Marquis Health Services Advances Bundled Payment Model

Marquis Health Services proudly announces it has joined Remedy Partners in the development and management of a bundled payment program for Medicare recipients. Four of the organization’s skilled nursing facilities are now active participants in Model 3 arrangements.

Norman Rokeach, CEO of Marquis Health Services, believes that participation in innovations like BPCI are critical to operating in the evolving healthcare arena, stating that “We are confident in our care coordination abilities and understanding of the likely future of bundled care. The expertise of Remedy Partners coupled with our existing internal management and processes position us well for operating in this new environment. We anticipate being successful with the program.

Promoted by the Affordable Care Act to help replace the traditional fee-for-service healthcare model, this model is intended to help meet the goals of improving outcomes in care, increasing patient satisfaction and reducing the overall cost of health care.

In bundled payment programs, a fixed price is paid for a wide range of health care services over a specified period of time. It is among the primary strategies being used to transition away from fee-for-service payments.

Since October 2013, Remedy has bundled payment programs that are live in more than 1,300 health care provider sites, including more than 800 hospitals.

Remedy’s technology, analytics, training and administrative platform support the implementation and management of bundled payment programs at hospitals, physician groups, skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies.

Nationally, less than 5% of the country’s 16,000 plus skilled nursing facilities are active model 3 BPCI participants. In Marquis’ distinctive proactive fashion, New Eastwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, a foremost provider of Subacute Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing facility in Easton, Pennsylvania, will be participating in the bundle payment program.

Marquis Health Services, the healthcare subsidiary of Tryko Partners, is a third generation family owned organization operating a 15 center portfolio across the Northeast US corridor.

 

January’s Educational Talk: Medicare Benefits

Banker’s Life & Casualty Company will be presenting January’s Educational Talk regarding Medicare Benefits.  Join us and receive a delicious lunch on Thursday, January 22 at 12:00 PM.  Topics that will be discussed include:

  • Medicare: What it does and does not cover
  • The new Part D of Medicare, as well as the most up-to-date Medicare information and recent changes
  • Medicare Supplement Insurance vs. HMO’s

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Increasing Overall Awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in National COPD Awareness Month

Please join us for November’s Educational Talk on “Pneumonia and COPD” on November 20th at 12 pm. This vital presentation delivered by Dr. Gerald Lowman, Board Certified Pulmonologist and Pulmonary Rehab Director at New  Eastwood, will take place in our conference room. Lunch will be provided. RSVP is required by November 18.

COPD is a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe.  It is a major cause of disability, and the third leading cause of death in the United States.  This informative educational session will increase awareness of COPD and help people take steps to mitigate risk factors and implement a healthier lifestyle. Points  to be discussed will include: What is Pneumonia? Who gets it and how do you prevent it?  What is COPD?  Who is at risk and how can you treat it?  Why are Pneumonia and COPD important causes of serious illness and deaths in the US?

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New Eastwood, in conjunction with Easton Hospital, invites you to a Senior Expo on October 23rd from 1PM to 4PM.

Glucose/Cholesterol Screenings, Blood Pressure, Heel Scans (to detect osteoporosis) and Pulmonary Function tests will all be available.

Vendors suchs as ABC Diabetic teaching, Senior Circle, Sleep Circle, Easton Home Healthy, Area on Aging, Banker’s Life, and Walgreens will all be present.

Snacks will be provided.

For more information please call Millie Santiago at 610-742-2668.

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Walk With Us As We Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

Thursday October 30th at 2:00 pm New Eastwood takes on a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. The walk will begin at the main entrance to New Eastwood and continue around the block. Refreshments will be provided. We hope to see you there!!
For more information please call Amy Beatty at 6102582801 ext 121New-Eastwood-Breast-Cancer-Walk-no-bleed

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Harvest Festival

Join us for our Harvest Festival on Wednesday, October 15th from 1:30pm to 4:30pm at New Eastwood!

Come experience delicious apple pie, fresh cider, fabulous entertainment, pumpkin painting, bounce house, apple bobbing and more!

We hope to see you there!

For more information please call Millie Santiago at 610-742-2668
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Carnival at New Eastwood

New Eastwood’s Carnival on Sunday August 21st was such great fun! There was Music, dancing, food, games, petting zoo, and a large bounce house. The entertainment was fantastic for both children and adults. What a wonderful way to end a day with smiles and laughs all around.

 

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