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.
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.