Pandemic era requires flexible revenue cycle solutions
Learn how one company’s enterprise revenue cycle management solution delivers operational success for customers.
How a dashboard and an 8-step process helped a hospital slash drug costs
Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center reduced its cost for anesthesia medications by creating a dashboard to assess usage patterns and using a change management process to encourage providers to embrace improvement opportunities.
Moving a 340B covered entity’s pharmacy enterprise to an LLC may prove beneficial, but it requires a feasibility study
University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics (UUHC) in Salt Lake City performed research to assess the feasibility of moving its 340B covered-entity pharmacy enterprise to a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC), with a focus on risks that should be factored into the decision. Other organizations that are considering such a move could benefit from adopting UUHC’s assessment approach.
Why success in cost reduction is a matter of trust
According to a survey, healthcare organizations that discuss cost reduction with clinicians more often are better prepared to achieve cost-reduction goals. Find out what approaches can restore trust for a better bottom line in this research report.
New research suggests there’s no need to worry that patient experience surveys lead to low-value healthcare
Findings from a new study may assuage concerns that low-value care is encouraged through the use of patient experience ratings in payment formulas.
Atlas Health: Helping healthcare providers offer patients philanthropic financial assistance
Learn how one company uses a database of more than 10,000 philanthropic programs to tap into funds available for patient medical costs associated with care for chronic diseases, rare conditions or high-cost therapies.
Unleashing the power of healthcare workforce data
Find out how one company helps healthcare organizations improve their workforce using a comprehensive assessment program to leverage real-time data and sophisticated analytics for insights on human capital and challenges.
Survey responses provide snapshot of the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospital finances
A government-issued report used survey responses from hospital administrators to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hospitals in various aspects, including finances.
Healthcare’s financial recovery after COVID-19 depends on data and evidence
One of the greatest cost-savings opportunities for hospitals and health systems lies in controlling variation in costs for surgical procedures, a key area of focus for such an effort is the supply costs for such procedures.
It’s all in the breath: An argument for improved outcomes and reduced costs in healthcare
Effective breathing is known to promote good health, but our healthcare system has given relatively little attention to the concept of breathing therapy. COVID-19 has increased the need for a greater focus on this issue, and there are simple steps healthcare organizations can take to address it.