Healthcare Business Weekly Update, May 1, 2017
May 1, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 6
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. Global Stakeholders to Pilot Value-Based Healthcare Models That Track and Pay for Patient Healing

  2. Hospital Executives See Future Growth in Outpatient, Higher-Value Care: Advisory Board Survey

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

  4. Do Readmission Penalties Correlate to Heart Attack Outcomes? UT Southwestern Study

  5. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Home Visits

  6. 3 Factors Fueling Health Inequalities in United States: The Lancet

  7. The Science Behind Care Transition Management: More Than Case Managers and Discharge Calls

  8. New Chart: Leading Components of Home Visits

  9. Patient Portals Can Help Patients with Self-Management, but Must Be Easy to Use and Access: Study

  10. Framework for Patient Engagement: 6 Stages to Success in a Value-Based Health System

  11. Chronic Care Management in 2017: Telephonic Outreach Prevails Amidst Spike in CCM Activity, Reimbursement

  12. Infographic: Preparing for MACRA

  13. Doximity Study Reveals Significant Gaps in U.S. Doctor Compensation

  14. Bundled Payments for Post-Acute Care: Profiting from Alternative Payments and Clinical Redesign

  15. National Mental Health Survey Finds Widespread Ignorance, Stigma

  16. Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers: Community Collaborations Stabilize Medically Vulnerable Homeless Patients

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