PreparedHealth expands leadership team and home health network

August 28, 2017

Healthcare engagement company, PreparedHealth, reports accelerated growth along with key new hires. PreparedHealth has expanded its leadership team by naming Iqbal Brainch as Chief Marketing Officer. The announcement comes in the midst of significant growth. The firm has more than doubled its employee count over the last quarter and recently announced expansion of its network … Read More

PreparedHealth Announces Partnership with Encompass

August 16, 2017

Encompass enters agreement to join the enTouch™ network, focusing on ACO partnerships and home health value based purchasing models. Healthcare engagement company, PreparedHealth, announced today a multi-year agreement with Encompass, a nationally recognized leader in the home health and hospice industry. With the partnership, Encompass will join the enTouch network and activate DINA™, a digital nursing … Read More

Big names invest in health care software startup to take aim at readmissions

May 2, 2017

We have an incredible group of innovative client partners, advisors and investors that are helping us accelerate our mission of keeping people happy and healthy in their home. Thanks to John Pletz at Crain’s Chicago Business for helping us announce our recent growth: PreparedHealth, a Chicago startup that’s using social media and big data to … Read More

Primary Care Physician’s Guide: Extending Patient Centered Care Beyond the Practice

May 1, 2017

With the transition to value-based payment models in healthcare, Primary Care Physicians (PCPs) are seeing a greater need for more efficient care management for high-risk patients and an urgency to manage smarter transitions quickly. According to study performed by Beckers, 66% of readmissions happen within the first 15 days after a hospital discharge. This urgency … Read More

Centegra Health System unlocks the key for Bundled Payment programs

April 27, 2017

By partnering with PreparedHealth, Centegra Health System leverages innovative technology to maximize bundles as many hospitals and health systems struggle to manage the losses. —- Hospitals and health systems across the country are continuing to assess Bundled Payment programs, trying to determine how to manage and coordinate with physicians and post-acute players in order to … Read More

National think-tank adds power to evidence-based care transitions

April 10, 2017

We are thrilled to announce our partnership with The Bridge Model National Office. The expansion of our advisory board brings tremendous care transitions thought leadership to our growing ecosystem of home and community-based healthcare providers on enTouch™. See the full press release below: Healthcare engagement company, PreparedHealth, announced today that The Bridge Model National Office (BMNO) has … Read More

How tech like Amazon’s Alexa can benefit home health

December 6, 2016

Home Health Care News sees the value in DINA and how AI has the potential to change patient care. This goal is shared by home health providers of all shapes, sizes and geographies. But PreparedHealth’s partnership with Moorestown, New Jersey-based Bayada actually seems to be working. It also is notable for utilizing an artificial intelligence … Read More

AI Nursing Assistant Brings Care to the Home

November 17, 2016

One of the best health tech evangelists highlights enTouch and DINA and the possibilities they are opening up for healthcare. “Health systems have been testing out mobile health communications platforms for quite some time to improve care team coordination, but very few have developed such a robust social media platform and this is the first I’ve … Read More

A new social network for health care providers

January 1, 2016

The following appeared in Crain’s Chicago Business on December 30, 2015 by John Pletz. Ashish Shah had a hunch that social media—a tool used every day by health care providers outside work—could be the key to improving results on the job, too. It looks like he was right. The software he and David Coyle developed … Read More