From To Err is Human to the Present

Dr. Leonard Kancher
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From To Err Is Human to the Present The evolution of our nation’s healthcare quality initiative   BY:  Leonard Kancher, MD One of the principal dictums in the practice of medicine is primum non nocere… “First, do no harm.”  However, it wasn’t until relatively recently that the health care industry began to take a real …

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eQSuite™ – Our Care Coordination Platform

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eQSuite™ links all members of the care team, so everyone involved gets up to the minute information about their patient. With eQHealth Solutions’ system, the ability to fully coordinate care is enhanced.

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eQCare – Our Solution for Improving Coordination

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Coordinating care is not a new concept. Although case management has achieved some success, it can be improved. And, that’s something eQHealth Solutions is doing every day. Watch our short video to learn more about our eQCare product.

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Total Medical Management – The eQHealth Solution

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eQHealth Solutions has developed a total medical management program that merges four key elements into one solution that improves the health status of patients while lowering health care spending. It’s called our Total Medical Management Solution.

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Everyone is entitled to health insurance, right?

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Ron Ritchey, MD Chief Medical Officer eQHealth Solutions Recently, I was asked to speak at the annual meeting of the Louisiana State Medical Society’s House of Delegates. My topic was emerging trends in health care. One of the key points that I made was over the past year, as I spoke to and met with …

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To Screen or Not to Screen: The Relevance of Cancer Screening and Early Detection

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Lynn Buggage Systems Director – Health/Public American Cancer Society A recent Consumer Reports headline promised to help consumers understand which cancer tests you need and which you don’t. This generated some mild discussion in Louisiana among some health care leaders. The article references a recent New England Journal of Medicine piece that discusses the failure …

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The Six Priorities of the National Quality Strategy

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Linda F. Harkey Quality Improvement Director eQHealth Solutions In an earlier blog post, I wrote about the National Quality Strategy, an evolving health care guide for our nation. I mentioned in my post that the strategy will be accomplished through three broad aims: Better Care Healthy People/Healthy Communities Affordable Care What I didn’t write about …

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One Question to Ask Before Jumping on the ACO Bandwagon

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Gary Curtis, President, eQHealth Solutions If you aren’t asking how joining an ACO will improve the care of your patients, you aren’t asking the right question. Earlier this month, the federal government announced the latest list of organizations that have been approved by CMS to start an accountable care organization. Including the 106 organizations announced …

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Why are more GOP governors changing their minds about the expansion of Medicaid?

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Why are more GOP governors changing their minds about the expansion of Medicaid? Bob Johannessen Corporate Communications Director eQHealth Solutions New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently became the second high-profile Republican governor to make an about face on Obamacare. In late February, Christie joined tea-party favorite and outspoken Obamacare critic Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, …

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