Creating a state-of-the-art clinical documentation improvement (CDI) program isn’t just about boosting coding accuracy. It’s a key strategy in managing the transition from volume-based to value-based care, say healthcare leaders. That transition is a risky endeavor that is putting hospital and physician financial performance to the test. As hospitals participate in new care and business models aimed at improving value, leaders must ensure that their organizations are able to maintain reimbursement levels, effectively treat the chronically ill—especially in outpatient settings—and gather accurate data that will allow them to assess performance and segment their varying populations. While some organizations often believe they are leaving revenue on the table because of documentation and coding issues, CDI offers numerous opportunities for improving financial performance, finds a recent HealthLeaders Media survey of 149 healthcare executives at provider organizations.
Published By: Zix corp
Published Date: May 11, 2016
Email is the most used communication tool in business. It's so easy to click that seemingly innocent 'Send' button that you may not realize the risk. Find out your next steps to an implementing an effective secure email strategy.
Electronic health record (EHR) system implementation is one of the largest IT investments most healthcare systems have ever made but it’s success is largely dependent upon the data which feeds it. One the main data sources for the EHR is the item master, which drives not only supply chain processes but also a broad range of clinical and financial functions. Only with a clean, accurate and complete item master can a healthcare organization trust the outputs generated from its EHRs – from evaluating the clinical effectiveness of products to securing reimbursements. Learn how to execute a master data management strategy to derive the greatest value from your EHR investment.
To maximize the benefits of its next-generation systems and successfully execute its information strategy, CU had to overcome its aging network. Most of CU’s network infrastructure, which was built from solutions by another vendor, was introduced in 2007, when its computing center was first built. Over time, the equipment began to fail, affecting the stability of applications which relied on network connectivity. Technical support also became a major issue as the equipment faced obsolescence and maintenance contracts with vendors expired.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
Every day, a new product launch promises speed, efficiency or savings for businesses eager to stay a step ahead. But if you’re an IT pro, and it’s your job to onboard the new system, the allure gives way to practical considerations: How are you going to move all that critical data—including dependencies, settings and custom configurations—from one system to another so it all talks to each other the way it’s supposed to? Whether you’re tackling a oneoff project or looking to improve your in-house skills, these eight tips for mastering migration will help you form a strategy, determine costs and find technical solutions to ensure successful migration no matter what platform you’re on or which one you’re moving to.
Marketing organizations are often limited in their ability to progress marketing tactics from single channel to cross-channel and real-time customer engagement. While marketing organizations might have a robust customer engagement strategy in place, often times there is a gap between their strategy and their ability to execute, with the right personalization and context that customers prefer. Over 62 percent of customers are always-on and readily addressable, but marketers aren’t implementing the right strategies to reach them.
This eBook discusses data-driven marketing tactics that can help marketers mind the gap – bridging customer strategy and ability to execute, with the right personalization and context that customers prefer.
Securing your infrastructure, your customer interactions and protecting
your data are critical to preserving your reputation and your bottom
line. Many cyber attacks remain undetected for up to eight months1
and can cost an organization an average of 11 million USD.2
Today’s cyber actors are becoming more sophisticated, agile and capable
of getting past any network security. Organizations must evolve, replacing
traditional defensive security strategies with a proactive, intelligence-driven
offense to prevent and disrupt these threats.
IBM® i2® Enterprise Insight Analysis is a next generation intelligence
solution that enables organizations to incorporate cyber threat hunting
into their security strategy and turn their defense into a proactive
offense.It helps organizations uncover critical insights about their
threats and threat actors so they can mitigate and counter more threats
with a combination of multi-dimensional visualte analysis capabilities
Published By: Brainshark
Published Date: Aug 02, 2017
Whether your sales reps are 25 or 65, sales enablement leaders all have the same goal: to ensure that reps are prepared to have impactful conversations with each and every buyer. However, the preferred methods of sales coaching change from generation to generation.
Thankfully, sales coaching technology helps sales enablement leaders bridge that gap. This exclusive eBook provides details on how to use technology to alter your coaching strategy to appeal to next-gen sales reps, including:
• Mobile and video-based coaching
• Options for both formal and informal learning
• Coaching for both individual and organizational mastery
Big-box retailers often have the resources, product variety, and name recognition to get ahead of smaller competitors. However, small and midsize businesses are able to crush the big-box stores where it matters most—the customer experience.
Whether by design, geography, or as a matter of principle, small and midsize retailers are closer to their customers and are able to engage them on a level that big-box stores simply cannot. This closeness—combined with the right retail management system—allows smaller business to deliver a superior shopping experience with:
• Special orders
• Predictive inventory analysis
• Digital, mobile channels and device integration
This white paper—written by Innovative Retail Technologies and sponsored by Epicor—explains how the right software solution leads to a more agile retail strategy, which then leads to a better experience for your customers.
Security, network complexity and growing volumes of traffic are the top factors affecting enterprise network strategy, based on a recent IDG Research Services poll among IT leaders. Here’s what they’re planning to do about these issues
Cloud, social, big data, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly central to business decisions as the pace of digitization accelerates. The impact of software-defined networking (SDN), virtualization, and converged and hyperconverged infrastructure within the datacenter is substantial. These technologies add complexity but offer enticing opportunities for new business models, revenue streams, operating efficiencies, and agility that organizations must pursue if they want to remain competitive and viable. This pursuit requires businesses to keep up with current and emerging technologies and applications and transform the ways in which they conduct business. At the core of "keeping up" is an organization's datacenter strategy — with an associated technology and services strategy that will either create industry laggards or accelerate innovators.
