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.
Download this free report today, and learn about the results of aligning the goals of physicians and organizations.
Hospital communications used to be a lot simpler. If you needed to find a doctor, you could dial 0 and the operators would connect you or send a page on your behalf. People communicated through paper charts, wrote key phone numbers on grease boards, and kept on-call schedules in binders. Some of this still happens today, but communications across healthcare have become progressively more convoluted. The use of diverse mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, pagers, Wi-Fi phones, etc.), and the rise in care complexity necessitating care team coordination mean more sophisticated communication technology is required.
Some factors commonly used to explain poor operating performance do not prevent many hospitals from being highly profitable. For example, Truven Health AnalyticsTM has found that rates of uncompensated care, drug expense, and other factors do not seem to differ between unprofitable and very profitable hospitals. But factors such as Medicaid utilization rates and poor reimbursement rates do appear to impact the least profitable hospitals. One controllable factor that appears to be significant is labor productivity, with the most profitable hospitals posting the lowest labor expense per patient.
Why do patients so often forget to tell you about their new insurance plans? And what can you do to keep your cash flow running smoothly when it happens? Read this flipbook to learn how to avoid eligibility-related “surprises.”
In late August 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans to reinstate the Recovery Audit program on a limited basis. CMS reports the delay in restarting the Recovery Audit program was to enable the various RAC regions to restructure, allowing time for the appeals to catch up. Soon, however, the hiatus will end and RACs in all regions will resume automated reviews; these will be in addition to select complex reviews based on topics chosen by CMS.
Today, a great deal of work happens through devices, apps, and digital experiences—and people increasingly pay attention to those experiences as they decide where to work. That means IT is more important than ever in helping the business attract and retain great talent. When IT builds employee experiences that are streamlined and simple at every point—from onboarding to day-to-day tasks—they help ensure a workforce that is engaged, motivated and productive.
Research has demonstrated enhanced technology can improve communication between patients, families and care providers, improve motivation, and has the potential to effect better outcomes and higher levels of patient satisfaction. Additionally, better technology also makes the workplace more appealing to employees.
With the investment and complexity involved, how can health systems utilize technology in the most efficient and effective ways to drive business results?
Published By: NTT Ltd.
Published Date: Aug 15, 2019
As businesses are driven to digital transformation by changing market forces and customer expectations, many are looking to new technologies, including new infrastructure environments, as enablers. As a result, we are seeing a near-universal appetite for hybrid outcomes as business functions are executed across multiple on-premises and external infrastructure environments in pursuit of agility, cost, performance and other business benefits. Hybrid IT has become a key strategic imperative for a large portion of enterprises, impacting their IT objectives and expectations, and likely leading to new engagements with service provides for help designing, building and operating hybrid environments.
Published By: Jeppesen
Published Date: Oct 08, 2019
Get this infographic to go behind the scenes and explore the four phases of transforming raw aeronautical information into NavData. From Ingest to Completed Chart, the process ensures fidelity to the highest standard of quality and accuracy, resulting in four times few alerts issued than the next leading solution.
It’s difficult to think of a force that’s having a more revolutionary impact on financial services than digitalization. It’s materially changing everything in this sector: the way processes work; the way services are offered; the customer experience; and the speed at which business is executed and where it happens.Digitalization is driving the innovation edge to exciting new horizons.
A guide to accelerating digitalization while inverting IT spend.
Published By: Gigamon
Published Date: Sep 03, 2019
We’ve arrived at the second anniversary of the Equifax breach and we now know much more about what happened due to the August 2018 release of the GAO Report. New information came out of that report that was not well-understood at the time of the breach. For example, did you know that while Equifax used a tool for network layer decryption, they had certificates nine months out of date? This lapse gave the threat actors all the time they needed to break in and exfiltrate reams of personal data. As soon as Equifax updated the certs on their decryption tools, they began to realize what happened.
On the heels of the Equifax breach, we are reminded of the importance of efficient decryption for effective threat detection. That’s more important than ever today; Ponemon Institute reports that 50% of all malware attacks utilize encryption.
During this webinar, we’ll talk about:
-How TLS/SSL encryption has become a threat vector
-Why decryption is essential to security and how to effectively pe
"SD-WAN largely exists today to support two key enterprise transformations: multicloud and the software-defined branch (SD-Branch).
Multicloud has changed the center of gravity for enterprise applications, and with that, has changed traffic patterns too. No longer does traffic need to flow to enterprise data center sites or central internet peering points and breakouts. That’s because most traffic from users and devices in the enterprise campus and branch today goes to cloud-based applications scattered across a host of clouds.
It’s neither economical nor efficient to haul traffic over WAN-dedicated links to a central enterprise site. So to optimize the cost and performance of multicloud-bound traffic, modern WAN edge routers, often called customer premises equipment (CPE), are now equipped with hybrid WAN links and routing. Hybrid WAN interfaces may include WAN provider-dedicated links such as MPLS, as well as direct internet links over xDSL, broadband and 4G/LTE wireless."
