Population Health Monitor, October 1, 2014

Population Health Monitor
October 1, 2014   Volume II, No. 20
Sponsored by: Moving the Metrics: Financial and Quality Returns from System-wide Care Coordination and Risk Stratification

Mark Green, system director of the Care Coordination Center (C3) at Ochsner Health System, will share, during an October 8th webinar, his organization's system-wide approach to health risk stratification and care coordination -- why they took this approach, how they assign a severity index to patients and the financial and quality returns achieved. Click here to register or for more details.

  1. CDC to Administer Nearly $212 Million in Grants to Prevent Chronic Diseases
  2. Workers Who Exercise Lower Health Risks, Cost Less: U-M Study
  3. Clinical Study to Evaluate Packaging's Role in Improving Medication Adherence
  4. 42 Metrics for Improving Medication Adherence
  5. 10 Things to Know About Reducing Avoidable ER Visits in 2014
  6. IOM "Dying in America" Report Suggests Roadmap for End-of-Life Care
  7. New Chart: Key Components of Palliative Care
  8. PHO Provides Framework for Physician Success in Value-Based Payment Models
  9. Infographic: ADL Limitations Among Older Adults
  10. Stratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data Analytics
  11. Obese May Be at Greater Risk for Stress-Related Diseases like Type 2 Diabetes: Study
  12. White Paper: Challenges, Opportunities of the Dual Eligibles Market

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Editor: Patricia Donovan, pdonovan@hin.com;
Publisher: Melanie Matthews, mmatthews@hin.com

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