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Care Management Weekly News Update - 6/28/18

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Thu, Jun 28, 2018 @ 03:10 PM

How Health Orgs Prepare for Senior Patients, Chronic Care Management

Healthcare organizations are stepping up to the plate when it comes to older adult care and chronic care management, according to a recent report from BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation. The report, which was informed by an NEJM Catalyst survey, found that healthcare organizations are looking into home health services, strong chronic disease plans, and health IT to address the needs of a growing aging population.

AHIP18: Health Leaders Tie Socioeconomic Disparity, Personal Responsibility to Preventable Diseases

As politicians and healthcare experts try to get a handle on healthcare costs and chronic disease, they may be overlooking some major factors. Much more can be done to reduce preventable diseases, including incentivizing personal responsibility and addressing socioeconomic disparity, panelists said at the 2018 AHIP Institute & Expo in San Diego.

Candid Conversations Reveal Home Health is a Top Investment Target

Health care provider organizations are looking to make more investments in home health compared to other service lines, according to a recent report. As the health care system pushes toward value-based care over traditional fee-for-service models, 44% of health care organizations surveyed said they’d invest most in home health care, the report, Candid Conversations on Elder Care, revealed.

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