Healthcare Business Weekly Update, November 21, 2016
November 21, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 36
Sponsored by: Social Determinants and Population Health: Moving Beyond Clinical Data in a Value-Based Healthcare System

The move from fee-for-service to value-based healthcare is driving the need for increased capabilities in population health management, including addressing all of the social, economic and environmental factors that may impact a person's health. During Social Determinants and Population Health: Moving Beyond Clinical Data in a Value-Based Healthcare System, a December 8, 2016 webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, Dr. Randall Williams, chief executive officer, Pharos Innovations, will share his insight on the opportunity available to providers to impact population health beyond traditional clinical factors. Click here to reserve or obtain more information.

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  1. In 11-Country Survey, American Adults in Poorest Health; More Likely to Skip Care Due to Costs: Commonwealth Fund

  2. CMS Launches Online Tool to Simplify MACRA Quality Payment Program for Clinicians

  3. Physician Chronic Care Management Reimbursement: Roadmap to MIPS Success Under MACRA

  4. During Susceptible Care Transitions, Technology-Enabled Patient Outreach Offers Clarity, Improved Outcomes

  5. Patient Engagement Programs Boost Care Plan Adherence, But Behavioral Health a Barrier

  6. Landmark U.S. Surgeon General Report: Nearly 21 Million Americans Suffer from Substance Use Disorders

  7. Evidence-Based Health Coaching: Patient-Centered Competencies for Population Health

  8. Trends Shaping the Healthcare Industry in 2017: A Strategic Planning Session

  9. New Chart: What Are the Top Methods To Maintain and Distribute Care Plans?

  10. Humana Distributes $93 Million in Quality Payments to Providers for Preventive and Chronic Condition Management

  11. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management

  12. Employment of More Nurse Assistants in Hospitals Is Associated with More Deaths and Lower Quality Care: U-Penn Study

  13. Home Visit Handbook: Structure, Assessments and Protocols for Medically Complex Patients

  14. Study Finds Large Decrease in Coronary Heart Disease in United States: JAMA

  15. Infographic: Moms and Health Technology

  16. UPMC RAVEN Embedded Care Coordinators Reduce Long-Term Care Hospitalizations

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