CareMessage Blog

Patient Engagement

Event

November 14, 2019

CareMessage at NACHC FOM/IT: Practical Insights Into the Value of Texting for FQHCs

We’re exceedingly proud of the results we help our partners achieve. That’s why events like our recent session at NACHC FOM/IT are so special. 

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CareMessage at NACHC FOM/IT: Practical Insights Into the Value of Texting for FQHCs

Healthcare Technology

Webinar

November 13, 2019

ChapCare Webinar: How to Leverage Text Messaging to Increase Access, Improve Quality and Boost the Bottom Line for Your FQHC

Last week we were excited to host an incredibly informative webinar with our long-time partner, ChapCare Medical and Dental Health Center. 

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ChapCare Webinar: How to Leverage Text Messaging to Increase Access, Improve Quality and Boost the Bottom Line for Your FQHC

Industry News

Underserved Populations

November 6, 2019

Join CareMessage in Observing National Diabetes Month

National Diabetes Month is a time that’s close to our hearts at CareMessage. That’s because we see it as a chance to raise awareness and also an opportunity to support significant change in the health and wellbeing of underserved populations.

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Join CareMessage in Observing National Diabetes Month

Industry News

November 4, 2019

November News Roundup: An Innovative Hospital Invests in Real Estate to Help Homeless; and Are We Going to See New ICD-10 Codes for Social Determinants?

Stay ahead of healthcare industry news for FQHC and Health Center leaders with our monthly roundups. CareMessage curates the most important developments in healthcare technology, underserved patient care, value-based care, social determinants of health, and more to keep you informed in your role as a healthcare leader.

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November News Roundup: An Innovative Hospital Invests in Real Estate to Help Homeless; and Are We Going to See New ICD-10 Codes for Social Determinants?

Underserved Populations

October 30, 2019

A Fresh Look at Managing Obesity in Underserved Populations

Obesity is a global health crisis that increases the risk of high blood pressure, stroke, and high blood sugar, and its relationship with lower-income populations is complex. The CDC examined data between 2011 and 2014 and found that among people with incomes below 130% of the federal poverty level (FPL), 39% were obese. For people with incomes ...

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A Fresh Look at Managing Obesity in Underserved Populations

Industry News

October 22, 2019

The Number of Insured Americans is Dropping: What This Means for FQHCs

A New Report on Number of Uninsured A recently published U.S. Census Bureau report found that the number of Americans without health insurance has risen for the first time in a decade. 8.5 percent of the U.S. population went without medical insurance for all of 2018, up from 7.9 percent in 2017 – the first year-over-year increase since 2008-09. ...

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The Number of Insured Americans is Dropping: What This Means for FQHCs

Patient Engagement

Underserved Populations

October 18, 2019

4 Patient-Centered Ways for FQHCs to Reduce No-Show Rates

In working closely with FQHC leaders, we know that no-show rates are always top of mind. Lower no-shows translate to improved revenue even as payment models shift away from fee-for-service and toward value-based care. While we believe in the value of engaging your patients holistically, the reality is that no-show rates directly impact the ...

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4 Patient-Centered Ways for FQHCs to Reduce No-Show Rates

Healthcare Technology

Event

October 17, 2019

5 Insights From Our Boston FQHC Panel on Driving Value Through Patient Engagement

During the on-going community event series we've been hosting nationwide, from L.A., to Houston and NYC, we’ve been honored to participate in amazing and inspiring conversations between FQHC leaders. Thanks to the efforts of our co-organizer, Melissa Luna, Executive Director of Greenlight Fund in Boston, and our host, The Mass League, our event in ...

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5 Insights From Our Boston FQHC Panel on Driving Value Through Patient Engagement

Industry News

October 9, 2019

How the New Public Charge Rule Would Impact Access to Healthcare

The Public Charge Rule  On October 15, an update to a federal immigration regulation known as the “public charge rule” is scheduled to take effect. The new rule, which was announced in August, would allow the government to evaluate green card applicants based on their use of public programs like food stamps, housing assistance and Medicaid – ...

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How the New Public Charge Rule Would Impact Access to Healthcare

Industry News

October 2, 2019

October News Roundup: Text Messages Shown to Improve Diabetes Control; Number of Uninsured Americans Increases for the First Time in 10 Years

Stay ahead of healthcare industry news for FQHC and Health Center leaders with our monthly roundups. CareMessage curates the most important developments in healthcare technology, underserved patient care, value-based care, social determinants of health, and more to keep you informed in your role as a healthcare leader. 

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October News Roundup: Text Messages Shown to Improve Diabetes Control; Number of Uninsured Americans Increases for the First Time in 10 Years