Both IT and operations leaders need to be aware of the most common misconceptions regarding the value of HIT.
Providers are facing increased pressure from patients and payors to demonstrate greater value by improving care quality and costs. To meet these expectations, physician groups and ambulatory care networks have sought and deployed an array of strategies and tools to improve performance.
In the new healthcare environment, health systems and provider groups need to find ways to break down barriers to care – and patient contact centers represent one strategy for doing just that.
ECG's PCMH Readiness Assessment Methodology can be used by organizations to leverage existing strengths, address operational weaknesses, and identify resources to invest in key capabilities.
Patient contact centers, when designed and implemented correctly, can create significant efficiencies for healthcare organizations and contribute to substantial improvements in patient access.
Three steps that organizations can take to enhance productivity, operational performance, and long-term financial viability for their integrated cardiology service line.
Optimization is complex, and from planning to execution there are many voices that participate in the conversation. One voice, however, deserves to be heard above all others: that of clinicians.
Key considerations that organizations must address to reach an optimal end state in a value-based world.
The increasing pressure to improve the value of healthcare has led to innovative models of care delivery such as the patient-centered medical home (PCMH). This article examines the three phases of the transformation process and how they form the basis of a successful PCMH.
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