Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 3, 2014
March 3, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 8


Sponsored by: Moving Beyond the Medical Care Coordination Model for Dual Eligibles


  1. Medical Homes Have Limited Impact on Quality, Utilization and Cost: Study

  2. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: The Patient-Centered Medical Home

  3. Infographic: 7 Reasons to Engage With Patients Before Their Appointments

  4. 4-Step Data-Driven Care Model Targets Dual Eligibles

  5. Community Care Connections for Dual Eligibles: Closing Social Gaps to Improve Health Outcomes

  6. Mailing Free Tests to Patients' Homes Boosts Colon Cancer Screening Rates in Underserved Populations

  7. 7 Patient-Centered Strategies to Generate Value-Based Reimbursement

  8. New Chart: Top Strategies to Prevent Hospital Readmissions

  9. mHealth Provides Increased Access to Patient Information, but Cost Barriers Remain

  10. Integrating Mobile Health Remote Patient Monitoring with Telephonic Care Management for Improved Care Coordination Results

  11. A Strategic, Best Practice Approach to Improve CMS Star Quality Ratings

  12. CMS Proposes 2015 Payment and Policy Updates for Medicare Health and Drug Plans

  13. Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2014

  14. Which Value-Based Reimbursement Model Will Ultimately Align Physicians?

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