Effective healthcare strategies play a vital role in driving better health outcomes for patients and populations. This blog post discusses examples of effective healthcare strategies and provides tips for developing and implementing them.
Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) is a technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to automatically extract and process data from documents such as claims forms, invoices, and medical records. This eliminates the need for manual data entry and speeds up the processing of claims and other documents.
Health System Best Practices: Profitable health systems tend to exhibit certain behaviors and policies that distinguish them from less profitable ones. Here are some of the most common.
Discharge planning is the development of a personalized plan to ensure the smooth transition of a patient from a health organization such as a hospital to wherever the patient is going next such as a home, residential care, palliative care or somewhere else.
Paying patients to shift to lower-price providers could be a successful option for helping employers and insurers lower healthcare costs, a new study in Health Affairs suggests.
Seven in 10 Americans identified the U.S. healthcare system as being "in a state of crisis" or having "major problems" during a recent Gallup poll.
In the upcoming year, persistent uncertain and risk is projected for the US healthcare organizations. Revenue cycle issues such as denials management and patient access are among the risk areas for healthcare organizations next year, according to an analysis from Crowe, a public accounting, consulting and technology firm.
A new report from the New England Journal of Medicine-Catalysts about trends in payer-provider integration suggests that the industry is warming up to single-payer — with 61 percent of hospital leaders saying single-payer would boost the industry’s efforts to lower costs and provide better care.
In the upcoming year, persistent uncertain and risk is projected for the US health industry, according to PwC’s Health Reach Institute’s newly released Healthcare trend report. The challenges of 2017, heated debates over health and tax reform and natural disasters could echo in 2018. Payers have already been strategizing for 2018, but looking at the 12 defining healthcare trends for 2018 can assist payers with long-term planning.
CEOs at hospitals and health systems are faced with increasing headwinds as they look to move forward in an uncertain environment. So what are the key issues and trends CEOs are facing? Deloitte interviewed 20 health system CEOs this year to find out. While none of the key themes emerging from our interviews have really changed since Deloitte last spoke with health system CEOs, the urgency certainly has. Instead of thinking about these issues in a futuristic sense, CEOs are ready to address and tackle them now.