What's the right population health management approach for your organization? In this white paper, you'll get a working definition of population health and learn why it's more important now than ever before. Plus, you'll gain insight into the 12 criteria that every health system should consider when evaluating population health management companies for success today and into the future.
The need for analytic tools to make sense of disparate data sources will certainly be expanding in the upcoming years. This report highlights what analytical data healthcare leaders are currently focusing on, as well as the challenges they expect to face when using analytics to support their organizations in the future.
With the inception of Value-Based Purchasing, the measurement of successful patient care delivery has been redefined. The move from fee-for-service to pay-for-performance means that reimbursements are tied to the quality of care that is delivered.
Spending on supplies and pharmaceutical services varies among U.S. hospitals. It is not uncommon for hospitals with similar types of patients, including case mix and severity, to have significant differences in purchasing intensity for certain clinical services. Even small changes in efficiency can make a difference for hospitals and health systems, because supply-chain spending typically accounts for hospitals’ biggest spend after labor costs. Costs totaled about $74 billion in 2012, according to the Healthcare Supply Chain Association.
Medicare spend per beneficiary (MSPB) information is a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services metric that reflects the average cost of an episode of care for Medicare patients. This measure is important to consider as part of a hospital’s national balanced scorecard, as it reflects executives’ efforts to transform the healthcare delivery system and manage the full continuum of care, including the prominent shift from inpatient to outpatient utilization.
The annual Truven Health AnalyticsTM 100 Top Hospitals® identifies U.S. hospitals with the best overall performance across multiple organizational metrics, including clinical, operational, and financial. The ability of some hospitals to adapt as the industry is changing demonstrates leadership as the winners set the standards their peers seek to achieve. The study revealed that the nation’s best hospitals had a lower mortality index, considering patient severity; had fewer patient complications; followed accepted care protocols; had lower 30-day mortality and 30-day readmission rates; sent patients home sooner; provided more timely emergency care; kept expenses low, both in-hospital and through the aftercare process; and scored better on patient surveys of hospital experience
The shift from inpatient to outpatient care is increasing as hospitals transition from volume to value. A specific shift is seen in interventional cardiology treatment (cardiac catheterization, intracoronary stents, and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasties [PTCA]), which is moving from an inpatient hospital to outpatient hospital setting. Preliminary data show that most interventional cardiology procedures will soon be performed in the hospital outpatient setting. It will be important for hospitals to consider future demand and volume for interventional cardiology services; capacity for an increase in hospital outpatient volume; and staffing and operational implications.
Driving financial performance in the outpatient setting is a top-of-mind priority among senior health system leaders. But managing the differing clinical documentation methodologies and risk assessment strategies present the greatest challenges to optimizing this important source of revenue, according to a recent HealthLeaders Intelligence survey. Provider organizations are finding the ambulatory setting is still a ‘Wild, Wild West’ in terms of assessing risk, clinical documentation, coding billing and medical record keeping practices. Download this report to discover key targets to improve ambulatory revenue.
Healthcare organizations are facing uncertain times, which is putting strains on their revenue cycle management. Automation can help lower staff costs, enhance clean claims rates, cut denial rates, improve patient collections and reduce bad debt.
Healthcare organizations are facing uncertain times, which is putting enormous strains on their RCM. This white paper will show how you can lower your staff costs, enhance clean claims rates, cut denial rates, improve patient collections and reduce bad debt.
Improving Patient Care and the Bottom Line is a whitepaper from Capella University. Discover key research findings on how BSN degrees impact patient care. In reading this whitepaper you will uncover the benefits of a more educated nursing staff–including lowering the cost of care by over $5M annually, reducing annual readmissions by 248 days, improving patient mortality rates, and lowering their length of stay. Learn how BSN-qualified nurses can improve care for your patients–and allow you to meet your organizational goals.
Despite retention’s critical importance to a health plan’s success, many health plans treat the issue superficially. Health plans have not drilled down into the complex issues that cause disenrollment, nor have they implemented comprehensive strategies to improve retention. In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. Consulting focuses on implementation, identifying the most effective initiatives for increasing retention, and laying out how these initiatives should be coordinated and prioritized.
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: May 15, 2019
La microfusione è un'accurata metodologia di produzione che fornisce valore aggiunto a vari settori, dalle parti meccaniche, ai componenti per automobili e aerospaziali, fino agli intricati modelli per prodotti odontoiatrici, gioielli e sculture. In passato la produzione di parti microfuse lisce e accurate comportava costi elevati e tempi lunghi di consegna legati ai modelli di fusione.
