Slashing Readmissions: ProMedica’s Clinical and Financial Model - On-Demand

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Presented on: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Presented by: Lee W. Hammerling, MD and Terri Thompson

Leaders from ProMedica reveal strategies to reduce readmission through innovative population management models, community outreach programs, and improved care transitions.

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Pubcode: YD021815D
Price: $279

Slashing Readmissions: ProMedica’s Clinical and Financial Model

Webcast now available On-Demand

As penalties intensify and payment models shift, provider organizations need a comprehensive strategy for preventing readmissions. To protect themselves from this financial threat and to improve their population health management capabilities, hospitals and health systems are increasing their focus on care transitions to post-acute care and addressing social barriers that may contribute to utilization and readmissions risk.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will:

  • Glean new strategies for avoiding readmissions penalties
  • Understand how to design population health management programs to accommodate a new payment environment
  • See how to effectively increase community engagement through outreach initiatives
  • Learn how to strengthen partnerships and improve care transitions across the continuum



  • Preparing for a New Reimbursement Reality
    • Bracing for the impact of government and commercial payers’ movement toward value-based payment models
    • Avoiding federal government penalties for excessive readmissions
    • Designing population health management models to thrive in shared savings and bundled payment contracts
    • Offsetting the lost fee-for-service revenue from reduced readmissions
    • Measuring the financial impact on the organization
  • Developing Community Outreach Initiatives to Break Down Social Barriers
    • The ProMedica Ebeid Population Health Institute
      • Healthy food market
      • Financial literacy program
      • Mental health services
      • Job training program
    • Hunger as a health issue
      • Come to the Table hunger summits
      • Food Insecurity Pilot
      • Screen for food insecurity at admission
      • Food pharmacy
      • Food reclamation project
    • Infant mortality
      • Connecting the dots (internally and within community)
      • Safe sleep (ABCs)
      • Community Partners (Pathways, Ohio Equity, etc.)
      • Provider support
  • Establishing Clinical Population Health Interventions
    • Becoming a high-reliability organization to prevent medical errors
    • Opening a heart failure clinic
    • Employing care navigators
    • Harnessing the data to measure results
    • Developing a care gaps team
    • Rethinking discharge planning processes
  • Strengthening the Care Continuum
    • Improving the transition from the hospital to the post-acute care setting
      • Long-term care
      • Skilled nursing
      • Rehabilitation
      • Hospice and palliative care
      • Home care
    • Forming partnerships and joint ventures with other regional healthcare providers


Meet the Speakers:

Lee W. Hammerling, MD

Chief Medical Officer


Terri Thompson

Vice President, Population Health


Webcast system requirements and program materials:

To fully benefit from the webcast experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, with JavaScript enabled
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed recommended)
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices

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No problem. The ON-DEMAND version is now available! Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $279 value!


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