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In this fourth installment in his series of Blog posts exploring ways to realize greater value through an accountable care strategy, Keegan Bailey describes how healthcare leaders can best identify opportunities for reducing costs.
A physician practice management firm worked with Cardiologists L.C. (CLC) to make several changes and improvements in the following four areas: organizational, patient and physician relations, culture, and operations.
Several factors, including hospital-physician alignment, have contributed to a successful integration effort between St. Luke's Hospital and Cardiologists L.C.
A number of targeted initiatives have helped Bethesda North Hospital improve its HCAHPS patient satisfaction scores.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services' director of innovation shares advice on inspiring and implementing breakthrough improvements.
Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix is decreasing noise and increasing patient satisfaction scores by using interactive patient care technology.
Taking a multidepartmental approach, Nash Health Care Systems was able to reduce its Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection rate by 84 percent over the past four years.
Good Samaritan Hospital has cut its door-to-floor and door-to-physician times in half after implementing three solutions to improve patient flow.
Electronic patient registry and outreach system has generated 50,000 new appointments and nearly $4 million in additional revenue for Hattiesburg Clinic.
Winchester Medical Center found a new use for its in-room interactive patient education system: assessing and documenting patient pain levels.
St. Lucie Medical Center has reduced door-to-doctor times and decreased left-without-being-seen rates since redesigning its ED processes.
Fall prevention approaches implemented during a six-month pilot program are now being successfully used hospitalwide.
Iowa Health System is creating a toolkit to train clinicians on how to properly use the teach-back method to improve patient understanding.
Providers are using technology to resolve labor shortages, improve coordination, increase access to care, and solve other care delivery shortcomings.
Four industry-proven process improvement approaches are helping providers cut costs, reduce waste, and eliminate inefficiencies—while simultaneously enhancing the quality of care.
These healthcare providers still have some work to do to qualify for HITECH meaningful use incentives. But their electronic health records are already creating efficiencies-and, most important, improving patient care in meaningful ways.
The introduction to "Collaborating for Results," a Leadership special report. This report demonstrates how providers can increase quality and reduce costs by crossing department and organizational silos and working cooperatively.
This infographic highlights more than 20 innovative practices that hospitals and health systems are adopting to improve patient flow in the ED and beyond.
Scripps Health's laboratory consolidation and automation is expected to improve productivity, significantly reduce cost per test, and speed up turnaround times.
Hospitals can improve operating room (OR) efficiency-and contribution margins-in just 12 to 18 weeks using a rapid cycle change approach.
By analyzing the portion of total costs allocated to each service within a given MS-DRG, utilization patterns may detected that can lead to improved cost efficiencies.
Here are five recruitment metrics every hospital should track to reduce costs, enhance efficiency, and protect revenue.
Doug Festermaker, managing partner and executive vice president of health care, Warbird Consulting Partners, shares strategies to leverage outsourced CFO expertise to lead special projects or fill interim roles while recruiting is underway.
Lisa Schneider, CFA, managing director, non-profits & healthcare systems at Russell Investments, offers insights on today’s asset management environment and what to look for when working with a solutions provider to optimize a healthcare organization’s portfolio strategy and manage risk.
Todd W. Lillibridge, president and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc., and executive vice president of medical property operations at Ventas, discusses trends in healthcare real estate strategy and key considerations when choosing a partner for managing a healthcare organization's service and capital needs.
Paul Weygandt, MD, JD, vice president of physician services, talks about the importance of integrating clinical documentation improvement with patient care in real time, and how Nuance is turning the EHR into a tool valued by physicians.
Robert Reid, CEO, of Intacct discusses healthcare providers' urgent need to manage growth, and how the right cloud financial management application can make all the difference for their financial leaders.
Chris Armstrong, principal and ICD-10 practice leader for Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Steve Burrill, partner and health care provider advisory practice leader for Deloitte & Touche LLP, offer strategies to consider for determining the best path forward during the delay.
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