Healthcare Business Weekly Update, April 3, 2017
April 3, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 2
Sponsored by: Reducing SNF Readmissions: Quality Reporting Metrics Drive Improvements

A tri-county, skilled nursing facility (SNF) collaborative in Michigan is holding the line on hospital readmission rates for the three participating competitive health systems, including Henry Ford Health System. During Reducing SNF Readmissions: Quality Reporting Metrics Drive Improvements, a May 11, 2017 webinar, Susan Craft, director, care coordination, family caregiver program, Office of Clinical Quality & Safety at Henry Ford Health System, will share the key details behind this collaborative, the program's impact on her organization's readmission rates, and the inside details on new readmission reduction target areas resulting from the program's data analysis. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. Dual-Eligible Programs to Improve Care and Reduce Costs Are Working: RTI Study

  2. How a Data Dive Makes a Difference in ACO Care Coordination Efficiency

  3. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Home Visits

  4. Humana 2020 'Bold Goal' Update: More Healthy Days from Addressing Social Determinant Impacts on Community Health

  5. A Leading Care Transitions Model: Addressing Social Health Determinants Through Targeted Home Visits

  6. Care Plans in 2016: High-Risk Health Markers, Care Transitions Trigger Planning Effort

  7. MSSP Participation Boosts MIPS Performance and Bonus Potential: Caravan Health Brief

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

  9. Infographic: Top Accountable Care Organizations

  10. ADL Ability at SNF Admission Key Predictor of Hospital Readmission: Mayo Clinic

  11. New Chart: Top Clinical Conditions To Target for Home Visits

  12. Online Calculator Predicts Risk of Early Hospital Readmission

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

  14. The Science Behind Care Transition Management: It Takes More Than Case Managers and Discharge Calls

  15. Remote Patient Monitoring for Enhanced Care Coordination: Technology to Manage an Aging Population

  16. Use of Mobile App Reduces Number of Follow-Up Visits after Surgery: JAMA

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