Healthcare Business Weekly Update, May 15, 2017
May 15, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 8
Sponsored by: Assessing Social Determinants of Health: Collecting and Responding to Data in the Primary Care Setting

AllianceChicago is a collaboration of four federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and a developer of the social determinants of health (SDOH) assessment tool PRAPARE (Protocol for Responding to and Assessing Patient Assets, Risks and Experiences). For the past 18 months, AllianceChicago has worked with 38 FQHCs to deploy the PRAPARE tool consistent with each center's patient population, staff resources and in-house and community support services. During Assessing Social Determinants of Health: Collecting and Responding to Data in the Primary Care Setting, a June 1, 2017 webinar, Andrew Hamilton, RN, BSN, MS, chief informatics officer/deputy director, AllianceChicago, will share the key learnings from AllianceChicago's SDOH work. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. 10 Top MACRA Trends Challenging Providers with Value-Based Care and Quality Metrics: Black Book Research

  2. ACA Reduced Costs for People with Individual Health Insurance: UMD Study

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

  4. Sociodemographics, Psychological Factors Beyond Physician's Control Impact Patient Satisfaction: UB Study

  5. Reframing the Care Transition Conversation to Increase Home Visit Acceptance

  6. New Chart: Top Risk Factors to Flag Patients for Medication Management

  7. Reducing SNF Readmissions: Quality Reporting Metrics Drive Improvements

  8. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  9. Enterprise Telemedicine on Rise in U.S. Hospitals: Reach Health Study

  10. CMS Announces Extension for States under Medicaid Home and Community-Based Settings Criteria

  11. Post-Surgery Program Decreased Length of Hospital Stay, Postoperative Complications: Study

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

  13. Mental Health Month: 37 Percent Say Cost Is Biggest Barrier to Seeking Clinical Counsel

  14. Medication Management in 2016: Polypharmacy, Diabetes Patients Priorities for Pharmacist-Led Interventions

  15. Post-Discharge Home Visits: 5 Pillars to Reduce Readmissions and Engage High-Risk Patients

  16. Infographic: Protecting Patient Data in Today's Digital Healthcare World

  17. Health Analytics in Accountable Care: Leveraging Data to Transform ACO Performance and Results

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