Healthcare Business Weekly Update, February 1, 2016

February 1, 2016  Vol. XVII, No. 50
Sponsored by: Medication Management: Using Clinical Pharmacists to Complete Comprehensive Drug Therapy Management Post-Discharge in High-Risk Patients

During this 45-minute webinar on February 3rd at 1:30 pm Eastern, Rebecca Bean, director, population health pharmacy, Novant Health, will share her organization's medication management approach and why a clinical pharmacist is key to the program's success. Reducing preventable readmissions topics include stratification criteria, components and timing, common barriers and cross-continuum alignment strategies. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. CMS Proposes Changes to the Performance Measures Methodology for the Medicare Shared Savings Program

  2. Early Findings Show Medicaid Health Homes for High-Risk, High-Cost Dual Eligibles Improve Care, Reduce Costs

  3. Medicare Chronic Care Management Billing: Evidence-Based Workflows to Maximize CCM Revenue

  4. Care Plan Use Boosts Patient Adherence, Engagement, Quality Metrics: Benchmark Study

  5. Who Administers ACOs? New Chart

  6. Pharmacist Role in ACOs Underutilized: PBMI Report

  7. Chronic Care Management Revenue Relies on Physician Momentum

  8. Data Analytics in Accountable Care: Strategies and Case Studies

  9. Study Finds More Nurse Practitioners, PAs on Patient Care Teams; Behavioral Health Lags

  10. Infographic: Telehealth & Telemedicine Technologies Foster Access, Power Population Health

  11. Positioning for Value-Based Reimbursement: Leveraging Care Management for Clinical and Financial Outcomes

  12. Accountable Care Trends: One-Fifth Primed for 'Next Generation ACO' Participation

  13. CMS Highlights Home Health, Telehealth, Hotspotting in New Guide to Reducing Medicare Readmissions

  14. 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Chronic Care Management

  15. Trends Shaping Healthcare in 2016: Rethink Patient Experience in Terms of Consumerism

  16. Scalable Models in Health Risk Stratification: Results from Cross-Continuum Care Coordination

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