Healthcare Business Weekly Update, April 6, 2015

April 6, 2015 Vol. XVII, No. 9
Sponsored by: Home Visits: Five Pillars to Reduce Readmissions and Empower High-Risk Patients

During this April 21, 2015 webinar, Danielle Amrine, transitional care business manager at the Council on Aging Southwestern Ohio, will share the key features of the council's home visits program for Medicare beneficiaries at high risk of readmissions, from home visit scheduling and in-home assessment to post-visit touchpoints and program evolution post-launch. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  1. Mental Health Disorders Complicate Standards for Readmissions

  2. A Comprehensive Care Management Model: Care Coordination for Complex Patients

  3. Infographic: mHealth Apps

  4. Chronic Care Management: Obtaining Real-Time and Retroactive Patient Consents

  5. Chronic Care Management Reimbursement Compliance: Physician Requirements for Value-Based Revenue

  6. Income, Other Sociodemographic Factors Contribute to Adverse Health Outcomes Among Duals

  7. Dual Eligibles Care and Service Planning: Integrative Approaches for the Medicare-Medicaid Population

  8. Type of Insurance Drives Emergency Room Visits: AJMC Study

  9. 2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Reducing Avoidable ER Visits

  10. New Chart: What are the Top Challenges to Embedded Case Management Programs?

  11. Care Transitions Management in 2015: EMRs, Discharge Summaries Sharpen Communication Between Care Sites

  12. Hospital Ratings on Social Media Appear to Reflect Quality of Care

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

  14. Are Multi-Specialty Physician Groups ‘Next Generation’ to Transition to ACOs?

  15. SFHN Care Transitions Task Force: Standards Are Starting Point for Quality Improvement

  16. Physician Medical Device Preference Affects Patient Outcomes, Costs

  17. Quality Care, Affordable Care: How Physicians Can Reduce Variation and Lower Healthcare Costs

  18. 15 Percent of Providers Use Some Kind of Predictive Modeling

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

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