Healthcare Business Weekly Update, November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 44
Sponsored by: Physician Quality Rewards for Population Health Management

Humana recently distributed $76.8 million in quality awards to approximately 4,700 physician practices through Humana's Provider Quality Reward programs. During this December 10th webinar, Chip Howard, Humana's vice president of payment innovation in the provider development center of excellence, shares details on these value-based programs. Click here to register or for more details.

 

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  1. ER Visits at Record High, 96 Percent Needed Medical Care within 2 Hours: CDC

  2. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable ER Visits

  3. Infographic: Healthcare Quality Reporting

  4. Embedding a Case Manager? Consider Workflow Changes, Training Needs

  5. Advancing Primary Care with Embedded Case Management: Lessons from the Taconic IPA Pilot

  6. Older U.S. Adults Have More Chronic Diseases, Trouble Getting Healthcare Access: International Survey

  7. Chronic Care Management Medicare Reimbursement: New Revenue Opportunities for Care Coordination

  8. Hospice Care Lowers Healthcare Utilization, Costs

  9. Case Management for Advanced Illness: Best Practices in End-of-Life Care

  10. New Chart: Healthcare Industry Strategies in 2015

  11. Programming EHRs to Default to Generics May Cut Drug Costs, Unnecessary Healthcare Spending

  12. Beyond the EMR: Mining Population Health Analytics to Elevate Accountable Care

  13. Case Management Focus on Care Transitions Helps to Halve 30-Day Medicare Rehospitalizations

  14. Humana Remote Monitoring Tools Assess Frail Elderly with Functional Limitations

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