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Blog Post March 24, 2021
The Core System's Role in Value-Based Care
Recently, I had the privilege to catch Martin Makary, MD, a surgical oncologist, chief of the Johns Hopkins Islet Transplant Center, and author of The Pri…
Blog Post March 22, 2021
Regulatory Highlights: Recent Updates Impacting Payers
Interoperability remains front and center for compliance. HealthEdge continues to focus on the Patient Access API, which has an enforcement date of July 1…
Blog Post March 17, 2021
Rural Health System's Telehealth Opens the Door For Innovation
I serve on the board of a rural health system. Prior to the pandemic, the health system had existing plans to stand up telemedicine to reach remote and underse…
Blog Post March 15, 2021
Interoperability Meets the Safety Net: What to Expect
Like all health plans, Safety Net Health Plans are gearing up for the explosion of data that will come with interoperability. Altruista Health Chief Technology…
Blog Post March 10, 2021
Cloud-Based Technologies for a Competitive Advantage
Unlike a startup or smaller regional plan, many national health plans have grown their businesses by acquiring multiple smaller health plans along the way. Whi…
Blog Post March 08, 2021
Sharing Experiences, Recognizing Unique Perspectives, Building a More Inclusive Workplace
Sometimes, issues people face might not even cross someone’s mind until they are in the same situation and feel the impact. It’s helpful to have ongoing conver…
Blog Post March 04, 2021
Technology Training Key for Retaining Top Talent
Reducing employee turnover and attracting the right talent is a top business imperative for 27.3 percent of health plan IT leaders today. Every time a company …
Blog Post March 02, 2021
Pradeep Bonda Named Winner―PeopleFirst HR Excellence Award
The PeopleFirst HR Excellence Awards recently named Pradeep Bonda, Director, People Success Team at Altruista Health, a HealthEdge company, as a “Fut…
Blog Post February 24, 2021
Regulatory and Compliance Updates Payers Should Know
The Patient Access API has an upcoming enforcement date of July 1, 2021. HealthEdge has all of the data required to enable compliance at the client site. Ho…
Blog Post February 22, 2021
Choosing a Long-Term Partner for Growth and Success
Change is a constant in the healthcare market. So, when healthcare payers are evaluating new technology investments, it’s imperative that they look beyond depl…
Blog Post February 17, 2021
What Can Software Vendors Learn From Health Plans?
Having a wide range of experiences with both health plans and software vendors, it is intriguing to explore how each operates in tandem with the other, creatin…
Blog Post February 10, 2021
Recognizing Employees’ Positive Impact on Colleagues and Customers
Employee feedback drives our decisions as a company. To create a forum that allows us to hear directly from our people, human resources created the Employee Co…