Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 9

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  1. Post-Surgery Complications Predict Readmissions By As Much as 73 Percent

  2. 5 Best Practice Prevention Protocols for Reducing Readmissions

  3. Infographic: The Failure of U.S. Healthcare Spending

  4. 7 Ways Case Managers Can Engage Vulnerable Members in Telephonic Outreach

  5. Telephonic Case Management Protocols to Engage Vulnerable Populations

  6. Do Value-Based Purchasing Programs in Healthcare Improve Quality, Lower Costs?

  7. Driving Value-Based Reimbursement with Integrated Care Models

  8. New Chart: Top Measures of ACO Success

  9. Healthcare Costs for Employees Lowest in 15 Years: Survey

  10. 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health Risk Assessments

  11. HCSC's Community Behavioral Health Links Essential to Duals Care Coordination

  12. Timely Referrals Key Challenge for Palliative Care Providers

  13. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care

  14. Which CMS 5-Star Quality Domains Are Best Candidates for Improvement?

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