In the post-ACA era, aligning physicians with organizational goals appears to be gaining traction in health systems and hospitals nationwide. Based on a February survey of the HealthLeaders Media Council, comprising executives from healthcare provider organizations across the country, physician alignment remains a complex challenge.
Even as value-based care continues to take effect, clinical integration or alignment is quickly emerging from a need to ensure quality, cut costs, and drive referrals across health systems and hospitals. Directly employing physicians has been one of the main strategies healthcare leaders are using to improve physician alignment with health systems.
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As an executive-level guide to consumerism in clinical integration, A New Meeting Place offers critical insights into healthcare consumerism as it relates to convenience of care, technology integration, and pricing competition and transparency.
The HealthLeaders Media Physician Alignment Survey confirms there is continued deep support for clinical integration across our industry. We see some clear trends in how hospitals and health systems use clinical integration and risk sharing to work toward physician alignment and better access.
Workforce management and the pursuit of productivity have formed a consistent pain point for hospitals for several years. The Affordable Care Act has only exacerbated the problem, increasing the demand on providers as the number of insured grows and the bar continues to rise on quality of care. According to a recent HealthLeaders Media Council survey, workforce productivity and acuity-based staffing will continue to be top priorities this year. Karlene Kerfoot, PhD, chief clinical integration officer at API Healthcare, says the survey results indicate a shift taking place as workforce management initiatives are expected to deliver more than reduced labor costs.
CEP America provides three case studies illustrating how integration across the acute care continuum and innovative models of care help manage populations by improving throughput, reducing readmissions, and producing superior hospital-wide metrics.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 18, 2017
Welcome to IT as a Service For Dummies, IBM Limited Edition. IT as a Service is the emerging technique that gives technology leaders the flexibility of providing the right set of services to the business. The world of IT is changing dramatically. Businesses are increasingly discovering that IT services are becoming the foundation for the customer experience. IT as a Service isn’t simply a new delivery model for applications. Instead, IT as a Service is a new approach to providing an array of modular services that are targeted to solve changing business problems. While services can be as straightforward as compute or storage in the cloud, they can also be used to complex solutions. Other services may include microservices or integration services that enable a business to quickly create new solutions to help service customers in a more creative and efficient manner.
Published By: MarkLogic
Published Date: Jun 09, 2017
Your high-stakes data projects don’t have to end – as analysts predict – in failure. Don’t just rely on legacy technology and outdated thinking - the key is to start your next data project armed with the right technology and mindset to succeed.
This paper will give you insights and guidelines to help you learn how to leverage all of your data to reach your data integration objectives with less time and expense than you might imagine. Change is good, and in this paper we’ll give you real-world examples of organizations that embraced change and found success.
The complexities of distribution make it a most daunting challenge. Indeed, for hoteliers, mastering it might be akin to finding the industry’s Holy Grail.
Consider the task’s many facets: Maximizing exposure to attract new customers and establish presence in markets, both near and far, requires contracts and integration with an everchanging cast of OTAs and metasearch companies. Evaluating voluminous amounts of data for rate management practically defines “paralysis by analysis.” And demonstrating online capabilities that can adapt to the ever-changing demands of today’s consumers – who expect everything to be faster, better and cheaper than yesterday.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Mar 15, 2017
Before Workday, Panera Bread’s payroll processes were manual, inefficient, and error-prone, and payroll nightmares and compliance risks were a regular occurrence. Complex systems and costly integrations made it impossible for the company to keep up with its rapid growth or gain valuable insights into global labor expenses. See the infographic to learn why unifying HR, payroll, time tracking, and absence management in a single system allows Panera to use one consistent, flexible, and scalable system across the U.S. and Canada.
A big data integration platform that is flexible and scalable is needed to keep up with today’s ever-increasing big data volume. Download this infographic to find out how to build a strong foundation with big data integration.
Cloud-based data presents a wealth of potential information for organizations seeking to build and maintain competitive advantage in their industries. However, as discussed in “The truth about information governance and the cloud,” most organizations will be challenged to reconcile their legacy on-premises data with new third-party cloud-based data. It is within these “hybrid” environments that people will look for insights to make critical decisions.
Any organization wishing to process big data from newly identified data sources, needs to first determine the characteristics of the data and then define the requirements that need to be met to be able to ingest, profile, clean,transform and integrate this data to ready it for analysis. Having done that, it may well be the case that existing tools may not cater for the data variety, data volume and data velocity that these new data sources bring. If this occurs then clearly new technology will need to be considered to meet the needs of the business going forward.
The data integration tool market was worth approximately $2.8 billion in constant currency at the end of 2015, an increase of 10.5% from the end of 2014. The discipline of data integration comprises the practices, architectural techniques and tools that ingest, transform, combine and provision data across the spectrum of information types in the enterprise and beyond — to meet the data consumption requirements of all applications and business processes.
The biggest changes in the market from 2015 are the increased demand for data virtualization, the growing use of data integration tools to combine "data lakes" with existing integration solutions, and the overall expectation that data integration will become cloud- and on-premises-agnostic.
Apache Hadoop technology is transforming the economics and dynamics of big data initiatives by supporting new processes and architectures that can help cut costs, increase revenue and create competitive advantage. An effective big data integration solution delivers simplicity, speed, scalability, functionality and governance to produce consumable data.
To cut through this misinformation and develop an adoption plan for your Hadoop big data project, you must follow a best practices approach that takes into account emerging technologies, scalability requirements, and current resources and skill levels.
Directed at cloud architecting concerns, this paper covers streamlining complexity at scale, knowing infrastructure state, and using easily repeatable patterns that bolster security, compliance, and disaster recovery. Get this white paper now.
An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a series of software applications or modules that collects data from your sales, purchasing, finance, inventory, supply chain, manufacturing and quality functions into a common database so that your company can share the information, coordinate activities and collaborate.
If you’re looking for your first ERP system or looking to upgrade from an existing system, the evaluation, selection and implementation process is a long-term strategic decision for your organization.
Building out a dedicated infrastructure with the agility, scalability, and effciency of a public cloud—while enjoying increased levels of control and security—can help enterprises boost agility and improve operational ef?ciency. However, while most private cloud networking services provide basic load balancing functionality, they lack important application delivery features, putting the performance, availability, and security of applications at risk.
As private clouds increasingly host mission-critical production applications, advanced application delivery services for layers 4 through 7 are becoming essential. End-to-end integration, orchestration, and automation of the needed application delivery networking and security services are also critical to improve application time-to-market and operational ef?ciency.
Published By: 8x8 Inc.
Published Date: Jun 16, 2017
Tangent International is a specialist recruitment company for the technology industry. It has more than 70 employees who work with some of the most forward thinking companies in the world.
A global recruiter with international needs Tangent International operates in 175 countries with candidates and clients across more than 220 locations. As a recruiter looking to source and place the best talent from all over the world, the business needed a service provider that would allow it to easily communicate with its global customer base. These customers include some of the biggest technology brands in the world who all have high expectations, so it’s vital that the technology Tangent International uses lives up to these standards.