Are you a Data Lion? Avoiding Common Analytics Mistakes

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Healthcare organizations managing risk-based alternative payment models generally fall into two main categories. There are the “data cubs” where capital is scarce, IT resources aren’t fully leveraged, and data teams are thin, and the “data lions” with financial capital to make IT investments, industry-leading data expertise and operational discipline.

Everyone wants to be a data lion, but getting there isn’t easy.

Join this webinar on Thursday, September 21st at 1 pm ET where we will discuss common mistakes to avoid when transitioning from cub to lion and key steps to take in order to get there faster. Mercy Health will share their journey and what they wish they would have known along the way.


Healthcare Analytics: Modeling the Future

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As the healthcare industry continues to adopt value-based practices, the ability to track and measure data grows ever more important. In a recent study of healthcare leaders, 85% of respondents reported using clinical analytics to improve clinical quality, 56% use it to identify variations in care, and 46% said that they use it to identify population health needs. This growing need for clinical analytics has forced organizations to become as much data scientists as care providers in a relatively short time frame.

Join Jim Reichert and Camille Haycock from Catholic Health Initiatives on Wednesday, June 21st at 1pm ET as they discuss how their organization is effectively mobilizing data and analytics to help drive improvement efforts in clinical quality and patient safety. Reserve your seat today.

The Impact of Staffing Practices on Hospital Costs and Quality

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Nurse scheduling is complex. Schedulers have to balance patient demand and clinical requirements with skill sets and work practices in order to build balanced care teams that can provide quality care to patients.

Accomplishing this is a feat in and of itself, but from the time the schedule is published through the day-of-operations, even the best schedules unravel as patient census and acuity evolve and employees swap, drop or can't arrive for shifts.

How your organization responds to, communicates about and manages the unpredictable schedule changes can dramatically impact both your labor cost and quality of care.

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 20th at 1pm ET to explore the best practices to quickly and effectively make a sustainable positive impact on labor cost and quality of care. Register for this free event now!

Stories from the OR: Dashboard Design and Deployment

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This webinar focuses on the vision and goals of a surgical services dashboard that helps streamline tedious data collection, presentation efforts, and daily analysis that contributes to reducing start time delays up to 50%.

Listen as Meaghan McCoy, Business Coordinator for Surgical Services at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, uncovers the optimization of OR Block and non-block utilization that lead to a 10+% improvement in block utilization in 20 OR’s.

A Culture of Consolidation

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Exploring the 2017 Mergers, Acquisitions, and Partnerships Survey

The steady march of merger, acquisition, and partnership (MAP) activity shows few signs of abatement, and the long list of factors contributing to healthcare industry consolidation—healthcare reform, the move to value-based care, and provider needs for greater scale and geographic coverage, to name just a few—continue to reshape the industry landscape.

This informative webinar explores the drivers behind MAP activity and examines the outlook for future growth. Join our senior analysts as they discuss key results and takeaways from this latest survey to help benchmark your organization within the industry.

Specific topics covered:

  • Objectives of MAP activity
  • Level of MAP activity
  • Value of mergers and acquisitions in the next three years
  • Organizational preferences for MAP targets

HealthLeaders Media Live: Transform the Patient Financial Experience

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Transparency, navigation, and payer collaboration drive bottom-line results from the 2017 HealthLeaders Media Revenue Cycle Exchange

Tune into this special event as revenue cycle leaders from multiple systems reveal the strategies behind their success. Attendees will gain the insight to:

  • Take the revenue cycle experience to the community, with proactive tactics to improve navigation
  • Use transparency, patient-friendly billing and a market-based pricing strategy to drive customer experience and collections
  • Change the customer vocabulary from competitive to compassionate with enhanced financial assistance guidelines, payment options and accessibility