Value-Based Reimbursement Advisor, November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017 Volume III, No. 21
Sponsored by: Innovative Community-Clinical Partnerships: Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities through Community Transformation

As part of its mission to improve the health of residents of Bronx, N.Y. and address healthcare disparities, Bronx Health REACH continues to create community-based healthcare partnerships to advance these goals.

During Innovative Community-Clinical Partnerships: Reducing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities through Community Transformation, a November 16th webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, Charmaine Ruddock, project director, Bronx Health REACH, will share the details behind the innovative partnerships established by Bronx Health REACH with area faith-based programs, bodegas, restaurants, schools, clinics and local art groups and how these partnerships are promoting the health and well-being of area residents. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  2. 4 Ways CMS 2018 Quality Payment Program Supports 'Patients Over Paperwork' Pledge

  3. U.S. Healthcare System Ties 29% of Payments to Alternative Payment Models

  4. Data-Driven, Insurer-Funded 'Value Partnership' Saves Lives & Dollars at 72 Michigan Hospitals: Michigan Model

  5. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Community Health Partnerships

  6. 'Healthy Days' Tool Data Predicts Utilization, Costs for Elderly Medicare Advantage Patients with Chronic Conditions

  7. An Average-Sized Community Hospital Spends $7.6 Million Annually to Comply with Federal Regulations: AHA

  8. New Chart: What Are the Top Data Sources for Chronic Care Management Risk Stratification?

  9. Care Coordination: Though Oversight of Complex Comorbid Spans Continuum, Reimbursement Remains Uneven

  10. Horizon's Patient-Centered, Value-Based Programs Continue Growth in 2016 with Top Performers Delivering Dramatically Better Outcomes, Producing Lower Costs

  11. A Collaborative Blueprint for Reducing SNF Readmissions: Driving Results with Quality Reporting and Performance Metrics

  12. Cityblock Health to Open First 'Neighborhood Health Hub' for Underserved Urban Populations in NYC

  13. Robotic Surgery Has Higher Costs But Not Better Outcomes: JAMA Study

  14. New Study Finds Hospital Emergency Departments Can Improve Practices for Treating Older Adults with Cancer

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

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