Healthcare Business Weekly Update, September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 24
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  1. New All-Payor Hospital Payment Model Reduces Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries in Maryland: RTI International Study

  2. Despite Progress, Health Disparities Remain among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups Post-ACA: OHSU-OCHIN Study

  3. Assessing Social Determinants of Health: Screening Tools, Triage and Workflows to Link High-Risk Patients to Community Services

  4. 18 Success Strategies from Seasoned Healthcare Case Managers for New Hires

  5. 3 Embedded Care Coordination Models to Manage Diverse High-Risk, High-Cost Patients Across the Continuum

  6. Housing Prescriptions as Healthcare: Boston Medical Center, Join Community Partners to Test Innovative Model

  7. Post-Discharge Home Visits: 5 Pillars to Reduce Readmissions and Engage High-Risk Patients

  8. HealthSounds Episode: Pinnacle Patient Engagement Coach for Clinicians Is Supportive Peer at Provider's Elbow

  9. Survey: Healthcare Technology Pros See Poor ROI from Electronic Records but View Analytics as a Solution

  10. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Patient Engagement

  11. New Chart: 7 Ways Pharmacists Conduct Medication Management Consults

  12. Polypharmacy, Diabetes Patients Priorities for Pharmacist-Led Medication Management

  13. CMS: New Medicare Card Replaces Social Security ID with Randomly Assigned Number

  14. CDC: Progress Stalls in United States Stroke Death Rates after Decades of Decline

  15. HIN Case Study Membership Auto-Delivers Healthcare Innovations

  16. HINfographic: In Case Management Trends, Face-to-Face Patient Encounters Edge Out Telephonic

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