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"With over 112 billion emails sent and received on a daily basis, email continues to be the dominant form of business communication. Organizations must formulate a strategy for not just storing email but meeting compliance requirements, responding to litigation requests and providing instant access to these important conservations. While this has traditionally been accomplished with on-premises technology, the cloud has transformed archiving by delivering new capabilities at lower costs.
Read the whitepaper for key takeaways:
- The emergence of email archiving as a business requirement
- The challenges associated with traditional on-premises solutions
- How the cloud has changed email archiving
- How organizations can benefit from it"
Published By: Mimecast
Published Date: Apr 18, 2017
"It’s no secret that organizations find themselves the target of increasingly sinister and highly sophisticated phishing, spear-phishing, whaling and ransomware attacks. While risks are clearly mounting, many organizations still aren’t keeping up with the challenge.
Download Resetting Your Email Security Strategy to learn:
- How employees are your first and last line of defense in attacks and why proper education is key.
- How you can fix your processes against modern threats like whaling
- The critical role of today’s cyber security technologies
- Why your security strategy is doomed to failure without strong leadership"
Intellectual Property (IP) is the life-blood of your Aerospace & Defense business. It’s the product designs that required thousands of man-hours and millions of dollars to create, or the 10-year strategy overviews that can give a competitor a huge advantage.
The stakes for safeguarding IP within the Aerospace & Defense industry are at an all-time high, given the costs, complexity and potential military applications of their products.
Read this White Paper to learn how you can secure and manage your IP by implementing the right strategy.
Christian Kane is an Enterprise Mobility Management Research Analyst with Forrester Research, where he helps clients develop and improve their desktop and mobile strategy. His research spans mobile hardware, mobile operating systems, mobile device management solutions, and mobile applications.
Published By: Globoforce
Published Date: Nov 06, 2013
As human capital becomes the foremost challenge for companies worldwide, employee engagement has become an important strategy for success.
In this report, more than 800 HR leaders and practitioners share their perspectives on innovations and technologies that are changing the way people are managed and measured.
It’s time to think more strategically about your entire workforce. Learn the benefits of a unified approach to HCM and workforce management. In today’s competitive and rapidly changing business environment, sustained success requires a total HCM strategy that focuses on managing, engaging, and retaining your entire workforce — both hourly and salaried employees alike. It also requires a single, unified technology platform that enables managers to successfully execute on that holistic strategy for improved operational efficiency, higher employee engagement, and better business outcomes.
When it comes to time, there never seems to be enough. Just ask any payroll professional. Time constraints are nothing new, but what is new is how payroll professionals are tackling the challenge. They are discovering how to strategically leverage today’s best-of-breed human capital management (HCM) technology to better manage the expectations and demands placed on today’s payroll teams to achieve greater business results. By investing in an HCM solution as an integral part of their workforce management strategy, businesses can align and create efficiencies within three core areas of payroll — compliance, processes, and data visibility. This will free up time for an already over-burdened payroll team that can add value, deliver on actionable real-time data, and execute on company-driven projects that can impact organizational goals and improve bottom-line results.
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Jun 08, 2017
It’s an exciting, albeit challenging time for marketers—new channels, strategies, and technologies have empowered us to engage our buyers like never before. At the same time, due to the abundance of available information, buyer expectations have increased, leaving marketers to fight for their attention as we showcase our products and services.
In response, organizations are implementing an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy. Account-based marketing offers organizations a significant return on investment (ROI) as they are faced with the need to acquire, retain, and grow high-value accounts. This comprehensive, 100+ page guide includes checklists, worksheets, examples, and advice from over 12 industry thought leaders to help marketers at any level, from beginners to experts, create and implement an effective account-based marketing strategy.
Download The Definitive Guide to Account-Based Marketing to learn:
• How to create a solid ABM strategy to meet your goals
• What stakeholders to involve across the organization
• How to identify, prioritize, and profile the right accounts
• What content you need to support an ABM strategy
• Which channels to leverage and how to coordinate them
• How to measure the effectiveness of your ABM strategy
Published By: Marketo
Published Date: Jun 08, 2017
Unfortunately, we’ve all been there. Every now and then, we make cringe-worthy mistakes. But the mistakes that haunt us in our personal lives often aren’t as public as email marketing mistakes, which go out to hundreds and thousands of subscribers.
Download this ebook to learn about the eight most common email marketing pitfalls and how you can avoid or fix them:
Mistake 1: Unclear subject lines
Mistake 2: Poor email list hygiene
Mistake 3: Failure to measure email inboxing
Mistake 4: No engagement segmentation
Mistake 5: No re-engagement strategy
Mistake 6: Using image-based CTA buttons
Mistake 7: No mobile optimization
Mistake 8: Bad testing decisions
Published By: Achievers
Published Date: Jun 26, 2014
The Ultimate Guide to Employee Recognition will challenge conventional thinking and help you become more future focused, so you can respond to the needs of today’s workforce and lead the way to employee success. You’ll learn to create a meaningful strategy from start to finish that yields higher levels of retention, higher customer satisfaction, exceptional employee engagement and alignment, and an unmatched culture of recognition and success.
A range of application security tools was developed to support the efforts to secure the enterprise from the threat posed by insecure applications. But in the ever-changing landscape of application security, how does an organization choose the right set of tools to mitigate the risks their applications pose to their environment? Equally important, how, when, and by whom are these tools used most effectively?
As IT evolves towards a more business-aligned position, it must seek out new ways of working that support more effective operations, service creation, and service delivery. These include technologies, processes, and a culture that supports higher levels of accountability, as well as more dynamic responsiveness to business needs.
In this white paper, we explain the process of defining and using competency models to jumpstart talent management initiatives as part of a Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy, and how software tools can automate these processes.