Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 5, 2018
March 5, 2018  Vol. IX, No. 45
Sponsored by: Remote Patient Monitoring at UPMC: Creating Early Warning Systems To Reduce Unplanned Healthcare Utilization

Taking lessons from its five-year congestive heart failure (CHF) remote patient monitoring program, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is expanding its remote patient monitoring program to five additional disease states.

During Remote Patient Monitoring at UPMC: Creating Early Warning Systems To Reduce Unplanned Healthcare Utilization, a March 22nd webinar, Dr. Ravi Ramani, director, UPMC Integrated Heart Failure, will provide a detailed case study of UPMC's remote patient monitoring program, from the lessons learned within its CHF program to the additional disease states it will monitor remotely and the key features of each program. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  2. 8 in 10 Payors Integrating Social Determinants of Health into Member Programs: CHANGE Healthcare Study

  3. Avera Health Saved $62 Million, Improved Patient Outcomes in Rural Areas with Philips eICU Program

  4. Telemedicine Across the Care Continuum: Boosting Health Clinic Revenue and Closing Care Gaps

  5. Social Determinants and Population Health: Redesigning Care Management to Bridge Clinical and Non-Medical Services

  6. HealthSounds Podcast: Motivational Interviewing Respectfully Dispels Social Determinant of Health Barriers

  7. New Chart: What Are the Critical Elements of Patient Engagement Programs?

  8. UnitedHealth Group to Support Use of Bundled Payments with Healthcare Providers in Fee-for-Service Medicare

  9. Do Seniors Underutilize Less Expensive Post-Acute Care Options?

  10. Smartphone App May Help Reduce Hospital Readmissions After Heart Attack: ACC

  11. Home Visits Open Door to Enhanced Patient Adherence, Reduced Hospital Utilization

  12. Infographic: Trends Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

  13. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Community Health Partnerships

  14. More Doctors Follow the Money, More Nurse Practitioners Follow the Need: U-M Study

  15. Integrated Case Management: Elevating Quality and Clinical Metrics with Multidisciplinary Team-Based Care

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

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