Virtual Care

The Future of Virtual Therapy within the CJR Bundled Payments Model of Care

The Future of Virtual Therapy within the CJR Bundled Payments Model of Care

In this second part of our interview with Valere Bundled Solutions co-founder and renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. Frank Aluisio, we discuss the role that virtual therapy is likely to play within the new model of CJR bundled payments in the years to come.

Better Defining Telehealth: The 4 Key Elements of Virtual Care

Better Defining Telehealth: The 4 Key Elements of Virtual Care

Every year, telehealth gains greater popularity and wider usage. Yet, for all its potential to improve care, it’s a concept that’s still widely misunderstood. In this article, we offer a detailed definition of just what telehealth is, including a rundown of the different forms it can take when implemented within a care delivery system.

Privileged Insight: Virtual Rehabilitation Assistants in the Home

Privileged Insight: Virtual Rehabilitation Assistants in the Home

With typical home-based rehab, relevant information about a patient’s progress between face-to-face visits is often sparse, qualitative and self-reported. In the event that recovery is delayed or derailed, it can be challenging to understand the root cause — which is, in turn, a key driver of increased face-to-face visits early in the recovery process. But this is all about to change.

Beasts, aliens and avatars: how motion capture technology is taking a cue from entertainment to advance patient recovery

Beasts, aliens and avatars: how motion capture technology is taking a cue from entertainment to advance patient recovery

Ever wonder how actor Dan Stevens’ facial movements seamlessly became the Beast in Beauty and the Beast or how the alien Thanos was portrayed in Guardians of the Galaxy? It’s called motion capture, and it’s the process of recording a live motion event and “magically” translating it into actionable data that allows for a 3D — or digital — recreation of the performance.