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Top factors that predict 30-day COPD readmissionsRecent study findings reveal which patients are more likely to be readmitted for COPD problems, and which readmission reduction strategies might work best.
Six ways to reduce hospital readmissions in 2018
Six ways to reduce hospital readmissions in 2018Learn from hospitals and managed care organizations at the forefront of successful initiatives. Read more.
Paramedics fight to combat ED visits, readmissionsParamedics can do much more than transport patients to the ED or inpatient care. Payers and providers are increasingly using EMS services to reach out to patients in their homes to improve outcomes and reduce costs.
ACOs support programs that increase value in pediatricsStudy: ACOs can be part of the structure to improve outcomes in children with medical complexity.
Aggressive price growth pushes healthcare spending upRise in use of outpatient care and professional services contributed to quicker growth in spending for the privately insured over previous years.
Advanced Analytics Improve Physician Engagement and Performance in ACOsHealth plans are using advanced analytics to improve physician engagement, performance and satisfaction in ACOs and risk-sharing contracts.
Payers Can Help with the Joy of MedicinePayers have a direct interest in preserving independent physician practices and helping all physicians regain the Joy of Medicine.
How your pharmacy partners impact your Star RatingsAre you tracking your prospective pharmacy partners to measure their potential impact on your Star Rating? You should be.
How social factors are driving precision medicinePrecision medicine isn’t just about genomics anymore. With the field moving forward as the next step in population health management, environmental, social and lifestyle factors that live outside the medical system are increasingly important to target treatments and engage patients. That means health plans also need innovative technology solutions to capture, store and integrate this crucial information.
Preventing human errors in healthcareFind out what causes human error in a healthcare setting, and how to prevent it.