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Christy Vitulli

Christy Vitulli

Christy Vitulli is the SVP of Payor Relations and Network Innovation for Amedisys.

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Looking at the Value of Home Health (Part Three)

Posted by Christy Vitulli on Aug 2, 2018 3:16:45 PM

In my last two blogs, I have shared that Amedisys believes that quality should be the price of entry for home health care, outcomes matter, value is a differentiator, and that home health companies should be pursuing innovative solutions that seek to better leverage the home in the healthcare delivery system.  

To that end, I am pleased to share that Amedisys and myNEXUS®, a leading post-acute technology and home-based services company based in Nashville, TN, have joined forces in a collaborative partnership to jointly serve a limited number of payor’s population health needs in select states.

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Looking at the Value of Home Health (Part Two)

Posted by Christy Vitulli on Jul 26, 2018 11:06:41 AM

As we shared earlier, Amedisys believes quality is the price of entry, outcomes should lead any comparative discussion and there’s a real opportunity to better leverage the home in the national healthcare movement towards value. 

When it comes to “best value” in healthcare, there is no one single solution. We all play a role, whether we’re the patient, the provider or the benefit manager (e.g. CMS or the health insurance company).

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Looking at the Value of Home Health (Part One)

Posted by Christy Vitulli on Jul 26, 2018 10:52:54 AM

High quality of care, positive patient outcomes and managing total cost of care remains the shared goal for healthcare providers in general, but these points are especially important when demonstrating the value proposition for care delivered in the home, a part of the healthcare delivery system that has been highly fragmented and ineffectively utilized. As Amedisys CEO Paul Kusserow stated in a recent Modern Healthcare article, we need to come up with fresh ideas and new innovations, and work together to achieve better patient outcomes and higher savings, together.

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