Engaging with different stakeholders and coaching care teams has helped the health system realize a 40 percent improvement in 30-day readmissions.
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Interventions lead to fewer prescriptions, less opioid consumption by aggressively limiting opioid dose and duration of therapy at the initial first fill.
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The money is going to programs to improve health through telemedicine, at home care, portable technology, transportation and drug and other screenings.
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Chief primary care medical officers would split time between outpatient clinic setting, hospital clinician work, and administration at the hospital leadership level.
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Novartis hasn't announced their final cost but the 'quantum leap' price tag expected has implications for reimbursement and insurance premiums overall.
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Arkansas physician says he would be struggling to keep up with the rapid payment model changes without the ACO affiliation.
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Costs of opening its new 128-bed facility, write-offs for unpaid patient bills, and rising Medicare and Medicaid patient volumes blamed for system's losses.
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