• Top 3 roadblocks to medication adherence and how to avoid them

    5 days ago - By Managed Healthcare Executive

    With the expansion of accountable care organizations, bundle payments and other value-based payment models, the economic impact of readmissions has intensified. Hospitals have made significant investments in a wide array of intervention programs to reduce avoidable readmissions, such as enhanced discharge planning, nurse navigators, post-discharge follow-up calls and health coaches. These investments are beginning to show results. For example, the readmission rate for Medicare fee-for-service patients with heart failure has declined by 10% from 2008 to 2014, according to the Kaiser Family...
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