Health Care

Road map outlines vision for the future of Medicaid ACOs

The report from the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute outlines a Hub model embracing the successful elements of ACOs: bringing together competing interests, analyzing patient-level data to inform care, and serving as a center for community organizations and health care providers to collaborate on achieving the state's population health goals.

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The long game (access required)

Getting old in New Jersey is becoming more expensive. Ten thousand Americans are turning 65 every day and data from the Administration for Community Living, a part of the Department of Health and Human Services, estimates about seven in 10 people turning 65 will need some type of long-term care services either at home, in their community or in a facility.

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Protecting patient data (access required)

In the wake of recent security breaches involving Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp, cybersecurity experts are urging health care entities including laboratories, hospitals and physician practices to take extra precautions when it comes to protecting valuable and sensitive patient information.

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