Healthcare Business Weekly Update, July 25, 2016
July 25, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 20
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  1. Half of Physicians Unaware of Critical Payment Changes Coming in January 2017: Deloitte Report

  2. MACRA Mantra for Physician Practices: "Chase the Quality, and the Dollars Will Follow"

  3. CMS Hospital Quality Star Analysis: Bed Size, Safety Net or CAH Status Matter Little in Star Distribution

  4. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry

  5. Mayo Clinic: Wellness Coaching Can Produce Significant and Long-term Improvements in Health Behaviors

  6. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Health Coaching

  7. New Chart: Top Obstacles to Value-Based Reimbursement

  8. Value-Based Reimbursement Trends: Quality, Satisfaction Markers Drive Healthcare Provider Rewards

  9. Targeting High-Risk and Rising-Risk Patients: A Multi-Pronged Strategy

  10. AHA Issues First Evidence-Based Medication Management Guidelines for Heart Failure Patients

  11. Infographic: Patient Empowerment in Healthcare

  12. Physician-Led Point of Care Medication Delivery Boosts Medication Adherence Up To 30 Percent: AJMC

  13. MACRA for Small Physician Practices: Don't Let the Technology Intimidate You

  14. 57 Population Health Management Metrics: Assessing Risk to Maximize Reimbursement

  15. VNA Health Group's Medicare Care Transitions Demo Curbs High-Risk Readmissions by 40 Percent

  16. Remote Monitoring of High-Risk Patients: Telehealth Protocols for Chronic Care Management

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