Healthcare Business Weekly Update, November 27, 2017
November 27, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 34
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. Patients and Physicians Compare Healthcare Priorities: CAPP Study

  2. Patient-Centered Medical Home Model Improves Chronic Disease Management in 800 VHA Clinics

  3. Guest Post: Value-Based Care is Dying—But Longitudinal Patient Data Can Revive It

  4. Proactive Care Management in a Top-Performing ACO: Closing Quality and Care Gaps in High-Risk, High-Utilization Populations

  5. Hospital-Employed Physicians Increased Medicare Costs for 4 Services by $3.1 Billion from 2012-2015: PAI Study

  6. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Home Visits

  7. New Chart: Which Care Team Member Should Respond to Social Determinants of Health?

  8. Nutrition-Focused Medical Exams Increase Reimbursement for Healthcare Systems

  9. 2017 ACO Trends: Adoption Doubles in 4 Years As Shared Savings Gain Favor

  10. Infographic: What Will The Future of Healthcare Look Like?

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

  12. CMS Proposes Policies to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs, Combat Opioid Crisis

  13. Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Condition Management: Leveraging Technology in a Value-Based System

  14. New Report: More than 1.6 Million Americans Could Die from Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide During Next Decade

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

  16. The Science Behind Care Transition Management: More Than Case Managers and Discharge Calls

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