Healthcare Business Weekly Update, December 4, 2017
December 4, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 35
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, David Buchanan, health plan consultant, most recently with Avalere Health, 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. Analysis Uncovers Significant Inequalities Between Mental and Physical Health: Lower Payments to Providers, Wide Disparities in Benefits Access

  2. 3 Signs of Family Physician Acceptance of Value-Based Payments: AAFP-Humana Study

  3. LVHN Portal Places Healthcare Control in Patients' Hands, Liberates Staff

  4. Assessing Social Determinants of Health: Collecting and Responding to Data in the Primary Care Setting

  5. Aging Population, Socio-Economic Disparities Increase Heart Failure Incidence

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

  7. New Chart: What Are the Leading Patient Engagement Risk Stratification Criteria?

  8. Big Data Reveals 1 Out Of 6 ER Visits In Q2 2017 Opioid-Related

  9. Social Determinants of Health in 2017: Scarcity of Supportive Services Hampers SDOH Linkages

  10. New HealthSounds Episode: Focus Group Findings Shape Bronx Community Health Improvement Action Plan

  11. Infographic: Monitoring and Managing Chronic Disease

  12. Post-Discharge Home Visits: 5 Pillars to Reduce Readmissions and Engage High-Risk Patients

  13. Community Health Partnerships Can Change the Culture of Poverty

  14. HIN Benchmark Series Membership

  15. Cardiovascular Screenings Increase After ACA: AJMC

  16. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Community Health Partnerships

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