Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 2, 2015

March 2, 2015 Vol. XVII, No. 4
Sponsored by: Cross-Continuum Care Transitions: A Standardized Approach to Post-Acute Patient Hand-Offs

A Care Transitions Task Force at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) was charged in 2012 with developing a multi-disciplinarian, cross-continuum approach to improving care transitions...not an easy task for an organization that had previously operated with a siloed approach by each hospital service. During this February 26th webinar, now available for replay, Dr. Michelle Schneidermann, associate clinical professor of medicine for the division of hospital medicine at University of California San Francisco/SFGH and medical director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health Medical Respite and Sobering Center, shared the key achievements of the Care Transitions Task Force and its impact on readmission rates. Click here to register for the on-demand webinar or for more details.

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  1. Cigna Collaborative Care Reduced Avoidable ER Visits by 16 Percent

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

  3. Infographic: Telemedicine Market Growth

  4. Overcoming 'Clinical Inertia' and 7 Other Barriers to Remote Patient Monitoring

  5. Remote Monitoring of High-Risk Patients: Telehealth Protocols for Chronic Care Management

  6. 5 Maryland Health Systems Form Population Health-Based 'Advanced Health Collaborative'

  7. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Population Health Management

  8. HHS Awards $386 Million for Voluntary, Evidence-Based Home Visiting Services for Families

  9. New Horizons in Healthcare Home Visits

  10. New Chart: Where Are Telephonic Case Managers Located?

  11. Univera Healthcare Awards Hospitals $26 Million for Quality Improvements

  12. Accountable Care Reimbursement Models: Moving from Productivity to Population-Based Incentives

  13. Care Coordinators Boost Physician Practice Potential for Humana Value-Based Rewards

  14. 12 Things to Know About Chronic Care Management

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