Medical Home Monitor, August 6, 2012
August 6, 2012 Volume IV, No. 14

  1. Physicians' Focus on Risks for Stroke and Dementia Saved Lives, Money

  2. 60 Medical Homes Earn NCQA Distinction for Reporting CAHPS Patient Feedback Data

  3. Nursing Experts Suggest 9 Guiding Principles for Patient Engagement

  4. Aetna Expands ACO Reach with Hunterdon HealthCare Partners Accountable Care Relationship

  5. Alternative Payment Model Lowers Medical Spending, Improves Care

  6. Mercy Medical Home Has 20 Percent Fewer Hospital Readmissions for Dual Eligibles than Medicare FFS

  7. New Chart: Top Targeted Conditions for Patient Registries

  8. New Video Documents Doubling of ACO Activity in Last Year

  9. Q&A: How do the Advocate 'SNF-ist' and APN work together to reduce readmissions among skilled nursing facility patients?

  10. Are Payment Tides Turning for Primary Care?

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