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America’s Essential Hospitals expressed support of the delay of episode payment models to allow selected hospitals more time to prepare for participation.

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Hospital participation in Medicare value-based programs in 2015, including ACOs and bundled payments, was associated with 2,377 fewer readmissions and $32.7 million in savings.

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The Phillips HeartStart MRx Monitor/Defibrillator might not power up, charge, or deliver electrical shock therapy, and could unexpectedly stop pacing.

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The rule affects the Advancing Care Through Episode Payment Models, the Cardiac Rehabilitation Payment model, and changes to the CJR model.

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The 60-minute webinar on new episode payment models for cardiac care and surgical treatment for hip and femur fractures will begin at noon ET on Feb. 9.

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CMS also expanded the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) model to include surgical hip/femur fracture treatment.

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These new EPMs and the updated CJR model will give clinicians more opportunities to earn incentive payments through advanced alternative payment models.

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Hospitals will have the opportunity to discuss the potential contamination of heater-cooler devices used during cardiopulmonary bypass procedures.

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The FDA says the recalled electrodes might not connect properly to certain AEDs, delaying electrical therapy and potentially resulting in serious patient harm.

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Stӧckert 3T heater-cooler devices used during cardiopulmonary bypass procedures might have been contaminated with M. Chimaera in the manufacturing process.

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The webinar will focus on the Advancing Care Coordination through Episode Payment Models proposed rule.

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Model will test new episode payment models for acute myocardial infarction and coronary artery bypass graft, as well as expansion of the current CJR model.

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Several members of America’s Essential Hospitals are among the participants selected for the Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model.

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Hospitals should assess units to ensure they are safe and properly maintained and not contaminated with non-tuberculosis mycobacterium. Patients who may have been exposed to NTM should monitor signs of potential infection for several years.

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BMC's 15-step, replicable plan involves identifying clinically significant alarms and altering settings for insignificant alarms. The plan reduced noise levels and increased satisfaction.

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An electronic medical record–based model helped Parkland reduce readmissions and costs

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.