Specialty practices use predictive analytics to enhance value-based care
Specialty physician practices embarking on value-based care initiatives should start by expanding their ability to collect and synchronize data.
Boosting Accountability Helps ProMedica Save $108 Million in 2018
Each year, leaders at ProMedica set a 3 percent cost-reduction goal, which they believe is achievable and still has a significant impact on the bottom line.
Consolidating Answering Services After Mergers Contains Costs, Increases Physician Satisfaction
Piedmont Healthcare stabilizes costs, improves clinical efficiency, and boost physician satisfaction through careful consolidation of physician answering services.
Health plan data helps physicians, but additional insight would improve outcomes
A patient-centered medical home program has fostered collaborative relationships between a health plan and participating providers, but one provider says the program would be even more effective if the data supplied by the health plan were more actionable.
Variation analysis as a tool to improve value
Two leaders with Providence St. Joseph Health describe the systematic approach their organization developed to improve the value of the care it delivers.
Implementing Green Strategies That Contain Costs and Reduce Waste
A campaign to educate clinicians on proper waste segregation can improve compliance with regulations and keep regular waste out of more costly waste streams.
From Professional Evaluation to Clinical Excellence
Leading hospitals are stretching farther and using actionable data on physician performance to accelerate overall performance improvement.
Number of Top-Scoring Hospitals in Patient Safety Increases
Nov. 12—The share of hospitals earning the highest patient safety grades increased in the latest scorecard from a national organization.
Preventing Readmissions with a Personal Touch
An in-depth look at how one organization is preventing chronic care readmissions through in-home monitoring, patient education, and counseling.
NewYork-Presbyterian Curbs Costs with a Structured Redesign Approach
By pairing project management professionals with operational leaders on key initiatives, the organization achieved $96 million in cost savings in 2017 while maintaining high-quality care.