Case Management Monitor, Mach 3, 2015

March 3, 2015 Volume 4, No. 12
Sponsored by: Cross-Continuum Care Transitions: A Standardized Approach to Post-Acute Patient Hand-Offs

A Care Transitions Task Force at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) was charged in 2012 with developing a multi-disciplinarian, cross-continuum approach to improving care transitions...not an easy task for an organization that had previously operated with a siloed approach by each hospital service. During this February 26th webinar now available for replay, Dr. Michelle Schneidermann, associate clinical professor of medicine for the division of hospital medicine at University of California San Francisco/SFGH and medical director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health Medical Respite and Sobering Center, shared the key achievements of the Care Transitions Task Force and its impact on readmission rates. Click here to register for the on-demand webinar or for more details.

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  1. HHS Awards $386 Million to Support Families Through the Home Visiting Program

  2. Guide to Home Visits for the Medically Complex

  3. Case Managers Key to Cigna Collaborative Care; Reduced Avoidable ER Visits by 16 Percent

  4. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable ER Visits

  5. CMS Strengthens Five Star Quality Rating System for Nursing Homes

  6. Telephonic Case Management Protocols to Engage Vulnerable Populations

  7. Chronic Care Management in 2015: Nearly 1 in 2 Healthcare Organizations Poorly Positioned for Care Coordination Revenue

  8. Deadly Heart Risks Can Remain for Up to a Year After Hospital Discharge

  9. Emergency Doctors, Paramedics Commonly Misinterpret Patients' End-of-Life Care Choices

  10. Older Adults with Limited Mobility May Lessen Heart Problems with Activity

  11. Healthcare’s Volume-to-Value Transition: How to Get Paid While You’re Waiting

  12. HINfographic: Making the Connection with Telephonic Case Management – 4 Key Areas

  13. New Chart: How are Patients Stratified for Embedded Case Management?

  14. Overcoming ‘Clinical Inertia’ and 7 Other Barriers to Remote Patient Monitoring

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© 2015 Case Management Monitor by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
Editor: Cheryl Miller, cmiller@hin.com;
Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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