Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 19, 2018
March 19, 2018  Vol. IX, No. 47
Sponsored by: Remote Patient Monitoring at UPMC: Creating Early Warning Systems To Reduce Unplanned Healthcare Utilization

Taking lessons from its five-year congestive heart failure (CHF) remote patient monitoring program, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is expanding its remote patient monitoring program to five additional disease states.

During Remote Patient Monitoring at UPMC: Creating Early Warning Systems To Reduce Unplanned Healthcare Utilization, a March 22nd webinar, Dr. Ravi Ramani, director, UPMC Integrated Heart Failure, will provide a detailed case study of UPMC's remote patient monitoring program, from the lessons learned within its CHF program to the additional disease states it will monitor remotely and the key features of each program. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. Population Health Study Begins Clinical Care Integration and Opens Genomic Testing to 40,000 Nevadans

  2. Hospital Payments for Heart Attack Care May Affect Patient Outcomes

  3. Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Establishes the Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute to Reduce the "ZIP Code Effect" on Health

  4. Social Determinants of Health: Benchmarks and Metrics

  5. Waiting on ACO Shared Savings? Here’s 3 Ways to Generate Population Health Revenue Now

  6. Thirty-Day Readmissions: Relationship to Physician Attending Type and Social Connectedness

  7. Proactive Care Management in a Top-Performing ACO: Closing Quality and Care Gaps in High-Risk, High-Utilization Populations

  8. New Chart: What Are the Leading Risk Stratification Sources To Identify Patients for Case Management?

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

  10. Hospitals with Higher Post-Discharge ER Visits Have Fewer Readmissions

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

  12. Less Expensive, Post-Acute Care Options for Seniors Underutilized

  13. Program Shows Success in Implementing Patient Transition Care Processes

  14. Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring in 2018: Virtual Visits Spike, Wearables Wane

  15. Infographic: The Current State of Healthcare Predictive Analytics

  16. Health Analytics in Accountable Care: Leveraging Data to Transform ACO Performance and Results

  17. Blue Shield of California Expands Palliative Care Program, Offers Home-Based Care Statewide

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