Healthcare Business Weekly Update, September 25, 2017
September 25, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 25
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  1. Majority Say Bundled Payments Improve Quality of Care, Lower Costs, Ahead of Expected CMS Expansion: Survey

  2. Strained Healthcare System Hurts Doctors and Affects Patient Care: MDVIP Survey

  3. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  4. SNF Visits to High-Risk Patients Break Down Barriers to Care Transitions

  5. The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI

  6. With RFI, CMS Signals Interest in New Direction for Innovation Center

  7. Social Determinants of Health: Using Empathy Interviewing To Help Care Teams Understand Factors Impacting Patient Health

  8. Eight-Item Checklist Helps Physicians Assess Usefulness of Clinical Guidelines for Patient Outcomes

  9. Infographic: Overcoming Barriers To Improve Care Transitions

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

  11. New Chart: What Are the Greatest Challenges for Care Coordination Programs?

  12. Opioid-Related Deaths Contribute to Change in Life Expectancy in the United States: JAMA

  13. HealthSounds Episode: Motivational Interviewing Respectfully Dispels Social Determinant of Health Barriers

  14. Despite Social Determinants of Health Awareness, Scarcity of Supportive Services Hampers SDOH Linkages

  15. AHA-Penn Medicine 'Life is Why' Project to Address Social Health Determinants in Underserved Philadelphians

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

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