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Subscribers to Healthcare Cost Containment can access all individual articles below.
How Texas Children’s Hospital Unlocked IT Savings
Learn how a technology- and team-driven approach enabled Texas Children’s Hospital to improve quality of care while reducing the labor costs involved in developing data-rich reports by 67 percent.
What Clinicians Need to Know About Inventory Management
Discover how educating clinicians about inventory management can reduce unnecessary inventory costs.
How Patient-Centered Productivity Measurement Reduces Costs
Healthcare leaders should thoroughly analyze operations from a patient-centric perspective to identify true cost drivers and opportunities to reduce those costs. Otherwise, leaders risk inadvertently sabotaging their own efforts.
Intermountain Builds More Discipline into Its Capital Decision-Making Process
Learn how Intermountain Healthcare revamped its capital decision-making process and expanded the focus to expenditures over the life of the investment—a key element for long-term cost containment.
What It Costs to Operate a Data Center
The costs of operating data centers, which use large amounts of water and electricity and require a full-time staff, can be significant. View the average annual operating costs for a typical 75-person data center in four cities.
Publication Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Brian Kueppers, founder and CEO, Apex, discusses the importance of a robust patient payment strategy in boosting organization revenue and enhancing patient satisfaction.
Brian Grazzini, CFO, HealthPort, describes the importance of efficient and compliant information exchange and audit management in helping HIM staff spend less time on paperwork and more on mission-critical projects.
Cindy Matthews, executive vice president, Community Hospital Corporation, discusses how rural and community hospitals can use collaborative partnering to position for success through tough market conditions.
Rick Heise, senior vice president, revenue cycle, at Cerner Corporation, discusses the importance of integrating clinical and financial data to excel in health care’s changing payment environment.
Dale Hockel, senior vice president of operations, and Jim Fanelli, CFO, TriMedx, share strategies for elevating clinical engineering through innovative management programs.
Russ Graney, founder and CEO for Aidin, and John Laursen, head of business development for Aidin, share insights on how to improve care transitions between acute and post-acute care settings and incentivize high-quality patient outcomes.
Scott Elston, strategic accounts manager, GE Healthcare Services, describes how substantial cost reduction in health care requires rethinking business strategy and asset use.
Robert Williams, MD, director, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Arielle Freiberger, product strategist, ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, explain how sophisticated retrospective, real-time, and predictive data analytics can inform decision making to reduce costs and improve care.
Stuart Hanson, director of business development (healthcare solutions) at Citi Retail Services, discusses how improving the payment experience can benefit consumers and healthcare providers.
Scott Schmidt, vice president, Cerner RevWorks, LLC, shares insights on best practices for maximizing a revenue cycle management partnership.
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