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O.R. Optimization Process Improvement for Implant Management | EP. 32

Vie Healthcare

optimization processes, bill-only management and the high cost of implants. s automated implant documentation and streamlined revenue processes. The hospital silos that lead to 23 touch points in a manual process for each implant case.

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EMR systems shift nurses’ attention away from patients

Healthcare It News

To solve these problems, we are calling for more mobility, the integration of siloes, enabling process improvements, and closing the loop with patients by providing them with more options.

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Exec Hires: Greenphire Appoints Owen Newman as the CFO

HIT Consultant

He brings an extensive background in financial operations management, risk management, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, process improvement, and regulatory compliance. Owen Newman, Chief Financial Officer at Greenphire.

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Surgery admission now takes 12 minutes in this regional health network

Healthcare It News

The Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network has moved on from a paper-based admission process for surgery patients to using digital pathways to enhance communication, patient risk assessments, and surgery preparation.

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Srisawan Hospital pursues further digitalisation through partnerships with GE Healthcare, InterSystems

Healthcare It News

According to a press release, the GE Healthcare partnership will see the deployment of asset maintenance and management software to simplify the monitoring of patient and examination-related volume trends to optimise productivity, process management, and patient flow.

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Study: Increased Transparency Between Payers and Providers at the Point-of-Care Improves Risk Capture and Quality Measures

HIT Consultant

Improving Quality of Care Via Increasing Data Transparency Over the seven-month period, a large Medicare Advantage plan used the Ribbon to focus on quality measures and saw a 342% net increase in users achieving a 4+ star rating, outpacing their peers.

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In Situ Team-Based Simulation Training to Close the Loop on Event Reporting

Patient Safety

Central to this fear is the widely held belief that errors and adverse events are due to carelessness and that blame must be assigned—often to the provider “at fault” or at the sharp end of the process. Reporting adverse events is often stigmatized in medicine.

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The Future of Digital Payment Trends in Healthcare to Watch

HIT Consultant

Recent technology advancements have come to the rescue and enabled healthcare organizations to simplify processes, improve communication efforts and ultimately support staff and patients alike. Help practices improve HIPAA compliance.

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7 Steps to Lead From Compliance to Commitment

Medi Leadership

In our work with healthcare clients we frequently see organizations seeking breakthrough improvement in one or more performance indicators by implementing tactical programs that have proven successful elsewhere. Engage and equip people to take ownership and influence the change process.

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Are You Maximizing Margin Improvements

Vie Healthcare

In these audiograms, taken from Episode 17 of The Healthcare Leadership Experience , Lisa Miller discusses how to maximize margin improvement opportunities in healthcare. . Every Hospital Needs a Margin Improvement Team.

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Quality Improvement: Eliminating the Silo Effect in Healthcare Organizations

HIT Consultant

The healthcare industry has always been under pressure to find ways to provide consistently improving patient satisfaction and outcomes in the face of a rapidly changing medical and regulatory environment. Collaboration is key to the ability to improve patient outcomes.

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Managing Managed Care: Closing Gaps in Care for Payers, Providers and Members

GoMoHealth

By Nakecia Taffa, Quality Improvement and Health Equity Director for GoMo Health. This led me to GoMo Health, where we create, activate and scale these improvements daily. Ineffective Medical Billing and Coding Processes.

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10 Steps to Maximizing Patient Loyalty and Effecting Positive Change within a Physician Group Practice

Medical GPS

Since 1995 I have had the privilege of working with physician practices to help improve the patient experience. Before starting any service improvement project, enlist the support of physicians and other key decision-makers. Gather and process patient feedback continuously.

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Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in 2023 to Watch

HIT Consultant

Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2023 For 2023, ECRI’s report includes a series of challenges to industry, urging manufacturers to pursue device or process improvements that could mitigate—or even eliminate—some of the hazards included on the list.

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Unite Us Acquires NowPow’s Personalized Community Referral Platform

HIT Consultant

NowPow’s population health solution provides deep community resource and referral insights to support process improvement, network health and quality, and care access and experience.

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Unlocking the power of AI in Microsoft Cloud for industries

Cloud Blogs

AI is transforming industries by helping organizations in modernizing business processes and accelerating development. This area of concern is an opportunity to improve outcomes for both providers and patients.

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Financial health: Lean hacks to accelerate your recovery

CHQ Healthcare

Applying some of these basic quality improvement strategies from the Lean methodology can help you identify and eliminate waste and standardize your processes to increase efficiency, lower costs, and improve employee job satisfaction. Process Map. Quick-win improvements.

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7 Steps to Lead From Compliance to Commitment

Medi Leadership

In our work with healthcare clients we frequently see organizations seeking breakthrough improvement in one or more performance indicators by implementing tactical programs that have proven successful elsewhere. Engage and equip people to take ownership and influence the change process.

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QGenda Acquires Provider Credentialing Platform CredentialGenie – M&A

HIT Consultant

– QGenda , leading innovator in enterprise healthcare workforce management solutions, announced today the acquisition of CredentialGenie , an intelligent, cloud-based platform that simplifies the provider credentialing process.

