Select Page

Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

Embracing the Spirit of the New Discharge Planning Rule

The new discharge planning rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) went into effect late November. The final rule is intended to empower patients and enhance their rights, in addition to utilizing technology to ensure seamless transitions...

read more
Thought Leadership

Addressing Social Determinants of Health with Technology

Social determinants of health account for 80-90 percent of modifiable contributors to a patient’s health outcome, making the issue critically important for care teams to identify and address. Patients struggling with social determinants often have complex needs that can’t be met at a single point of care. Technology can help bridge the gaps.

read more
Thought Leadership

Addressing the Opioid Crisis with Technology

From 2006 to 2012, 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills were distributed throughout the US. That’s an average of nearly 11 billion pain pills per year. Clinicians can play a significant role in addressing the opioid epidemic that takes the lives of tens of thousands of people every year.

read more
Thought Leadership

Enabling Seamless Communication Between Health Plans and Care Teams

Health plans and accountable care organizations (ACOs) have a wealth of information on large groups of people, but don’t have an easy way to share relevant data with physicians and other care providers. Collective Medical’s enhanced functionality, Flags, now enables...

read more
Thought Leadership

Recap: ACEP19 Focused Heavily on Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a much bigger problem in healthcare settings than many people realize. The topic was a recurring theme at this year’s annual ACEP conference, both in opening remarks and educational sessions throughout the conference.

read more
Thought Leadership

Supporting More Informed Decisions at the Point of Care With CCDs

It’s Collective’s mission to help care teams identify and support our country’s most vulnerable patients.  Toward this mission, Collective is now participating bidirectionally in national CCD networks and integrating CCDs to support informed treatment decision making...

read more