Healthcare Business Weekly Update, April 10, 2017
April 10, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 3
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. 32 New CMS Accountable Health Communities to Target Health-Related Social Needs of Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries

  2. Integrating Caregivers at Discharge Significantly Cuts Patient Readmissions: Pitt Study

  3. SNF Visit Gauges Readmissions Risk, Supports SNF-to-Home Transition

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

  5. Retooled NCQA PCMH Recognition Moves from 3-Year Cycle to Annual Check-In

  6. New Chart: Leading Interventions for Social Health Determinant-Identified Patients

  7. Data Breach Risk Greater at Larger Hospitals and Those with Major Teaching Mission

  8. Beyond the EMR: Mining Population Health Analytics to Elevate Accountable Care

  9. Polypharmacy, Diabetes Patients Top Priorities for Pharmacist-Led Medication Management

  10. Shared Doctor-Patient Orthopedic Treatment Decisions Improve Outcomes, Patient Experience: AAOS Study

  11. Episodes of Care: Leveraging Payor-Provider Collaborations to Advance Value-Based Healthcare

  12. Infographic: Patient Wait Time Trends

  13. In Latest County Health Rankings, Drug Overdose Deaths Fuel Dramatic Increase in Premature Deaths Nationally

  14. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Chronic Care Management

  15. Millennials Consider Healthcare Top Priority, Wary of Trump's Impact

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

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