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Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential

Risk management and employee well-being

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

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Care Beyond Medicine: How Papa Combats Elderly Isolation by Connecting Seniors with ‘Pals’

As the global population ages, the demand for personalized, compassionate care for the elderly has surged, highlighting a gap in traditional healthcare services. This demographic, often facing loneliness and isolation, requires more than just medical attention; they need companionship and support to help combat elderly isolation. How can we address the growing need for […]

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The Key to Expanding GI Care? Integrating Tech and Providing Psychological Support

The healthcare landscape is witnessing a pivotal shift towards enhancing patient and provider experiences in gastrointestinal (GI) care. With digestive disorders affecting a significant portion of the population, the urgency to address these challenges has never been more critical. This conversation comes at a time when the need for accessible, comprehensive care is climbing, […]

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The Fusion of Cutting-Edge Technology with Medical Practice is Transforming Patient Care and Access

In today’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, the fusion of cutting-edge technology with medical practice is reshaping patient and provider experiences. As the sector stands on the brink of significant change, spurred by the critical demand for broader access to care and better patient outcomes, the importance of technological innovation in healthcare has reached an […]

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Revolutionizing Patient Care: How DFW’s Healthcare Transformation is Shaping the Future of Revenue Cycle Management

In an engaging episode of Highway to Health, filmed at the legendary Billy Bob’s, host David Kemp chatted with “The First Couple of Revenue Cycle,” Jeff Tanner and  Lauralea Tanner about Dallas-Fort Worth’s journey from a cattle hub to a center of healthcare innovation. Central to this transformation has been refining revenue cycle management, which […]

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Dallas-Fort Worth’s Transformation: From a Cattle-Centric Economy to a Hub for Healthcare Innovation

In the heart of Fort Worth, Texas, a transformation is underway, shifting from its historic roots in the cattle trade to becoming a burgeoning hub for healthcare innovation. Set against the iconic backdrop of Billy Bob’s in downtown Fort Worth, the latest episode of Highway to Health saw host David Kemp and HealthSpry CEO […]

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Mastering Revenue Cycle Management: The Key to Thriving in Dallas-Fort Worth’s Healthcare Boom

In an episode of Highway to Health shot at the iconic Billy Bob’s, David Kemp and healthcare veteran Kelly Strong dissected Dallas-Fort Worth’s evolution into a healthcare powerhouse, fueled by rapid population increases and a business-friendly environment. During the enlightening conversation, Strong highlighted the importance of mastering revenue cycle management and identified it as […]

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University Campuses Spearhead Security Innovation: How Advancements in Mobile Technology are Transforming Access Control
April 23, 2024

With the integration of wallet technologies by major players like Samsung and Apple, the mobile credentialing sector within the security industry is witnessing remarkable growth. Advancements in mobile technology are transforming access control by enabling more sophisticated and user-friendly solutions. At a recent Experts Talk episode, Geoffrey Kohl, Senior Director of Marketing at the […]

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The Future of Security: Discovering the Next Generation of Security Solutions at ISC West
April 23, 2024

The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security […]

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training
April 23, 2024

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead […]

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Forming Relationships with Industry Insiders Can Quell Sales Cycles and their Length of Time
April 23, 2024

New companies are facing more and more challenges in the security industry as sales cycles are experiencing lengthier times. One of those reasons is due to the complexity of the security industry itself, along with the unique and special business models every new company will come in with. But there is a solution to […]

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Navigating Healthcare’s Competitive Landscape
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From Athlete to Executive: Navigating Healthcare’s Competitive Landscape
October 4, 2023

In this snippet from the Highway to Health podcast, Luke Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of CapExpert, shares a vital lesson learned from leading his venture: the power of a supportive, talented team. Drawing a parallel to his quarterback days, Johnson emphasizes the importance of surrounding oneself with individuals who are skilled and aligned with the […]

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Technology’s Role in Revolutionizing Treatment in Healthcare

Dr. Scott Sigman, M.D., host of The Ortho Show, highlights the impending technological advancements in healthcare, emphasizing how it will enhance patient care and revolutionize surgical procedures. Dr. Sigman mentions the integration of ChatGPT in the operating room through CaliberAI, an AI company aiming to guide surgical interventions. Furthermore, Dr. Sigman shares his experience with […]

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The Lifelong Impact of Athletic Training on Kids

Blair Bundy, the Director of Player Health for the Milwaukee Brewers, recently shared his insights on the importance of nurturing lifelong athletes from a young age. He emphasized that the ultimate goal for children participating in sports is not just about winning games but about fostering physical and mental resilience. Such individuals lessen the strain […]

