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Hospitals broaden quality focus to include community health

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

Changing IRS rules, Affordable Care Act requirements and new socioeconomic data are prompting hospitals to broaden their focus on quality to include community health, experts said. The CMS 2016 Quality Strategy calls for programs aimed at addressing social determinants of health, and a new Yale University study showed a positive link between spending on social services and better outcomes for multiple measures. HealthLeaders Media (05/19)


CMS seeks participants for new hospital networks program

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

Latest Issue of Cardiology Focuses on Reaffirming the Importance of Professionalism

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

Societies Release Focused Update For HF Management

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

Survey: Many ACOs would drop MSSP without bonus

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

Committee OKs bill to help hospitals with on-campus outpatient clinics

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

Mo. hospital group uses website to link readmissions, poverty

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 26, 2016

Study: Many physicians do not have good grasp of health care costs

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

Provider creates consortium for small health care practices in Ohio

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 24, 2016

Hospitals look for ways to help patients on high-deductible plans

ACC CV Quality SmartBrief | May 24, 2016


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