Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 31, 2014
March 31, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 12


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  1. NCQA Medical Home Standards Focus on Behavioral Health, Care Management for High-Need Populations

  2. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: The Patient-Centered Medical Home

  3. Infographic: Why Advanced WiFi Is Essential to Healthcare

  4. Home Visits One of Four Key Trends in Medication Adherence Initiatives

  5. 57 Population Health Management Metrics: Assessing Risk to Maximize Reimbursement

  6. 10 Factors Driving Healthcare Costs in Massachusetts: Study

  7. 6 Value-Based Physician Reimbursement Models: Action Plans for Alignment, Analytics and Profitability

  8. New Chart: ROI Achieved by the ACO

  9. Patient Satisfaction Scores in the ER Are Not Affected by Receipt of Painkillers

  10. Quality And Performance Measurement: A Guide For Emergency Physicians

  11. Deconstructing Health Reform: 3 Reasons Medicare and Pioneer ACOs May Not Survive

  12. 1 in 25 Patients Will Acquire Infection in U.S. Hospital: CDC

  13. Rethinking Readmissions: Patient-Centered Collaborations in Care Transition Management

  14. 5 Population Health Tactics That Open the Door to Care Access

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