Humana, MultiCare form ACO; Michigan delays care coordination program;

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> Humana and Seattle-area provider MultiCare Health System have partnered to form an accountable care organization, the insurer announced this week. It's the second ACO that Humana has formed in Washington state this year. Announcement

> Michigan pushed back the start date of MI Health Link, its Medicare and Medicaid care coordination program. As a result, the program will operate through December 2018, one year later than planned. Announcement

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> Hospitals must pay closer attention to demographics and trends among their patients to provide the most appropriate care, FierceHealthcare reported. Article

> For the fourth year in a row, alarm fatigue tops the ECRI Institute's Top 10 list of health technology hazards. Meanwhile, cybersecurity has elbowed its way up the list of threats, according to FierceHealthIT. Article

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