July 22, 2015 Webinar: Early Adopter of Post-Acute Care Bundled Payments to Share 4 Success Domains

Brooks Rehabilitation will share four success strategies learned from participation in Models 2 and 3 of CMS's BPCI initiative during a July 22, 2015 webinar sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Sea Girt, NJ, June 30, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Drawing from its substantial first year experience with over 1,000 bundled episodes for CMS's Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative, Brooks Rehabilitation will describe its four key domains of focus during "Bundled Payments for Post-Acute Care: Four Critical Paths To Success," a July 22, 2015 webinar.

The 45-minute webcast is sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Learn more about Brooks' success strategies for bundled payments for post-acute care at http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5062

News Facts:

Scheduled Speaker: Debbie Reber, MHS, OTR, vice president of clinical services, Brooks Rehabilitation, will share the inside details on these four domains and the resulting, significant savings that Brooks achieved through the BPCI program.

Conference Focus: Participants will learn how Brooks Rehabilitation:

-Operationalized its four BPCI domains across its continuum of care;

-Developed an in-house, electronic tracking tool, the Brooks Care Compass, a data repository that pulls from electronic medical records to provide clinicians and care navigators the data they need to manage episodes of care;

-Achieved success through the bundled payment programs, including reductions in total cost of care and improvements in quality metrics—patient-reported function, readmissions and the patient experience;

-Addressed challenges in the implementation process, including the need for continuous training, developing a mechanism for staff feedback and defining the roles of nurse navigators and non-nurse navigators in the program; and

-Leveraged its experience in bundled payments with new episodes of care launched in April 2015 and early insight into how these bundles are performing, as well as additional revenue opportunities based on its BPCI experience.

Ample time for Q&A will be provided.

Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on July 22, 2015 at 1:30 pm Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available July 24, 2015; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available August 12, 2015. Participants may add an on-demand replay, DVD or CD to live session registrations to share with colleagues.

Learn more about Brooks' success strategies for bundled payments for post-acute care at http://store.hin.com/product.asp?itemid=5062

Quote Attributable to Melanie Matthews, HIN Executive VP and COO:

"Through participation in BPCI's Model 2, Retrospective Acute Care Hospital Stay plus Post-Acute Care, and Model 3: Retrospective Post-Acute Care Only, Brooks Rehabilitation is uniquely positioned to describe how providers can work closely together across all specialties and settings to deliver higher quality, more coordinated care at a lower cost to Medicare."

For Melanie Matthews's profile, visit http://www.hin.com/bios.html#mm

Please contact Patricia Donovan to arrange an interview or to obtain additional quotes.

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Patricia Donovan