Healthcare Business Weekly Update, February 5, 2018
February 5, 2018  Vol. IX, No. 42
Sponsored by: Telemedicine Across the Care Continuum: Boosting Health Clinic Revenue and Closing Care Gaps

The six-year-old telehealth program at Essentia Health, Minnesota's largest rural healthcare provider, provides over 30 telehealth services at more than 40 sites to expand access to care for its rural patients while improving quality and reducing costs.

During Telemedicine Across the Care Continuum: Boosting Health Clinic Revenue and Closing Care Gaps, a March 1, 2018 webinar, Maureen Ideker, RN, BSN, MBA, senior advisor for telehealth at Essentia Health, will provide a roadmap of the program's implementation, challenges and successes as well as details on its new key components. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. Physicians, Consumers and Employers United on Healthcare Cost Concerns, Desire for Change: Leavitt Partners Report

  2. More Than One-Third with Traditional Medicare Spent at Least 20 Percent of Total Income on Healthcare in 2013: Kaiser Family Foundation

  3. Community Program Greatly Improved Diabetes Management in High-Risk Ethnic Population: NYU Langone

  4. Proposed Medicare Advantage, Part D Changes Address Quality of Life Services, Opioid Overutilization

  5. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase & Co. to Partner on U.S. Employee Healthcare

  6. Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success

  7. Integrated Case Management Scripts Keep MSKCC Patient Care Team on Same Page

  8. UNMC PREDICTS Trial Will Test Digital Coaching for Diabetes Prevention

  9. 2018 Healthcare Benchmarks: Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring

  10. Infographic: Medicare Home Health Beneficiaries

  11. New Chart: Telemedicine Impact and Trends

  12. Dual Approach to Patient Engagement: Activating High Utilizers and Coaching Clinicians

  13. Four Considerations for Connected Health Strategies in 2018

  14. Aetna Honors 10 Programs Tackling Social Determinants of Health in Communities

  15. Social Determinants of Health Trends: Scarcity of Supportive Services Hampers SDOH Linkages

  16. HealthSounds Podcast: MACRA Prerequisite: Procure QRUR Performance Data to Maximize MIPS Success

  17. Home Visits for High-Risk Patients: Tools, Timing and Outcomes

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