A Large-Scale Advanced Illness Intervention Informs Medicare’s New Serious Illness Payment Model
June 2019 Written by: Brad Stuart, Elizabeth Mahler and Praba Koomson Publication: HealthAffairs.org Abstract Patients with advanced illness receive fragmented, hospital-based care that is unaligned with their preferences near the end of life. We describe a team-based intervention...
June 10th, 2019
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CMO Dr. William Shrank on Humana’s physician strategy, ‘Medicare for All’ and home care as the Netflix of healthcare
Morgan Haefner  |  June 4, 2019  |  Beckers Hospital Review Humana wants to do for healthcare what Netflix did for home entertainment. Humana’s CMO William Shrank, MD, said the insurer’s strategy for its 16 million members, most of whom are Medicare Advantage enrollees, is to meet patients...
June 6th, 2019
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ACOs Commonly Use Home Visits for Complex Patients During Care Transitions
June 4, 2019 Authors: Taressa K. Fraze, Laura B. Beidler, Adam Briggs, and Carrie H. Colla commonwealthfund.org The Issue Years ago, it was not uncommon for physicians to make house calls. But in the past 50 years, care has largely transitioned to physicians’ offices. Office-based visits are...
June 6th, 2019
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York Hospital Increases Services for Older Adults
Anne M. Mozingo  |  yorkweekly@seacoastonline.com  |  06/04/2019 YORK — In order to increase services for elders in its coverage area, York Hospital has created the Center for Older Adults with geriatric specialists providing comprehensive care in its new clinic and house calls to those who cannot...
June 5th, 2019
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