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Asthma Healthcare Costs Top $50 Billion Annually

More than 29 million adults have been diagnosed with asthma in their lifetimes, and nearly 19 million still have asthma, according to a new report from the CDC. Key findings from the report, Asthma’s Impact on the Nation, include the … finish reading Asthma Healthcare Costs Top $50 Billion Annually

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Online Data Tracking Tool Evaluates Care Transitions

A new Web-based tool to measure and advance care quality efforts is being offered by the National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC). The Transitions of Care Evaluation software is designed to meet the needs of organizations seeking to implement and … finish reading Online Data Tracking Tool Evaluates Care Transitions

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5 Operational Challenges of Participating in CMS’s ACE Demo

Developing gainshare criteria, identifying quality metrics, and standardizing implant buying practices were some of the challenges Baptist Health System faced when participating in CMS’ Acute Care Episode (ACE) demonstration pilot, which aligned payment for services delivered across episodes or “bundles” … finish reading 5 Operational Challenges of Participating in CMS’s ACE Demo

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