Desert Oasis Healthcare continues to use cloud-based solutions to better serve patients
The following story on Healthcare IT News features Desert Oasis Healthcare (DOHC) and its affiliate Heritage California Accountable Care Organization (HCACO). Healthcare IT News is a top-tier healthcare trade publication with 195,000 unique visitors each month that delivers health IT executives daily news about technology, strategies and tactics.
An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a group of doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high-quality care to their Medicare patients. The ACO’s goal is to ensure that patients get the right care at the right time, while avoiding unnecessary duplication of services and preventing medical errors.
HCACO manages 30,000 total lives through nine affiliated medical groups throughout southern and central California. Providers aligned with HCACO can offer their patients a variety of programs offered by DOHC, such as social services; health education classes and services, such as A Matter of Balance, smoking cessation and nutrition/dietitian counseling; a variety of medication management programs; and more.
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About Desert Oasis Healthcare
Formed in 1981 as one of the first medical groups in the desert communities of southern California, Desert Oasis Healthcare (DOHC) continues to advance with changes in the healthcare market. DOHC provides primary and immediate care, home health, palliative care, clinical research studies and other services to more than 60,000 members/patients living in the greater Coachella Valley and the Morongo Basin of Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The multidisciplinary and comprehensive care programs of DOHC are committed to educating individuals on preventive health care in their daily lives, reflected in the DOHC motto, "Your Health. Your Life. Our Passion." For more information, visit www.mydohc.com.
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