Healthcare Business Weekly Update, August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 22
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  1. MACRA Has Medical Practices Feeling 'Uncertain' Ahead of Upcoming Deadline: NueMD Survey

  2. Why Patients Readmit: Leavitt Study Examines Readmissions Patterns Following Hip, Knee Replacement Surgery

  3. HHS: Pain Management Task Force to Develop Best Practices for Prescribing Pain Medication, Managing Chronic Pain

  4. Framework for Patient Engagement: 6 Stages to Success in a Value-Based Health System

  5. AHA/HRET "Housing and the Role of Hospitals" Guide Addresses Social Determinants of Health

  6. A Collaborative Blueprint for Reducing SNF Readmissions: Driving Results with Quality Reporting and Performance Metrics

  7. HINtelligence Report: In Chronic Care Management, Telephonic Outreach Prevails Amidst Spike in CCM Activity, Reimbursement

  8. How Text Messaging Could Help Tackle High Blood Pressure in At-Risk Patients

  9. HealthSounds Episode: In Integrated Case Management, the Surprise Question That Can Improve Timeliness of Hospice Referrals

  10. New Chart: What Are the Key Components of Chronic Care Management Programs?

  11. Can Behavioral Economics Improve Heart Failure Outcomes? DCRI Study

  12. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  13. Infographic: ROI from Data-Driven Clinical Optimization

  14. Centralized Care Management to Reduce Readmissions and Avoidable ED Visits in High-Risk Populations

  15. Medicaid Patients Continue High Prescription Opioid Use After Overdose: JAMA

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

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