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What is the Potential for Digital Twins in Healthcare?

HIT Consultant

By using digital twins to model a person, you can use technologies like natural language processing (NLP) to better understand data and uncover other useful insights that will help improve use cases from customer experience to patient care. David Talby, CTO, John Snow Labs.

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Voices: Sundar Kannan, Founder & CEO, KanTime

Home Health Care

I received a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and a master’s in industrial and process engineering from the U.S. Process, process, process. KanTime was founded on these learnings to bring process improvements to the post-acute care setting.

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Unlocking the power of AI in Microsoft Cloud for industries

Cloud Blogs

AI is transforming industries by helping organizations in modernizing business processes and accelerating development. These areas of concern present an opportunity to improve outcomes for both providers and patients.

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Top Women in Healthcare Staffing 2021

CHQ Healthcare

From those nominations, our editorial jury selects the women we consider to have demonstrated the highest levels of excellence in their career, quality in recruitment and retention, and a commitment to the growth and improvement of the healthcare staffing industry.

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Why It’s Time for Healthcare Organizations to Start Treating Patients Like Consumers

HIT Consultant

Streamline patient intake with automation : The healthy 25-year-old, during their first PCP visit, needs to undergo a lengthy intake process with questions about redundant symptoms and repeatedly fill out their name and date of birth. Emily Goetz, VP of Commercial at Bright.md.

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Biggest Challenges Behavioral Health Clinicians Will Face in 2021

Icanotes

Clinicians need to develop ways to show patients' progress, such as a drop in substance use for those dealing with substance use disorders or an improvement in depression for people with major depression. Getting paid and digitally tracking claims tend to be long and drawn-out processes.

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Clamping Down on Upcoding Risk: 3 Steps to Ensure Proper Payment & Compliance

HIT Consultant

Within this framework, hospitals and health systems can leverage technology to bring compliance and billing teams together in a collaborative way, while taking three key steps to improve the outlook. Ritesh Ramesh, Chief Operations Officer, Hayes.

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Learning from AI’s Failures

Geek Doctor

Two types of failures are worth closer scrutiny: algorithms that claim to improve diagnosis or treatment but fall short for lack of evidence or fairness; and failure to convince clinicians in community practice that evidence-based algorithms are worth using. Among 59 FDA-approved medical devices that incorporated some form of machine learning, 49 unique devices were designed to improve clinical decision support, most of which are intended to assist with diagnosis or triage.

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Voices: Michael Neuman, VP, Data Science & Engineering, Trella Health

Home Health Care

I have experience in the full gamut of health care data and analytics, from the raw data ingestion and warehousing, all the way to operationalizing and implementing processes that improve outcomes and efficiency. Medicare Advantage is a process of shifting risk.

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Maximizing Margin Improvements In Healthcare | Ep.17

Vie Healthcare

Together they discuss how to maximize margin improvement opportunities for hospitals. In today’s episode you’ll hear: Why competing priorities and unexpected urgent issues like Covid get in the way of margin improvement initiatives. They are a systematic margin improvement process.

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What CMMC Stands For and Why You Need Know It

Etactics

CMMC stands for the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. Although a simple acronym, it’s not an easy regulation. It’s an upcoming standard that’s placed on the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). At the time of writing, writing and deliberating the standard is still happening in Washington.

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The Good, Bad and Ugly: 20+ Employee Onboarding Statistics

Etactics

It’s a chance to gain more professional experience, improve skills, and meet more people. This is where your onboarding process comes in. This is why it’s so important to perfect the process. Training magazine ) An effective program improves key talent metrics.

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Physician Retention & Why It Matters With Douglas Farrago, MD | Ep. 39

Vie Healthcare

Lisa is an entrepreneur, inventor, advisor, and founder of VIE Healthcare Consulting, the leading healthcare advisory and analytics firm, helping hospitals accelerate their margin improvement goals.

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Physician Retention & Why It Matters With Douglas Farrago, MD | Ep. 39

Vie Healthcare

Lisa is an entrepreneur, inventor, advisor, and founder of VIE Healthcare Consulting, the leading healthcare advisory and analytics firm, helping hospitals accelerate their margin improvement goals.

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Expanding the Possibility of Human Experience - A Conversation with David Feinberg, MD, VP Healthcare, Google Health

The Beryl Institute

In 2011 when the Institute was still learning to crawl as a community committed to improving patient experience, I had the opportunity to meet Dr. David Feinberg. It is not just about process improvements, though we aspire to realize them.

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Infusing Telehealth & Virtual Care Into Patient Care Plans With Thomas Foley | Ep.15

Vie Healthcare

In Episode 15 of The Healthcare Leadership Experience , Lisa is joined by Thomas Foley. Thomas is the Chief Growth Officer at GenieMD and host of The Virtual Shift: Reimagining the Delivery of Care. His expertise is virtual care.

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National Care Coordination Standards for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Implementation Guide

NASHP

Care coordination is a core element of efforts to strengthen systems of care and improve health outcomes for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN). State health officials are exploring innovative approaches to improve health care delivery systems for pediatric populations.