The Changing Financial Relationship Between Hospitals and Patients
August 9, 2017
As the pendulum shifts from fee-for-service to value-based care, and from payer reimbursements to patient payments, healthcare executives are refocusing their efforts on “optimizing” financial performance. Such is the finding of a recent survey by Connance and Porter Research.
Senior revenue cycle executives across the country were asked torank their top pain points and the steps they are taking to address them. The survey results and analyis are revealed in this whitepaper.
Download now to learn what organizations like yours are doing to ensure financial stability and success for the long term.
Connect the Dots: Nursing 3 Ways to Enhance Workflows for Nurses With an Enterprise Healthcare Communications Platform
August 8, 2017
Nurses are essential partners on interdisciplinary healthcare teams, and must juggle even more competing priorities, on top of their highest: spending as much time as possible with their patients. This is where technology can help make an important impact, in the form of an enterprise healthcare communications platform. Most nurses are dissatisfied with their current communication methods. The right technology, such as Spok Care Connect®, can offer innovative options to help nurses manage competing priorities and afford more time with patients at the bedside.
This eBrief will explore several communication strategies, including use case examples, that demonstrate how technology can provide the right tools to optimize nursing workflows and patient care.
Staffing to Your Demand: A Guide to Increased Filled Rates
August 2, 2017
Healthcare employment is expected to grow 26 percent by 2022 — much faster than other industries. So why has the gap been widening? In today’s healthcare industry, there are more job openings than many other industries as baby
boomers retire and settle down with their families.
Since the healthcare industry is rapidly growing, it would seem like filling open positions would be easy. However, many hospitals and clinics struggle to fill open shifts because they are not implementing the right strategies.
In this pursuit to meet the changing demand of healthcare, it is necessary to keep filling open positions. Download this free eBook to guide you in key workforce strategies to streamline the process across your organization.
Translating Data Analytics into Population Health Insights
Population Health Advisors
August 2, 2017
Covenant Health turned to Population Health Advisors to bypass the growing pains of leveraging its new data analytics platform. Covenant now monitors physician-level performance monthly and confidently negotiates value-based contracts with payers.
Industry Top Trends for Improving the Total Patient Experience
August 1, 2017
Just as consumers shop around to find the best value and service when making a significant purchase, so must patients evaluate healthcare decisions as they take on a bigger share of their healthcare costs than in the past.
Hospital and health system executives looking for revenue cycle improvements, therefore, must broaden their scope beyond providing excellent clinical care to increasing patient satisfaction with the total healthcare experience as well.
Download the new Patient Access eBook to learn more about industry insights into patient satisfaction and key strategies to improving the patient experience.
Navigating the Transition to MIPS: What You Need to Know
August 1, 2017
Navigating change can be hard, especially when money is on the line. Our MIPS Roadmap will help you determine how to take the steps now to reap rewards, avoid penalties and provide better, smarter healthcare.