Healthcare Business Weekly Update, October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 28
Sponsored by: Patient Portal Roll-Out Strategy: Activating and Engaging Patients in Self-Care and Population Health

Increasing patient portal usage is one of several key attributes that contribute to better performing physician practices, according to new research from the Medical Group Management Association. Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)'s patient portal launch in 2015 and its continued growth in portal users has earned it the distinction of being the fastest growing patient portal on the Epic platform. During Patient Portal Roll-Out Strategy: Activating and Engaging Patients in Self-Care and Population Health, a November 15th webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, Lindsay Altimare, director of operations, Lehigh Valley Physician Group at LVHN and Dr. Michael Sheinberg, medical director, Medical Informatics, Epic Transformation, LVHN, will share the initial portal roll-out strategy as well as the key details on how portal engagement and functionality have evolved since its launch. Click here to order or obtain more information.

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  1. President Trump Halts CSR Payments, Signs Executive Order on ACA Components

  2. Big Data, Social Health Determinants Top 2018 Healthcare Concerns for Executives: HCEG Pulse Survey

  3. Data Analytics, SDOH Screenings Flag Disengaged and 12 More Patient Engagement Trends

  4. Dual Approach to Patient Engagement: Activating High Utilizers and Coaching Clinicians

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

  6. Healthcare Industry Moving Ahead with Telehealth Despite Concerns

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

  8. Accountable Care Organizations in 2017: ACO Adoption Doubles in Four Years As Shared Savings Gain Favor

  9. Indiana University to Invest $50 Million to Collaborate with Community Partners to Prevent and Reduce Addictions

  10. New Chart: Top Metrics to Evaluate Health Coaching Programs

  11. Infographic: Industry Perspectives on Value-Based Payment

  12. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Chronic Care Management

  13. Telehealth Kiosks for Lower Income Older Adults Reduce Readmissions, Improve Health Engagement

  14. HealthSounds Episode: PinnacleHealth Engagement Coach Is Supportive Peer at Provider's Elbow

  15. Frailty Associated With Increased Risk of Complications Following Common, Outpatient Operations, JAMA

  16. Centralized Care Management to Reduce Readmissions and Avoidable ED Visits in High-Risk Populations

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