Healthcare Business Weekly Update, March 9, 2015

March 9, 2015 Vol. XVII, No. 5
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. CMS 2015 Impact Assessment of Quality Measures: Healthcare's Triple Aim Improved

  2. 7 Patient-Centered Strategies to Generate Value-Based Reimbursement

  3. Infographic: Today's Wired Patient

  4. CHRISTUS Remote Patient Monitoring Challenge: Balancing Mission and Margin in Fee-Based World

  5. Physician Reimbursement for Chronic Care Management: Identifying New Practice Revenue Opportunities

  6. Activated Patients Have Better Health Outcomes and Lower Costs: Study

  7. Home Visits for High-Risk Patients: Tools, Timing and Outcomes

  8. National Hospital Rating Systems Disagree on Best and Worst Hospitals

  9. Value-Based Reimbursement Answer Book: 97 FAQs on Healthcare Models, Measures and Methodology

  10. New Chart: Conditions Presented by ER High-Utilizers

  11. Tech-Savvy Seniors Want Online Options to Access Care from Home: Accenture Survey

  12. Care Compacts in the Medical Neighborhood: Transforming PCP-Specialist Care Coordination

  13. Billable Chronic Care Management Services: What Counts as Care Coordination, and What Doesn't?

  14. 7 Characteristics of a Successful Case Manager

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