Healthcare Business Weekly Update, September 28, 2015

September 28, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 32
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. Healthcare Teamwork, Training Needed to Reduce Diagnostic Errors: IOM

  2. BCBSA Axis℠ Aggregates Quality & Cost Data from 36 Blues Companies

  3. Top ACO Components: New Chart

  4. Pioneer ACOs See Modest Reduction in Low-Value Services: JAMA

  5. NEW METRICS: Patient Engagement in 2015: Programs Boost Care Plan Adherence, But Behavioral Health a Barrier

  6. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable ER Visits

  7. Study Shows Potential Benefit of Telehealth Visits for Post-Operative Care

  8. Positioning for Value-Based Reimbursement: Leveraging Care Management for Clinical and Financial Outcomes

  9. 7 Ideas to Improve Communication and Coordination between Care Sites

  10. BCBS Michigan Teams Pharmacists with Primary Care to Improve Medication Adherence

  11. Bundled Payments for Post-Acute Care: Profiting from Alternative Payments and Clinical Redesign

  12. More Americans Obtain Mental Health Services, But Substance Use Treatment Levels Remain Low

  13. Infographic: Do People Trust Telemedicine?

  14. Do Incentives Engage Employees in Health Improvement and Cost Management? Cigna Study

  15. A Patient Engagement Framework: Intermountain Healthcare's Approach in a Value-Based System

  16. ICU Stay for Older, Low-Risk Patients with Pneumonia Improves Survival, with Little Cost Difference: JAMA

  17. Hybrid Embedded Case Management: New Model for Cross-Continuum Care Coordination

  18. Transitions Leadership Group Maps Patients through St. Vincent's Network Continuum

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