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Message From Lisa Remington

January/February 2023 Issue
FREE CONTENT In the January/February issue of The Remington Report, we unlock the big wave of changes ahead for home-based care in 2023.

Message From Lisa Remington2023-01-04T08:29:22-05:00

5 Changes to Social Determinants of Health Quality Measures Across the Continuum 2023

January/February 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT New social determinants of health (SDOH) quality measures will be required by hospitals, health plans, and multi-payer federal and state programs. We provide details on how each healthcare sector will be incorporating SDOH quality measures.

5 Changes to Social Determinants of Health Quality Measures Across the Continuum 20232022-12-31T07:22:47-05:00

2023 CMS Adding Physician Relationships to Home Care Providers on Medicare’s Care Compare Website

January/February 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Medicare’s Care Compare website is adding physician and clinician affiliations to home-based care organizations. The new information is meant to provide additional information to support patients and caregivers as they make healthcare decisions.

2023 CMS Adding Physician Relationships to Home Care Providers on Medicare’s Care Compare Website2022-12-31T07:22:29-05:00

Message From Lisa Remington

November-December 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT In the November/December issue of The Remington Report, we tackle topics impacting team-based care, care transitions, case studies, and workforce improvement.

Message From Lisa Remington2022-12-31T07:21:16-05:00

5 Ways High-Functioning Team-Based Care Reduces Clinician Burnout

November-December 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Fostering effective team-based care improves both the patient’s and the team’s experience of care delivery. In this article, we discuss the two different approaches to team-based care, the five core principles, and how to reduce clinician burnout.

5 Ways High-Functioning Team-Based Care Reduces Clinician Burnout2022-12-31T07:21:10-05:00

Which Types of ACOs Use Home Visits the Most and Why?

November-December 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Home-based organizations eager to have partnerships with ACOs will learn in our discussion why certain ACOs engage in greater home visits and care transitions to manage complex patients. No two ACOs are alike. Get insights into the characteristics of ACOs and their decision points. We follow up with three key leadership discussion questions.

Which Types of ACOs Use Home Visits the Most and Why?2022-12-31T07:20:58-05:00

Care Transitions Intervention Model to Manage Social Determinants of Health

November-December 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The focus on social determinants of health is a hot topic in healthcare. Multidisciplinary teams and a care transition model in the case study resulted in reduced readmissions and improved outcomes. The model is scalable and a win-win for healthcare and the patient.

Care Transitions Intervention Model to Manage Social Determinants of Health2022-12-31T07:20:50-05:00

Pre-Hospice Home-Based Transition Program

November-December 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Sharp HealthCare pre-hospice program called Transitions, is designed to give elderly patients the care they want at home and keep them out of the hospital.

Pre-Hospice Home-Based Transition Program2022-12-31T07:20:43-05:00

Improving Real-Time Communications with Care Teams and Patients

November-December 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT In our extensive resource of special reports, you’ll find actionable solutions to improving care transitions, real-time communications with team members, and what patients want for better communications. These complimentary resources offer solutions to workforce shortages, clinician burnout, and advancing solutions in home-based care.

Improving Real-Time Communications with Care Teams and Patients2022-12-31T07:20:36-05:00

To the Point

September/October 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT How are the changing financial, economic, and market conditions impacting your decisions about your workforce? A major change is coming that will determine your future staffing needs.

To the Point2022-10-29T11:31:06-04:00

Workforce Analysis: What are the Key Factors That Would Motivate Nurses to Stay in the Profession?

September/October 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The crisis level of the nursing shortage has no easy fix. A national survey provides insights into what are the most important benefits for nurses, how salaries compare nationwide, and what are the most crucial factors for job satisfaction.

Workforce Analysis: What are the Key Factors That Would Motivate Nurses to Stay in the Profession?2023-01-14T15:04:16-05:00

Workforce: How Will Medicare Fee-For-Service Trends Change the Way You Think About Future Staffing Needs?

September/October 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT With all the evolving changes occurring in healthcare, you may have missed CMS’s initiatives aligning value-based arrangements across traditional Medicare programs. We discuss the eight trends to help your organization think about the impact on your labor force and referral partners.

