White Paper: Athena Health
The pressure exerted on practices to grow, often through integration with additional practices or with larger health care systems, has been strong for years, and the trend shows no signs of abating. There are multiple reasons for this trend. One is the desire for critical mass to gain leverage with payers in specific markets as payer reimbursement declines relative to increased cost. Another is the shift to quality-based reimbursement, risk contracts, and Accountable Care models—all of which require actuarial data and expertise in pricing insurance along with the infrastructure to handle population management.
White Paper: Sutherland Global Services
Regulatory policies at both Federal and State levels and interaction restrictions with physicians have severely impeded the effectiveness of the prime Life Sciences Sales Channel–The Field Sales Representative (FSR). Highly publicized cases of misinformation/misrepresentation and aggressive/invasive sales techniques had also cloaked the Life Science Product sales profession with a negative reputation
White Paper: 123contactform
Being HIPAA compliant ensures that you have covered all the basic security issues and that your data is completely safe. This white paper guides you with the necessary tools and know-how for ensuring the safety of patient information while speeding up your business processes. Key takeaways from this white paper: A brief history of HIPAA How does HIPAA affect you? Securely gathering and storing healthcare data Achieving HIPAA compliance with 123ContactForm
Targeted Care Management: An Intelligence-Based Approach to Preventing Readmissions
White Paper: AxisPoint Health
Hospital readmissions have been under the microscope in recent years as payers and providers seek ways to rein in unnecessary healthcare costs. The optimal solution for it combines a predictive model, proven care management strategies, and embedded nurse case managers. This whitepaper helps in reducing unnecessary readmissions by care management strategies based on the readmission risks. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: Various tested case management approaches A predictive readmissions tool-to reliably predict readmission risk Health care industry zeroing in on how to dramatically reduce readmissions
Speeding Digital Healthcare Transformation
White Paper: DigitalML
Digital Healthcare Transformation, from EHRs to HIEs to patient portals to mobile apps for doctors, has moved from topics of conversation to everyday experiences for many patients today. Large healthcare firms are continually looking for new ways to drive future growth while managing the cost of care, given the exciting opportunities in Digital Healthcare. This whitepaper explains how the right integration and service delivery approach in Digital Healthcare is a powerful enabler of business success, and accelerate the delivery of these services in order to connect core systems and promote omni-channel, speeding new products to market. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: Digital Healthcare Transformation Has Arrived Why Do Healthcare Executives Want Digital? Speed Digital Healthcare Transformation With the Ignite Service Design Platform
Continuity of Operations Planning for Healthcare Organizations
White Paper: LiveProcess
A Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) ranks the essential business functions an organization must perform even in an emergency and then puts in place means for ensuring that they continue. A COOP ensures that the need to plan for both more complex patient care issues and a higher level of community coordination are taken into account for emergency preparedness planning. A COOP also addresses preparing for the loss of business-related functions, such as facility operations, databases, technology, supply chain services, utilities, and critical records. This whitepaper provides information about continuity of operations (COOP) planning for hospitals and healthcare. It talks about: When to use a COOP Steps to developing a COOP New CMS emergency preparedness requirements focus on continuity of operations Hazard Vulnerability Analysis (HVA)-Cornerstone of every COOP Arrangements with healthcare needed to ensure continuity of operations for essential services
White Paper: Tarim Consulting
Oracle Health Check:Are you sure, everything is in order with the Oracle compliance policies in your organization? What potential risks may be present? Oracle’s licensing policies :Although there is much information about Oracle’s licensing policies and practices that are publicly available, the nuances, practice, and ability to successfully manage the Oracle relationship largely come through real world experiences. How can you navigate through complicated Oracle licensing policies and restrictions? What potential Oracle costs might you be able to save? This oracle health check report provides a comprehensive insight into a customer’s deployed Oracle assets to: Reduce inefficiency, duplication, and redundancy of Software usage according to the Oracle health check report Redeploy Oracle licensing policy in the most cost effective manner Align Oracle licensing policy requirements to meet actual business needs Realize substantial cost savings on Oracle licensing policy and support. Achieve your Oracle licensing policy goals with an effective strategy that will align with your needs, avoiding potential future pitfalls and the most return from the Oracle investment is obtained.
