Medical Home Monitor, September 17, 2012
September 17, 2012 Volume IV, No. 17

  1. Study of 250,000 U.S. Physicians Finds Costs Vary 15-Fold for Treatment of Common Conditions

  2. New Infographic: Medical Home Adoption Paves Road to Patient Satisfaction

  3. Can Physician's Empathy Affect Clinical Outcomes? Study

  4. IOM Report: Assess Patient Perspectives to Improve Care Delivery

  5. Independent Health 'Primary Connection' PCMH: Practice Care Coordinators, Resource Bank, Pay for Value

  6. Aetna-NovaHealth Collaborative Improves Population Health Management Metrics for Medicare Advantage Patients

  7. New Chart: Optimal Opportunities to Measure Patient Satisfaction

  8. Population Health Management: Achieving Results in a Value-Based Healthcare System

  9. Q&A: What's the Difference between Patient Activation and Readiness to Change?

  10. 11 Ways to Engage Healthcare Consumers in Patient Portals

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