Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 24, 2014
March 24, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 11

Sponsored by: Generating Medical Home Savings and Quality Improvements Through Outcome-Based Measures

  1. CMS to Offer Hospice Patients Both Palliative, Curative Treatments

  2. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Palliative Care

  3. Infographic: Can Bundled Payments Solve Healthcare Dilemma?

  4. 3 Ways Hospitals Should Proceed with ACOs

  5. Guide to Accountable Care Organizations

  6. Regional Collaboratives Improve Clinical Outcomes, Increase Patient Engagement, Satisfaction

  7. Population Health Framework: 27 Strategies to Drive Engagement, Access & Risk Stratification

  8. New Chart: What's the Most Critical Care Transition?

  9. Improving Care Continuity for Elderly with Chronic Diseases Could Save $1.5 Billion Annually

  10. 33 Metrics for Care Transition Management

  11. Assessing Readmission Risk to Prioritize Home Visits for Complex Patients

  12. Health Coverage Increased ER Use in Massachusetts

  13. 27 Interventions to Reduce Avoidable ER Use

  14. 5 Community Partners Supporting HCSC Dual Eligibles Care Coordination

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