The Role of Data at the Point of Care in Breaking Down Healthcare’s Silos

Dianne Gray, Chief Innovation & Patient Advocacy Officer Yesterday I received news that a 65-year-old breast cancer patient I worked with had died, leaving behind her 39-year-old daughter, a fiancé, her daughter’s father and her 85-year-old mother. Her healthcare journey provides one more example of the way too many lives end in a fragmented healthcare system […]

How to Reduce the Staffing Shortage with Non-Clinical Care Navigators

Across the country, hospice organizations are competing for clinical staff from the same limited pool of eligible applicants. Even before COVID, demand for clinicians, nurses, and social workers outpaced supply. The pandemic has exacerbated the shortage, resulting in early retirements or resignations from the field to focus on non-patient care areas or different careers altogether. […]

Acclivity Health Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

I’m proud to announce that the Acclivity Health Connected Care Platform has achieved HITRUST CSF® Certification. Accomplishing HITRUST CSF Certification demonstrates that Acclivity Health is taking the most proactive approach to data protection and risk mitigation, while adhering to the highest information security standards. Attaining this certification was no easy task. HITRUST CSF Certification is […]

The Unmet Needs of Palliative Care patients

If palliative care were a drug, patients would be clamoring for it, providers would rely on it and more medical school graduates would be specializing in it. Palliative care has been proven to lower hospital readmission rates and healthcare costs, improve patient experience and outcomes and help people live longer. It gives patients more voice […]

Acclivity Health and Vytalize Health Partner to Improve Care for Palliative Patients

Innovative collaboration equips ACOs, palliative care, and home healthcare providers with data and insights to predict medical problems before they occur and avoid unnecessary ED and hospital stays Connected Care platform simplifies workflows and streamlines patient enrollment, allowing providers to spend more time with patients and reduce costs June 15, 2021, JACKSONVILLE, FL – Acclivity […]

Death in America: The Need for a Culture Shift in Advanced Illness Management

Eighty percent. That’s how many Americans would like to die at home. But despite the fact that 70 percent of Americans die from chronic illnesses1, giving them time to anticipate their deaths, over 50 percent still die in hospitals or nursing homes.2  Of the Medicare patients who died in 2016, only 48% received hospice services […]