We are wondering if it’s... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: October 15, 2016
    This week, Smarter Digits in Healthcare is focusing on what’s working and what’s not with the ACA, through select data points (though, unfortunately, the most current data is often from 2014 or 2015).  If you have additional data points to include, email us at research@dealzumo.com. 2 Years Whatever changes are legislated to... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: November 8, 2016
    135 Transactions Since 2010, there have been 135 reported transactions of private duty home care companies, though Wyatt Matas and DealZumo.com’s estimates that there are just as many unreported transactions.  In such a fragmented industry, with technology and investments shaking things up, that number is expected to rise at an ever... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: November 1, 2016
    4-6 Collaboration Agreements Encompass, the home health segment of HealthSouth, plans to become a collaborator in Medicare’s Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment initiative.  Encompass will risk losing a percentage of reimbursement if they and fellow collaborators fail to improve quality and efficiency based on the CJR’s measures. Few,... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: October 25, 2016
    30% International Data Corp (ICD) predicts that 30% of providers will use cognitive analytics with patient data by 2018.  Tweets from HIMSS’ Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum this week point to the challenges that technology is presenting to hospital care delivery, but also express hope in the power of machine... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: October 17, 2016
    50-70% Private duty home care has the lowest employee retention rate of any industry, estimated at 50-70%.  Caregivers typically leave for better pay and hours.  However, industry experts suspect that increased pay alone will not make significant improvements in retention and patient care.  Caregivers need training and support to professionalize the... Read more »
  • Smarter Digits in Healthcare: October 11, 2016
    >$200 Million Wyatt Matas released their latest white paper on the private-pay home care industry and home care coordination technology platforms. In the past 24 months, more than $200 million has been deployed into marketplace-based private home care technologies. This does not include investments in acquisitions of home care franchise systems... Read more »