Healthcare Business Weekly Update, August 24, 2015

August 24, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 28
Sponsored by: Post-Acute Care Trends: Aligning Clinical Standards and Provider Demands in the Changing Landscape

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  1. Rural Medicare Beneficiaries Lack Follow-Up, Risk Higher ED Use

  2. Priority Health Rewards Physician Practices' Prevention, Chronic Care Achievements

  3. Critical Attributes of High-Risk Patients: New Chart

  4. Scalable Models in Health Risk Stratification: Results from Cross-Continuum Care Coordination

  5. Post-Acute Care Preparing for Brighter PAC Spotlight: Study

  6. Bundled Payment Models: Bottom-Line Strategies for Insurers

  7. 4 Factors to Curb Preventable Hospital, ER Visits: MDH Study

  8. Health Coaching, Education Drive Anthem BCBS Diabetes Prevention Program

  9. EMRs, Discharge Summaries Sharpen Care Transition Communication

  10. 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  11. 25.3 Million Adults Experience Chronic Pain: NIH Study

  12. Infographic: Top Healthcare Revenue Cycle Performance Indicators

  13. Pioneer ACO 'Patient Trackers' Boost Care Management, Improve Performance

  14. Home Visit Handbook: Structure, Assessments and Protocols for Medically Complex Patients

  15. SNF Visit Gauges Readmissions Risk, Supports SNF-to-Home Transition

  16. Embedded Care Coordination for At-Risk Populations: A Case Study from Yale New Haven Health System

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