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A Connected Care Management Strategy to Reduce Readmissions and Avoidable Emergency Department Visits: an AMITA Health Case Study on August 2, 2016

AMITA Health will outline the connected care management strategy that provides the backbone for care coordination within AMITA's clinically integrated network and ACO during an August 2, 2016 webinar sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.

Sea Girt, NJ, July 11, 2016 --( Embarking on a second three-year term in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), AMITA Health is banking on its connected care management strategy to continue to drive down healthcare costs and utilization. AMITA Health will outline this critical initiative, the backbone of care coordination for its clinically integrated network and accountable care organization, during "Reducing Readmissions and Avoidable Emergency Department Visits Through a Connected Care Management Strategy," an August 2, 2016 webinar.

Sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network, this 45-minute webcast is available in live, on-demand and recorded formats.

Learn more about AMITA Health's connected care management to reduce readmissions and ED visits at

News Facts:

Scheduled Speakers: Susan Wickey, vice president, quality and care management at AMITA Health; and Dr. Luke Hansen, AMITA Health vice president and chief medical officer, population health.

Conference Focus: The key components of AMITA Health's care management process, including the following:

- How AMITA connects the inpatient care management team with the post-discharge team to co-manage transitions of care along the continuum;

- The critical disciplines to include on the care management team;

- AMITA criteria for identifying high-risk, priority patients in need of care management;

- The role of medication and durable medical equipment management in the care coordination process and how the care management team ensures the patient has what they need for a successful transition of care;

- How AMITA assesses a patient's social determinants for a full understanding of the patient's care coordination needs; and

- The impact of AMITA's care management strategy on readmission rates and avoidable emergency department visits.

Ample time for Q&A will be provided.

Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on August 2, 2016 at 1:30 pm Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available August 3, 2016; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available August 23, 2016. Participants may add an on-demand replay, DVD or CD to live session registrations to share with colleagues.

Learn more about AMITA Health's connected care management to reduce readmissions and ED visits at

"Participants in this program will benefit not only from AMITA's connected care model, a strategy guided by Triple Aim principles, but also from its MSSP experience, which will be especially useful to organizations contemplating the Medicare ACO journey."
- Melanie Matthews, HIN Executive VP and COO

For Melanie Matthews's profile, please visit

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

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