Today, Medicare covers more than 48 million people, and that number is growing rapidlybaby boomers are reaching the eligibility age of 65 at the rate of 10,000 a day.1 Medicare patients exhibit a growing prevalence of chronic conditions and risk factors for these conditions, such as obesity. This in turn is leading to a rise in Medicare beneficiaries use of health care services and has implications for resource use and payment policy.
Increasing American Hospital Association Members’ Utilization of Community Health Workers on Clinical Care Teams Community health workers
As a part of the community health worker initiative, the AHA and the NUL hosted the Community Health Worker Consortium in Chicago, IL.
Tidelands Community Care Network
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Opinion / Editorial
The affordability of health care services is one of the biggest concerns facing families, as well as employers and government. However, it is a challenge that…
Trendwatch Issue Brief 4: Advanced Use of Health Information Technology to Support New Models of Care
This brief is the fourth in a series of issue briefs highlighting data from the 2016 AHA Annual Survey Information Technology Supplement for community…