Healthcare Business Weekly Update, April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 5
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. Proposed Rule Would Update 2018 Medicare Inpatient and LTCH Payments and Policies

  2. Study Paints Somber Picture of U.S. Mental Health Status and Access to Care

  3. Post-Acute Care Trends: Cross-Setting Collaborations to Align Clinical Standards and Provider Demands

  4. Sun Health Care Transitions Program Saves Medicare Nearly $15 Million By Reducing Hospital Readmissions

  5. The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI

  6. One-Third of Healthcare Providers Use Remote Monitoring, Virtual Care As Telemedicine Evolves: KPMG Survey

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

  8. New Chart: Top Challenges of Stratifying High-Risk Patients

  9. Wellness-Centered Medicine for Seniors Proven To Reduce Readmissions and Cut Medicare Costs

  10. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Coordination

  11. Home Visits in 2017: Opening Door to Enhanced Patient Adherence, Reduced Hospital Utilization

  12. Infographic: Top 5 Strategies for Managing Post-Acute Care

  13. NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia to Use $4.5 Million CMS Grant to Link Clinical and Community Services

  14. Care Coordination of Highest-Risk Patients: Business Case for Managing Complex Populations

  15. HHS' State Grants to Combat Opioid Crisis Total $485 Million, Support 5-Point Strategy

  16. Behavioral Health Patient Engagement: Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques and Strategies To Improve Outcomes

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