Using Dashboards to Drive Better Performance
The decision support team at Baptist Health implemented a new tool that provides dashboards to monitor service line performance, profitability, and utilization.
Solving the Unique Revenue Cycle Challenges of EMS Providers
An EMS provider cut A/R days in half by addressing the unique challenges of emergency medical service revenue cycle processes―limited time to capture patient data and insurance coverage information and a lack of technology integration with other healthcare providers.
Savings and Efficiency Attainable by Partnering with Managed Service Providers
Vendor-neutral managed service providers can help health systems achieve savings and program efficiency across multiple high-cost areas, including labor and supplies.
A New Approach to Support Staffing in Physician Practices
Organizations should adapt support-staffing levels for physician practices using a comprehensive approach, including a variety of factors such as provider mix, productivity, and the level of patient access.
Palliative Care Results in $1.7M Savings While Improving Outcomes
A decision support system helped a hospital measure its cost savings from palliative care and justify expanding the service.
How One Florida Healthcare Organization Tackled Recruitment Challenges and Saved $3M
Health First exceeded its goals for improving new hire retention rates and satisfaction, resulting in significant cost savings and happier hiring managers.
Cleveland Clinic Saves $22M in Pharmacy Costs by Developing Dashboard Tool
Cleveland Clinic’s 2016 prescription drug savings resulted from smarter pharmacy sourcing, thanks in part to new technology developed in-house and greater visibility into drug price changes.
Every Dollar Counts: Revisiting Pre-Bill Review to Recover Revenue
Michael Baney and Jeff McQuillan suggest pre-bill reviews as a proactive strategy to improve revenue cycle performance.
Examining the Economic Impact of a Physician Shortage
The changing regulatory environment in health care adds even more urgency to a looming physician shortage that will continue to impact health care and its delivery over the next decade.
Taking Stock of Surgery: Is It Time to Revisit Your Assumptions?
Advisory Board’s John Johnston discusses the importance of reevaluating surgical performance to ensure you are positioned to capture new business—and deliver cost-effective care.