Machine Learning: What It Is and Why Your Healthcare Organization Should Care
February 8, 2018
Machine learning is poised to reshape the world in which we live. In healthcare alone, it stands to make things more safe, efficient, and cost-effective for us all. But where should healthcare companies wanting to work toward the future begin? PointClear Solutions’ ebook sheds some light.
Revenue cycle leaders are the unsung heroes of every healthcare organization. Optimizing revenue cycle management requires that you deliver super hero level effort each day, to achieve the financial results necessary to fund the clinical mission.
The purpose of this eBook is to provide the ideas and guidance necessary to help you superpower your revenue cycle and achieve the financial outcomes that are critical to your organization’s success.
The Revenue Hero’s Guide to Revenue Cycle Success, shares strategic thinking, and provides real-world ideas and best practices you can implement in your own organization, to make a difference for healthcare and your bottom line.
Download this eBook to learn:
Recommended key performance metrics and tips for improvement
Expert tips and tools to maximize front-end collections
Methods to ensure back-end collections success; including denials management
Employee Engagement for Healthcare: Increase productivity, improve patient care, and retain a collaborative, high-quality workforce
December 21, 2017
Health systems that focus on improving staff flexibility and engagement are more likely to retain a committed, high-performing workforce and provide a better overall patient experience. A recent study revealed opportunities to improve employee engagement in healthcare organizations.
Some of the findings indicated:
Only 10% of respondents rate employee engagement as very strong in their organization
71% of respondents say better/more up-to-date technology would positively impact employee engagement
54% of respondents say more flexible schedules/shifts would increase employee engagement
Download the full report to find out what steps your organization can take to drive employee engagement across the workforce.
Reimbursement In The Balance: How to Get Ahead Without Toppling
Integrated Healthcare Strategies
December 19, 2017
Major healthcare change can oftentimes feel like a balancing act. Staying on top of what’s coming and learning how to prepare is as challenging as balancing tasks—sometimes all you can do is just build one block at a time, and hope that it doesn’t topple. With a little bit of strategic thinking, patience and determination, your organization can learn to manage and even scale the tower of healthcare reimbursement.
Health Systems Become More Strategic in the Move to Value-Based Care
IBM Watson Health
December 4, 2017
Hospitals and health systems transitioning to value-based care models must have a strong population health initiative in order to succeed. According to a HealthLeaders Media 2017 buzz survey title “Managing Risk, Performance, and Patient Engagement,” 100 executives from healthcare provider organizations offered new insights into the types of data, patient engagement technologies, and risk management capabilities they will need in the near future.
How A Leading Health System is Tackling the Opioid Crisis Head-On
November 8, 2017
The CDC estimates that nearly 80 people die of opioid overdose each day in the United States. Opioid overuse is a critical and widespread issue, and the need for interventions is becoming an urgent priority for many health systems.
L.E.K. Consulting’s new Executive Insights, “How Intermountain Healthcare Developed Its Pain Management Strategy,” examines what a group of caregivers are doing to help patients cope with pain while tackling the opioid over-prescription problem head-on.
Some key takeaways from the white paper:
Opioid addiction has reached crisis proportions in the United States.
Recognizing that pain is an issue in every care setting, Intermountain developed a program that:
Enables primary care physicians to offer alternative ways to manage their patients’ pain symptoms
Takes a multidisciplinary approach to managing pain in other outpatient settings
Provides hospitals with pain specialist consults to help improve outcomes for chronic pain patients while offering opioid alternatives to other patients