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Advanced Primary Care Initiatives Reduce Hospital Admissions, ED Visits: CMS

Preliminary findings from two advanced primary care initiatives from CMS show decreased hospital admissions and emergency department (ED) visits, CMS officials report. The two large-scale tests of advanced primary care—the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative and the Multi-Payer Advanced Primary … finish reading Advanced Primary Care Initiatives Reduce Hospital Admissions, ED Visits: CMS

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Trinity Health-Heritage Population Health Partnership Designed to Upgrade Primary Care Models

Trinity Health and Heritage Provider Network (HPN) have formed a joint venture set to redesign existing healthcare models, including primary care, care management, hospitalist, post-acute care and high-risk clinics, in order to improve and coordinate care, according to Trinity Health. … finish reading Trinity Health-Heritage Population Health Partnership Designed to Upgrade Primary Care Models

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Health Plans Foster Population Health with Care Coordination, Case Management

As population health management (PHM) finds its footing in value-based healthcare, PHM program focus, support tools and key players continue to shift, according to 129 respondents who participated in the latest Population Health Management Survey conducted in June 2014 by … finish reading Health Plans Foster Population Health with Care Coordination, Case Management

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6 Drivers of Successful Dual Eligibles Care Management

Successful care management of dual eligibles, a population that constitutes about 9 million individuals in the United States, presents specific, multiple challenges, explains Timothy C. Schwab, MD, FACP, is chief medical officer of SCAN Health Plan. One key to success … finish reading 6 Drivers of Successful Dual Eligibles Care Management

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How WellCare Closed 4 Socially Based Care Gaps

Imagine, if you will, a family of six living in a 1,100-square foot home in rural United States. Mom and Dad work two part-time jobs, their daughter is 19 and pregnant for the second time; her 10-year-old twin brothers have … finish reading How WellCare Closed 4 Socially Based Care Gaps

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Keys to Caring For Dual Eligibles

Key to caring for dual eligibles, who constitute about 9 million individuals in the United States, is, among other things, designing a care management plan that identifies local needs, says Dr. Timothy Schwab, chief medical officer of SCAN Health Plan. … finish reading Keys to Caring For Dual Eligibles

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