Workforce: How Will Medicare Fee-For-Service Trends Change the Way You Think About Future Staffing Needs?2022-10-29T11:31:22-04:00

11 Strategic Actions to Improve Care Team Productivity

September/October 2022 Issue
SPECIAL REPORT In this special report, we provide 11 strategic actions to improve your care team's productivity both internally and externally. Get insights into advancing clinical communications with your referral partners, ways your care team always has real-time patient status, and how to improve the referral process. Don't miss the eight additional resources to dig even deeper into this topic.

11 Strategic Actions to Improve Care Team Productivity2022-10-29T11:31:29-04:00

Analysis: Seniors Usage of Technology and Telehealth Growing

September/October 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The gap between the younger generation and the senior population is narrowing when it comes to smart phones, tablets, internet users, YouTube, and telehealth. A recent study provides valuable insight for healthcare providers adopting technology in the home.

Analysis: Seniors Usage of Technology and Telehealth Growing2022-10-29T11:32:01-04:00

Staffing Strategies: Efficient Ways to Leverage Scheduling for Improved Staffing Utilization and Increased Continuity of Care

September/October 2022 Issue
SPECIAL REPORT What are the four questions leadership should explore to optimize scheduling with continuity of care and staff utilization? In this special report, we answer these four questions and give you solutions to help provide better care to more patients, while making the most of your staff’s time. This effort starts with their scheduling process.

Staffing Strategies: Efficient Ways to Leverage Scheduling for Improved Staffing Utilization and Increased Continuity of Care2022-10-29T11:32:16-04:00

To the Point

July/August 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT Payers are gaining a foothold in the care-at-home market. Five critical trends support the rapid advancement. The challenges and opportunities are discussed in this issue of The Remington Report.

To the Point2022-08-28T13:38:40-04:00

Trend #1: Payers Are Accelerating Into the Home-Based Care Market

July/August 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT How should your organization be responding to payers expanding their position in home-based care? What key trends support this advancement? What are key strategies to partner and align with payers? In this article, we cover the key market changes, the disruption, and growth opportunities for home-based care organizations.

Trend #1: Payers Are Accelerating Into the Home-Based Care Market2022-08-28T13:38:47-04:00

Trend #2: Payers Expanding Home-Based Care Models Nationally

July/August 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Payers are deepening their care delivery models focused on the home. In the past, we may have thought of payers in traditional roles as a medical-cost manager. Today, they are acquiring home-based care organizations to control readmissions, cost, and outcomes.

Trend #2: Payers Expanding Home-Based Care Models Nationally2022-08-28T13:38:55-04:00

Trend #3: Highest Chronic Care Conditions in Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans, And Special Needs Plans

July/August 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Different payers such as Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and Special Needs Plans are focusing on the highest chronic care conditions to reduce the cost of care. In this article, is the data by payer and a discussion about how organizations can support a better aligned financial and quality partnerships.

Trend #3: Highest Chronic Care Conditions in Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans, And Special Needs Plans2022-08-28T13:39:05-04:00

Trend #4: Growth in Medicare Advantage Plans 2022 Signals Future in Managed Care Contracting

July/August 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Medicare Advantage enrollment is growing at a fast pace. The number of plans is expanding geographically, and payers will continue to invest in the Medicare Advantage market. In this article, we dig deep into the growth of Medicare Advantage by enrollment, states, and the future. The market signal is strong to put Medicare Advantage contracting as a high priority.

Trend #4: Growth in Medicare Advantage Plans 2022 Signals Future in Managed Care Contracting2022-08-28T13:39:13-04:00

Trend #5: Payer and Home-Based Provider Partnering to Reduce the Cost of Care

July/August 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Important to all payers is the value your organization brings to reducing the cost of care. Available data can gear-up your partnership value quickly. In this article, we sliced and diced data to provide an overall macro/micro picture of how to reduce the cost of care.

Trend #5: Payer and Home-Based Provider Partnering to Reduce the Cost of Care2022-08-28T13:39:20-04:00

Strategic Priority: Facts Driving Why Family Caregivers Choose One Care-at-Home Organization Over the Other

July/August 2022 Issue
SPECIAL REPORT/FREE CONTENT What do family caregivers identify as important areas for choosing care-at-home provider? What area did family caregivers identify for improvement? How are your organization’s surveys being affected? What strategies made the top of the list? What are the five ways to achieve family caregiver communication success? In this special report, we give you seven family caregiver expectations to increase your competitive advantage.

