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February 25, 2019 – Inside Digital Health

The ONC Proposed Rule May Unintentionally Exclude Our Most Vulnerable Patients. Read more. 

February 14, 2019 – Healthcare Analytics News

Why Leveraging Real-Time Data is Important for Healthcare. Read more. 

February 14, 2019 – Fierce Healthcare

Industry Voices—Physician encounters should be long-term relationships, not one-night stands. Read more. 

February 13, 2019 – YouTube

HIMSS19 CommoneWell TV: Benjamin Zaniello, Collective Medical. Read more. 

January 31, 2019 – Health Data Management

Better data access helps to cut ER visits at Portland Clinic. Read more. 

January 17, 2019 – SearchHealthIT

Collective Medical enables ERs to share patient info. Read more. 

January 9, 2019 – MedCity News

6 key trends that will influence healthcare delivery in 2019. Read more. 

January 8, 2019 – Healthcare Finance

New Mexico cuts readmissions, improves ED care using information sharing. Read more. 

January 7, 2019 – Observer

20 hottest ‘flyover state’ tech start-ups from 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. Read more. 

December 30, 2018 – CBS SF BayArea

California first responders fight abuse of emergency services. Read more. 

December 14, 2018 – KevinMD

Redefining quality through a patient-centered approach. Read more. 

December 11, 2018 – Skilled Nursing News

Marquis Companies pilot program cuts readmissions by 60% with Collective. Read more. 

December 5, 2018 – Chief Executive

CEO Chris Klomp talks career, Collective, and challenges. Read more. 

October 30, 2018 – Becker’s Hospital Review

Moving beyond the interoperability base layer, into clinical collaboration. Read more. 

October 28, 2018 – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Collective Medical helps hospitals in the Bay Area identify and support frequent ED utilizers. Read more.

October 18, 2018 – STAT News

Mental Health patients, with nowhere else to go, are overwhelming emergency departments. Read more. 

October 3, 2018 – HISTalk

HIStalk interviews Chris Klomp, CEO, Collective Medical. Read more. 

September 28, 2018 – Healthcare Informatics

In Texas, healthcare leaders take a tech-enabled approach to the opioid crisis. Read more. 

August 29, 2018 – McKnight’s Long Term Care News

Improving outcomes and reducing costs. Read more. 

August 27, 2018 – Becker’s Hospital Review

Improving transitions of care in CMS’ BPCI Advanced model. Read more.

August 23, 2018 – Healthcare IT News

The Collective platform and process changes help Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center reduce readmissions by 25%. Read more. 

August 17, 2018 – Healthcare IT News

St. Anthony Hospital slashes unnecessary ER use, opioid prescriptions with the Collective network. Read more.

July 31, 2018 – Fierce Healthcare

Virginia’s new data sharing platform could be a peace offering in payer-provider battle to control ED utilization. Read more. 

July 31, 2018 – Healthcare IT News

Virginia electronically links all of its emergency departments to improve care, trim costs. Read more. 

July 11, 2018 – EHR Intelligence

Alaska hospitals connect to the AK state prescription drug monitoring program through Collective Medical. Read more. 

July 9, 2018 – Healthcare Informatics

Two nonprofit Northern California health information exchanges, SacValley MedShare and Connect Healthcare, have agreed to merge operations. Read more.

June 29, 2018 – New Jersey Spotlight

New Jersey Hospitals implement the Collective network to reduce addiction and improve care. Read more. 

June 28, 2018 – Health Data Management

SacValley Medshare HIE’s collaboration with Collective Medical is featured by Health Data Management. Read more. 

June 5, 2018 – Healthcare Informatics

Collective Medical is named a 2018 “Up and Comer” by Healthcare Informatics. Read more.

May 31, 2018 – Medical Economics

One physician discusses how greater collaboration and better communication could show promise in addressing the opioid crisis in Alaska. Read more. 

May 14, 2018 – Healthcare IT News

Columbia Medical Associates saves $6.5 million in total cost of care by tackling ED visits. Read more. 

May 8, 2018 –

Addressing the health care system flaws that feed the opioid crisis. Read more.

April 18, 2018 – California Health Care Foundation

New CHCF Investment Streamlines Care Coordination in the Safety Net. Read more.

April 6, 2018 – Hospital Association of Southern California

HASC, Collective Medical Partner to Bring Members Cost-saving Identification and Support of Frequent ED Utilizers. Read more.

March 27, 2018 – CommonWell Health Alliance

HIMSS18 CommonWell TV: Dr. Ben Zaniello, Collective Medical. Read more.

March 26, 2018 – Virginia College of Emergency Physicians

What to expect when Virginia’s ED care coordination system launches this summer. Our interview with Washington ACEP’s Stephen Anderson, M.D., on the state’s successes – and challenges – with Collective EDie. Read more.

March 15, 2018 – Common Health

Emergency Rooms Share Records To Catch Patients Who Bounce From One To Another Read more.

March 13, 2018 – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

Giving LTC a seat at the table to prevent readmissions Read more.

March 5, 2018 – Skilled Nursing News

Data-Driven Partnership Targets Hospital Admissions from Nursing Homes Read more.

March 5, 2018 – Utah Business

2018 CEO of the Year. Read more.

February 1, 2018 – Becker’s Hospital Review

The emergency department: Finding hope in the place where public policy fails Read more.

February 1, 2018 – Silicon Slopes

Collective Medical: Building A Company With Friends Read more.

January 22, 2018 – Becker’s Hospital Review

De-risking care transitions by distilling signal from noise. Read more.

January 19, 2018 – STAT News

Taking a grassroots approach to fighting the opioid epidemic. Read more.

January 10, 2018 – Home Health Care News

Hospital Aims to Catch High ER Users at Home. Read more.

December 29, 2017 – Physicians Practice

How an IPA in Washington Collaborates with the Local EMS. Read more.

November 29, 2017 – Forbes

How Collective Medical Technologies Conquered Emergency Rooms On A Bootstrap. Read more.

November 16, 2017 – Skilled Nursing News

Care Collaboration-Focused Tech Company Raises $47.5M. Read more.

November 14, 2017 – MedCity News

Care coordination business Collective Medical raises $47.5M Series A for expansion plans. Read more.

November 14, 2017 – State of Reform

Interview with Dr. Ben Zaniello, Collective Medical Technologies. Read more.

November 14, 2017 – Mobihealthnews

Collective Medical raises $47.5M to scale patient management platform, operations. Read more.

November 9, 2017 – Becker’s Hospital Review

Empowering case managers to drive better patient outcomes. Read more.

November 7, 2017 – Health Data Management

Alaska moves to new network to aid care coordination. Read more.

August 25, 2017 – Healthcare Informatics

Creating Care Plans With Patients’ Ideas of Success Front and Center. Read more.

August 11, 2017 – HealthcareDive

New alliance aims to get specialty care to underserved patients. Read more.

April 20, 2017 – Washington State Dental Association


April 13, 2017 – Deseret News

Medical tech firm to expand Utah operations. Read more.

April 3, 2017 – ACEP Frontline Podcast

Host Dr. Ryan Stanton and Dr. Ben Zaniello, CMT Chief Medical Officer and VP of Product Management, discusses how health information exchanges can assist in the goal of providing patient-centered care. Listen now.

March 13, 2017 – ACEP Now

Emergency Department Information Exchange Can Help Coordinate Care for Highest Utilizers. Read more.

February 21, 2017 – The Hill

Policymakers and Health Professionals Must Collaborate to Fight Addiction. Read more.

December 1, 2016 – The Portland Physicians Scribe eNewsletter

Organized medicine seeks to build on gains from ’16 legislative session. Read more.

November 9, 2016 – PRWeb

Collective Medical Technologies Ranked Fifth Fastest Growing Company in Utah. Read more.

September 29, 2016 – Relentless Health Value

Making the Most of Emergency Department Visits with Chris Klomp from Collective Medical Technologies. Read more.

September 22, 2016 – SLATE

Down With the Frequent Flyer Icon. Read more.

August 22, 2016 – STAT

26 overdoses in just hours: Inside a community on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. Read more.

July 28, 2016 – VACEP Emergency Medicine eNewsletter

Emergency department electronic record sharing in the works.  Read more.

July 24, 2016 – Open Minds

Between March and June 2016, six California hospitals in the East Bay.  Read more.

July 22, 2016 – HIS Talk

BIDMC CIO John Halamka, MD touts third-party apps that layer on top of EHRs, listing three cloud-based systems BIDMC will deploy.  Read more.

July 20, 2016 – Geek Doctor

Care Coordination Innovation.  Read more.

July 20, 2016 – Nephrology News

Hospital alert system improves care coordination at Northwest Kidney Centers.  Read more.

