Impact of Retinal Exams on Capitated Plans

The rising cost of care Various reports estimate the US healthcare expenditure at $3.6 trillion. In 2018, that represented 17.7% of the US GDP.¹ No other country spends more on healthcare as measured against GDP than the United States, and as we have seen these costs continue to rise with no end in sight. Because […]

How Health Partners, Inc is using Topcon Screen to Improve Patient Care

Leading Telehealth Platform Facilitates Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy and Leads to Early Intervention for Patient Care As the population ages and the prevalence of sight-threatening eye diseases continues to in- crease, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the need for early detection and intervention becomes para- mount. Tools that are able […]

Diabetes Eye Exam: The hardest HEDIS measure to close?

When speaking with health plans about the Diabetes Eye Exam, this quality measure is commonly referred to as one of the most difficult measures to close. Since up to 50% of diabetic patients lack documentation of a retinal eye exam1, health plans and practices spend a significant amount of administrative time each year chasing charts to […]

Crozer Keystone Health System: Partnership Helps Catch Diabetic Retinopathy

Partnership Helps Catch Diabetic Retinopathy New Technology Puts Screening Tools in Crozer-Keystone Primary Care Offices FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, PA —With the intent to catch diabetic retinopathy (DR) in its earliest stages, primary care practices in the Crozer-Keystone Health System have partnered with a regional ophthalmology practice and a national medical devices […]