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Advancing Beyond Connectivity in the Digital Age

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the release of two final rules to promote safe, secure access to patient health data. These rules implement key provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act. Specifically, they give individuals greater control over their healthcare data, promote the use of smartphone applications, and […]

Data Sharing to Improve Patient Experience

Achieving a fully interoperable healthcare system requires solving complex data challenges. As a founding member of the Da Vinci Project, Cognosante works with industry partners to build the foundation for smooth and safe movement of patient data throughout the healthcare system.   Currently, the Da Vinci Project team is working to enable prior authorization review and approval in […]

Reaching the Next Frontiers in Healthcare

Our nation’s healthcare system faces many challenges, including aging infrastructure, disconnected data collection and transmission, and high costs. In honor of Health IT week, we are proud to share a few examples of how we are meeting those challenges every day. Whether we are promoting industry standards in interoperability, transitioning legacy health records to the […]

Automating case resolution in the Marketplace

CONTEXT As part of the Affordable Care Act, taxpayers who obtain insurance through healthcare.gov receive a 1095a tax form which explains their coverage and any premium tax credit they have received. It is then used to reconcile any coverage detail discrepancies reported by the consumer after receiving the form at tax time. A case must […]

Cognosante backs improvements in healthcare for female Veterans

Women are the fastest-growing segment of the Veteran population, a trend that will continue as the number of male Veterans is projected to decline over the next decade. Women comprise 17.9 percent of service members in the post-9/11 period, and currently, there are more than 2 million female Vets, representing nearly 10 percent of the […]

How Cognosante uses process improvement to make healthcare work better

At Cognosante, we work to provide our customers with transformative solutions. We constantly look for ways to deliver on our core mission: to improve the U.S. healthcare system through a fundamentally different approach to information technology and customer service. One way Cognosante achieves that goal is through a deep commitment to process improvement, a powerful […]