January 28, 2019

In the News: Jan 24–31

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This week: Kaiser Permanente announces housing insecurity initiatives; spending on chronic disease treatment has been a good investment; and ACOs differ in segmenting high-cost, high-need patients.

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 January 18, 2019

In the News: Jan 17–24

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This week: Amazon’s machine learning service to enhance clinical decision making; Walgreens-Microsoft partnership to develop health care delivery models; Medicare Advantage enrollment grows to 22.4 million in 2019

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 November 27, 2018

In the News: Nov 22–29

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This week: Small employers’ workplace clinic use continues to grow; CMS to study home health agency quality measures impact in 2019; and CMS approves Michigan’s value-based drug-purchasing Medicaid waiver.

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 September 17, 2018

In the News: Sept 13–20

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This week: New Apple Watch has FDA clearance to detect atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias; children’s hospitals are designing facilities with mental health in mind; and a new report finds...

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 September 10, 2018

In the News: Sept 6–13

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This week: Low-acuity patients are increasingly seeking non-ED treatment; more than one-fifth of US adults report feelings of loneliness; and Medicare ACOs saved CMS $314 million in 2017.

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 August 6, 2018

In the News: Aug 2–9

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This week: Google continues its push into health care; CMS releases its 2019 inpatient payment final rule; and North Carolina’s transition to managed Medicaid will involve social determinants of health...

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 July 30, 2018

In the News: Jul 26–Aug 2

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This week: Health systems look to improve a fractured consumer experience; hospital-acquired conditions are declining; CMS proposes expanding site-neutral payment policy in 2019.

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