Patient Safety & Risk Management: Key Considerations for Healthcare Providers

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Today’s healthcare providers are increasingly asked to do more with less. Public health threats grow more complex and standards keep rising—but the flow of resources to keep pace with these challenges is often lacking.  In contemporary healthcare settings, patient safety and risk management are foundational areas that touch on every aspect of operations. Care outcomes, […]

Healthcare Utilization Review Training & Management: Strategies for Optimal Resource Utilization

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Utilization review helps healthcare teams to navigate between underutilization and overutilization. This essential process helps healthcare teams refine their decision-making processes, improving the synergy between patients, providers, and insurers.  For any healthcare organization that engages in this process, it’s crucial to have a structured utilization review management program in place, along with sufficient staff training. […]

How to Maintain a Better Continuum of Care in Rural Hospitals

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The concept of the continuum of care in healthcare settings refers to the all-encompassing delivery of health services from admittance to full discharge. This comprehensive approach is crucial for achieving positive patient outcomes, enhancing patient satisfaction, reducing readmissions, and lowering overall healthcare costs. However, maintaining this continuous, seamless flow of care can pose significant challenges, […]

How to Improve Your Healthcare Workflow in 2023

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Healthcare workflows are complex and often involve multiple stakeholders, including patients, providers, and payers. In 2023, healthcare administrators across the world face the challenge of streamlining workflows to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance patient outcomes.  In this guide, we will provide a step-by-step guide for healthcare administrators looking to improve their practice’s workflows in […]

How to Assure Quality Compliance at Your Healthcare Organization

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In a healthcare setting, quality compliance is paramount to keeping your practice safely up and running. But with so many different laws and regulations along with constant change, it can be difficult to make sure that everyone in your practice is aware of these guidelines and knows how to follow them. To do so, there […]

Why Reducing Hospital Readmissions Helps Lower Hospital Costs

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Hospital readmissions occur when a patient returns to the hospital shortly after being discharged, often due to complications from their initial hospital stay. These readmissions not only impact the health of patients but also have significant financial implications for healthcare systems.  Generally, high volumes of readmissions impact the healthcare system in two significant ways. First, […]

How to Improve the Hospital Discharge Processes

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The Hospital discharge process is an essential part of the care continuum, but without the right infrastructure, it can be a cumbersome and chaotic process. Administrators in healthcare organizations need to be actively engaged if they want to ensure that the hospital discharge process is both efficient and effective for all involved.  Establishing clear goals […]