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Employers invest in workplace culture, benefits


When it comes to attracting and retaining employees, companies are creating a place people want to work, rather than simply collect a paycheck, they say.

Connected care is a multi-dimensional domain


Pinpointing exactly what “connected care” is can be a tricky exercise.

Honor roll: Penrod Medical Equipment, CareCentrix


Craig Rae, owner of Penrod Medical Equipment in Salisbury, N.C., was recently named to the National Small Business Association Leadership Council.

Providers cite frustration with CareCentrix


HARTFORD, Conn. – HME provider complaints with CareCentrix came to a head recently, when The MED Group reportedly cancelled its payer agreement with the company.

Q&A: Former CMS official thinks outside ‘black box’


HARTFORD, Conn. – Leslie Norwalk is a former CMS acting administrator, but these days, in her role on CareCentrix’s board of directors, she loves being closer to the provider side of things.

CareCentrix re-ups accreditation


HARTFORD, Conn. – CareCentrix has earned URAC accreditation in health utilization management, demonstrating a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes, according to a press release.

In brief: Senators circulate letter, Aeratech Medical named top provider


WASHINGTON – A Senate sign-on letter supporting additional relief from Medicare’s competitive bidding program was released Sept. 28, a companion letter to one circulating in the House of Representatives, which had garnered 79 signatures at press time Friday.

Short takes: Medical Service Co., CareCentrix


Cleveland-based Medical Service Co. has been named a 2018 NorthCoast 99 winner. Winners represent the best workplaces in northeast Ohio.

Data-driven therapy 'way of future'


Treating obstructive sleep apnea makes patients feel better, reduces co-morbidities, and saves money—a win all around. That doesn’t make it any easier for patients to get used to their device, says Michael Cantor, chief medical officer for CareCentrix.

Machine learning: Match patient with provider

Q. What is machine learning and how does it improve post-acute care outcomes and provide cost savings?

A. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning have been integrated in our daily lives from social media interactions, retail shopping and now healthcare.