Reducing Alarm Fatigue: The Essential Guide for Hospitals

Sponsored by
Spok

In a recent study of more than 1,200 clinicians, 87 percent say that alarms for non-actionable, irrelevant issues “occur frequently,” a jump of more than 10 percent in five years. The problem will only keep growing as monitoring devices proliferate. Here’s how to make alarm management a priority, to protect patient safety and mitigate provider burnout.

Download the free report to uncover insights on the latest alarm surveillance technology as well as eight steps to a successful alarm management improvement process.

5 Opportunities to Improve Your Practice Efficiency and Revenue in 2019

Sponsored by
Change Healthcare

Revenue Performance Advisor. One solution can do a lot for your practice. Your staff needs timely information, visibility into the revenue cycle, and advanced tools to make your practice run efficiently. See how Revenue Performance Advisor can help you overcome five common challenges to increase both revenue and patient satisfaction.

Download this e-guide on how to automate time-consuming, error-prone, manual processes and reap end-to-end improvements within your physician practice.

The Cost of Not Having Healthcare CRM

Sponsored by
Healthgrades

Healthcare organizations have a lot in common. They’re all concerned about getting and keeping patients. They’re all focused on finding new and more effective ways to connect with patients – current and potential. And they’re all worried about whether or not their marketing efforts are having an impact.

What they don’t all have in common is a strong customer relationship management (CRM) system to underpin their efforts. In fact, some don’t have a CRM system at all. CRM systems are nothing new — but their capabilities have changed immensely. More importantly, this white paper makes the case that CRM systems are not an expense, but an investment. An investment in both capturing and keeping patients.

The Cost of Not Having Healthcare CRM provides insight into:

  • Why healthcare CRM adoption is accelerating
  • The benefits of CRM for healthcare organizations
  • The opportunity cost of not having CRM
  • Patient acquisition and retention opportunities with CRM
  • Common questions health systems have about CRM

Learn more about how investing in CRM can help you capture your share of the growing healthcare market – access the new white paper.

Rethinking Data Strategies for Bottom Line Impact: The Power of Reference Data Management

Sponsored by
Wolters Kluwer

Extracting “value” to achieve bottom line results requires healthcare organizations have systems in place to ensure clinical, operational, and financial data are captured and used to for reporting quality metrics tied to risk-based payments and reimbursement. The reality is providers are leaving money on the table. And it all comes down to how data is being managed. Providers must properly manage a critical, yet underutilized data asset— reference data—to ensure a “single source of truth.”

Read the executive brief for a five-step approach on how to manage reference data to maintain a competitive edge and maximize reimbursement.

Meaningful Acute Care Integration: Aligning acute care delivery teams for greater impact

Sponsored by
Vituity

Did you know 80% of all serious medical errors involve miscommunication during care transitions?

As our nation’s Emergency Departments serve as the front door of the hospital and the number of patients entering the ED with specialist care needs increases, the need for integration and effective care transitions is more critical than ever before. Sharing information and ensuring seamless clinical pathways is key to creating the kind of meaningful integration that improves patient outcomes and provider satisfaction.

In this whitepaper, you will learn how to recognize the cultural and operational challenges to collaboration and see how meaningful integration is achieved when physician leaders work together to:

  • Embrace a flexible approach and work outside of traditional silos
  • Improve communications and share information
  • Leverage specialists at the right time in the right way

Hospital Pharmacies Offer an Untapped Source of Powerful Cost Savings

Sponsored by
Wolters Kluwer

Facing increasing margin pressures—and having already implemented many proven cost reduction and revenue-increasing measures—hospitals and health systems have to find new ways of reducing their costs without compromising quality or patient safety.

By drawing on the expertise of their pharmacy team and the power of clinical surveillance solutions that enhance and extend the power of electronic health records and other hospital technologies, hospitals and health systems can realize significant cost savings. Forward-looking organizations have already documented savings that, depending on the size of the organization, can amount to millions—even tens of millions of dollars annually.

In this new white paper, we explore how pharmacist patient-care oversight across a single site or system can help hospitals assure the right drug is prescribed, to the right patient, at the right time to optimize medication usage and overall spending, while reducing variations in care. Targeted, strategic efforts that leverage the skill sets of pharmacy teams and surveillance technology can maximize those clinical efficiencies critical to continuously improve the health of patients, outcomes and your hospitals’ bottom line.

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