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Care Guidance Programs: Transforming Chronic Care Management for a More Equitable Future

We’re excited to share a recent article published in Medical Economics by Tina Graham, COO of Guideway Care, that sheds light on the transformative potential of care guidance programs in the realm of chronic care management (CCM). CCM plays a pivotal role in bridging the gap between healthcare providers and their vulnerable patients. Those at […]

Guideway Care In Group Practice Journal!

Discover how the payvider model is revolutionizing healthcare delivery in the United States in our article published in Group Practice Journal, an American Medical Group Association (AMGA) publication. Introductory paragraph below and read the full article here: May / June Issue of Group Practice Journal Providers and payers in the U.S. healthcare system have been […]
Craig Parker

Guideway Care CEO, Craig Parker, Selected to Present at Health Insights Fall Forum, Addresses Growing Need for Alternative Care Approaches

Guideway Care’s chief executive officer, Craig Parker, will co-present with David Randall, chief strategy officer, UAB Health System at the Health Insights Fall 2022 Forum, Thursday, October 27, New Orleans, LA. Parker will share Guideway Care’s perspectives and experiences in alternative patient interaction methods – from care at home to non-clinical navigation, and will share […]

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Guideway Care, a Vizient awarded supplier

Guideway Care Signs National Agreement with Vizient, Inc. for Care Guidance Services

The agreement will provide Vizient’s diverse member base contracted pricing for leading technology-enabled, comprehensive care guidance Birmingham, AL (July 20, 2021): Guideway Care (Guideway), a leader in technology-enabled care guidance services that extend beyond mere navigation, announced the launch of a multi-year agreement with Vizient, Inc. (Vizient). Vizient is the largest member-driven performance improvement company […]
The Oncology Care Model: An Overview

COVID-19’s Impact on Cancer Care—Increased Complexity and Increased Demand for Care Guidance

As an industry, we agree that COVID-19 has made an indelible impact on how we practice healthcare in the United States. The virus’s influence is apparent in those industry segments that treat the most complex and vulnerable patient populations, with cancer serving as a palpable embodiment of COVID-19’s effects. Three significant trends in cancer care […]
family member in quarantine

Addressing COVID-19 Health Disparities While Lowering Nursing Demands

In July 2020, the COVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020 was introduced to Congress to help address the inequality in outcomes impacting minority populations. But the hard work of closing care gaps is still left to nurses. In July 2020, the COVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020 was introduced to Congress. With a […]
COVID-19 vaccination

The COVID-19 Vaccine Is Available—Now What?

With the COVID-19 vaccine roll out intensifying, the hard work of getting vaccines to patients is left, in large part, to providers. The complexity of the task is just like the pandemic–unprecedented. Providers, who are already strained with spikes in COVID-19 patients, lower rates of elective procedures, and staff shortages, are asked to: help dispel […]
Preventive Screenings, Cancer Screenings

Delayed Cancer Screenings Lead to Dramatic Decrease in Newly Diagnosed Patients

LexisNexis Highlights How Stay at Home Orders Have Impacted Preventive Screenings, Diagnoses Information and analytics provider LexisNexis recently reported that stay-at-home orders have led to alarming trends in preventive screenings for cancer, with reductions of up to 91% in April and May 2020, when compared to the same time period in 2019. The decrease in […]
The Radiation Oncology Model: What Providers Need to Know

RO-APM: What Providers Need to Know

CMS recently announced the Radiation Oncology Model (RO Model or RO-APM), a mandatory, episode-based payment model for radiotherapy (RT) services. CMS states that the goals of the model are to “improve the quality of care for cancer patients receiving radiotherapy…and move toward a simplified and predictable payment system.” The new radiation oncology alternative payment model […]
Coding COVID-19 Claims | A healthcare worker in protective gear conducts a lab test.

Coding COVID-19 Claims

Healthcare providers are working tirelessly to care for patients during the COVID-19 crisis. Many are isolated from their families so they can take care of our families. Supporting them are countless non-clinical professionals working to keep their organizations operating and create plans for how to successfully transition out of this crisis when the time comes. […]
COVID-19 Pre-screening | Elderly Man Reading Messages on Smartphone

COVID-19 Pre-screening: The Importance of Proactive Outreach

In a situation report released on March 11th 2020, the World Health Organization characterized the quickly spreading novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.¹ With the number of COVID-19 cases rising by the day and concern over whether the outbreak could overwhelm the U.S. healthcare system, it is important to be proactive in the way that patients […]
Is There a Nursing Shortage? | Nurse Kneeling Down Talking to Patient in Wheelchair

Is There a Nursing Shortage?

Throughout the twentieth century and into the present day, there have been periodic nursing shortages. Shortages of these crucial clinical team members pose pressing challenges for healthcare organizations. But is there a nursing shortage now? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this profession is growing at a rate of around 12%—significantly faster than most […]
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Changing Patient Behavior: Identifying and Addressing Barriers

When treating certain health conditions, physicians are faced with the challenge of motivating patients to change their behaviors. Successful management of lifestyle diseases, such as obesity, heart disease, and Type 2 diabetes, hinges on a patient’s willingness and ability to alter their day-to-day actions, including diet, exercise, smoking, and drinking—but what happens when there are […]
Low-Value Care | Patient in a CT Scanner

Low-Value Care: What It Is, and 3 Strategies to Reduce It

The phrase “low-value care” is frequently tossed around in discussions of healthcare spending, and there are whole initiatives dedicated to reducing the use of low-value services in clinical settings. However, a comprehensive understanding of low-value care and its impact on health outcomes is essential to identifying and ultimately reducing its occurrence in healthcare. What is […]
Reducing Hospital Readmissions: 5 Strategies | Nurse Helping Patient Out of Bed

Reducing Hospital Readmissions: 5 Strategies

One key measure of hospital care quality is the facility’s readmission rates, or the percentage of patients who experience unplanned readmission after a previous stay. Readmissions are expensive—more than $14,000 per readmission in costs to the hospital, on average, according to the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. Even though hospitals may end up making a […]

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Care Guidance Programs: Transforming Chronic Care Management for a More Equitable Future

We’re excited to share a recent article published in Medical Economics by Tina Graham, COO of Guideway Care, that sheds light on the transformative potential of care guidance programs in the realm of chronic care management (CCM). CCM plays a pivotal role in bridging the gap between healthcare providers and their vulnerable patients. Those at […]

Guideway Care In Group Practice Journal!

Discover how the payvider model is revolutionizing healthcare delivery in the United States in our article published in Group Practice Journal, an American Medical Group Association (AMGA) publication. Introductory paragraph below and read the full article here: May / June Issue of Group Practice Journal Providers and payers in the U.S. healthcare system have been […]
Craig Parker

Guideway Care CEO, Craig Parker, Selected to Present at Health Insights Fall Forum, Addresses Growing Need for Alternative Care Approaches

Guideway Care’s chief executive officer, Craig Parker, will co-present with David Randall, chief strategy officer, UAB Health System at the Health Insights Fall 2022 Forum, Thursday, October 27, New Orleans, LA. Parker will share Guideway Care’s perspectives and experiences in alternative patient interaction methods – from care at home to non-clinical navigation, and will share […]