Healthcare Business Weekly Update, October 29, 2018
October 29, 2018  Vol. X, No. 25
Free Download: Patient Engagement: Educate in Face of Social Health Determinants, Health Literacy Hurdles

Deficits in social and economic conditions in which patients are born, grow, live, work and age, known as social determinants of health (SDOH), pose the greatest barriers to engaging those patients in self-care, report 35 percent of respondents to the Patient Engagement Survey by the Healthcare Intelligence Network. Individuals demonstrating high levels of SDOH positivity present the most significant engagement challenges, say 29 percent of respondents. Recent research by Brigham Young University found that the SDOH of isolation poses as great a risk to longevity as obesity.

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  1. HHS Advances Payment Model to Lower Drug Costs for Patients

  2. Complex and Rapidly Changing Payment Models Challenge Physician Practices

  3. Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success

  4. Collection and Utilization of Social Determinants of Health Through the EHR

  5. Montefiore SDOH Screenings Leverage Learnings from Existing Pilots

  6. Developing a Comprehensive Audit Plan That Evaluates the Coded Healthcare Data

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

  8. New Chart: What Is the Average Monthly Caseload of a Case Manager?

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

  10. Healthcare Costs Impact Patient Behavior

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

  12. Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions Not Engaged with Online Portal for Medical Records

  13. Infographic: What Benefits Do Patient Portals Offer Hospitals and Health Systems?

  14. NYU Langone Health Expands Virtual Urgent Care Service

  15. Case Management Trends: More Care Team Integration; Face-to-Face CM Encounters Edge Out Telephonic

  16. Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-Life

  17. Nearly One in Six Young People Nationwide Is Obese, New Data Show

  18. CMS Releases Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Data on Nursing Home Compare

  19. New Integrated, Outpatient Program Created To Combat Mental Illness, Homelessness

  20. Homelessness and Healthcare: Creating a Safety Net for Super Utilizers with Medical Bridge Housing

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