Top Strategies to Improve Post-Acute Care Quality and Reduce Costs

Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
August 19, 2015 Vol. V Issue 33

Top Strategies to Improve Post-Acute
Care Quality and Reduce Costs

Top Strategies to Improve Post-Acute Care Quality and Reduce Costs This Week's Challenge: As evidenced by CMS's ongoing Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative and closer scrutiny of skilled nursing facility readmission rates starting in 2018, healthcare is honing new post-acute care (PAC) delivery and reimbursement models that result in higher quality and more coordinated, cost-effective care across the continuum. Care transition management is the top strategy employed by healthcare organizations to improve quality and reduce costs of PAC, according to new market metrics from the 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Post-Acute Care Trends by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. The survey also examined other strategies aimed at improving PAC.

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2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Post-Acute Care Trends 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Post-Acute Care Trends, captures industry efforts to enhance care coordination for individuals receiving post-acute services following a hospitalization—initiatives like the creation of a preferred PAC network or collaborative. This 40-page report, based on healthcare industry responses to HIN's landmark survey on trends in post-acute care, compiles a wealth of metrics presented in a series of data tables and dozens of charts.

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