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National Transitions of Care Coalition Adds Partners Council Member

Posted on 1/17/2014 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC), an organization dedicated to improving patient transitions throughout the healthcare system, is proud to announce the addition of a new member to its Partners Council. Curaspan - a leading provider of patient-transition solutions that enable healthcare providers to connect, collaborate, and optimize value during all stages of the transition of care process - is the latest member to be added to the rapidly expanding council.

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National Transitions of Care Coalition Adds Healthcare IT Innovations Task Force Member

Posted on 12/10/2013 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

Vree Health Joins NTOCC Task Force to Consider Technology Solutions for Care Transitions The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC), an organization dedicated to improving patient transitions throughout the healthcare system, has added a member to its recently established Healthcare IT Innovations Task Force. Vree Health, a provider of technologies that meet the needs of health care providers, payers, and consumers, is the third member of the newly formed group. The Health IT Innovations Task Force initiative and its two founding members, RightCare Solutions and Ankota, were announced in October 2013.

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NTOCC to Host National Transitions of Care Summit Addressing National Healthcare, Readmissions and Care Transitions

Posted on 10/17/2013 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) – an organization dedicated to addressing the gaps that occur when patients leave one care setting and move to another – will hold the National Transitions of Care Summit on Dec. 2, 2013, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event is designed to build awareness of the challenges and solutions associated with transitions of care, and to arm practitioners with the knowledge and resources to enact improvements.

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National Transitions of Care Coalition Launches Healthcare IT Innovations Task Force

Posted on 10/16/2013 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC), an organization dedicated to improving patient transitions throughout the healthcare system, has announced the establishment of the NTOCC Healthcare IT Innovations Task Force. In bringing together healthcare technology thought leaders which offer new, innovative or emerging solutions for care transitions challenges, NTOCC and Task Force members will work toward the shared vision of advancing transitions of care (TOC) issues and improving patient outcomes and care quality.

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National Transitions of Care Coalition to Host Regional Summit in Atlanta

Posted on 9/10/2013 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC), an organization focused on addressing and improving patient care transitions in the U.S. health care system, is set to host the Atlanta Regional Transitions of Care (TOC) Summit this fall to raise awareness about the challenges of poor transitions and present solutions. Online registration is available for this one-day event, scheduled October 17, 2013, at Loudermilk Conference Center in Atlanta, GA.

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National Transitions of Care Coalition Principles Incorporated into New Care Transition Legislation

Posted on 9/17/2012 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

On Friday, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Thomas Petri (R-WI), Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) introduced the bipartisan Medicare Transitional Care Act of 2012, legislation that seeks to improve transitions of care for Medicare beneficiaries at highest risk for readmission as they move from the hospital setting to their home, skilled nursing facility or next point of care. The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) believes the bill is an important step forward to improving patient outcomes and reducing unnecessary health-related expenses.

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Janssen Healthcare Innovation Announces Discharge Decision Support System (D2S2) Winner of the Janssen Connected Care Challenge

Posted on 5/24/2012 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a team within Janssen Research and Development, LLC (Janssen), today announced Discharge Decision Support System (D2S2) is the winner of the crowdsourcing-inspired Janssen Connected Care Challenge and the $100,000 prize. D2S2 is a discharge decision support system that uses a proprietary algorithm to assemble and score key data upon hospital admission in order to identify patients who should be referred to post-acute care services to reduce the risk of 30-day readmissions.

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Janssen Connected Care Challenge Finalists Announced

Posted on 4/13/2012 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

On April 10, 2012, Janssen Healthcare Innovation, a team within Janssen Research & Development, LLC., (Janssen), announced the three finalists of the crowdsourcing-inspired Janssen Connected Care Challenge. The three finalists are being awarded $50,000 each to further develop their technology-enabled, scalable solutions to improve care for patients as they are discharged from the hospital. The challenge finalists each receive the prize money and mentorship while retaining independence and ownership of their business concept.

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NTOCC Launches Transitions of Care Evaluation Tool for Health Care Quality Improvement

Posted on 3/28/2012 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

Online software offers data tracking capabilities for care quality initiatives. The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC), an organization dedicated to improving patient transitions through the healthcare system, has launched a new tool to facilitate the advancement of care quality. The Transitions of Care Evaluation Software, a web-based program provided at no cost to the user, is designed to meet the needs of organizations ready for an advanced stage of transitions of care improvement efforts.

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Coalition Dedicated to Improving Patient Transitions and Care Attains New Organizational Status

Posted on 2/29/2012 by NTOCC ® in Press Releases

National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC) Becomes 501(c)(4) Organization

Little Rock, AR- February 15, 2012- The National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC), an organization dedicated to improving patient transitions through the healthcare system, has announced its formal incorporation as 501(c)(4) organization. The Coalition was founded in 2006 as a partnership between the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) and Sanofi U.S. Last year, the two founders, along with the 32 members of NTOCC’s Advisory Task Force, elected to establish NTOCC as an independent, membership-based organization.

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