Healthcare Business Weekly Update, November 2, 2015

November 2, 2015  Vol. XVII, No. 37
Sponsored by: Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2016: A Strategic Planning Session

During this twelfth annual strategic planning session on November 12, 2015, Steven Valentine, president, The Camden Group, and Paul Keckley, Ph.D., managing director, Navigant, will detail a roadmap to key issues, challenges and opportunities facing providers and payors in the presidential election year ahead. During "Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2016: A Strategic Planning Session," a 60-minute webinar, Valentine and Keckley will examine the industry's continued value-based focus; consolidation and market shifts; possibilities for growth; and unintended consequences of shifting more risk onto consumers, among other trends. Click here to register or for more information.

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  1. Medicare Discharge Planning Proposed Rule: More Focus on Patient Preferences, Follow-Up Care and Communication

  2. CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing in FY 2016: 1,800 Hospitals Eligible for Quality-Based Incentives

  3. Top Professionals on the Integrated Behavioral Health-Primary Care Team: New Chart

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

  5. DaVita Kidney Care Launches First Medicare ESRD-Specific ACO in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

  6. Infographic: Patient Demands Drive Health IT Transformation

  7. Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States Receives 5-Star Rating for Medicare Plans

  8. The Value of Unlocking Unstructured Patient Data

  9. A Patient Engagement Framework: Intermountain Healthcare's Approach in a Value-Based System

  10. Patient Engagement Elevates Satisfaction, Care Plan Adherence and Quality: 2015 Metrics

  11. Telephonic Case Management Protocols to Engage Vulnerable Populations

  12. AMA: 6 Steps to Ensure Patients Hit Chronic or Preventive Care Milestones

  13. Moving the Metrics: Financial and Quality Returns from System-wide Care Coordination and Risk Stratification

  14. Beth Israel Deaconess Launches MyICU, Online Communication Tool for ICU Patients and Families

  15. Data-Driven Care Transition Management: Action Plans for High-Risk Patients

  16. Road Shows, Report Cards Engage Providers in Top-Performing Medicare Pioneer ACO

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