Healthcare Business Weekly Update, December 8, 2014

December 8, 2014 Vol. XVI, No. 46
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 16th 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. CMS Hopes to Entice More ACOs with Proposed Risk, Rewards Models

  2. Profiting from Population Health Management: Applying Analytics in Accountable Care

  3. Infographic: 3 Cornerstones for Healthcare Analytics Success

  4. Data Science, Stratification Drives Patient-Centric Care, Quality Outcomes

  5. Scalable Models in Health Risk Stratification: Results from Cross-Continuum Care Coordination

  6. More Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions Activity Expected In 2015: KPMG Survey

  7. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2015: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry

  8. Hospital-Acquired Conditions (HACs) Declined by 17 percent Over 3 Years; $12 Billion Saved

  9. Hospitals and Community Benefit: New Demands, New Approaches

  10. New Chart: Humana's Criteria for Remote Monitoring Strategies

  11. Health Information Exchanges May Cut ED Costs, Usage: Other Outcomes Unknown

  12. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable ER Visits

  13. Chronic Care Management Medicare Reimbursement Could Boost Patient Portal Use

  14. Sentara Home Visits for High-Risk ‘VIPs’ Drive Hybrid Case Management Outcomes

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