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Can This Be the Healthiest Place in America?

Joe Cantlupe

This is population health planning. A plan, years in the making and backed by the local medical center, may make Cheshire County, NH, the healthiest community in the nation by 2020. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Nurses Rap Payment Models Recommended by AMA

A recommendation from the American Medical Association calls for physicians to determine how care teams are paid. The American Association of Nurse Practitioners calls the AMA's link of reimbursements to physician-led teams "anti-competitive." >>>

AHA: Hospitals Can Pay Patients' HIX Premiums

In a legal advisory to hospitals, the American Hospital Association asserts that the federal government's own regulations "clearly allow for another person or organization to pay the insurance premium for the enrolling individual." >>>

Physician Executive Compensation Growth Slow, but Healthy

Even though compensation growth has slowed a bit—CEOs report a gain of only 4% over two years—the demand for physician executives continues to increase. Median annual pay reported by doctors in executive roles is $325,000. >>>

Rethinking Retirement Plans for Healthcare Workers

Many provider organizations are taking a hard look at the design of their pension plans and opting for a new benefit structure that reduces their financial risk. >>>

Higher Intensivist Staffing Levels Linked to Fewer ICU Deaths

A meta-analysis into guidelines that call for "high-intensity staffing" models employing intensivists in the ICU reveals better patient outcomes, but not at night. >>>

Interdisciplinary Care Starts With Respect for Colleagues

The responsibilities of nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and other members of the clinical care team are certainly different, but none is more or less important to patient care. >>>

How Population Health Analytics Opens Opportunities for Better Care

Innovators are blending technology with new care models while targeting high-risk patients in a patient-centered strategy. >>>



Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report: Population Health Management—Steps to Risk Sharing and Data Analytics

This report explores how better collaboration and mastery of data analytics can help you build a successful integrated and collaborative network for population health management. Includes actionable recommendations, key takeaways, and case studies from Geisinger Health System, Lancaster General Health, and the Jefferson School of Population Health. Purchase Today >>>



News Headlines

Limited patient choice next health overhaul issue

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, November 21, 2013

Lower health increases could spur job growth, analysts say

Detroit Free Press / USA Today, November 21, 2013

Staff, visitors sue Las Vegas hospital in TB case

Las Vegas Sun / Associated Press, November 21, 2013

Former NJ doctor sentenced for $19M billing fraud

ABC News / Associated Press, November 21, 2013

Safety-net hospitals lose more under Medicare's quality-based payments

The Washington Post, November 20, 2013

Doctors complain they will be paid less by exchange plans

Kaiser Health News, November 20, 2013

Doctors, hospitals catch goofs on WA state insurance exchange

The Seattle Times, November 20, 2013

Medicare's failure to track doctors wastes billions on name-brand drugs

ProPublica, November 19, 2013

Physician payment reform matters to cancer patients

The Hill, November 19, 2013

Efficiency push comes at a price for IN hospitals

The Miami Herald / The Daily Journal, November 18, 2013



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Population Health and the Analytics Opportunity

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