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    Predictive Analytics and COVID-19: All Models Are Wrong, Some Are Useful

    Predictive analytics can save lives when officials understand their strengths and limitations. Many epidemiological models are indeed useful, especially when paired with an effective application into comprehensive public health policies. While all models will be wrong in certain cases, using them responsibly will drive the right outcomes for patients around the world.

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    Home Sleep Testing in the Age of COVID-19

    The COVID-19 crisis caused major upheavals in all sectors of the economy, not least in the healthcare industry, where hundreds of hospitals abruptly canceled elective procedures and clinics furloughed or laid off thousands of employees. Many patients with serious health problems delayed seeking care. While many of these changes may be temporary, the COVID-19 crisis has provoked changes in the way healthcare is delivered that otherwise would have taken decades to evolve.

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  • Health at Home: The New Normal of Care

    The option to heal at home is no longer a luxury: in the era of COVID-19, it has become essential. For many patients, especially those living in or near COVID-19 hotspots, home is not only the safest, but also the preferred site of care. During a recent Fierce Healthcare webinar, Melissa Carr, General Manager of Home Services, and Jon Terenzetti, VP of Data & Technology Transformation, shared expert opinions on the importance of home health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Outlined below are key takeaways from their discussion.

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    Resolving SDoH through Home-Based Palliative Care — One Patient at a Time

    The pronounced impact of social determinants of health (SDoH) for seriously ill people during the COVID-19 pandemic is generating significant interest and response from payors, providers, and regulators in both private and public sectors. Taking an optimized, process-driven approach for resolving SDoH, Turn-Key Health’s Palliative Illness Management™ (PIM). PIM is an innovative, high-touch, home- based program designed to motivate patients and caregivers to be fully engaged in choosing and implementing a plan of care that optimizes their quality of life and results in treatment decisions in concordance with their goals, preferences and values.

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  • Getting Care at Home is the New Normal for Some, But We’ve Been Doing It for 25 Years

    Getting Care at Home is the New Normal for Some, But We’ve Been Doing It for 25 Years

    Now, more than ever, health plans are focusing on making the home the center of health care. This is especially true for those most at risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms, including older adults and people with chronic conditions. And while we have seen a great increase in telemedicine utilization for routine, non-emergent medical care during the pandemic, our post-acute care system still drives too many people to skilled nursing facilities.  

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