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Looking Beyond Profit to Harness Technology and Influence for Purpose in Healthcare

In the constantly changing landscape of technology and innovation, leveraging one’s resources for a purpose in healthcare beyond profit is becoming increasingly vital. Particularly in sectors like healthcare, the responsibility to contribute doesn’t merely revolve around monetary gains but is deeply rooted in purpose and influence. Harnessing the power of technology, intellectual property, and human […]

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Health Literacy and the Consumerization of Healthcare
September 11, 2023

In a recent episode of the Highway to Health podcast discussing health literacy and the consumerization of healthcare, Dr. Chase Feiger, M.D., and CEO at Ostro emphasized the need for simplifying healthcare. Healthcare should be as user-friendly as platforms like Netflix or Amazon. The underlying message: without good health, everything else is inconsequential.

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What Can Robotic Process Automation Mean for the Longevity of the Healthcare System?
July 14, 2023

In the current climate, healthcare systems are facing increased financial strain due to the ongoing effects of the pandemic. This reality, combined with the continuous pressure to reduce costs and improve efficiency, calls for innovative, solutions-oriented strategies that break away from traditional dependency models. The emerging role of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and machine […]

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Inpatient Nursing Needs Efficient, Innovative Technology to Boost Staff Morale

Navigating the intricate landscape of inpatient nursing can be a daunting task, especially with the rising wage rates posing significant challenges. It is vital, now more than ever, to implement innovative solutions that not only ensure equitable staffing ratios but also enhance the overall work experience of healthcare professionals.  Implementing efficient cost cutting measures […]

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Bridging the Gap: Tech-Enabled, Physician-Led Clinical Documentation Solutions

Healthcare brings in plenty of money via payments and funding, but due to a lack of coding solutions, not all healthcare professionals get paid for their work. Even if a physician goes get paid, it can take some time, or some of the work they have done gets lost in the cracks, along with […]

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Up-leveling the Consumer Experience in Healthcare

Highway to Health’s David Kemp attended HFMA 2023 in Nashville and got some interesting insights on up-leveling the consumer experience in healthcare. Seth Cohen, President of Cedar, and Jeremy Church, CFO at Keck Medicine of USC, took a moment to sit down and discuss the importance of enhancing the patient experience through digital engagement strategies. […]

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Virtual Nursing is a Direct Response to Recent Issues in Healthcare Says the Company Leading the Charge
July 11, 2023

Virtual nursing is a fairly new concept but it’s likely to be crucial in the future healthcare solutions. Due to a lot of data-driven decision-making in various fields, healthcare is no exception, with organizations increasingly leveraging data to streamline processes, improve financial health, and enhance patient care. As the sector grapples with challenges like […]

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A Changing Healthcare Landscape is Pressuring Costs on the Industry, But Technology is Swinging in With a Resolution

With an evolving healthcare landscape, organizations face increasing pressure on their profit margins, stemming from rising labor and supply costs, declining reimbursements, and the intricate dynamics of healthcare billing. Striking a balance amid these challenges requires innovative strategies and tools to measure, motivate, and retain the highest performers – the human capital that ultimately […]

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Healthy Habits Soundbite: Luke Johnson’s Evolving Fitness Goals
October 4, 2023

Transitioning from the grueling demands of collegiate football to nurturing a lifelong fitness journey, Luke Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of CapExpert, unveils a shift in perspective towards physical well-being. As the rigors of youthful athleticism give way to the pursuit of a pain-free golf swing and the serenity of Denver’s hiking trails, a tale of […]

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Balancing Work, Rest, and Family Time

In the high-stakes world of deal-making, staying ahead of the curve is paramount. The pressures are immense, with unexpected twists and turns demanding constant vigilance. Yet, amidst this whirlwind, finding moments of respite becomes crucial. It not only rejuvenates the mind but also ensures better productivity. On the latest episode of Highway to Health–“The Impact […]

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Building Daily Routines: Structure Fuels Personal and Professional Purpose

In a bustling world, achieving work-life balance often revolves around the structures and daily routines we set for ourselves. The sanctity of a structured day, imbued with moments of family, self-reflection, and responsibility, serves as a cornerstone for many successful individuals. Such routines don’t just structure our professional commitments but deeply enrich our personal lives, […]

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Insights from Dr. Chase Feiger on the Importance of Physical Activity for Mental Recharge

In today’s fast-paced business world, a growing body of research suggests that the continual demands on our attention can lead to burnout and decreased productivity. But it’s not just about taking a break; it’s about the quality of the breaks we take. Just like a car that needs quality fuel to run efficiently, our brains […]

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Bringing HCPs and Patients Together to Realize CBD Benefits
March 4, 2023

The cannabis plant has more than 80 chemical compounds, of which the two most known are THC (marijuana) and CBD. CBD, or cannabidiol, is a hemp derivative that does not elicit abuse or dependence, and research suggests it could potentially help health conditions such as anxiety, chronic pain, arthritis, and addiction, among others. How do […]

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Can the Gut Microbiome be the Answer to Personalized Healthcare?