Strategic Priority: Facts Driving Why Family Caregivers Choose One Care-at-Home Organization Over the Other2022-10-11T12:17:34-04:00

CEO Perspective: How Shifts in Culture and Leadership are Achieving Better Clinician Work-Life Balance

July/August 2022 Issue
SPECIAL REPORT/FREE CONTENT In this special report, we give you four creative clinician-focused solutions to achieve better clinician work-life balance: 1) cultivating a strong culture to improve retention and recruitment, 2) empowering team-based technology buy-in, 3) differentiation strategies to achieve work-life balance, and 4) adopting tools that make clinicians a priority.

CEO Perspective: How Shifts in Culture and Leadership are Achieving Better Clinician Work-Life Balance2022-10-11T12:22:48-04:00

To the Point

May/June 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT In this issue of the Remington Report, we take a deep dive into the post-acute transfer policy, the impact to your organization, what it means to hospitals, and how to drive greater value as a hospital partner.

To the Point2022-06-28T13:09:46-04:00

To the Point

March/April 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT In its 10th annual round of penalties, Medicare is reducing its payments to 2,499 hospitals, or 47% of all facilities for readmissions.

To the Point2022-04-25T19:51:48-04:00

Is Socioeconomics a Main Influencer of Readmissions?

March/April 2022 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Researchers examined the common reasons why some hospitals have more readmissions treating a disproportionate share of patients with low incomes, poor health and other negative circumstances.

Is Socioeconomics a Main Influencer of Readmissions?2022-04-25T19:52:14-04:00

Discharge Planning Patterns: Care Transitions and Readmissions

March/April 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT A recent study examined the patterns of Medicare beneficiaries post-acute care transitions among assisted living residents and their outcomes in the first 30 and 60 days after hospital discharge.

Discharge Planning Patterns: Care Transitions and Readmissions2022-05-04T16:46:29-04:00

To the Point

January/February 2022 Issue
FREE CONTENT As the care-at-home industry continues to grow and expand, there are both opportunities and challenges in the future.

To the Point2021-12-23T14:49:56-05:00

To The Point

November-December 2021 Issue
FREE PUBLISHER'S MESSAGE In this issue of The Remington Report, we will provide actionable insights to guide your organization forward.

To The Point2022-03-20T09:03:53-04:00

Can Hospitals Require Physicians to Direct Referrals?

November-December 2021 Issue
FREE CONTENT Effective on January 19, 2021, new regulations related to the Stark laws expanded and underscored the ability of hospitals to require physicians to send referrals to particular providers. These new regulations also make it clear that providers can monitor and enforce requirements to direct referrals to designated providers.

Can Hospitals Require Physicians to Direct Referrals?2022-08-21T11:39:32-04:00

To The Point

September/October 2021 Issue
FREE PUBLISHER'S MESSAGE In this issue of The Remington Report, we will guide your business readiness for adoption of new transformations, look at opportunity identification to create new revenue, and provide ways to achieve better outcomes.

To The Point2021-12-21T10:21:44-05:00

Six Smart Ways to Stay in Communication with Your Referral Sources

September/October 2021 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Your referral partners increasingly expect robust communications to make patient transfers as seamless as possible, for both the patient and providers. They will have to make a choice. Ultimately, they will look for relationships with organizations that are easy to work with and that can deliver proven quality care. We provide insights and strategies from high-performing organizations.

Six Smart Ways to Stay in Communication with Your Referral Sources2021-12-21T10:21:45-05:00

Three Missed Opportunities for End-of-Life Discussions

September/October 2021 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT Recent research discusses the missed opportunities for discussions about end-of-life, including advance care planning, palliative care, discontinuation of disease-directed treatment, hospice care, and after-death wishes, with outpatients with advanced cancer.

Three Missed Opportunities for End-of-Life Discussions2021-12-21T10:21:45-05:00

Six Ways to Identify, Increase, and Manage Referrals

September/October 2021 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT In this new normal, it’s important to understand how your referral sources work, what they are sending to you versus the competition, how to deepen relationships with these sources, and what differentiates you as a provider in the marketplace.

Six Ways to Identify, Increase, and Manage Referrals2021-12-21T10:21:45-05:00
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