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a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series

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a part of a broadcast serial

film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

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a pioneer of comparative data analytics technology that brings 360-degree data transparency to the healthcare industry, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire IF Technologies, a company that offers episode of care pricing analytics and transparency to insurers and cost containment companies with its software as a service (SaaS) solutions.
In the hospital, an episode of care is conveniently defined as the care that takes place between admission and discharge.
Bundled payments offer another mechanism to help align financial incentives for all providers involved in treating a patient during a discrete episode of care for a specific condition.
CodeRyte's state-of-the-art Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology "reads" a provider's electronic medical note, identifies the complex language patterns related to each episode of care and uses those patterns to assign billing codes.
Strategies such as bundling services into an episode of care could help reduce the variation in the different components of the episode," said Francois de Brantes, HCI3 executive director.
Breedlove continued, "Niris will provide an important tool to streamline the delivery of patient care without compromising clinical outcome -- a single episode of care.
13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To support providers and other applicants to the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation's (CMMI) Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative, the not-for-profit Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3) released a new version of its episode of care analysis freeware.
Breedlove further stated, "The Imalux OCT Imaging System provides an opportunity for a single episode of care.
The strategy includes partnering with local employers and payers to institute cost-effective initiatives that cover both hospital and physician services for a full episode of care.
The images are properly labeled by the field practitioner for capture of the wound image, along with the identification of the practitioner, date, and episode of care case number.
Our patient-centered approach, web-based workflow platform, experienced leadership team, and more than 2,000 hospitalist, intensivist and transitional care providers drive breakthrough results throughout the acute episode of care for nearly 300 hospitals and post-acute facilities in 35 states across the nation.
Under these models, Medicare officials will work with physicians and hospitals to come up with a target price for the episode of care.
The Department of Defense (DOD) reported that under its current policy, beneficiaries eligible for both TRICARE and the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) health care (dual eligible beneficiaries) are not allowed to utilize the services offered by both health care systems for treatment for the same episode of care.
These systems identify patients entering an episode of care and contact them via email or telephone, to remind them of their episode allowance and ask if they need help in managing their health services.