Healthcare Business Weekly Update, October 17, 2016
October 17, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 31
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  1. CMS Releases MACRA Final Rule; Creates Two Pathways for Clinician Value-Based Payments

  2. Pre-MACRA Clinician Engagement Program Simplifies Medical Review for Some Advanced Alternative Payment Models

  3. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2016: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry

  4. 'Connect the Dots' Transitional Care Boosts ROI by Including Typically Overlooked Populations

  5. Advanced Care Coordination: Bridging the Gap Between Appropriate Levels of Care and Care Plan Adherence for ACO Attributed Lives

  6. Survey: Advanced Analytics Are Important Healthcare Decision-Making Tool for Employers

  7. 2017 Medicare Advantage Star Ratings: Almost Half of MA Plans Earn 4 Stars or Higher

  8. New Chart: Top Tools to Stratify High-Risk Patients

  9. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management

  10. Psychological Distress Negatively Impacts Patient's Chronic Disease Management More Than Actual Illness

  11. Survey Reveals Strong Demand for Telehealth Despite Access and Cost Confusions

  12. Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System

  13. Infographic: The Rising Risk: Harvesting Population Health's Low-Hanging Fruit

  14. Fearing Insurance Gaps, 1 in 4 Americans Reported Worsening Medical Conditions After Delaying Emergency Care

  15. 9 Protocols to Promote Patient Engagement in High-Risk, High-Cost Populations

  16. Population Health Management: Don't Ignore Natural Inertia Driving Low-Risk Populations

  17. Reducing Readmissions and Avoidable Emergency Department Visits Through a Connected Care Management Strategy

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