Effectively Tracking and Reducing Prescription Opioid Abuse
November 13, 2019
Learn how the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) combined local opioid prescribing guidelines with state PDMP and care coordination to improve substance use disorder tracking to help Monterey County achieve:
A 32% reduction in opioid deaths
A 59% reduction in ED visits
A 47% reduction in variable cost avoidance in recurrent ED visitors
Over a 50% decrease in the number of narcotic pills prescribed at local primary care clinics
In addition, learn alternative options for pain management CHOMP is using to successfully alleviate patients from pain—and the stronghold of substance use disorder.
Among the biggest contributors to the high cost of healthcare in the U.S. are the inherent complexities and misaligned financial interests of payers, providers, and patients. Healthcare struggles with a massive administrative burden that costs hundreds of billions of dollars annually. In fact, many of these unnecessary administrative costs are associated with fraud, waste, and abuse; no- or low-value-added work; and lack of collaboration between stakeholders. Machine learning and AI have the power to change this––helping to reduce costly, time-consuming manual processes and truly changing the cost-quality curve in healthcare
In this interactive eBook, discover the vision for how AI will transform the front-end, mid and back-end of the revenue cycle.
The Forrester New Wave™: Virtual Care Solutions For Digital Health, Q2 2019
November 6, 2019
To help healthcare organizations select the right partner for their virtual care offering, Forrester Research identified and evaluated the 13 most significant companies in this emerging market. Read the report to see why Forrester determined that Bright.md leads the pack and is the right choice for HCOs looking to enable existing networks.
2019 Organizational Wellbeing & Talent Insights: Challenge Your Point of View
November 5, 2019
Organizations need a new approach to the pursuit of better organizational wellbeing in today’s business environment. Operations, finance and HR can no longer function adequately in silos when success requires a strong connection between the company’s strategy and the executive team’s priorities and resources.
Build a better workplace by exploring the interconnected nature of employee health, engagement and organizational wellbeing. Discover new strategies that align CEO, CFO and HR priorities for effective collaboration and improved organizational outcomes.
Gallagher's 2019 Organizational Wellbeing & Talent Insights Report offers a comprehensive outlook from Gallagher thought leaders on current trends and strategies for strengthening workplace wellbeing and inspiring better work. Dig into an array of 19 articles developed for CEOs, CFOs and HR leaders, and make a plan to face your future with confidence.
Reducing the Cost of Care by Decreasing Avoidable Readmissions
November 5, 2019
US Hospitals spend $41.3 billion per year on 3.3 million adult 30-day all-cause readmissions. To address the rate of readmissions, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has established value-based care incentives in the form of financial penalties for hospitals and skilled nursing facilities.
This whitepaper discusses factors that increase the risk for readmissions, costs associated with readmissions, and how providers are lowering readmission rates for better value-based care. Learn how hospitals, primary care, and post-acute providers around the country are teaming up to:
Reduce all-cause 30-day readmissions by 78 percent
Improve follow-up and reporting for fewer readmissions and revenue gains of up to 30 percent
Save $1.8 million in care costs through improved transitions of care
Research has demonstrated enhanced technology can improve communication between patients, families and care providers, improve motivation, and has the potential to effect better outcomes and higher levels of patient satisfaction.