Luis Castillo is the President and CEO of Ensocare, a cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) suite that helps organizations automate the hospital discharge process through the intelligent deployment of four distinct care coordination solutions. An expert with 30 years of experience in healthcare information technology, Luis is passionate about connecting patients, hospitals, payers and post-acute providers with industry-leading tech that optimizes the patient experience.

Bundled Payment May be Waning, but the Need for Care Coordination is Not

Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) released its final rule, which dramatically changes bundled payment requirements for many organizations. The rule cancels the hip fracture and cardiac bundled payment models that were set to launch on Jan. 1, 2018, as well as diminishes the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model.

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Best of Breed vs. Legacy Systems: Is One Better than the Other?

The question of whether a healthcare organization should use a best-of-breed approach to health information technology or convert to a fully-integrated solution is a tricky one—and something hospitals and health systems have wrestled with for a long time. As interoperability between systems is crucial, it often requires organizations to choose which system is more suitable

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