Healthcare Business Weekly Update, September 14, 2015

September 14, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 30
Sponsored by: Care Coordination in an ACO: Managing the Population Health Continuum from Wellness to End-of-Life

Memorial Hermann's multi-layered, patient-centered approach to care coordination of its ACO covered lives is designed to cover these members under a population health umbrella spanning the entire continuum of care. During this 45-minute webinar on September 29, 2015, Mary Folladori, RN, MSN, FACM, CMAC, system director of care management at the Memorial Hermann Physician Network and ACO, will provide care coordination strategies and results from this top-performing Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). Click here to register or for more information.

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  1. 8 Wellmark Medicare ACOs Saved $17 Million in 2014, Boosted Quality by 8%

  2. Post-Acute Care Trends: Aligning Clinical Standards and Provider Demands in the Changing Landscape

  3. What's Holding Back Telehealth & Telemedicine Progress? New Chart

  4. Stratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data Analytics

  5. OMNIA Alliance of 8 N.J. Health Systems Targets FFS Paradigm, Favors Triple Aim Goals

  6. Can the Healthcare Revolution Be Won with Technology for Care Coordination, Collaboration & Communication?

  7. Study: No Proof Physician-Owned Hospitals Favor More Profitable Patients Over Poorer Populations

  8. 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Telehealth & Telemedicine

  9. California Reference Payments for Colonoscopies Associated with Lower Prices, Savings

  10. In Integration of Behavioral Health & Primary Care, One-Third Achieve 'Close Collaboration On-Site'

  11. CDC Backs States' Fight Against Prescription Drug Overdose Epidemic

  12. Home Visits for High-Risk Patients: Tools, Timing and Outcomes

  13. 6 Ways CMS Plans to Reduce Medicare Health Inequities

  14. Infographic: 12 Trends on the ACO Frontier

  15. Care Coordination of Highest-Risk Patients: Business Case for Managing Complex Populations

  16. Embedded High-Risk Care Coordinators Monitor Geriatric Homebound

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