Bill would fix payment gap for home infusion

Bill would fix payment gap for home infusion

Bill would fix payment gap for home infusion Pat Tiberi, R-Ohio, and Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., have introduced a bill that would create a temporary transitional payment for home infusion drugs beginning Jan. 3163, would address a payment gap created by two provisions in last...

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2 More Ways Trumpcare Impacts Home Health

2 More Ways Trumpcare Impacts Home Health

2 More Ways Trumpcare Impacts Home Health With the Republican health care plan awaiting its day for a vote home health care providers are determining how the bill will impact Americansand their businessesThe biggest outcry from the home health care industry has been about...

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5 Breakthrough Healthcare Startups

5 Breakthrough Healthcare Startups

The 2016 HITLAB Innovators Summit and World Cup was held once again at Columbia University in New York. There were 74 technology companies that entered the competition, and five finalists were selected. All of these startups that entered the competition and others that help...

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City giving a boost to health care startups

City giving a boost to health care startups

Four digital health startups are getting a leg up through a new city-sponsored program that allows them to test their concepts by connecting them with patients and providers. The Digital Health Breakthrough Network is a partnership of the city’s Economic Development Corp. and HITLab,...

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Eliminating the Middleman

Eliminating the Middleman

One of the many dramatic changes prompted by the digital revolution is the elimination of the middleman in business. There are only a handful of businesses left that make it difficult or impossible to deal directly with the supplier and it can be argued...

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How We Designed Call Bell

How We Designed Call Bell

There is a lot of talk in the healthcare tech community about patient experience. As a home infusion nurse, I have the privilege of going into people’s homes and really getting to know them and their families. For years, I’ve heard firsthand what it’s...

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Modernizing a Traditional Business

Modernizing a Traditional Business

When I was a full-time registered nurse in home healthcare, I was shocked how much money my bosses wasted handling patient issues. I say “wasted” because the call center middlemen and random office pinch-hitters being paid to handle things rarely worked, and often made...

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