Healthcare Business Weekly Update, August 15, 2016
August 15, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 23
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  1. Nursing Home Compare Data Now Reflects ER Visits, Readmissions, Successful Discharges

  2. Appointment Data Opens Door to Population Health Management of Rising Risk Patients

  3. 1 in 5 Discharged from Hospital with Unstable Vitals; Experience Higher Readmission and Death Rates

  4. Hospital-Nursing Home Collaborations to Reduce Avoidable Admissions and Readmissions: A UPMC Case Study

  5. MGMA: Healthcare Technology Costs Top $32,500 Per Physician

  6. Bundled Payments for Post-Acute Care: Profiting from Alternative Payments and Clinical Redesign

  7. HHS Report: Unchanged Medical Costs Show Strength of ACA Marketplace

  8. New Chart: Top Metrics to Measure Population Health Management Effectiveness

  9. HINfographic: Data Analytics Frenzy Fueled by Population Health Management

  10. Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-Life

  11. Medicare Independence at Home Demo for Chronically Ill Saves $10 Million in Year 2

  12. Connected Care Management: Do Mathematical Risk Predictors Trump Provider Intuition?

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

  14. Medicaid Expansion Did Not Increase Emergency Department Use: GW Study

  15. Population Health, Patient Engagement, Pay-for-Value Top 2016 Healthcare Trends

  16. Reducing Readmissions and Avoidable Emergency Department Visits Through a Connected Care Management Strategy

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