Medical Home Monitor, July 21, 2014

July 21, 2014 Volume VI, No. 14

Please note: To mirror the healthcare industry's value-based imperative, we will transition your subscription to Medical Home Monitor to our new newsletter, Value-Based Reimbursement Advisor, starting with the next issue. You'll still receive patient-centered medical home news and trends but also benefit from expanded coverage of accountable care, pay for performance, medical neighborhoods and other initiatives driving value-based healthcare.
  1. CareFirst Medical Home Lowers Costs, Scores Well in 4 Key Quality Indicators
  2. NCQA Ambulatory Care Standards to Apply to Telemedicine, Retail Clinics
  3. Independence Blue Cross ACO Improves Patients' Hospital Experience
  4. Infographic: The Rising Cost of On-Call Physicians
  5. Telephonic Case Management Targets High-Risk, High-Cost Conditions
  6. New Chart: Top Telehealth Services Available to Patients
  7. Geisinger: Diabetes Care Bundle Produces Better Health Outcomes
  8. Applying Big Data to Readmissions, High-Cost Patients Can Reduce Healthcare Costs
  9. Hybrid Embedded RN Care Managers Target High-Cost, High-Utilization 'VIPs'
  10. Q&A: What type of telephonic follow-up might occur following discharge from the hospital?

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2014 Medical Home Monitor by Healthcare Intelligence Network.
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Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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Medical Neighborhood

Terry McGeeney, MD, MBA, director of BDC Advisors:

"We want to align the interest of all patients, physicians, hospitals and outpatient community services to drive value and outcomes for patients. These patient-centered medical neighborhoods are built on a strong foundation of comprehensive and capable primary care practices, aligned with health systems and specialists to ensure that care is coordinated and managed." Watch webinar or order a training DVD or CD-ROM.