Oak Hill, WV – Care 24/7, has won a contract with Community Health Services, Inc. (CHS) to provide care coordination and consulting services to Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill, WV. Care 24/7 will provide care coordination, transition of care, and nurse advice line services to Plateau patients suffering from chronic and complex medical conditions.
Care 24/7 of Knoxville, TN is a healthcare company that coordinates and explains treatment recommendations for patients with serious illnesses through a virtual network of clinical professionals, a cutting-edge software platform, and decades of experience in medicine, healthcare administration and operations, policy, and health IT software development. Care 24/7 helps providers get certified, provide, and bill for care coordination.
Plateau Medical Center is a 25-bed facility, with nearly 70 physicians, serves thousands of patients in Fayette County, WV. Plateau is one of four hospitals in West Virginia operated by CHS (symbol: CYH) of Franklin, TN–the largest non-urban provider of general hospital healthcare services in the United States, with 206 hospitals in 29 states.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), acknowledges that a more proactive approach towards caring for chronically ill patients is the best way to improve patient outcomes and control America’s runaway healthcare costs. This approach includes such features as care coordination, remote patient monitoring, a renewed focus on preventative wellness and primary care, and the effective use of health information technology.