Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum

The Acute Care Continuum is the integration of urgent, emergent, inpatient and post-discharge care of patients with acute medical conditions.

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A recent study out of Harvard suggests that hospitals in low-income areas are more likely to be penalized under Medicare's value-based reimbursement programs. But one California health district is beating the odds with innovative programs and an integrated mindset.  Read More...
3/22/2017 12:39:44 PM | 5 comments

In order to succeed in the coming era of value-based reimbursement, hospitals must find ways to reduce costs while delivering excellent outcomes. In today's post, we'll share how emergency physicians and specialists at one Baltimore hospital are using integrated clinical pathways to better manage patients with chronic disease. 

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12/21/2016 11:47:28 AM | 0 comments

CEP America is helping administrators leverage physician leadership and population health management to improve care and reduce costs. To learn how, join CEP America Vice President of Operations David Birdsall, MD, and colleagues on Tuesday, Sept. 13, when they will present a webinar titled "How Physician Leadership and a Population Health Strategy Boosted Savings for a Fixed-Budget Hospital.”
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9/7/2016 8:24:47 PM | 0 comments

A recent study out of Harvard suggests that hospitals in low-income areas are more likely to be penalized under Medicare's value-based reimbursement programs. But one California health district is beating the odds with innovative programs and an integrated mindset. Read More...
8/24/2016 9:25:45 AM | 2 comments

Just a few years ago, telemedicine might have sounded like science fiction. Today, it's increasingly commonplace as hospitals and health systems seek to contain costs by delivering care outside "bricks and mortar" settings. In today's post, we'll look at how telehealth is helping providers and payers to better manage patient health and resource utilization. Read More...
7/13/2016 1:05:34 PM | 2 comments
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