Gut health awareness has been playing a pivotal role in the improvement of health as more and more people begin to prioritize the state of microbiome in their bodies. Health experts say that the gut provides an answer to someone’s health, particularly, their digestion and mood, according to Hopkins Medicine. Additionally, the body’s immune system […]

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The Continued Democratization of Personalized Healthcare
April 3, 2023

A show of hands: How many people were adept at taking an in-home health test before the pandemic? The answer: probably not many. The pandemic changed that, along with so many other healthcare processes. Taking a COVID test, a healthcare assessment, or even a virtual patient visit weren’t things most were used to doing at […]

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Highway to Health: Referral Management Paired with E-consults Delivering for Patients and Providers

The healthcare industry is facing a lot of challenges, like physician burnout, the high cost of care, a lack of insurance coverage, staffing problems, and a lack of adequate interactions between patients and providers, just to name a few. With the loads of technology and applications available, many providers still use fax machines as a […]

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Provider & Payer Dynamics: Revenue Cycle’s Evolution

Pre-authorization is a word that is being tossed around more and more frequently in the healthcare world. Often referred to as pre-approvals, prior approvals, or prior authorizations, these are insurance-dictated restrictions on medicines, tests, or health services that require a check before insurance will officially cover the product or service. More than three quarters of […]

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Patient’s Responsibility in the Financial Side of Healthcare

Patients’ financial responsibility has been increasing over the years, and this trend is stepping-up healthcare costs, with no assurance it’s going to slow down in the future. According to patientengagementhit, patient financial responsibility increased by 11 percent in 2017, a rise from $1,630 in Q4 2016 to $1,813 in Q4 2017, totaling an increase of […]

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Unlocking Your Body’s Ability to Fight Cancer
February 15, 2023

The common saying, “You are what you eat,” may indeed be true. Consuming unhealthy food and beverages can put you at increased risk for developing chronic health conditions, obesity, and even 13 types of cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While this may seem disheartening, new research shows that nutritional […]

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Referral Management and Health System Revenue Leakage

Staying on top of your health isn’t always easy. Time, money, and knowledge all play a big role in shaping your healthcare. Missing a follow-up appointment might not seem like a big deal, though it could be a game changer for your health or your practice and staying on top of appointments should be a […]

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Intelligent Automation: Meeting Patient Expectation

Key Points: The administrative burden on the provider is what translates into poor patient experience. Many big tech companies going into the healthcare business are finding it challenging because they do not have a proper understanding of how it works There is a need for alignment between patient needs and what healthcare providers are offering […]

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How AI is Being Applied in Early Diagnosis

Most people have likely been impacted by a family member or friend who has had heart disease, and the statistics show that it certainly carries a heavy burden on society. Cardiac disease is responsible for 40.8 million disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) annually as well as 36.4 million years of life lost (YLLs) due to premature […]

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Rani Therapeutics & Highway to Health
December 14, 2022

On December 3, 1967, Dr. Christiaan Barnard completed the first human heart transplant. At the time, it seemed incredible—and it is—but today, we hardly bat an eye at a heart transplant because of how rapidly the healthcare and biotech fields are coming out with innovative surgeries, technologies, and therapies. What does the biotech industry look […]

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#WintheDay: How Personal Branding Can Drive Individual and Corporate Performance

Dollars drive healthcare. So much so, in fact, that the US spent more than 19.7% of US GDP on healthcare spending in 2020. Healthcare costs effect everyone involved in the industry, from the payor to the clinician to the patient. To help streamline healthcare solutions, one company aims to match patients with the best […]

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A Fresh Take on Remote Care and Healthcare Disruption

The pandemic accelerated many industries around the world, one of which was the healthcare industry. Remote-care shot up throughout the pandemic, allowing more people to stay at home and get the care they needed. But while some clinics offer the tools necessary to continue providing accurate remote-care, improvements can still be made for diagnostic […]

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Improving Financing and Reimbursement Options for Patients and Providers

