Medical Home Monitor, January 6, 2014
January 6, 2014 Volume VI, No. 1

  1. Care vs. Case Management: 7 Structural Differences

  2. Patients' Sense of Urgency—Not Convenience—Contributes to Much ED Use

  3. Cigna Earns NCQA Disease Management Accreditation

  4. Infographic: Storing Healthcare Data

  5. Commonwell Health Alliance Tests Sharing of Patient Data across IT Systems

  6. New Chart: Top Behavior Change Tools in Health Coaching

  7. 123 New ACOs Sign on to Improve Care for Medicare Beneficiaries

  8. 5 Pillars of Stanford Coordinated Care Home Visits

  9. Navigating Care Transitions with Preferred SNF and Home Health Providers

  10. Q&A: How long is a typical home visit?

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