Healthcare Business Weekly Update, December 12, 2016
December 12, 2016  Vol. XVIII, No. 39
Sponsored by: Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers: Community Collaborations Stabilize Medically Vulnerable Homeless Patients

The Chronic Care Plus Program, a joint venture pilot recuperative care program developed by the Illumination Foundation and St. Joseph's Hospital in Orange County, Calif., aims to provide community-based stabilization for medically vulnerable chronically homeless patients. Now an actual facility, the pilot program saved $2.8 million each year over a two-year period. During Intensive Care Coordination for Healthcare Super Utilizers: Community Collaborations Stabilize Medically Vulnerable Homeless Patients, a December 15, 2016 webinar at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, Paul Leon, CEO, Illumination Foundation, will share the inside details of this program that bridges the gap between hospital discharge and permanent supportive housing for homeless patients and closes gaps in care, reduces healthcare utilization and generates substantial savings for program partners. Click here to reserve or obtain more information.

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  1. New CMS Beneficiary Engagement and Incentives Models Test Different Approaches to Shared Decision-Making

  2. 2017 Healthcare Outlook: ACA Anxieties Aside, Majority Well-Positioned for Value-Based Reimbursement: Survey

  3. In Risk-Based Payment Arrangements, ACOs Strongly Prefer Upside-Only Contracts: Leavitt Partners

  4. MACRA Physician Quality Reporting: Positioning Your Practice for the MIPS Merit-Based Incentive Payment System

  5. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2017: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry

  6. Nearly 70 Percent of Seniors Rely on Family or Have No One to Coordinate Care Across Multiple Providers: CareMore Survey

  7. Social Determinants and Population Health: Moving Beyond Clinical Data in a Value-Based Healthcare System

  8. Patients Who Choose Doctors with Low Office Visit Prices Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year on Healthcare: Harvard Study

  9. New Chart: What Are the Primary Goals of Health Data Analytics Programs?

  10. Infographic: Health Outcomes Analytics - Opportunities and Gaps

  11. Population Health Management: Don't Ignore Natural Inertia Driving Low-Risk Populations

  12. UnitedHealthcare Pioneers National ACO Product; NexusACO Expands Access to Quality Care and Lowers Costs

  13. Care Coordination of Highest-Risk Patients: Business Case for Managing Complex Populations

  14. PinnacleHealth Medical Group's 5-Pronged Program Reduces Opioid Prescriptions by 22 Percent

  15. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Data Analytics and Integration

  16. Can One Minute Prevent Unnecessary Hospitalization, Tests for Patients with Low-Risk Chest Pains?

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