Strategic Outsourcing for Health Systems: A new model for innovation in revenue cycle operations
December 5, 2019
Outsourcing isn’t new, but it’s evolving.
It’s moving beyond simple point-solutions that silo operations, or widgets that address single process steps, or overreacting to the latest buzzword. It’s growing into a more strategic tool to transfer processes from your business to a partner that’s going to result in better quality and speed of delivery, share financial risk and reduce expenses.
This e-book explores a new model for revenue cycle operations that:
Provides perspective on turning industry challenges into opportunities.
Identifies characteristics of an ideal future state for revenue cycle operations.
Addresses concerns with traditional outsourcing models.
Shares key innovation strategies.
Promotes real, positive transformation through proven implementation practices.
Health care organizations are feeling a tremendous amount of pressure across the revenue cycle from reimbursement changes, growth in consumerism and increasing regulations. As a result, they are looking carefully at what initiatives should be driven by internal experts compared to those, such as revenue cycle, that are best suited for a strategic partner with the right expertise.
6 Questions to Develop and Affirm Your Investment Beliefs
Pavilion – a Mercer Practice
December 2, 2019
Learn how an agreed-upon set of investment beliefs can serve as a tool for healthcare entities to make investment decisions that help ensure capital is available to cover debt requirements, float operations, and/or fund capital spending needs now and in the future.
These 6 key questions can help your organization:
Get in the right mindset
Determine what investment success means to you
Identify the governance structure that best fits your unique needs
Margin of Excellence: Lowering the Incidence and Severity of Hospital-Associated Sepsis
November 26, 2019
As the healthcare industry transitions to value-based care delivery and payment, health systems are seeking additional opportunities to optimize care, reduce costs and keep patients safe.
One key opportunity is sepsis, which is the top cause of hospital deaths and the most expensive hospital-associated condition. Premier Inc. analyzed data over a three-year period and found that providers are making noteworthy strides with sepsis care, as the overall mortality, readmissions and incidence of hospital-associated sepsis have declined; still, patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are more likely to suffer from septic shock, leading to more than $1.5 billion in added costs. Learn the best practices to close the gap, reduce costs and improve the quality of care for sepsis patients.
Perfect Harmony: Orchestrating the Potential of Individuals and Teams for Sustained Organizational Wellbeing
November 26, 2019
Many healthcare leaders recognize that positioning their organizations for the desired trifecta—peak performance, agile resiliency and sustained vitality—demands intentional investments and a holistic approach.
Those investments include the creation of cultures that unleash and nurture the talents of both their individual health professionals, as well their teams to create superior organizational results.
In our latest whitepaper, three Gallagher HR and compensation consulting experts examine how promoting talent by creating a culture of continuous learning, celebration and commitment will build overall organizational success and wellbeing.
An Expert Guide on How Healthcare Organizations Can Schedule More Appointments
November 19, 2019
Many healthcare organizations already have a recall program in place, but it is too time-consuming or difficult to maintain to do the organization (or the patients) any good. And now, recall is playing a role in value-based programs that require certain follow up or reduction of readmissions. With these five easy tips, you can create a recall program that keeps patients returning and your revenue going up.
Download this guide to see how you can create the best recall program and watch your revenue increase!
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.