Medical Home Monitor, August 1, 2011
August 1, 2011 Volume III, No. 31

  1. New Report Finds Few Providers Have Experience with Shared-Risk Payment Models

  2. The Top 5 Challenges of Medical Home Transformation

  3. New Chart: Top Incentives for HRA Completion

  4. Pharmacists Use Health IT to Boost Medication Adherence in Diabetes Patients

  5. No Place Like a Medical Home for Patients with Diabetes

  6. Q&A: Do you need an EHR to improve core measure ratings? (Open access until August 14.)

  7. New Analysis Helps Hospitals Choose Best Medicare ACO Shared Savings Program

  8. Embedded Care Coordinators Connect ER Visitors to Medical Homes

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Adapting Geisinger's Embedded Case Management Model in Primary Care

  10. New Research Documents Dissatisfaction with Patient Satisfaction Scores

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Publisher: Melanie Matthews,

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