Do you ever think about just how much surgical procedures cost? Well, for the uninsured patient, they can be upwards of a whopping 35 thousand dollars. And for those who are insured, even paying a chunk of that change is sure to make a dent in the wallet.   Since not many individuals will pay a […]

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Risk management and employee well-being
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Merging Risk Management with Employee Well-Being is the Secret to Unlocking Workplace Potential
February 27, 2024

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the convergence of risk management, business insurance, and employee benefits has emerged as a critical focal point for organizations aiming to foster a resilient and thriving workforce. This intersection of risk management and employee well-being addresses not just the physical assets of a company but extends to the […]

Read More
Care Beyond Medicine: How Papa Combats Elderly Isolation by Connecting Seniors with ‘Pals’

As the global population ages, the demand for personalized, compassionate care for the elderly has surged, highlighting a gap in traditional healthcare services. This demographic, often facing loneliness and isolation, requires more than just medical attention; they need companionship and support to help combat elderly isolation. How can we address the growing need for […]

Read More
The Key to Expanding GI Care? Integrating Tech and Providing Psychological Support

The healthcare landscape is witnessing a pivotal shift towards enhancing patient and provider experiences in gastrointestinal (GI) care. With digestive disorders affecting a significant portion of the population, the urgency to address these challenges has never been more critical. This conversation comes at a time when the need for accessible, comprehensive care is climbing, […]

Read More
The Fusion of Cutting-Edge Technology with Medical Practice is Transforming Patient Care and Access

In today’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, the fusion of cutting-edge technology with medical practice is reshaping patient and provider experiences. As the sector stands on the brink of significant change, spurred by the critical demand for broader access to care and better patient outcomes, the importance of technological innovation in healthcare has reached an […]

Read More
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Value-Based Care is Reshaping Patient Outcomes and Healthcare
December 7, 2023

As of recent times, the healthcare industry has been progressively shifting towards value-based care, a model that emphasizes patient outcomes over the quantity of services delivered. This transition represents a significant shift that promises to enhance patient experiences and outcomes while controlling healthcare costs. With a growing emphasis on this approach, especially over the […]

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Contract Life Cycle Management is Coming Out on Top, as Healthcare Providers Increasingly Rely on the Tool

The healthcare industry is undergoing a significant transformation, driven by the need to improve patient experiences, access, and outcomes. Amidst this shift, contract lifecycle management (CLM) is emerging as a critical tool for healthcare providers. With the increasing pressure on cost management and compliance, healthcare organizations are seeking solutions that streamline operations and enhance […]

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Focusing on Provider Experience and Engagement can Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Improving healthcare is a multifaceted challenge, with the provider experience playing a pivotal role alongside patient care. In a recent episode of the “Highway to Health” podcast, host David Kemp delved into this critical issue with Stephanie Prechowski, MBA, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CNOR, Chief Operating Officer at Surgeons Choice Medical Center. In this episode, […]

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Digital Healthcare Unleashed: Can it Transform Patient Care?

The rapid evolution of digital healthcare, particularly in the post-COVID era, has brought unprecedented changes. With a surge in telemedicine, streamlined workflows, and enhanced data accessibility, healthcare providers are now more empowered than ever to focus on patient care over administrative tasks. The sector is witnessing a significant shift, driven by technological advancements and […]

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Navigating the Right Approach to Personal Loss and Mental Health in the Workplace
November 8, 2023

In a special edition of the Highway to Health podcast, host David Kemp steps out of the studio and onto the greens of Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas. This episode features a candid discussion on the intersection of personal loss and mental health in the workplace with Matt Brost, Vice President of Health […]

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Championing Holistic HLTH is Also Important for the Future of Healthcare

At the annual gathering of dynamic perspectives at the HLTH convention in Vegas, this year there was a poignant narrative that flowed — the imperative of holistic community involvement in healthcare evolution. Echoing the timeless phrase, “it takes a village,” industry experts, such as Geoffrey M. Roche of Siemens Healthineers and host of Holistic Leadership, […]

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Advancing Value-Based Care IRL: Highlights from HLTH Day 2

Elevating humanity was main theme at the HLTH conference in Las Vegas this past October, and advancing value-based care took the spotlight on day 2. This topic emerged as a platform for profound healthcare discussions, highlighting the significance of transitioning to value-based care, aimed at enhancing patient outcomes while curbing costs. On the Highway […]

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Highway to Health: How Integral is Reshaping Healthcare Data Compliance

In an era where healthcare data is abundant yet challenging to manage, this episode of ‘Highway to Health’ dives into the intricacies of navigating this landscape. Host David Kemp invites Shubh Sinha, CEO & Co-founder of Integral, to shed light on the hurdles and innovations in healthcare data compliance. Integral is tackling a significant pain […]

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Determining AI’s Place in Healthcare Financial Management and Improving its Setbacks
June 15, 2023

The forthcoming HFMA 2023 Annual Conference, set for June 25-28 in Nashville, Tennessee, will bring together various professionals in healthcare financial management to explore challenges and solutions of the industry. The confluence of patient experience, care coordination, and revenue cycle management (RCM) is pivotal to the success of healthcare financial management. This vast network, […]

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Here’s How It’s Still Possible to Afford Skyrocketing Healthcare Costs in the U.S.

