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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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Technology ‘Fun Factor’ Engages Patients in Population Health

Engaging patients in population health management can be as easy as making personalized messaging, dashboards for tracking progress, and mobile phones and tablets available to patients, says Patricia Curran, principal in Buck Consultants’ National Clinical Practice, which also helps to … finish reading Technology ‘Fun Factor’ Engages Patients in Population Health

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Kaiser Permanente, Johns Hopkins Enhance Strategic Collaboration to Improve Care Quality

Under a new collaboration, Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine will expand ways to deliver quality care by sharing evidence-based best practices, advancing population health programs, collaborating on education and research endeavors, and exploring how the organizations can work together … finish reading Kaiser Permanente, Johns Hopkins Enhance Strategic Collaboration to Improve Care Quality

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Home Visits One of Four Key Trends in Medication Adherence Initiatives

Home visits are becoming the rule rather than the exception for organizations seeking to improve medication adherence rates. Nearly half (47 percent) of the respondents to HIN’s Medication Adherence in 2013 survey in January 2013 said they checked in with … finish reading Home Visits One of Four Key Trends in Medication Adherence Initiatives

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Medical Homes Reduce Healthcare Costs, Utilization, and Improve Health: Study

Patient-centered medical homes (PCMH) are having a significant impact on reducing costs of care, unnecessary emergency department (ED) and hospital visits, as well as increasing the provision of preventive services and improving population health, according to a new analysis from … finish reading Medical Homes Reduce Healthcare Costs, Utilization, and Improve Health: Study

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Carrot or Stick? Tips for Using Incentives in Population Health Management

While not right for everyone, offering NASCAR® tickets for completing a a health risk assessment was the right incentive for one trucking company surveyed by Buck Consultants’ National Clinical Practice, says principal Patricia Curran. Many companies offer employees incentives for … finish reading Carrot or Stick? Tips for Using Incentives in Population Health Management

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Clinical Analytics Deliver Patient, Population Health Insights

Advanced clinical analytics technologies from Optum are supporting population health management and accountable care strategies at Mercy and HealthEast Care System, according to the United Health Group. Mercy, the nation’s sixth-largest Catholic healthcare system, and HealthEast, the largest locally owned … finish reading Clinical Analytics Deliver Patient, Population Health Insights

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3 Steps to a CMS Star Quality Improvement Roadmap

Because not all CMS Five-Star Quality Ratings measures are created equal, organizations seeking to improve their ratings need to have a strategy in place, says Joseph Johnson, vice president of L.E.K. Consulting. Finding an area with the greatest financial opportunities … finish reading 3 Steps to a CMS Star Quality Improvement Roadmap

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Researchers Favor Population Health Management Approach for Monitoring Diabetes

Providers need to reexamine certain diabetes monitoring practices that solely target acute individuals, and instead take a population health management approach to improving diabetes care, according to a Phytel study published in the American Journal of Managed Care. Researchers at … finish reading Researchers Favor Population Health Management Approach for Monitoring Diabetes

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