Healthcare Business Weekly Update, June 30, 2014

June 30, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 24

Sponsored by: A Hybrid Embedded Case Management Model: Sentara Medical Group’s Approach

  1. Focus on Preventable Readmissions Could Save Hospitals Financial Penalties
  2. Community Care Connections for Dual Eligibles: Closing Social Gaps to Improve Health Outcomes
  3. Infographic: Insurers Respond to Rise of Private Exchanges
  4. Communication Key to ‘Healthy Handoffs’ in Medical Neighborhood
  5. Care Compacts in the Medical Neighborhood: Transforming PCP-Specialist Care Coordination
  6. Aetna/WESTMED Medical Home Success Leads to Collaborative Care Agreement
  7. New Models in the Patient-Centered Medical Home: Incentives, Infrastructure and IT to Support Accountable Care
  8. New Chart: Top Methods to Identify Patients for Home Visits
  9. Verizon Virtual Visits Expand Access to Medical Care for Patients
  10. 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Telehealth & Telemedicine
  11. 3 Key Benefits to Prudent Sharing of Physician Performance Data
  12. After Five-Year Lull, Healthcare Spending Growth Rate to Rise in 2015: Study
  13. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2014: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry
  14. 4 Ways to Pinpoint High-Risk, High-Cost Candidates for Case Management

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