Healthcare Business Weekly Update, September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 23
Sponsored by: Social Determinants of Health: Using Empathy Interviewing To Help Care Teams Understand Factors Impacting Patient Health

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  1. Readmission Rates Decline When Hospitals Develop Skilled Nursing Facility Networks: Columbia University Study

  2. ACA Marketplace Plans Offer Significantly Fewer Mental Health Providers Compared to Primary Care Providers: Penn Medicine

  3. Post-Acute Care Trends: Cross-Setting Collaborations to Align Clinical Standards and Provider Demands

  4. New Study Finds Specialty Practices Unprepared for MACRA Requirements

  5. MACRA Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for the MIPS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

  6. PinnacleHealth Engagement Coaches Score Points with High-Risk Patients, Win Over Clinicians

  7. Homelessness and Healthcare: Creating a Safety Net for Super Utilizers with Medical Bridge Housing

  8. SDOH Video: Tackling the Social, Economic and Environmental Factors That Shape Health

  9. NQF Proposes Approaches to Assess, Improve Telehealth Quality and Interoperability

  10. Remote Monitoring of High-Risk Patients: Telehealth Protocols for Chronic Care Management

  11. New Chart: Which Populations Are Targeted for Healthcare Home Visits?

  12. 2017 HINtelligence Case Management Report: More Care Team Integration; Face-to-Face CM Encounters Exceed Telephonic

  13. Program Helps Nurses Provide Palliative Care to ICU Patients

  14. ACEP: Only 3.3 Percent of ER Visits are 'Avoidable'

  15. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Case Management

  16. Infographic: Harnessing the Power of Unstructured Healthcare Data

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