Population Health: A Five-Step Plan for Success

Healthcare organizations are taking on increased risk and making large IT investments to meet population health goals, including Revere Health, a large multispecialty physician group.

Revere Health began its path to population health through a careful and measured transition to value-based care and successful participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Over the last several years, it has invested in key infrastructure to take on increased risk for patient populations through its ACO and commercial payer contracts.

The latest HealthLeaders Monthly Focus Section looks at the five critical steps Revere Health took to meet population health goals, including improving care access, gaining better control of costs, and focusing on creating and sharing actionable data with providers.

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Fixing the Emergency Department’s Biggest Problems

Hospital emergency departments (ED) continue to face endless challenges, including high volumes, poor patient flow, and care coordination issues. In recent years, they also have been hit with a surge in patients requiring psychiatric healthcare services.

As a result, leaders at two organizations with high-volume EDs—one a large 463-bed hospital on the West Coast, the other a 221-bed acute care community hospital in Georgia—have developed new playbooks.

Here, in our new Industry Focus Section Report, they share the innovative strategies and programs that are improving their ED performance.

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Taking Action: Four Ways Hospitals Are Improving Revenue Cycle Performance

With continual pressure to cut costs and improve revenue, hospital finance leaders are innovating like never before. This report examines four ways high-performing revenue cycle teams are taking smart, actionable steps to address their top pain points.

Hospital leaders are also learning that successful long-term financial planning must include the entire organization. For example, when Indiana University Health (IU Health) discovered its payer mix was shifting and operating margin was declining, it revamped financial planning processes to include greater collaboration between doctors, nurses, operations teams, and regional executive teams. As a result, clinicians were more engaged in identifying opportunities to improve savings and standardize system operations.

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Nurse Leaders Tackle Diverse Goals in 2018

Sponsored by
Spok

This Industry Focus Section report explores the top four trends impacting nurse executives in 2018, including:

  • important reimbursement changes
  • the call for higher education in nursing
  • helping nurse managers succeed at building stronger team relationships
  • the battle to reduce nurse stress

Three Trends That Are Shaking Up CDI

Sponsored by
Optum

This report looks at the top changes happening in CDI this year, including CDI’s growing role in improving quality and growing revenue. Healthcare executives will learn about CDI’s increasing importance in helping tackle big challenges such as denials and approvals and key tips on creating a successful outpatient CDI program. Download this free report to learn more!

Next-Generation Technologies: Hospitals Pave the way for Innovation in 2018

Sponsored by
Insight

As healthcare organizations move into 2018, they are rolling out next-generation technologies to address key goals in areas that are still front of mind, including value-based care, population health, consumerism, clinical integration, and the revenue cycle.

As more healthcare organizations take on risk-based models, care management practices and the technologies surrounding them, must support these initiatives. In the latest HealthLeaders Media Industry Focus, we examine these technologies and strategies that:

  • Empower the caregiver
  • Leverage the EMRs
  • Develop powerful technologies
  • Create a better patient experience

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