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.
Healthcare reform regulations, increasing costs, and more competition are driving employers and their health plans to focus more than ever on opportunities to reduce cost trends. For example, the country experienced a 3.0% growth in per capita gross (allowed) medical and pharmacy costs from 2012 to 2013. Truven Health Analytics anticipates those costs in 2014 and 2015 will increase by 4% to 5% or more. By taking a data-driven approach, payers can manage costs and, ultimately, make their benefit programs sustainable in the context of healthcare reform. They can also maximize opportunities to improve population health and productivity and optimize the delivery of care.
The median fiscal and operational performance of U.S. hospitals over the past year remained relatively flat, despite expectations to the contrary. The data spans a four-year period from 2009Q4 to 2013Q4. Overall, hospitals saw flat or no growth in utilization, but major teaching hospitals saw steady utilization growth.
This Fact File examines trends in the detection and treatment of acute myocardial infarctions, or heart attacks, in two distinct groups:
STEMI—ST segment elevation myocardial infarction, with the ST segment referring to a specific part of an electrocardiogram tracing. In STEMI, the coronary artery is completely blocked and cardiac muscle dies.
NSTEMI—Non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction. In NSTEMI, a coronary artery is partially blocked.
Download this whitepaper to learn the following:
1. Background and basis of decreasing payments and increasing risks
2. Challenges and opportunities associated with the trend
3. How to thrive versus simply survive in this new healthcare environment
In the rough-and-tumble world of community and rural hospitals, the phrase “innovate or get left behind” is no longer a scary suggestion thrown out by expensive consultants, but a daily reality for CEOs. Rocked by reform and big changes in areas including financing, care models, and population trends, chief executives are getting used to making bold leadership decisions on a regular basis.
Published By: McKesson
Published Date: Apr 30, 2015
Building a data-driven organization takes more than technology. And, healthcare leaders can all agree that issues facing today’s industry are daunting; determining how to react in a way that matches your organization’s strengths and vulnerabilities may be even more challenging. With the right resources in place, you can take pragmatic steps to reduce data silos and deliver efficient, coordinated care across all your settings.
Can hospital staff use personal devices for work-related communications? Spok surveyed 450+ healthcare organizations to assess the current landscape. Results show a lot of variation and may surprise you.
As you strive to deliver the speed your business demands, this new whitepaper from IDC provides the latest insights about the trends and challenges of delivering IT services in the new hybrid cloud world. You’ll also learn the characteristics at the heart of the new hybrid cloud platforms and find out more about how the right solutions and the right partner enables an extension of the cloud experience across your business in a way that’s open, flexible, and hybrid by design
Published By: 3D Systems
Published Date: May 15, 2019
Die Technologie des selektiven Lasersinterns (SLS) ist das Herzstück eines wachsenden Trends in der Massenfertigung benutzerdefinierter Produkte sowie der Fertigung funktionaler Prototypen. Die richtigen additiven Technologien, Werkstoffe und Oberflächen führen zu einem Wandel in der Fertigung.
Die direkte digitale thermoplastische Fertigung bietet außergewöhnliche Qualität und gibt den Weg frei für neuartige Design-Parameter, die mit Spritzguss nicht möglich wären. Die thermoplastische additive Fertigung umgeht auch die lange Vorlaufzeit und Anfangsinvestitionen in Spritzgusswerkzeuge. Wenn Sie Ihre fertigen Teile anhand dreier Dimensionen beurteilen sollten - Qualität, Markteinführungszeit und Kosten pro Kubikzentimeter - bietet industrielles SLS in vielen Situationen die besseren Gesamtwerte.
As the number and variety of threats mushroom, an Ovum survey has found that security teams have become physically unable to respond in an appropriate way to the ones that actually matter, with 50% of respondents saying they deal with more than 50 alerts each day. Shockingly, for 6% of organizations, that figure rises to between 100 and 1,000 threats a day.
The solution? Ovum believes that security decision-makers should invest in centralized management capabilities, enabling them to control the disparate security tools in their infrastructure, and address the challenge of prioritizing the volumes of daily alerts they receive.
Download this report to find out what else Ovum has discovered about security practices in Asia Pacific.
