Healthcare Business Weekly Update, January 4, 2016

January 4, 2016  Vol. XVII, No. 46
Sponsored by: Data Analytics in Accountable Care: Strategies and Case Studies

During this 45-minute webinar on January 27 at 1:30 pm Eastern, Elena Tkachev, director of ACO analytics, Collaborative Health Systems, will share her organization's experience in using data analytics effectively to improve ACO results, including identifying clinical improvement opportunities; providing actionable data for performance improvement; analytics strategies and challenges; and the impact of changes in the MSSP program in 2016. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. Improving the Submission of Quality Data to CMS Quality Reporting Programs

  2. Pharmacists, Patients Support 'Med Sync' Programs, New Survey Confirms

  3. Physician Reimbursement in 2016: Workflow Optimization for Chronic Care Management and Advance Care Planning

  4. Consumers Struggle to Understand Their Health Information; Report Incentives Aren't Meaningful

  5. Which Patient Level Activities Are Remotely Monitored? New Chart

  6. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Plans

  7. Researchers Find Hospital Prices Vary Significantly for Privately Insured

  8. BCBS-Mass to Offer 'Serious Illness Care' for Members with Advanced Illness; Will Reimburse Providers for Conversations

  9. Integrating Behavioral Health & Primary Care in 2015: One-Third Achieve Close Collaboration On-Site

  10. Infographic: Value-Based Care Transformation

  11. Stratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data Analytics

  12. Health Coaching Coupled with Gym Membership Works Best for Obese People with Serious Mental Illness

  13. Remote Patient Monitoring for Enhanced Care Coordination: Technology to Manage an Aging Population

  14. 2016 Trend Alert: Rethink the Patient Experience in Response to Consumerism

  15. What's the Future of Accountable Care Organizations?

  16. Physician Value-Based Reimbursement: Quality Rewards for Population Health

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