Healthcare Business Weekly Update, October 26, 2015

October 26, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 36
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. When Hospitals Acquire Physician Practices, Do Prices Go Up? Study Documents Unintended Consequences of Integration

  2. Providers Must Leverage BI, Data Analytics to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs: Study

  3. Top 8 Care Transition Management Tools: New Chart

  4. Care Coordination of Highest-Risk Patients: Business Case for Managing Complex Populations

  5. CMS Proposes Funding Methodology for Basic Health Program

  6. Infographic: Patient Engagement Tactics to Drive Satisfaction, Care Plan Adherence and Quality

  7. Prospective Payment System to Be Tested in Phase 2 of HHS Community Behavioral Health Clinic Grants

  8. Medicare Chronic Care Management Reimbursement: Clarifying EHR Use and Electronic Requirements

  9. 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Transitions Management

  10. Accountable Care Organizations in 2015: One-Fifth Primed for 'Next Generation ACO' Participation

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

  12. Mercy Opens World's First Virtual Care Center: 330 Telemedicine Workers, No Patients

  13. 6 Value-Based Physician Reimbursement Models: Action Plans for Alignment, Analytics and Profitability

  14. U.S. Timeliness of Care Study Identifies Disparities in Time Spent Seeking Medical Care

  15. Medicare Pioneer ACO: Care Management, Quality Improvement and Data Integration Yields Substantial Performance Gains

  16. Transitions Leadership Group Maps Patient Moves through St. Vincent's Network Continuum

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