Let’s face it, consumers are addicted to fast delivery.
As delivery windows continue to shrink, demand is only growing stronger. The pressure is on for online food delivery and e-commerce companies to consistently meet these ever-tightening deadlines and keep customers happy and loyal.
But what happens to your ETAs when a snowstorm strikes? Or a restaurant in your market hosts a promotion that causes demand to spiral out of control? Don’t let times like these send you scrambling to stay ahead of peak demand.
Drive down click-to-door times by discovering:
• The role location technology plays in food and e-commerce delivery
• The benefits of dynamic routing
• How to stay ahead of predictable and unpredictable peak demand
You are doing everything you can to avoid breaches. But what happens when a hacker manages to bypass your security? In this webinar we will show you how to build a strong security posture and a layered defence that will give you the ability to quickly respond to breaches. We will cover: - The evolving threat landscape and why prevention-only strategies eventually fail - How to build a strong first line of defence to reduce exposure to threats - Protect your last line of defence with retrospective security - A quick demo of how Cisco Umbrella and AMP for Endpoints work together to contain, detect and remediate threats in real time - An overview of how Incident Response Services can help you with the skills you need to manage a breach
Published By: Jeppesen
Published Date: Oct 01, 2019
"Empower your employees to streamline the process, decrease the risk and improve the cost of flight. Get this infographic to learn how different types of airline personnel use Jeppesen Aviator to boost the efficiency of flight operations."
Published By: pepperjam
Published Date: Sep 25, 2019
Did you know that the right influencer can produce content that's 11x more effective than banner ads? Driving awareness, engagement and delivering customer conversions, influencers are more important than ever.
Download Pepperjam’s Guide to Influencer Marketing to learn more about:
What makes influencer marketing so effective
How to find the right influencers
Handling challenges with influencer marketing
Getting started with influencers
Published By: Tricentis
Published Date: Aug 19, 2019
Think back just 5 years ago. In 2014…
• The seminal DevOps book—Gene Kim’s The Phoenix Project—was one year old
• Gartner predicted that 25% of Global 2000 enterprises would adopt DevOps to some extent by 20161
• "Continuous Testing” just started appearing in industry publications and conferences2
• Many of today’s popular test frameworks were brand new—or not yet released
• The term “microservices” was just entering our lexicon
• QC/UFT and ALM were still sold by HP (not even HPE yet)
• Only 30% of enterprise software testing was performed fully “in house”3
• There was no GDPR restricting the use of production data for software testing
• Packaged apps were typically updated on an annual or semi-annual basis and modern platforms like
SAP S/4HANA and Salesforce Lightning hadn’t even been announced
Times have changed—a lot. If the way that you’re testing hasn’t already transformed dramatically, it will soon.
And the pace and scope of disruption will continue to escalate throughout the fo
"What happens when hospitality gets a Workday makeover? Better visibility. More strategic decision making. And bottom line benefits.
But don’t take our word for it. Check out the infographic to see what your peers are saying.
Big Data- und Analytik-Workloads bringen für Unternehmen neue Herausforderungen mit sich. Die erfassten Daten stammen aus Quellen, die vor zehn Jahren noch gar nicht existierten. Es werden Daten von Mobiltelefonen, maschinengenerierte Daten und Daten aus Webseiten-Interaktionen erfasst und analysiert. In Zeiten knapper IT-Budgets wird die Lage zusätzlich dadurch verschärft, dass die Big Data-Volumen immer größer werden und zu enormen Speicherproblemen führen.
Das vorliegende White Paper informiert über die Probleme, die Big Data-Anwendungen für Storage-Systeme mit sich bringen, sowie darüber, wie die Auswahl der richtigen Storage-Infrastruktur Big Data- und Analytik-Anwendungen optimieren kann, ohne das Budget zu sprengen.
Published By: Kustomer
Published Date: Aug 27, 2019
The digital age has forever changed customer expectations. By unifying customer data and tracking interactions, Kustomer gives retailers the power to better understand customers and deliver great experiences wherever they happen to engage.
Published By: HP Inc.
Published Date: Sep 16, 2019
Around the world, IT teams are
answering calls from frantic employees,
concerned about error messages,
blue screens, viruses and unexpected
accidents. When it comes to technology,
you can’t always predict what’s going
to happen. But you can be prepared for
when these problems arise.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Jul 30, 2019
From reducing costs to driving strategic initiatives, great things happen when finance and HR collaborate. That’s one of the main takeaways of this eBook from CFO.com, which outlines five actionable ways to help your finance and HR teams work better together. Read now to learn how you can help transform HR from a cost center into a profit center.