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WellSky on breaking down ‘electronic silos’


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A new framework for interoperability from WellSky allows its provider customers to better communicate across various patient data exchanges — all electronically.

WellSky extends REACH with collaboration


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has partnered with three leading post-acute providers, USA Healthcare, Concierge Home Care and Healthy Living Network, to offer WellSky REACH.

In brief: Act fast on SMART Act, Medi-Cal drops drastic cut


WASHINGTON – Industry stakeholders are pushing providers to act fast on a bill delaying the inclusion of non-invasive ventilators in competitive bidding for five years.

WellSky IO offers new framework for interoperability


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has launched WellSky IO, a new framework for interoperability that connects clients with local, regional land national patient data exchanges. This will allow clients to deliver smarter care and improve patient outcomes, the company says.

In brief: HHS reports reduction in backlog, McKesson hosts roundtable


WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services has reduced the backlog of Medicare appeals at the administrative law judge level by 25% through June 30, according to a status report provided to a federal court and obtained by the American Hospital Association.

WellSky gives away data analytics tool


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has made available its recently launched WellSky Home Health CareInsights for free to current home health clients.

WellSky partners with Forcura


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has chosen Forcura, a healthcare technology company for post-acute care, as its partner for documentation workflow and mobile care team coordination.

WellSky acquires personal care platform


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. –WellSky has acquired ClearCare, a software-as-a-service platform used by personal care agencies. The deal allows WellSky to better connect care across the healthcare continuum.

In brief: Invacare sticks to target, Quality Biomedical takes on investor


ELYRIA, Ohio – Invacare reaffirmed its long-term target of $85 million to $105 million adjusted EBITDA run-rate by the fourth quarter of 2020 at the Baird Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Sept. 4.

In brief: CMS ‘locks door to vault,’ stakeholders raise alarm on proposal to weaken Medicaid oversight


WASHINGTON – CMS has issued a final rule that creates several new revocation and denial authorities to bolster the agency’s efforts to stop waste, fraud and abuse in Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP.