Medicare Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Services

View this guide to review coding and guidelines for the COVID-19 emergency. This information was prepared as a service to the public and is not intended to grant rights or impose obligations. This information may contain references or links to statutes, regulations, or other policy materials. The information provided is only intended to be a […]

MA- RI Partnership: Update of Tools for Effective Conversations to Improve Cross-State Care

Healthcentric Advisors and Honoring Choices Massachusetts, in collaboration with the New England Healthy Living Collective, invite you to join a special virtual event for MA and RI Hospitals, nursing homes, provider practices, home health agencies, and stakeholders. When? Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 10-10:30 AM Adults and families regularly cross state borders to access different health care […]

Ageism & You: Why it Matters, the Annual Thewlis Lecture on Gerontology & Geriatrics

Wednesday, April 6, 2022, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Presented Virtually) Your beliefs about growing older, both positive and negative, can have beneficial and adverse effects, respectively, on your health and how long you live. This lecture will summarize scientific evidence and share stories that illustrate how many health problems as we grow older are […]

Congratulations to Susan Dugan on Retirement from Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice

Congratulations to Susan Dugan, the Director of Quality at Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice in Rhode Island, on her upcoming retirement! Healthcentric Advisors would like to acknowledge her partnership with our organization over the past 15 years. She has been an outstanding model of a Community of Care Transitions Coalition Leader. Additionally, she has always […]

Healthcentric Advisors Newest Board Member: Allyson Ventura-Tesillo

Our newest board member, Allyson Ventura-Tesillo, describes herself as a “Jackie of many trades.”  She isn’t kidding. Ms. Ventura-Tesillo is currently earning her Master’s in Social Work at Rhode Island College while working as a Certified Community Healthcare Worker specializing in diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However, she’s been focused on meeting community health needs in […]

Chief Program Officer, Gail Patry Appointed to Long Term Care Coordinating Council

  Governor Dan McKee recently appointed Healthcentric Advisors Chief Program Officer Gail Patry to Rhode Island’s Long Term Care Coordinating Council: “I look forward to working with my esteemed LTC colleagues and understanding how I, on behalf of Healthcentric Advisors, can contribute to the important work of the council,” Patry said. The Long Term Care […]

Healthcentric Advisors Staff Feature: Health Information Analyst, Jacky Haskell

Data is more than numbers—it can paint a picture of how health care providers are doing. Enhancing the quality of health care involves a lot of collecting, tracking, and analyzing of data to figure out what is and isn’t working. We talked with Jacky Haskell, our Health Information Analyst to learn more about how our […]

Congrats to Local Long-term Care Providers Honored by Partner TLC 4 LTC

Healthcentric Advisors is proud to partner with organizations like Rhode Island-based TLC 4 LTC, especially when some of the communities hit hardest during COVID-19 are nursing homes. TLC 4 LTC provides joy and compassion to residents and staff of skilled nursing facilities by fulfilling a special wish or need they may have. For residents, it […]

RI CareBreaks Program Healthcentric Advisors Supports Highlighted in National Report

Recently, the innovative respite care program Healthcentric Advisors supports through Rhode Island’s Nursing Student Respite Initiative received national recognition for its vital work supporting caregivers. Working alongside The Rhode Island Office of Healthy Aging, the Family Caregiver Alliance of Rhode Island, United Way of Rhode Island, Catholic Social Services of Rhode Island, and Rhode Island’s undergraduate nursing […]