Healthcare Business Weekly Update, August 17, 2015

August 17, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 27
Sponsored by: Post-Acute Care Trends: Aligning Clinical Standards and Provider Demands in the Changing Landscape

Bundled payments, narrow networks and competitors as collaborators are just a few of the trends changing the landscape of the post-acute care market as payors seek to reduce costs and clinical variation while improving the quality of the transition from acute to post-acute care. During this 60-minute webinar on September 17, Julia Portale, vice president of community services, Jewish Senior Services, and Colleen Swedberg, MSN, RN, CNL, director for care coordination and integration, St. Vincent's Health Partners, will share their organizations' approaches to the evolving post-acute care market. Click here to register or for more information.

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  1. 2,100 Providers Assume Financial Risk in Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Program

  2. Primary Care Views Health IT as Improving Quality, but Tilts Negatively on ACOs

  3. Top Reasons for High-Utilizer Emergency Room Visits: New Chart

  4. Web Toolkit Engages Hospital Patients in Care Plans, Improves Communication: Study

  5. 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Patient Engagement

  6. Seniors at High Risk for Readmission after Ambulatory Surgery

  7. Downloadable 2015 Post-Acute Care Trends: Care Transition Management, PAC Partnerships Foster 'Warm Handoffs'

  8. Three Pillars of Health Coaching: Patient Activation, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology

  9. ACO Evolution from 2011-2015: 8 Year-Over-Year Trends

  10. Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System

  11. Post-Acute Bundled Payments Opportunity to Identify Gaps in Care, Staff Training

  12. Infographic: Trends in Integrating Behavioral Health & Primary Care

  13. Data-Driven Care Transition Management: Action Plans for High-Risk Patients

  14. Cigna Extends Value-Based Collaborative Care to Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment

  15. Medicare Pioneer ACO: Care Management, Quality Improvement and Data Integration Yields Substantial Performance Gains

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