Healthcare Business Weekly Update, October 13, 2014

October 13, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 38
Sponsored by: Creating a Virtual Multi-Specialty Physician Network: A Payor-Provider Telehealth Collaborative

Robert Marchuk, vice president of ancillary services, Adventist Health, Christine Martin, director of operations, Adventist Health, and Lisa Williams, senior director of strategic integration and execution, healthcare quality and affordability, Blue Shield of California, will share, during an October 15 th webinar, the inside details on the collaboration and the shared mission and values of the organizations' telehealth collaborative that is leading to the program's success. Click here to register or for more details.

  1. Anthem, Hartford Healthcare Renew Value-Based Agreement; Integrate Behavioral Health, Chronic Care Programs
  2. 7 Patient-Centered Strategies to Generate Value-Based Reimbursement
  3. Infographic: Provider Payments Trends
  4. 3 Ways Embedded Case Managers Can Support the Hospital Discharge
  5. Essentials of Embedded Case Management: Hiring, Training, Caseloads and Technology for Practice-Based Care Coordinators
  6. mHealth Elderly Home Monitoring Industry to Grow to 44 Billion by 2019
  7. Remote Patient Monitoring for Enhanced Care Coordination: Technology to Manage an Aging Population
  8. Post-Acute Care Medicare Initiatives Target Nursing Home 5 Star Rating System, Home Healthcare: CMS
  9. Medicare Star Ratings: Key Steps to Prepare for Changes in 2014 and 2015
  10. New Chart: Top Stratification Tools for Telephonic Case Management
  11. U.S. Hospitals Refine ACA Strategy after Promising Results
  12. Hospitals and Community Benefit: New Demands, New Approaches
  13. Adventist Health, Blue Shield of California Telehealth Collaboration Targets Underserved, Remote Patients
  14. Maturity of Physician Compensation Models from Fee-for-Service to Value-Based

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