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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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Health Equity Becomes a National Safety Goal

Care Guidance Advances Hospital Compliance with New Joint Commission Requirement Effective January 1, 2023 Last summer, the Joint Commission issued new and revised requirements that upgraded health equity as a leadership standard that is included in the national patient safety goal (NPSG 16). The new leadership standard became effective January 1, 2023. Under NPSG 16, accredited […]
5 Patient Engagement Trends for 2023

5 Patient Engagement Trends for 2023

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is the benchmark patient satisfaction survey. Patient engagement and satisfaction are essential factors in hospital reimbursement. These trends can help hospitals and healthcare providers to engage their patients more effectively. Read more: 4 Strategies for Improving HCAHPS Scores. As healthcare organizations continue to expand, it […]
Guideway Care Reinforces Its Commitment To Resolving SDOH

Guideway Care Reinforces its Commitment to Resolving SDoH Associate with Cancer Care

Care Guidance featured in thought leadership article published in peer-reviewed OncoZine reaching the International Oncology Network. Access full article here:  https://www.oncozine.com/advancing-health-equity-for-oncology-patients/ Providing a blue print for stakeholders in oncology to resolve certain inequalities in cancer care that are linked to Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), including level of education, occupation, income, sex, race, ethnicity, place of residence […]
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4 Compelling Reasons Why Your Patients Need Healthcare Navigation

Cancer care is a complex and ever-changing field, and navigating the healthcare system can be daunting for even the most experienced patients. Healthcare navigation is a valuable service that can make the process easier by providing support from an expert who knows what to do regarding getting care. The Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) by the […]
Care Guidance Supports Quality Payment Programs In Value-Based Care

Care Guidance Supports Quality Payment Programs in Value-Based Care

While traditional fee-for-service reimbursement models tend to increase the quantity of healthcare services provided, new reimbursement programs have emerged that are changing the way healthcare services are being delivered by rewarding providers for the quality of care they render based upon standardized Value-Based Care (VBC) metrics. Beginning in 2006, the healthcare industry began a transition […]
How to Measure Quality in Cancer Care?

How to Measure Quality in Cancer Care?

Cancer is a deadly disease that has affected countless individuals throughout the world. Quality cancer care is essential for improving outcomes and ultimately saving lives. However, measuring quality in cancer care can be challenging due to its complexity and the multiple stakeholders involved. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services plans have launched the Radiation […]
What is The Patient Activation Measure?

What is The Patient Activation Measure?

Oncology is a field that has been quick to embrace the concept of patient activation as a way to improve outcomes. The Patient Activation Measure (PAM) is an evidence-based tool developed by researchers at the University of Oregon and InSignia Health Services Research, Inc. It is designed to measure how well individuals can understand and […]
Defining the Role of the Oncology Nurse Navigator

Defining the Role of the Oncology Nurse Navigator

Cancer is a challenging and often overwhelming disease. Oncology care requires a team of healthcare professionals, each playing an essential role in providing comprehensive support for the patient. The Oncology Care Model (OCM) 2.0 recognizes the importance of nurse navigators in providing personalized, patient-centered care. Read more: The Oncology Care Model: What It Is and […]
Advantages of BPCI-A for Bundled Payment Success

Advantages of BPCI-A for Bundled Payment Success

BPCI-A, the latest iteration of the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), is now open for applications. If you’re unfamiliar with BPCI or its predecessors, it’s worth looking at this new program. CMS has identified an increased focus on episode payment models as a critical area […]
What Are HCAHPS Scores, and Why Are They Important?

What Are HCAHPS Scores, and Why Are They Important?

If you’re a healthcare provider, you’ve probably heard of HCAHPS scores. But what do they entail? Why are they important? HCAHPS (the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey) is a tool that measures patient satisfaction. It’s used to assess the level and quality of care patients receive in hospitals across the country. […]
Identify Key Areas To Address To Improve the Quality of Care for All Patients

Identify Key Areas To Address To Improve the Quality of Care for All Patients

Cancer care is constantly evolving, and healthcare providers must stay up-to-date on the latest treatments and technologies. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has unveiled the Enhancing Oncology Model (EOM) to improve quality care while reducing costs. The EOM is a 5-year voluntary model, beginning on July 1, 2023, that encourages care providers […]
Optimizing Patient Education in Oncology

Optimizing Patient Education in Oncology

Did you know that patient education is essential to quality cancer care? The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) emphasizes that making patient education a crucial part of their Quality Care Model is essential. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services rolled out the Radiation Oncology Model (ROM) in January 2022, which included the requirement […]

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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 […]