Healthcare Business Weekly Update, May 8, 2017
May 8, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 7
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. Kaiser Family Foundation: Compare Proposals to Replace ACA

  2. Partners Pioneer ACO Care Management Reduced ED Visits, Hospitalizations, Medicare Spend: Study

  3. DRIVE Health: Business Groups Advocate Value-Based Healthcare to Decrease Costs, Improve Quality

  4. CMS Quality Payment Program: Clinicians Should Expect MIPS Participation Status Letter This Month

  5. Stratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data Analytics

  6. Top 2017 Chronic Care Management Modes and 13 More CCM Trends

  7. Massachusetts BCBS Launches At-Home Care for Chronically Ill Seniors

  8. New CDC Guide Links Pharmacists and Physicians as Partners to Improve Health: APA

  9. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Medication Management

  10. Population Health Management: Don't Ignore Natural Inertia Driving Low-Risk Populations

  11. New Chart: What Are the Leading Clinical Populations Assigned to Health Coaches?

  12. Medicare Readmission Penalties Disproportionally Affect Hospitals Caring for Poor: UTHSC Study

  13. HIN Healthcare Benchmarks Membership

  14. Health Coaching's Motivational Interviewing Sparks Behavior Change Conversation

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

  16. HINfographic: Social Determinants of Health: Screenings Abound, But Support Services Scarce

  17. Driving Value-Based Reimbursement with Integrated Care Models

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