Medicare Bundles and Beyond: Strategies for Success

Sponsored by
Truven Health Analytics

In April 2016, the CMS Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) mandated that hospitals in 67 markets be responsible for total cost and quality of hip and knee replacements, including 90 days post discharge.  New payments models have been finalized for cardiac episodes of AMI and CABG which might go into effect later this year. At the same time, commercial and direct to employer bundled payment programs continue to expand.  Join us for this webinar on February 15, 2017 at 1 pm ET to see hospitals can use a combination of actionable analytics and consulting for success under these new alternative payment models as mandated or by choice in 2017 and beyond.

Learn how:

  •  Proprietary analytics drive actionable quality and cost improvements
  •  Insights allow for quality visibility for 90-day episodes of care, whether planned or unplanned

Patient Identification – The Challenges Healthcare Leaders and the Industry are Facing Today

Sponsored by
Experian Health

Exchanging information across the healthcare ecosystem and achieving interoperability is a goal and challenge all healthcare organizations share. Developing proper processes and procedures continues to play a larger role in facilitating interoperability, improving patient outcomes, and creating efficiencies.

And while healthcare is achieving interoperability in some areas, a critical area of focus should fall on accurate patient identification. Further progress is being hindered by the lack of standardization and accuracy of patient data, which when exchanged increases errors exponentially across the industry. The most significant impact of these errors is patients receiving incorrect treatments.

In this webinar Andrew Gettinger, M.D., Chief Medical Information Officer for the ONC will address many of the challenges the industry is facing around patient identification today.  He will also discuss the role that healthcare leaders, enterprises, physicians, and even patients plays in improving quality outcomes.  

Key Topics of this Webinar include:

  1. Interoperability importance
  2. Creation of proper processes and procedures
  3. Challenges & frustrations around patient identification
  4. Lack of standardization
  5. Patient safety impacts

Using Predictive Analytics to Align Staffing and Patient Demand

Sponsored by
McKesson

Can you really make the switch from reactive to proactive in daily operational functions? Attend this webinar to hear how one Chief Nurse Executive has done just that. 

MaryPat Sullivan, RN, MSN, CNS Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Experience Officer at Overlook Medical Center has led the drive to align staffing and patient demand using an integrated capacity management strategy.  Cultural change and adoption of new practices go hand in hand. 

Join this webinar at 2 pm ET on January 31, 2017 to hear the story of a successful change management strategy using transparency and predictive analytics to improve organizational coordination while achieving not only the intended outcomes, but true cultural change along the way.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Recognize how utilizing an integrated capacity management approach aligns the organization to focus on contemporary problems. 

2. Illustrate examples of how using predictive analysis to right-size for demand can help drive staff satisfaction, top of license practice and rally staff and leadership to the same goals.

 

Success in Bundles during Tumultuous Times: Insights from Huron, Kindred Healthcare, and Yale New Haven Health

Sponsored by
Huron

There is no time to waste in preparing for bundled payments. With the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ recent move to accelerate alternative payment models, building analytical, clinical, and operational models that cross the full continuum of care will be critical to improved outcomes and provider success.

Download this free, on-demand webinar to hear Huron, along with Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) participants Yale New Haven Health, Kindred Healthcare, will share their collective experience with bundles.  Regardless of bundle type, Huron offers a strategic framework outlining the steps your healthcare organizations can take to create a single platform for success. Yale New Haven explains how they reduced costs by 14 percent per case by engaging clinicians in care standardization. Kindred Healthcare shares how they optimized outcomes and financial performance by distributing critical information with acute care partners, creating care management processes and introducing new data tracking tools.

 

Value-Based Care: Enhancing Care Delivery and Experience through VDI

Sponsored by
Lenovo

In today’s value-based care environment, providers are pushed to do more with less while improving the delivery of care. In this webinar, you’ll hear from industry insiders, including Adam Sherwood from Covenant Health, who shares what he learned about how to leverage the latest in virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) to improve clinician productivity, drive innovation, and significantly lower costs for the health system.

Speakers:

Adam Sherwood
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Covenant Health

Baker Hull
Enterprise System Architect
Lenovo

Andrew Bartley
Senior Solutions Architect, Health & Life Sciences Group
Intel Corporation

Four Ways to Improve the Patient Experience Across the Revenue Cycle

Sponsored by
McKesson

You are constantly looking for ways to control costs and minimize the impact of the transition from volume to value on revenue. But, have you considered getting help from patients?

Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 1:00 p.m., for a special webinar that will highlight the interplay between the patient experience and the revenue cycle.

Patients have encountered countless news reports about the high cost of healthcare. So, they enter your health system expecting no good news when it comes to resources, finances, billing and the like. So, where is your voice in explaining the cost? Where is your voice in keeping that patient in your health system? Where is your voice in gathering the patient information you need to produce accurate bills? 

In our webinar, Four Ways to Improve the Patient Experience Across the Revenue Cycle, we will highlight four areas across the revenue cycle where an opportunity may exist for your organization to improve patient satisfaction, while also helping to increase revenue.

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