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Getting Accountable for Readmissions


With penalties for readmissions, risk-based payment models, and new mandates to measure and improve community health, itís more important than itís ever been to identify high-risk patients before they show up in the ED. Bostonís Steward Health Care Network, one of Medicare's 33 Pioneer ACOs, has been using a combination of claims and clinical data, sophisticated analytics, and the gut feelings of its physicians to stratify its patient population and target certain layers for special interventions. Vice President of Population Health Dominique Morgan-Solomon will share some of the organizationís secrets during a HIMSS14 presentation titled ďData-Driven: A Pioneer ACO Applies Data to Improve Patient CareĒ on Monday, Feb. 24 at 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. †

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