The Security Operations Center (SOC) is the first line of defense against cyber attacks. They are charged with defending the business against the many new and more virulent attacks that occur all day, every day. And the pressure on the SOC is increasing.
Their work is more important, as the cost of data breaches are now substantial. The Ponemon Institute’s “2017 Cost of Data Breach Study” says the average cost of an incursion is $3.62 million. The study also says larger breaches are occurring, with the average breach impacting more than 24,000 records. And with new regulations such as the EU’s General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) putting stiff financial penalties on breaches of personal data, the cost of a breach can have material impact on the financial
results of the firm. This trend toward increasingly onerous statutory demands will continue, as the U.S. is now considering the Data Privacy Act, which will bring more scrutiny and accompanying penalties for breaches involving
Published By: Riskified
Published Date: Aug 06, 2019
This report addresses the challenges fashion retailers face as they try to secure long-term online revenue growth in a highly competitive business environment. It explores ways for meeting customers’ increasingly sophisticated expectations, including how to optimize the eCommerce shopping journey and safely expand across channels and borders. Inside you’ll find insights on:
Published By: InMoment
Published Date: Aug 08, 2019
For our 2019 CX Trends Report, InMoment surveyed
both consumers and brands to understand the
alignments and disconnects in how well or poorly
customer experience is delivered. While there are some
bright spots, the overall takeaway is that most brands
are still struggling to find ways to do right by their
own needs while also serving the evolving needs and
expectations of their customers.
Delivering personalized customer experience remains the top business challenge for communications
service providers (CSPs). Ovum's recently published 2018 ICT Enterprise survey saw almost all CSP
IT executives interviewed identify delivering personalized customer experience as one of their three
most important business challenges for the next 18 months. This trend emphasizes the high priority
CSPs place on how customer relationships are managed. However, several factors have an impact on
CSPs' ability to identify and then deliver customers' core needs. These include understanding the data
sets they should focus on; collecting, cleansing, and consolidating these data sets; and having the
right expertise to mine the data sets.
Published By: Sitecore
Published Date: Aug 08, 2019
The Global Trends in Personalization Study is a collaboration between SoDA and Sitecore to assess investment plans, adoption of emerging technology, organizational priorities and key challenges relative to delivering personalized digital consumer experiences. Data was collected in January and February of 2019 from 351 marketing leaders and C-level executives across North American, Europe and APAC
With the speed at which technology is advancing, manufacturers cannot afford to use outdated manufacturing software. “Legacy” manufacturing management systems drag down your company with inefficiencies that are both apparent and hidden. These can prevent you from keeping up with your competition and achieving your growth potential.
This Epicor white paper details why manufacturing industry technology experts say delaying this important business decision often places your company at risk. By using legacy manufacturing software, not only are you unable to tap into the latest technology trends, but you leave your business vulnerable to:
• Duplicate or inaccurate data
• Clunky system performance
• Security concerns
A modern manufacturing ERP solution can eliminate these risks. Download the white paper to learn why implementing new manufacturing software built for business growth may be the most important step you take for the success of your company.
Today, more than 100-plus million users rely on Windows 7. For these users, a new technology age is coming on January 14, 2020 when Microsoft officially ends extended support for Windows 7.
With a change required, this is the ideal time for organizations to determine if they want to migrate to Windows 10 or look to modernize their workplace by following the growing trend of enterprises that have introduced employee choice programs and Mac to their environment.
This e-book examines the options organizations have and how they can make the most beneficial and economical decision.
As a new generation of employees hit the workforce, a user-centric technology trend has begun to take shape. The question is how does IT shift their practices to embrace the trend toward this modern technology experience?
Download this e-book for answers and learn:
• The origins of the user-centric trend
• Apple's role in evolving IT practices
• Ways to implement and benefit from this new IT model
Published By: Viventium
Published Date: Aug 06, 2019
LET’S GET REAL ABOUT
Turnover in home health care is out of control.
The latest Home Care Salary & Benefits report found the turnover rate for all home health
employees to be 21% in 2018, trending upward slightly from 2017. For home health aides,
the rate is even higher at 25%.