July 8, 2016 – Becker’s Hospital Review

How Sutter, Alameda Health use data analytics to manage ED frequent fliers.  Read more.

July 1, 2016 – LinkedIn Pulse

For the first time, clinicians and health researchers may be able to focus on issues that span across different health systems. Read more.

June 22, 2016 – Healthcare Informatics

In the East Bay, two health systems are building a virtual safety net to better coordinate care for ER patients.  Read more.

June 22, 2016 – Government Technology

Two separate efforts are trying to bring together fragmented pools of data, give clinicians the information they need to make better decisions, and tend to a patient’s social and medical needs.  Read more.

June 22, 2016 – San Francisco Chronicle

Hospitals look to technology to communicate, reduce errors.  Read more.

June 22, 2016 – Alameda Health System

Six East Bay hospitals partner to improve care for frequent emergency room patients. Read more.

June 22, 2016 – The Alta Bates Medical Center

Sutter Health and Alameda Health System Partner to Improve Care…with a common goal of coordinating care for frequent ER patients.  Read more.

June 14, 2016 – ACEP Now

Health IT developers’ pledge to increase EHR interoperability met with skepticism. Read more.

March 20, 2016 – The Lund Report 

Oregon legislature unanimously clears bill to fight opiate addiction epidemic. Read more.

March 16, 2016 – ACEP in the News

Nation’s emergency physicians applaud CDCs opioid guidelines.  Read more.

March 3, 2016 – State of Reform 

The Oregon Senate voted on Monday to advance a bill that will help … Sen. Steiner Hayward’s bill to fight rx painkiller abuse epidemic passes. Read more.

January 13, 2016 – Engage, Oregon Health Authority  

More than 140 representatives from Oregon’s coordinated care organizations, health plans, hospitals and providers came together in September to participate in the Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDie) Learning Collaborative. Read more.

January 4, 2016 – ECG Management Consultants

Rethinking Care for Emergency Department Super Utilizers in a Value-Based World. Read more.

February 23, 2015 – HealthITAnalytics

Collective EDie was cited as a tool being implemented across the state of Oregon to help reduce ED utilization. The article is available here.

December 17, 2014 – Portland Business Journal

Collective EDie’s success in Oregon is discussed in an article in the Portland Business Journal. In the article, Dr. Sharon Meieran, states that the information in EDie Notifications helps emergency doctors route patients “to the optimal place for care.” The article may be found here.

July 20, 2014 – The Register-Guard

Collective EDie’s roll-out to the hospitals in Oregon was highlighted in an article in The Register-Guard. The article is available here, and features quotes from PeaceHealth, the Oregon Health Leadership Council, and the Washington State Hospital Association.

April 7, 2014 – Health IT Outcomes

CMT’s Emergency Department Information Exchange (EDie) was cited by Health IT Outcomes as the tool used by Washington hospitals to exchange data as part of a statewide initiative to reduce unnecessary ED visits. Find the article here.

April 6, 2014 – The Bellingham Herald

Collective EDie was highlighted in an article in the Bellingham Herald. The article discussed the success of Washington’s 7 Best Practices initiative to reduce unnecessary Emergency Department visits. The article is available here.

March 31, 2014 – iHealthBeat

iHealthBeat mentioned the use of Collective EDie as part of Washington’s initiative to reduce unnecessary ED visits. Click here to view the article.

March 28, 2014 – FierceHealthIT

An article on FierceHealthIT cited Collective EDie as a tool used by Washington hospitals as part of the initiative to reduce unnecessary Emergency Department visits by Medicaid patients. Find the article here.

March 25, 2014 – Bloomberg Businessweek

Collective EDie was mentioned in an article on Businessweek as a tool that helped Washington State save $33.7 million in Medicaid ED spending in fiscal year 2013. The article is available here.

March 17, 2014 – Forbes

CMT and our work in Washington state were mentioned in an article on Find the article here.

February 6, 2014 – Healthcare IT Connect

Healthcare IT Connect published an article citing Collective Medical’s EDie as a driver in enhancing workflow efficiencies and technology-driven cost savings in Washington. The article is available here.

February 6, 2014 – EMS World

An article mentioning Collective Medical’s involvement in the success of Washington’s “Seven Best Practices” program was published on EMS World. The article may be found here.

January 25, 2014 – Healthcare Informatics

Collective Medical and EDie were highlighted in an article in Healthcare Informatics. The article is available here.

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