Posts Tagged ‘infographic’

HINfographic on Care Transitions: Coordinating a Smooth Move Between Care Sites

July 1st, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Proper management of transitions in care — the handover of an individual’s care from one health setting to another — has the potential to dramatically hasten that person’s return to health, as well as reduce the likelihood of a return ER visit or rehospitalization.

Transitions of care are a checkpoint not only to engage patients and caregivers in proper post-care but also to confirm providers have a complete picture of patients’ health so that handovers are seamless.

This HINfographic on care transitions illustrates the proper handling of care transitions, including transition trouble spots, red flags for care management, favored models of care, coordinators of care transitions, transition program components and barriers, and what’s working in current programs.

care transitions infographic

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You may also be interested in this related resource: 2013 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Transitions Management.

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

June 24th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

There are about 9 million individuals in the United States eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. Care coordination of these dual eligibles has been identified by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as one of the top 10 healthcare priorities for 2013.

Before developing a case management or population health management approach for this population, it is vital to first identify the group’s characteristics.

This HINfographic on dual eligibles illustrates 16 things to know for population health management, including criteria for dual eligibility, specific health and financial characteristics of the population, differences between the duals and Medicare population, and keys to successfully managing dual eligibles.

dual eligibles infographic

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Population Health Management for Dual Eligibles: Blueprint for Care Coordination.

Infographic: ACO Activity Assessment Tracks Launch of Accountable Care Organizations

August 17th, 2012 by Patricia Donovan

Click image for ACO metrics and benchmarks.

Check out this new HIN infographic depicting the rapid evolution of the ACO as a bona fide healthcare delivery model.

We’ve discovered infographics, a creative and visual way of conveying the latest healthcare benchmarks we’ve identified. Our e-mailboxes seem to be full of infographics lately, and we have to admit they’re a fun alternative to plain old pie charts and bar graphs. So we are creating a few ourselves, based on data from our healthcare benchmark surveys, and you’ll be seeing them here.

If you’re as new to infographics as we are, there’s one thing you should know: infographics can be LONG. So you usually have to click on it to display the entire image. For example, click on the colorful red image above to enlarge it, and learn about ACO challenges, benefits and locations, metrics to measure ACO success and time needed for ACO implementation.

Scroll down this detailed image to find out who’s running the ACOs, what the industry has to say about accountable care, whether your ACO should be wired with an EHR, and prognostications about the future of ACOs.

If this infographic piques your interest and you’d like to review all of the data that went into the making of it, check out 2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

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