Tag Archives: population health management

Defining the Dually Eligible: 16 Things to Know for Population Health Management

Nine million individuals in the United States are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, as a new HINfographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) illustrates. This HINfographic illustrates a wealth of metrics on the dual eligibles population categorized by several … finish reading Defining the Dually Eligible: 16 Things to Know for Population Health Management

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The 4 ‘I’s’ of Successful Population Health Management

Forcing mandates like smoke-free campuses and safety regulations like mandatory seat belts are imperatives — one of the four I’s — that ultimately help to build a successful population health management program, says Patricia Curran, principal in Buck Consultants’ National … finish reading The 4 ‘I’s’ of Successful Population Health Management

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CBO Scoring Misses Billions in Potential Savings from Obesity Prevention Programs

Current methods for estimating the costs and savings of federal health legislation miss billions of dollars in potential long-term returns from effective obesity prevention policies, according to a new study released by the Campaign to End Obesity. Changing the way … finish reading CBO Scoring Misses Billions in Potential Savings from Obesity Prevention Programs

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Can Team-Based Care Improve Primary Care Delivery and Patient Outcomes?

Assessing whether team-based care can improve primary care delivery and patient outcomes is the subject of study published in Population Health Management, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. Researchers from George Washington University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and … finish reading Can Team-Based Care Improve Primary Care Delivery and Patient Outcomes?

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Health Coaching Conversation Happens Largely by Telephone: HINfographic

Health coaching is a critical tool in population health management, helping to boost self-management of disease and reduce risk and associated cost across the health continuum, according to the latest e-survey from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN). And the health … finish reading Health Coaching Conversation Happens Largely by Telephone: HINfographic

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Are Accountable Care Organizations Improving Population Health?

What does “Improving Population Health” really mean? And are ACOs truly designed to improve it? Those are the questions researchers from Weill Cornell recently tackled in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)— questions they say need to be … finish reading Are Accountable Care Organizations Improving Population Health?

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Aetna, ProHealth Physicians Collaborate on Accountable Care Organization

Aetna and the Connecticut-based ProHealth Physicians, a large primary care provider with more than 30,000 Medicare patients, have announced an accountable care collaboration that will support Medicare and privately insured patients. The ACO will utilize Healthagen, a division of Aetna … finish reading Aetna, ProHealth Physicians Collaborate on Accountable Care Organization

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Preparing Physician Practices for Population Health Management

A new Health Dialog report surveys physicians’ population health management (PHM) readiness and recommends success strategies from early adopters. Researchers from Health Dialog surveyed more than 100 PCPs throughout the country on implementing PHM strategies as part of day-to-day patient … finish reading Preparing Physician Practices for Population Health Management

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Specialty Pharmacies Gaining Greater Role in ACO Marketplace

More than 100 new CMS Shared Savings ACOs sought accreditation in URAC’s Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation program in 2012, which incorporates best practices for treating chronic conditions. They joined at least that many ACOs in the private sector, in a test … finish reading Specialty Pharmacies Gaining Greater Role in ACO Marketplace

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A CDE’s 5-Step Approach to Diabetes Education

Engaging diabetic patients in conversation and helping them to establish monitoring, nutrition and exercise goals are the first steps in an education program, explains Janet Wendle, an RN and certified diabetes educator (CDE) who is also system director of the … finish reading A CDE’s 5-Step Approach to Diabetes Education

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