Healthcare Business Weekly Update, October 5, 2015

October 5, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 33
Sponsored by: A Patient Engagement Framework: Intermountain Healthcare's Approach in a Value-Based System

"Helping people live the healthiest lives possible" embodies the new environment of shared accountability between patients and providers that is fostered at Intermountain Healthcare. During this 45-minute webinar on October 28th at 1:30 p.m., Tammy Richards, corporate director of patient and clinical engagement, will share the system-level process and key imperatives and tactics of Intermountain's patient engagement strategy. Click here to register or for more information.

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  1. HCCI Healthcare Performance Data: Inpatient Spending, Higher Prices Drove Up Costs; Prescription Use, ER Visits Declined

  2. N.J. Hospital Quality Initiative Lowers Hospital-Acquired Conditions by 27 Percent, Readmissions by 7 Percent

  3. Top Healthcare Priorities for 2015: New Chart

  4. Lessons from a Leading Pioneer ACO: Value-Based Gains from Physician Engagement, Performance Improvement and Care Management

  5. Hospitals, Healthcare Providers Most Likely to Engage in Multi-Sector Partnerships: Study

  6. ACO Trends for Hospitals & Health Systems: 9 Metrics to Know

  7. 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  8. Timely Palliative Care Referrals Challenge Care Providers

  9. Driving Value-Based Reimbursement with Integrated Care Models

  10. Joint Commission Issues Alert on Patient Falls in Hospitals

  11. Evidence-Based Health Coaching: Patient-Centered Competencies for Population Health

  12. 39 Healthcare Networks to Share HHS 'Transforming Clinical Practice' Funding

  13. Infographic: The Growing Demand for Case Management

  14. Medicare Testing Model to Boost Medication Adherence, Safety in Part D Beneficiaries

  15. Telephonic Case Management Protocols to Engage Vulnerable Populations

  16. Payor-Provider Telehealth Collaboration Targets Underserved, Remote Patients

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