Medical Home Monitor, December 19, 2011
December 19, 2011 Volume III, No. 40

  1. Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative Helps Medical Homes Achieve Level 3 NCQA Recognition

  2. Independence Blue Cross Offers 'Medical Home Builder' Tool to Select Practices

  3. Aetna-SCMG ACO to Incent Reduced Readmissions and ER Visits

  4. Medical Center to Use Smart Phones for Remote Monitoring of Heart Patients

  5. SuccessEHS Medical HomesToolkit Offers Roadmap to Meaningful Use, NCQA Recognition

  6. New Chart: Top 5 Telehealth Tools

  7. CDPHP Embedded Case Managers Usher In New Era of Healthcare

  8. Q&A: How does Aetna identify physician practices and patients to participate in its embedded case management program?

  9. Using Motivational Interviewing to Improve Medication Adherence

  10. HealthSounds Podcast: Fifth Annual Medical Home Performance Benchmarks

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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