White Paper: PDFfiller
A user-friendly healthcare document management platform can save lot of time and money by improving patient care and satisfaction, also reducing the risk of damage and increasing collaboration. Implementing an Online Document Management System can help you manage medical records and patients' healthcare information cost effectively by eliminating human auditing error. Does your healthcare organization need a document management service compatible with multiple platforms and devices? For an informed decision when choosing the right user friendly document management platform that can increase workflow efficiency, you should know: What type of Document Management System does your healthcare organization need? What types of documents do you want to store in the Medical Document Management System you have chosen? What are the benefits of using Document Management System in healthcare? How can Online Document Management System generate a significant return on investment for your healthcare organization? This whitepaper on healthcare document management outlines a case study on flexibility and integrated approach to maintain accurate payroll records document management.
White Paper: EngiSystems
National Evaluation System for Medical Devices has been built using real-world evidence to improve device safety and effectiveness. The establishment of a National Evaluation System for Medical Devices generates evidence across the total product lifecycle of medical devices by strategically and systematically leveraging real-world evidence and applying advanced analytics. This whitepaper provides insights to organizations in order to meet regulatory compliance requirements while managing cost vs. patient outcomes through this National Evaluation System. Key takeaways from this white paper on “National Evaluation System for Medical Devices: Compliance & Regularity”: What is the need of upcoming FDA strategic initiatives? How medical device companies plan and respond to the changing climate? How they can help improve compliance, optimization and sustainability? What are the highlights of the National Evaluation System’s strategic priorities plan? Mark your calendars for building the National Evaluation System for medical devices!!
White Paper: EClinical Solutions, LLC
What is the need of having a Clinical Data Repository and Analytics solution? Well, implementing a Clinical Data Repository (CDR) within a meaningful timeframe and a reasonable budget does not have to be a major IT initiative. With the right technology partner, a CDR can be implemented in 90 days. The capabilities are growing quickly and robust CDRs are available that allow companies to reap considerable value from clinical trial data. This informative whitepaper talks about the desired functionality of the platform, and demonstrates the best practices for implementing a CDR while heeding to queries like: How to maximize and utilize all clinical and operational data for real-time healthcare analytics? What are the critical components in successfully implementing the CDR platform? What are the technology benefits of implementing a next generation CDR?
Take the Colorectal Cancer Screening Pledge: 80% by 2018
White Paper: BioIQ
Colorectal cancer screening and early detection of colorectal cancer not only saves lives; it also saves money and resources-both for patients and providers. Screening rates are low and many barriers are present that need to be overcome in order to make a major global impact on colorectal cancer incidence and mortality. So how does screening prevent colorectal cancer and how can screening rates be increased through awareness? This whitepaper enlists the: -Risk factors for colorectal cancer and key strategies that employers and hospitals can adopt to close the colorectal screening gap by 2018 -Guidelines to colorectal cancer screening for integrated healthcare systems -How health plans, hospitals and employers can leverage the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable’s pledge to increase screening compliance and save lives -Steps for increasing the colorectal screening rates Agree to pledge? *80% by 2018 is a movement in which hundreds of organizations have committed to eliminating colorectal cancer as a major public health problem and are working toward the shared goal of reaching 80% screened for colorectal cancer by 2018.
Bridging the Last Mile to Healthcare Analytics
White Paper: Metric Insights
Many healthcare organizations have implemented Business Intelligence (BI) tools for healthcare analytics in the hopes of making their operations data-driven and therefore more effective.Yet,despite the investment of billions in these tools, the technology has under-delivered on its promise. This white paper addresses seven areas on which a healthcare IT organization should focus to ensure success in implementing Push Intelligence: • Provide insights that find the practitioner, not the other way around • Never require users to wait • Personalize delivery of Metrics • Allow Context and Collaboration • Remove training from the equation • Deploy quickly and iterate • Seamlessly interface with existing applications
White Paper: IntelliCentrics
Credentialing is the process of obtaining, verifying and assessing the qualifications of healthcare personnel. It is a fundamental component of regulatory compliance and is required for accreditation as well as the protection of patients and employees. Credentialing standards are based upon recommendations by organizations, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), CDC, The Joint Commission (TJC) as well as industry and professional regulatory bodies. These organizations are committed to improving patient and employee safety, and credentialing helps operationalize this mission. Comprehensive credentialing includes verifying everyone in the hospital is properly immunized, has received the appropriate training, has been vetted through drug tests and criminal background checks and has a thorough understanding of the hospital's health and safety policies.