Oggi l'evoluzione delle parti sta accelerando drasticamente in molti settori industriali, con conseguente riduzione dei cicli di vita dei prodotti e dei volumi di parti fuse tra un ciclo e l'altro. L’attesa di stampi per realizzare parti obsolete di aerei più vecchi significa anche ritardi nella riparazione degli aerei, con conseguenti costi di tempo e denaro. La domanda di una produzione di fonderia più rapida è in aumento in tutti i settori industriali e le fonderie devono essere pronte a rispondere.
China is becoming one of the most important markets for luxury goods in the world. The rise of the Chinese luxury consumer is bringing a world of opportunities to luxury retail giants across the globe.
By 2025, it is expected that consumers in China will account for 44% of the $339 billion in luxury goods spending worldwide.
This infographic highlights these projected luxury sales increases and identifies the primary drivers and the preferred payment methods for Chinese consumers.
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: May 15, 2019
La tecnologia di sinterizzazione laser selettiva (SLS) è al centro dell'attenzione e in forte crescita nella produzione di massa personalizzata e nella prototipazione funzionale. Le giuste tecnologie additive, i materiali e le finiture stanno trasformando il modo di produrre.
La manifattura termoplastica diretta digitale offre una qualità eccezionale che apre la porta a nuovi parametri di design non attuabili con il tradizionale stampaggio a iniezione. La produzione additiva di termoplastici evita anche i lunghi tempi di consegna e gli investimenti iniziali negli stampi e nelle attrezzature per lo stampaggio a iniezione. Se si misurano i pezzi finiti sui tre parametri: qualità, "time to market" e costo per metro cubo, in molte situazioni l'SLS industriale porta a una soluzione globalmente migliore.
With culture impacting your talent, products and services, clients and even revenue, it’s important to measure, review and nurture something that is so critical to your company’s success. Learn the 7 ways to help build a strong company culture now.
Media organizations, gaming companies, and the entertainment industry are among the biggest targets of credential stuffing attacks. The people behind these attacks realize the value of an account, whether it’s to a streaming site, a game, or someone’s social media account. And, they’re willing to do whatever it takes to steal them. This report provides an overview of the recent credential stuffing attacks against these sectors and the risks these attacks pose. We’ll also explore some of the ways adversaries conduct these attacks.
Benefits, especially insurance benefits, are extremely important to employees and one of the main things they take into consideration when they make employment decisions. Many employers that offer insurance generally offer a combination of health, dental, and vision insurance. Sometimes dental and vision insurance are offered separately from health insurance, or they may all be rolled into one plan.
Published By: Bluecore
Published Date: May 07, 2019
Personalization runs through every retail interaction, and it has the potential to make or break consumers’ relationship with your brand. But we don’t need to tell you about the importance of personalization. What we do need to talk about is how to get it right. And why email is the best place to start.
Creating a personalized experience in the league of retail pacesetters like Stitch Fix and Sephora is all about bringing together an intimate knowledge of both your customers and your products. This eBook explores what it takes to make that happen, including how to parness product data for retail personalization, what truly relevant experiences look like and how to remove common technology roadblocks to achieving retail relevance.
Published By: Bluecore
Published Date: May 07, 2019
For retailers, driving second purchases from first-time buyers presents enormous revenue potential in both the short and long term. But getting those second purchases often proves difficult. So what does it take? Data from over 400 retailers reveals why the second purchase is the most important purchase, why it eludes so many retailers and how to use customer data to turn one-time buyers into two-time buyers.
In spite of increasing cybersecurity budgets, organizations are dealing with a worsening skills shortage, obstacles to threat hunting, and ongoing cyberattacks. Download the “2019 Cyberthreat Defense Report” now to learn how IT security pros plan to address these challenges. You’ll learn how to deal with inevitable cyberattacks, eliminate network blind spots and increase the signal-to-noise ratio. Learn more about how IT security pros perceive cyberthreats and plan to defend against them. Download now!
La guía digital para pagos y comercio describe cómo los líderes de la industria están transformando su ventaja digital para aprovechar una cadena de valor basada en el ecosistema y obtener información en tiempo real y una experiencia fluida. Nuestra estrategia simple de tres pasos ofrece las mejores prácticas comprobadas sobre cómo rediseñar su presencia, integrar las capacidades cloud y SaaS y facilitar nuevas ofertas basadas en la colaboración interconectada.
Published By: IBM APAC
Published Date: May 14, 2019
If anything is certain about the future, it’s that there will be more complexity, more data to manage and greater pressure to deliver instantly. The hardware you buy should meet today’s expectations and prepare you for whatever comes next.
Power Systems are built for the most demanding, data-intensive, computing on earth. Our cloudready servers help you unleash insight from your data pipeline — from managing mission-critical data, to managing your operational data stores and data lakes, to delivering the best server for cognitive computing.
With industry leading reliability and security, our infrastructure is designed to crush the most data-intensive workloads imaginable, while keeping your business protected.
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