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Press Release: AAHCM Launches Educational Initiative to Demonstrate the Value of Home-Based Primary Care to Payers and Providers

The American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM), the leading professional organization for physicians, nurse practitioners and other providers of home-based primary care (HBPC), today announced the release of a digital toolkit of educational resources to help payers and providers understand how HBPC significantly improves quality and reduces costs for more than two million seriously ill and home-limited older adults. AAHCM made this announcement at its annual meeting in Chicago, which focused on empowering HBPC professionals to “Drive the Change to Value-Based Care.”

Forbes/NextAve: What Older Voters Want in the Midterm Elections

Older voters could be a decisive bloc in the midterm elections, particularly since recent polls have showed registered voters 65+ leaning decisively towards Democratic congressional candidates, a sharp reversal from previous election cycles.

The San Diego Union-Tribune: Local dentist wants to leave legacy of caring for seniors

Karen Becerra was working in private practice about eight years ago when she was traveling in a single-engine plane and the engine failed in the air. She was living what she thought were the last minutes of her life. When the plane was able to land safely, she knew she wanted to commit her life to a larger cause, so she began working toward using her background as a dentist to helping local seniors improve their oral health.

Health Evolution: Advancing Connected Health for Seniors

Tim Lash, Chief Strategy Officer of West Health and Peter Fleischut, Chief Transformation Officer of New York Presbyterian Hospital discuss the current impact of connected health and its potential, telehealth and how it is reimbursed and the integration of physical and virtual visits   WATCH VIDEO  

GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences: Urgent Matters Names Winner of the 2018 Emergency Care Innovation of the Year Award

The winner and honorable mentions will present at the Urgent Matter Annual Meeting hosted by the American College of Emergency Physicians at the 2018 Scientific Assembly in Washington, D.C. October 3, 2018 PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON (Oct. 3, 2018) — Urgent Matters and the Gary and Mary West Health Institute are pleased to announce the winners… Read more »