Healthcare Business Weekly Update, August 10, 2015

August 10, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 26
Sponsored by: Post-Acute Care Trends: Aligning Clinical Standards and Provider Demands in the Changing Landscape

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  1. Denver Health Study: How to Curb Healthcare Costs Among Super-Utilizers

  2. 6 Value-Based Physician Reimbursement Models: Action Plans for Alignment, Analytics and Profitability

  3. Top Red Flag Conditions Targeted by Care Transitions Management Programs: New Chart

  4. Long-Term Acute Care Hospitals Provide Cost-Effective Care for Complex, Critically Ill Patients

  5. 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Post-Acute Care Trends

  6. AHRQ Web Tool Provides Quick Access to Hospital Discharge Data

  7. Beyond the EMR: Mining Population Health Analytics to Elevate Accountable Care

  8. Texas Bundled Payments Offer Medicare Patients Value-Based Approach to Pre-, Post-Joint Replacement Surgery

  9. Post-Acute Care Payment Bundles: Catalyst for Clinical Redesign, Improved Care Transitions

  10. Home Visits for High-Risk Patients: Tools, Timing and Outcomes

  11. Assessing Readmission Risk to Prioritize Home Visits for Complex Patients

  12. Infographic: Standardization, Collaboration Across Care Teams Improves Care Quality

  13. Care Compacts in the Medical Neighborhood: Transforming PCP-Specialist Care Coordination

  14. Reducing Avoidable ER Visits: Care Access, Primary Care Buy-In Remain Top Challenges

  15. Physician-Hospital Organizations: Framework for Clinical Integration and Value-Based Reimbursement

  16. Survey Documents Physician Leader Support for Affordable Care Act

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