Healthcare Business Weekly Update, November 25, 2019
November 25, 2019  Vol. XI, No. 24
Free Download: Health Coaching in 2018: Facilitating Health Behavior Change with Increasing Reliance on Digital Health Technologies

In the face of rising healthcare costs and increasing accountability for population health and quality outcomes, a growing number of healthcare organizations are recruiting health coaches to facilitate actionable, sustainable health behavior change in rising and high-risk populations, across a continuum of delivery platforms. The percentage of healthcare organizations with a health coaching program increased from 70 percent in 2016 to 81 percent in 2018, according to the latest Health Coaching Survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN). Chronic care management, weight management/physical activity and tobacco use are the leading health conditions targeted by health coaching initiatives. A growing number of healthcare organizations are also targeting social determinants of health as part of their health coaching program.

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  1. Humana's Medicare Advantage Value-Based Care Programs Improves Health and Reduces $3.5 Billion in Healthcare Costs

  2. FY 2019 Medicare Fee-For-Service Improper Payment Rate is Lowest Since 2010; Data Points to Concerns with Medicaid Eligibility

  3. 3 Embedded Care Coordination Models to Manage Diverse High-Risk, High-Cost Patients Across the Continuum

  4. AdvantageCare Physicians Achieves Improved Health Outcomes and Savings through CMS and NCQA Initiatives

  5. Health Insurance Costs Taking Larger Share of Middle-Class Incomes as Premium Contributions and Deductibles Grow Faster Than Wages

  6. Infographic: Staying Ahead of Rising Costs of Quality Patient Care

  7. Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success

  8. New Chart: What Are the Greatest Barriers To Reducing Avoidable Healthcare Utilization?

  9. Centralized Care Management to Reduce Readmissions and Avoidable ED Visits in High-Risk Populations

  10. Value-Based Care Depends on Three Underfunded Technologies, New CCM Report Finds

  11. 11 Profitable Value-Based Reimbursement Models: Lessons from Early Adopters

  12. Is the Future of Value-based Healthcare Payments at Risk?

  13. Through Apple Heart Study, Stanford Medicine Researchers Show Wearable Technology Can Help Detect Atrial Fibrillation

  14. Three-Quarters of Low-Income Patients Could Lose Healthcare Access If ACA Is Repealed

  15. Assigning Hospitalists by Unit Has Both Pros and Cons

  16. Patient Engagement in 2019: Positive Payoffs from Patients Activated in Their Healthcare

  17. 9 Protocols to Promote Patient Engagement in High-Risk, High-Cost Populations

  18. Diabetes, Heart Problems And Redundant Imaging Scans Are Among Johns Hopkins-Led Performance Improvement Topics on ‘High-Value Care’

  19. Differences in Hospitalization-related Care and Outcomes for Urgent Cardiovascular Conditions Among Homeless Individuals

  20. Implementation of Hospital-based Breastfeeding Initiatives Are Associated with Decreased Rates of Infant Deaths

  21. Geisinger Researchers Find AI Can Predict Arrhythmia, Death Risk

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