By Lissy

2016 Year in Review

To cap the year, we pulled together the most popular content from our blog, white papers and webinars. From the IMPACT Act to care coordination to preferred provider networks and the 2016 election, these are the stories that captured our attention:

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By Lissy

How Five Dysfunctions of a Team Make Care Coordination Teams Thrive

The rise of care coordination – led by both regulatory changes and industry shifts – is prompting healthcare systems to think about new care coordination strategies between hospitals and downstream post-acute...

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By Lissy

Three Ways to Be a Better Care Coordination Partner

During our recent webinar, we discussed why sharing data and coordinating patient care across the continuum is critical as value-based payment (VBP) programs continue to grow and evolve. Our co-host,...

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By Lissy

White Paper Preview: What Post-Acute Care Providers Actually Want from Hospital Partners

The impact of value-based purchasing (VBP) and shared risk programs has traditionally focused on hospitals and health systems. But skilled nursing facilities and other post-acute providers play critical roles in...

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Beyond the Hospital: Choosing Quality Post-Acute Care is Life-Changing, Too

A recent The New York Times article highlighted the “life-changing magic of choosing the right hospital.” The piece was based on a study by health economists at Harvard, M.I.T., Columbia...

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Three Takeaways for Coordinating Post-Acute Care

In the latest in our series of webinars on post-acute care, we discussed “Coordinating Care After Patients Leave the Hospital.” This month’s installment was led by our guest speakers Nathan...

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By Lissy

IMPACT Act Readiness Study: Findings from 80 Health Systems

Under the IMPACT Act, new rules have been proposed which require discharge planners to share quality and clinical service information with patients as a way to reduce readmissions from post-acute...

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Post-Acute Partnerships – Beyond Year One: Lessons from Baystate Health & Cleveland Clinic

Preferred post-acute networks have emerged as a strategy to reduce hospital readmissions. An earlier blog entry discusses creating a preferred provider network (5 tips from the Cleveland Clinic and Baystate Medical...

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5 Post-Acute Data Pitfalls – And How To Avoid Them

Increasingly health systems need to understand post-acute outcomes for their patient populations. Here are some common mistakes and lessons learned from hospitals such as Montefiore when it comes to asking...

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5 Tips from Baystate and Cleveland Clinic on Creating Preferred Post-Acute Provider Networks

Preferred post-acute provider networks have emerged as a strategy to reduce hospital readmissions. We share lessons learned from Cleveland Clinic and Baystate Medical Center when establishing a preferred SNF network. Health...

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