It’s impossible to ignore the massive increases in heathcare costs in the United States. In an era where the average healthcare cost for a family of four has skyrocketed to a staggering $31,000 per year, it’s no wonder that discussions around healthcare affordability are becoming increasingly critical. With healthcare inflation now surpassing 5%, it’s […]

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Value-Based Care is Reshaping Patient Outcomes and Healthcare
December 7, 2023

As of recent times, the healthcare industry has been progressively shifting towards value-based care, a model that emphasizes patient outcomes over the quantity of services delivered. This transition represents a significant shift that promises to enhance patient experiences and outcomes while controlling healthcare costs. With a growing emphasis on this approach, especially over the […]

Read More
Contract Life Cycle Management is Coming Out on Top, as Healthcare Providers Increasingly Rely on the Tool
December 6, 2023

The healthcare industry is undergoing a significant transformation, driven by the need to improve patient experiences, access, and outcomes. Amidst this shift, contract lifecycle management (CLM) is emerging as a critical tool for healthcare providers. With the increasing pressure on cost management and compliance, healthcare organizations are seeking solutions that streamline operations and enhance […]

Read More
Focusing on Provider Experience and Engagement can Improve Healthcare Outcomes
November 28, 2023

Improving healthcare is a multifaceted challenge, with the provider experience playing a pivotal role alongside patient care. In a recent episode of the “Highway to Health” podcast, host David Kemp delved into this critical issue with Stephanie Prechowski, MBA, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CNOR, Chief Operating Officer at Surgeons Choice Medical Center. In this episode, […]

Read More
Digital Healthcare Unleashed: Can it Transform Patient Care?
November 16, 2023

The rapid evolution of digital healthcare, particularly in the post-COVID era, has brought unprecedented changes. With a surge in telemedicine, streamlined workflows, and enhanced data accessibility, healthcare providers are now more empowered than ever to focus on patient care over administrative tasks. The sector is witnessing a significant shift, driven by technological advancements and […]

Read More
Navigating the Right Approach to Personal Loss and Mental Health in the Workplace
November 8, 2023

In a special edition of the Highway to Health podcast, host David Kemp steps out of the studio and onto the greens of Maridoe Golf Club in Carrollton, Texas. This episode features a candid discussion on the intersection of personal loss and mental health in the workplace with Matt Brost, Vice President of Health […]

Read More
Championing Holistic HLTH is Also Important for the Future of Healthcare
November 3, 2023

At the annual gathering of dynamic perspectives at the HLTH convention in Vegas, this year there was a poignant narrative that flowed — the imperative of holistic community involvement in healthcare evolution. Echoing the timeless phrase, “it takes a village,” industry experts, such as Geoffrey M. Roche of Siemens Healthineers and host of Holistic Leadership, […]

Read More
Advancing Value-Based Care IRL: Highlights from HLTH Day 2
November 2, 2023

Elevating humanity was main theme at the HLTH conference in Las Vegas this past October, and advancing value-based care took the spotlight on day 2. This topic emerged as a platform for profound healthcare discussions, highlighting the significance of transitioning to value-based care, aimed at enhancing patient outcomes while curbing costs. On the Highway […]

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Highway to Health: How Integral is Reshaping Healthcare Data Compliance
October 30, 2023

In an era where healthcare data is abundant yet challenging to manage, this episode of ‘Highway to Health’ dives into the intricacies of navigating this landscape. Host David Kemp invites Shubh Sinha, CEO & Co-founder of Integral, to shed light on the hurdles and innovations in healthcare data compliance. Integral is tackling a significant pain […]

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Healthy Habits Soundbite: Luke Johnson’s Evolving Fitness Goals
October 4, 2023

Transitioning from the grueling demands of collegiate football to nurturing a lifelong fitness journey, Luke Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of CapExpert, unveils a shift in perspective towards physical well-being. As the rigors of youthful athleticism give way to the pursuit of a pain-free golf swing and the serenity of Denver’s hiking trails, a tale of […]

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