September 2019

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The Fast Track to Preoperative Readiness | Takeaways from HCP19

Friday September 27th, 2019

By Rick Halton, VP Product & Marketing, Lumeon At the Health Connect Partners Reverse Expo in Kansas City, Missouri, earlier this week, the 15+ perioperative surgery leaders I spoke to had one resounding message: There are enormous benefits to fast-tracking otherwise healthy patients into surgery. This strategy services healthy patients with less hassle, while reducing… Read more »

Off the Beaten Pathway: What Would a Functional U.S. Health System Look Like?

Tuesday September 24th, 2019

By Robbie Hughes, Founder and CEO, Lumeon When I heard that President Trump would be making a speech about a healthcare overhaul this month, I hoped he’d be recommending real regulations to actualize the commitments on price transparency he made over the summer. What we need is to ensure consistent implementation of the ideas in his executive orders…. Read more »

5 Key Steps to Exceptional Patient Engagement

Wednesday September 18th, 2019

By Rick Halton, VP of Product & Marketing, Lumeon As healthcare moves toward a consumer model, there’s much talk in the field today about how to increase patient engagement, as well as much misunderstanding about what that really means. Most health systems are not set up to embrace true patient engagement, but in many cases those leading institutions don’t realize they are insufficiently prepared. Many people… Read more »

How Better Patient Preparation Before Surgery Improves Outcomes

Friday September 13th, 2019

By Dr Gajan Srikanthan, Director of Clinical Pathways, Lumeon Preparing for surgery is a complex process, which can become chaotic without careful management. It’s essential to prioritize both patient and caregiver pre-surgical readiness to make sure that everything goes according to plan, and that patients arrive well prepared for their procedure. For patients, this means… Read more »