The Heart Behind Curant Health: Meet Our PCCs | Part Two

In our last post, we discussed the role of Curant Health’s patient care coordinators and their high-touch patient relationships.  When looking at these close relationships, it is clear that our PCCs are essential to establishing patient loyalty by providing our patients enhanced support and encouragement.  However, it is important to consider how this patient loyalty… read more

The Heart Behind Curant Health: Meet our Patient Care Coordinators (PCCs) | Part One

Seven minutes.  That’s how long the average encounter lasts between a patient and their provider during a visit.  According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, nearly one half of a doctor’s average workday is spent outside of the examination room performing other administrative tasks such as patient follow-up and documentation.  The reality in our… read more

The importance of team support in overcoming the challenges of living with diabetes

What if you had been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes as a child? What if you had to manage this disease for years with continual blood testing and endless insulin shots? What if you decided to work your way into becoming an athlete while battling this disease? Furthermore, what if you put your struggles on… read more

Real Value in Healthcare: It Can’t Be About Manipulating Just Outcomes or Cost

What is value in healthcare? Professor Michael Porter of the Harvard Business School defined “value” in the healthcare sector as the outcomes we achieve for the money we spend. While many in healthcare aren’t completely aligned on the impact or importance of specific costs or outcomes, there is a general alignment on the idea that… read more

Healthcare Technology Needs Human Touch to Improve Outcomes

In just about every iteration of Star Trek, Starfleet doctors utilize medical tricorders to quickly diagnose patients. Even in futuristic sci-fi, healthcare technology is wielded by doctors, who use it to make diagnoses and prescribe therapies. That’s because the writers understood that technology is no replacement for human intuition and empathy. We may not be anywhere… read more

Copay assistance brings affordable medication, like hepatitis c treatment to many patients

    Anytime a patient is unable to afford necessary medications to treat medical conditions, it represents a tragic failure of our healthcare system. Making matters worse, even patients who thought they had adequately planned for healthcare expenses by enrolling in insurance plans can find themselves overwhelmed with expenses resulting from insurance copays for prescribed… read more

Media contact: Kristin Lindsey, Marketing Director at 866-437-8040, extension 253 or klindsey@curanthealth.com

 
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