Healthcare Business Weekly Update, November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 33
Sponsored by: Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2018: A Strategic Planning Session

Uncertainty regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act, combined with industry market forces, including consolidations, positioning for value-based healthcare, cost containment, technology and efforts to understand and address the whole patient, have been key drivers in the healthcare industry this year.

During Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2018: A Strategic Planning Session, a December 7th webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, two industry thought leaders, Cynthia Kilroy, principal at Cynthia Kilroy Consulting, and Brian Sanderson, managing principal, healthcare services, Crowe Horwath, will provide a roadmap to the key issues, challenges and opportunities for healthcare organizations in 2018. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. U.S. Seniors Are Sickest, Most Likely to Struggle to Afford Healthcare, and Struggle with Basic Needs Like Food and Housing: Commonwealth Fund

  2. States Remain Committed to Value-Based Payment Models: Change Healthcare Study

  3. Humana Community Health Study Links Healthy Days and Social Determinants of Health

  4. Social Determinants and Population Health: Redesigning Care Management to Bridge Clinical and Non-Medical Services

  5. Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Could Be Classified with High Blood Pressure, Under New Definitions

  6. Task Force Report Identifies 'Levers of Successful ACOs'

  7. Health Analytics in Accountable Care: Leveraging Data to Transform ACO Performance and Results

  8. New Chart: What Are the Greatest Hurdles in the Medicare Chronic Care Management Program?

  9. Community Health Partnerships in 2017: Alliances Aim to Improve Care Access

  10. Infographic: A State-by-State Value-Based Reimbursement Comparison

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

  12. Geisinger National Precision Health Initiative to Leverage Advances in Genomics and Data Science

  13. Patient Portal Roll-Out Strategy: Activating and Engaging Patients in Self-Care and Population Health

  14. Nurse Managers Influence Safety, Quality, Patient Experience and Nurse Engagement: Press Ganey Analysis

  15. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Chronic Care Management

  16. MACRA Prerequisite: Procure QRUR Performance Data to Maximize MIPS Success

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