QUALITY TODAY

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The Sad State of Uncoordinated Care in the U.S.

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Oct 4, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: EHR, care coordination, quality improvement, value-based programs, value-based payments

Preparing for Value-Based Care: Questions for Every Skilled Nursing Facility

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Jul 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: care coordination, nursing homes, quality improvement, value-based programs, value-based payments, skilled nursing facilities

Learning to operate under the value-based payment model

Posted by Rachel Verslues on Jun 17, 2016 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: care coordination, nursing homes, value-based programs, value-based payments

3 Ways Nursing Homes Can Prepare for Value-Based Payments

Posted by Rachel Verslues on May 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Medicare’s Skilled Nursing Facility Value-Based Purchasing program is still a few years from launch. But that’s no excuse to sit back and wait for value-based payment mandates to kick in. In order to keep up with the healthcare industry’s movement to value-based reimbursements, nursing homes (and other healthcare organizations) need to be evaluating the quality of care they deliver, the health and satisfaction of residents, and the level of efficiency at which they operate – right now. You also need to be planning and taking steps to ensure you will be able to maintain financial stability under upcoming value-based programs that focus on quality, health outcomes, and cost.

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Topics: nursing homes, value-based performance, value-based programs, value-based payments, EMR

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