Best Practice Strategies and Interventions to Reduce Hospital Readmission Rates

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President This is the third article in a series that has explored the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP). The first article, Unplanned…


Unplanned Readmissions: Has the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) Been Successful?

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President A few months ago I wrote an article entitled Unplanned Readmissions: Are They Quality Measures or Utilization Measures? It explained the Hospital…


Unplanned Readmissions: Are They Quality Measures or Utilization Measures?

Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President Hospital Readmissions Are Associated With Unfavorable Patient Outcomes and High Financial Costs Prior to 2008, nearly 20% of all Medicare…


Utilization Management, Population Health and Reference-Based Pricing: The Role of the TPA in the Self-Insured Marketplace

Jeff Frater, RN, BSN Director of Partner Development Self-insurance is not necessarily a familiar industry to everyone. In fact, it is common for an employee who works for a self-insured…