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Community Based Care is Effective for Substance Abuse Population

By | on 27, Mar 2013 |   Community Based Care transitional care Dr. J. Hunter Young Johns Hopkins HealthCare Care Transitions

Community Based Models Improve Care for Substance Abuse Population, while Lowering Costs to Health Systems and Payers.   Dr. Young is Ankota's Chief Medical Officer, and serves jointly as Assistant Pr[...]

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Entrepreneurs Growing Private Duty Home Care

By | on 22, Mar 2013 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Starting a Home Care Business Private Duty Homecare Association Private Duty Agency Software transitional care Home Care Technology Will Hicklen Home Care NPDA Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions

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Talking Care Coordination with Cheri Lattimer of CMSA, NTOCC

By | on 21, Mar 2013 |   Care Coordination Payments Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions ACO

Cheri Lattimer is one of most widely recognized leaders in Care Coordination today. Many of Ankota's readers recognize Cheri from her pioneering role as the Chair of the National Transitions of Care C[...]

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Developing New Management in the Era of Accountable Care

By | on 19, Mar 2013 |   Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions Managing Post Acute Care

Call this post "Management Lessons for Acccountable Care." There is a definite lack of experienced leadership in Accountable Care models, in models that address avoidable readmissions, and that are fo[...]

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20 New Community Based Care Transitions Initiatives Added

By | on 18, Mar 2013 |   Care Coordination Care Transitions

CMS Selects 20 Additional Sites for the Community Based Care Transitions Program Sites Now Total 102 across 40 states

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Bill Threatens 40% Cut to Care Transitions Funding

By | on 15, Mar 2013 |   Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen Care Transitions

"If we fail to continue to promote and utilize proven methods for improving care transitions, patient outcomes will suffer at higher costs to taxpayers." -Cheri Lattimer, NTOCC Executive Director

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New Opportunities for Home Health Care Delivery Models

By | on 14, Mar 2013 |   Physical Therapy Population Health IT Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination transitional care HME DME Dr. J. Hunter Young Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations

At $25 BILLION annually, the pre term birth crisis is roughly equal in cost to the Avoidable Readmissions problem. The solution is to utilize post acute providers like home health nursing to care for [...]

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ACOs Now Total 428 as Growth Continues

By | on 12, Mar 2013 |   Community Based Care Population Health IT Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations ACO ACO Technology

In 2012 and the beginning of 2013 ACOs have nearly tripled in number again, with growth coming among all types of sponsoring entities.   There are 428 ACOs now existing in 49 states, as ACO growth has[...]

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Patient Centered Medical Home and Community Based Care Models

By | on 11, Mar 2013 |   APTA PCMH Care Coordination Dr. J. Hunter Young Johns Hopkins HealthCare Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions Patient Centered Medical Home

Community Based Care Models Gaining Momentum with PCMH in Urban Communities by J. Hunter Young, MD, MHS 

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Philips Healthcare Address to the HME Industry

By | on 05, Mar 2013 |   HME Delivery Operations Health Care Reform Care Coordination HME DME Will Hicklen Accountable Care Organizations telehealth

"We will need to find ways to do more with less." Phillips Health Care Letter to the HME Industry

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The State of Physical Therapy in 2013

By | on 04, Mar 2013 |   Physical Therapy Care Coordination Will Hicklen Therapy Software Physical Therapy software Accountable Care Organizations

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