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A shift in focus from large patient populations to clusters within specific services as healthcare reforms are implemented will fuel the need for detailed cost accounting.
Learn how reform will change hospital costing systems—and five strategies to help your organization adapt.
Equivalent patient units is a new measure of hospital volume that improves finance leaders’ ability to compare activity and costs—and identify savings potential.
The Medicare cost report is a tool that can help you perform cost analyses and benchmark your organization against your competitors.
Variations in Medicare payment in different states may put hospitals in some states at a disadvantage by contributing to negative Medicare margins that other hospitals have been able to avoid.
A lack of good costing data is a barrier to achieving value in healthcare organizations. Learn how to select and implement technologies designed to improve costing.
CFOs should take advantage of key opportunities to achieve cost savings and performance improvement in financial services.
Learning to use existing capacity more efficiently may be the fastest way for hospitals and health systems to generate revenue.
Equivalent acute patient days (EAPDs) are more accurate than adjusted patient days (APDs) for analyzing hospital cost increases over time if inpatient types differ significantly in terms of acuity.
After a technology upgrade, a hospital should take specific steps preempt issues that could lead to decreased revenue.
Four components of Medicare payment that have shown considerable variation among states are outlier payments, DSH payments, IME-GME payments, and total capital and other pass-through cost payments.
Costly drug-eluting stents could dramatically alter projected demands for cardiac surgical services.
Hospitals can use their call centers to determine the success of marketing projects aimed at attracting patients to the organization.
Hospitals with too many products in their systems have more inventory to manage and cross reference. This webinar explains how aligning product attributes can support a product rationalization program and lower costs.
This seminar discusses the planning, pitfalls, and successes in designing a best-practice cost accounting system that is consistent with today’s complex reimbursement environment.
This webinar explores the benefits of how multiple match methodologies can support comprehensive attribute alignment to help organizations better direct product sourcing and support standardization efforts with clinicians.
Due to high fixed costs, hospitals can capture few variable costs using incremental cost reduction strategies. Instead, they should consider reducing capacity and optimizing use of remaining capacity.
A detailed charge code analysis can be a powerful tool for identifying specific areas for cost reduction, which can lead to large and sustainable improvements.
A proposed new model for lease accounting can have a significant financial impact on healthcare organizations.
A hospital that does not have an activity-based costing system could be putting its financial viability at considerable risk.
In the face of the nation's economic challenges, hospitals are under increasing pressure to reduce costs. Benchmarking is key to achieving that goal.
Using Attribution to Drive Product Rationalization and Savings
M: Free | NM: $99
Stopping short of a full-blown cost accounting system, Adventist Health chose a multiple RVU methodology, a hybrid sometimes called activity-based or procedural costing.
Healthcare Cost Containment
Drive down costs while improving quality in a reform environment.
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