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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 […]
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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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Understanding the Impact of HCAHPS Surveys on Hospitals

Understanding the Impact of HCAHPS Surveys on Hospitals

Did you know that over 7,000 patients daily respond to the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey? Since 2002, HCAHPS has become a crucial measurement tool for ensuring successful healthcare navigation. This survey provides a standardized method for collecting and reporting patients’ perspectives on hospital care. For healthcare organizations striving to […]
The Influence of Maternal Age on Health Equity and Disparities in Healthcare

The Influence of Maternal Age on Health Equity and Disparities in Healthcare

In recent years, a noticeable shift toward older maternal age has been observed across various racial and ethnic groups. This trend has far-reaching implications, particularly when it comes to maternal age and health disparities. Older maternal age can exacerbate health inequities, especially among Black and White infants. For instance, older Black mothers are more likely […]
Mastering the Art of Virtual Patient Engagement

Mastering the Art of Virtual Patient Engagement: A Comprehensive Guide

In a world where healthcare has become increasingly digitized, providers face the challenge of maintaining high-quality patient interactions. Virtual patient engagement has emerged as a pivotal strategy, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This article aims to provide healthcare providers with actionable insights for enhancing virtual patient engagement. The Importance of Effective Communication […]
How To Determine Your Practice's Patient Acquisition Cost

How To Determine Your Practice’s Patient Acquisition Cost

As a healthcare provider, understanding your patient acquisition cost is crucial for maintaining a profitable and sustainable practice. This metric helps you evaluate the effectiveness of your marketing efforts and identify areas for improvement. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the process of calculating your patient acquisition cost and provide insights on how […]
Understanding the Key Differences Between Fee-For-Service and Value-Based Care Models

Understanding the Key Differences Between Fee-For-Service and Value-Based Care Models

In the healthcare industry, two main payment models have emerged: fee-for-service vs value-based care. As healthcare providers and patients navigate these two approaches, it’s important to understand their distinctions and how they impact the quality and cost of care. Fee-For-Service: Paying for Quantity Under the traditional fee-for-servicemodel, healthcare providers are reimbursed for each individual service […]
The Eight Cornerstones of Patient-Centered Care: A Guideway Care Initiative

The Eight Cornerstones of Patient-Centered Care: A Guideway Care Initiative

In healthcare, the focus has shifted from a disease-centered to a patient-centered approach. This transformation isn’t merely a change in terminology but a complete overhaul of how healthcare providers interact with patients. Guideway Care believes that the eight principles of patient-centered care serve as the bedrock for this new paradigm. This article aims to explain […]
What Is Quality Improvement In Healthcare?

What Is Quality Improvement In Healthcare?

When healthcare managers aim to set targets for their company, this is called quality improvement. Quality improvement is an essential part of any healthcare organization. However, this term can be somewhat vague at times. Therefore, what does quality improvement in health care really mean? Well, in this article, let’s talk about the definition as well as […]
How To Reduce No Show Appointments In Healthcare

How To Reduce No Show Appointments In Healthcare

When it comes to scheduling efficiency, it’s one of the most important parts of your practice. If you have no-shows, it can have a detrimental effect on your medical office. However, this can often be a difficult task to manage. So in this article, let’s talk about how to reduce no show rates in outpatient […]
Why Is Cultural Competence Important In Healthcare?

Why Is Cultural Competence Important In Healthcare?

As a healthcare provider, you must always strive to provide the best outcomes for your organization and your patients alike for improving health equity. However, due to various factors, this task is easier said than done. For instance, you must face challenging regulations such as HIPAA while also meeting your patient’s halfway due to differences […]
Understanding Barriers To Mental Health Treatment

Understanding Barriers To Mental Health Treatment

There are several barriers to mental health care access for certain individuals. And unfortunately, these problems are often overlooked. However, with the right level of understanding, you can reach patients most in need — both elevating your organization’s revenue and improving health outcomes. So here are some important factors about barriers to treatment for mental […]
How To Reduce Patient Churn In Healthcare

How To Reduce Patient Churn In Healthcare

In healthcare, no one wants to see high patient churn rates. But reducing patient churn is not a one-size-fits-all approach. You must understand what your patient needs, where they are coming from, and what barriers they may be facing. In this blog post, let’s explore some of the ways you can decrease your churn rate. […]
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What Will it Take to Survive the Nursing Crisis?

An Impact Study for Hospitals and Practices Upended by a nursing labor crisis that does not show signs of abating, providers are looking to lay navigation as an effective solution to patient health outcomes and management. Healthcare’s Chronic Condition—Nurse Staffing The constant drone about pandemic-related staffing shortages has reached a kind of banality within the […]

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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 […]