Healthcare Business Weekly Update, August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 19
Sponsored by: Integrated Case Management: A New Approach to Transition Planning

An integrated case management approach across the continuum of care at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) has improved the quality of care for patients while elevating clinical metrics for this specialty hospital. During Integrated Case Management: A New Approach to Transition Planning, an August 10, 2017 webinar, Laura Ostrowsky, director of case management for MSKCC, will detail how her organization uses a team-based case management model that follows patients as they transition across the health system. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. CMS Administrator: Final 2018 Medicare Admissions Rule Reduces Burden, Increases Payments for Acute Care, LTC

  2. Homelessness, Inadequate Housing Major Causes of Unnecessary Hospitalizations: University of Hawaii Study

  3. Montefiore SDOH Screenings Leverage Learnings from Existing Pilots

  4. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  5. Top Barriers to Hospital PHM Success: Funding, Access to High-Quality Data and Analytics

  6. UnityPoint Health Forges 4 Foundational Behaviors for Patient Experience Improvement

  7. Beryl Institute Research Reinforces Impact of Patient Experience Focus in Healthcare

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

  9. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Selects Digital 'The Right Place' to Match Patients to Post-Acute Care Providers

  10. New Chart: What Are the Biggest Barriers to Medication Management?

  11. Infographic: Managing Medical Data on a Blockchain

  12. The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI

  13. Physician Practice Tech Survey: Patient Portal Use on the Rise

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

  15. Home Visits in 2017: Opening Door to Enhanced Patient Adherence, Reduced Hospital Utilization

  16. Physician Chronic Care Management Reimbursement: Roadmap to MIPS Success Under MACRA

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