Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 6, 2017
March 6, 2017  Vol. XVIII, No. 50
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  1. Excellus BCBS Awards 40 Hospitals $22.9 Million for Quality Improvements

  2. HHS Secretary Price: "Many Americans May Have 'Coverage,' But Don't Have Care"

  3. MACRA Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for the MIPS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

  4. 5-Part Framework for MIPS Success Under MACRA

  5. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Home Visits

  6. Nursing Home Care Management Improves Health Outcomes in Heart Disease Patients

  7. U.S. Physicians: Real-World Evidence Is Top Driver of Treatment Decisions

  8. Collaborative Diabetes Clinic Lowers Healthcare Costs; Cost-Effective for Clinic, Health System and Payor

  9. New Population Health Payment Models Mean More 'Rising Risk' Scrutiny

  10. New Chart: Top Ways to Identify High-Risk Patients for Home Visits

  11. Healthcare Super Utilizers: Community Collaborations Stabilize Medically Vulnerable Homeless Patients

  12. Infographic: Impact of Hospital Mergers

  13. Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-Life

  14. In-House Specialty Pharmacy Reduces Medical Errors, Wait Time

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

  16. Connected Care Management: Should Risk Predictors Trump Provider Intuition?

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