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Health System CEOs Share ‘What Keeps Them Awake’ In Survey

2017-12-12T18:52:47-04:00By |Lean Management, Operational Analysis, Organizational Analysis, Population Health, Trends|

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. 

Health Trends Highlights: Health, United States Annual Report

2017-06-29T13:38:06-04:00By |Clinical Operations Improvement, Organizational Analysis, Trends|

Over the past 40 years Health, United States provided an annual picture of the health of the United States, identified variations in health status, modifiable risk factors, and health care utilization among people by age, race and ethnicity, gender, income level, and geographic location. Examining long-term health trends inform the development and implementation of effective health policies and programs.

Value Based Care Focus: The ACO

2017-07-05T15:12:32-04:00By |Accountable Care Organizations, Health Care Reform, Medicare and Medicaid, Organizational Analysis, Strategic Planning|

The shift to accountable care and value based payment models is coming. Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are just one of the value-based models making waves throughout the healthcare industry. Based on current growth trends it is predicted by 2020 approximately 70 million people will be covered by ACOs. Focusing on shared accountability and quality improvement, ACOs have become champions of the healthcare triple aim. Not to mention a major player in CMS’ plan to tie a large percentage of payments to value by 2017. As ACOs soar in popularity now is the time to weigh your options. Are you are thinking or making the transition to an ACO? What are the benefits

Study: More Collaboration Aids Health Care For At-Risk Populations

2023-08-07T15:29:13-04:00By |Care Coordination, Health Care Reform, Organizational Analysis|

By teaming with community organizations, doctors and hospitals can deliver high-quality care at good value to disadvantaged people at risk for poor health, according to a new report from a panel of experts. The report released Thursday by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine was produced to aid Medicare officials studying how to fairly pay hospitals that disproportionately serve patients with social risk factors for health problems. Those factors include low income, social isolation, disadvantaged neighborhoods and limited health literacy.

ICD-10: The Countdown is Over – BHM’s Last Minute Tips

2017-12-01T15:54:20-04:00By |Clinical Operations Improvement, Financial, Organizational Analysis, Services|

October 1st is here and with it arrives ICD-10. Whether the looming implementation date of the new codes sent your organization into a state of urgency or the date felt like a non-event, ICD-10 is here. There will be a strong focus on the transition to ICD-10 in the coming months and we know it isn't going to be easy, as resources and employees get allocated to fix errors and educate staff. It's important to remember that focus and communication will be key to get through the ICD-10 era. To help make this transition less overwhelming we have complied a list of seven last minute tips to help you successfully transition to ICD-10.

The Status On ICD-10 Implementation [Infographic]

2017-04-02T13:28:12-04:00By |Healthcare IT, Organizational Analysis|

Our guest post this week is from Practice Bridge and covers the very near implementation date of ICD-10. "We will be using ICD-10 in a just over a week. But before that do you know the status on ICD-10 implementation? With the help of coding veterans and influencers, I have come up with few facts most healthcare professionals miss out. In this infographics our experts have shared 6 foundation blocks for successful ICD-10 implementation. Let me break down the facts and foundations for you."

HIPAA Enforcement Around the Corner

2017-04-02T13:28:21-04:00By |Healthcare Fraud and Abuse, News and Events, Organizational Analysis|

Many healthcare providers are gearing up in 2015 for the HIPAA enforcement that's slotted to take place throughout the year. In fact, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) anticipates receiving 17,000+ complaints this year filed for breaches of private patient information. As of early December 2014, 1,170 security breaches under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act involving 31 million records had been reported to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)--so the problem of data breaches is very real. Enforcement can come with serious fines for violations, too. Accidental violations can cost anywhere from $100-$50,000...even on the first offense. So what should you be on the lookout for? In this post, we'll discuss some of the main areas you should beef up security around to prepare for HIPAA enforcement.

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