Healthcare Innovation in Action: 19 Transformative Trends

Healthcare Innovation in Action: 19 Transformative Trends

Three years post-ACA, early innovators of care delivery models and mandates emanating from healthcare reform are reporting significant success in terms of health outcomes and cost control.

The most encouraging metrics have been achieved by healthcare organizations that customize a model or intervention to better serve their population's needs.

Healthcare Innovation in Action: 19 Transformative TrendsHealthcare Innovation in Action: 19 Transformative Trends examines a set of pioneering efforts supporting the industry's seismic shift from a volume-based culture to one rewarding value and patient-centeredness, including:

  • An accountable care organization (ACO) engaging specialists in care coordination;
  • A patient-centered medical home expanded to a medical neighborhood;
  • A health system connecting Medicare-Medicaid beneficiaries (dual eligibles) to vital community supports;
  • A university health system clinic bolstering transitions in care for its just-discharged patients with regular home visits; and
  • A QIO that digs deep in local data to identify high-risk patients and reduce 30-day readmissions.

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These adaptations and a dozen more are explored in the 40-page Healthcare Innovation in Action: 19 Transformative Trends, which delivers succinct descriptions of programs that are transforming healthcare delivery, grouped around six key innovation areas:

  • Provider Reimbursement
  • Dual Eligibles
  • Population Health Management
  • Health and Wellness
  • Case Management
  • Care Transition Management
A review of this quick reference of resourcefulness in healthcare delivery is bound to spark creativity and innovation by healthcare providers and payors.

Table of Contents:

  • Healthcare Trends 2014:
    • ABC's of Healthcare 2014: Accountability, Bundled Payments and Consolidation
    • 5 Attributes of Medical Home Neighborhoods, Where Practitioners Unite for Patient Care
    • 2 Common Missteps of Healthcare Social Business Strategies
  • Provider Reimbursement:
    • WellPoint 'Leaves No Primary Care Practice Behind' on Road to Value-Based Payment Reform
    • Payment Bundling Requires Suspension of FFS State of Mind
    • The PHO in 2013: More Flexibility, Less Risk Than Eighties Model
  • Dual Eligibles:
    • WellCare Works Community 'Front Lines' to Close Social Care Gaps for Dual Eligibles
    • Defining the Duals: 13 Things to Know for Population Health Management
  • Population Health Management/Accountable Care:
    • Kaiser Permanente Population Health Management: Team Approach, One Member at a Time
    • Deeper Data Dive Improves ACO Performance, Quality
    • Pioneer ACO to Specialists: If the Care Coordination Role Fits, Wear It
    • Advice from 5-Star Medicare Advantage Plans: Engage Low-Performing Providers, Members
  • Health and Wellness:
    • Healthcare 3.0: Health Coaches Inspire Accountability at the Patient Level
    • 9 Questions to Evaluate Your Culture of Health
  • Case Management:
    • The Changing Role of Case Managers in Emerging Care Delivery Models
    • Embedding Case Managers as Ambassadors of Advanced Primary Care
  • Care Transition Management:
    • QIO Advice for Improving Care Transitions: Dig Deep Into Local Data
    • Patient Handovers, Recorded Discharge Instructions Key to Improved Care Transitions
    • 5 Pillars of Stanford Coordinated Care Home Visits

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