There’s a lot to consider when your organization (and your job) depends on supply chain stability. And with what we’ve learned from the pandemic, we need to be prepared.
Health systems rely on supplier transparency to anticipate disruptions and adapt quickly to ensure uninterrupted supply, especially when there are lifesaving or life-enhancing procedures on the line.
In this article, we discuss insights on the measures we have in place to help support a health system’s ability to operate consistently and efficiently and ensure the right product will be there in time for the procedure.
Exploring New Frontiers - Enhancing Healthcare Finances and Access
January 26, 2024
Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) faces many challenges as it pursues its mission: “Alaska Native People working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities.” Xtend is grateful for our nearly decade-long partnership with SEARHC.
Over the years, we have taken many steps to help SEARHC solve their challenges, including:
Increasing productivity and automation with our proprietary PRISM workflow management platform.
Tracking data to reduce denials and improve appeal results.
Enhancing staffing and career paths by rebadging staff and hiring remote workers.
Download the full report for more ways to enhance your healthcare finances and access today!
REH Designation Can Help Hospitals Overcome Financial and Operational Challenges
Community Hospital Corporation
January 24, 2024
Are you a hospital executive concerned about the future of your community hospital? You aren’t alone.
Many U.S. rural and community hospitals have been closed or made cutbacks in services. In January 2023, the federal government established the Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) designation as a way to retain local healthcare services.
This white paper explores the role of REHs, various trends impacting this model, implications of REHs, and key considerations involved in REH conversions.
Navigating Growth in the Healthcare Industry: Overcoming Challenges and Achieving Scalability
January 22, 2024
In the rapidly evolving health care industry, scaling a medical practice can be a complex and challenging endeavor. As practices strive for growth and expansion, the acquisition of similar practices or new specialties has become commonplace. However, integrating operating models, technology platforms and operational processes can complicate the ability to scale effectively.
This article delves into the strategies involved in scaling a business within this dynamic sector. It explores key strategies, including gaining a comprehensive understanding of payer processes, implementing standardization, investing in people and technology, and forging partnerships with scalable vendors. By prioritizing these strategies, health care organizations can streamline operations, reduce inefficiencies, and maintain a focus on delivering high-quality patient care while scaling their business. Strengthen your practice and drive sustainable growth with Optum by your side.
It's a new day for the state of nursing. A new generation, Gen Z, is taking center stage. This digitally native generation has unique needs and wants. How do we ensure their success? How do we leverage the treasured experienced nurse to empower the future one? Together, how do they embrace the future of nursing? Read more to learn how the next generation will drive clinical transformation and how technology will enable them to get there.
Introducing The Collette Health Good Catch: What It Is and How They Prove Collette Health’s Efficacy
January 10, 2024
The Collette Health Good Catch whitepaper introduces the idea of a "Good Catch." They are real-time, clinician-captured, and submitted within our 360 virtual observation platform. The "good catch" started as patient fall notes, evolving to more than 49 unique use cases impacting clinical and financial outcomes. In 2023, 2,135 good catches led to shorter lengths of stay and, most importantly, getting patients home to their loved ones. Here's how a "good catch" can make a difference.