Whitepapers - Now Available for Download

The following whitepapers have been made available to readers of Becker's Hospital Review. Click on the category below to see the whitepaper available on that topic.




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Process Improvement


regentTitle: Ambulatory Care Platforms as the Key Driver of a Successful Value-Based Care Strategy

Source: Regent Surgical Health

Regent Surgical Health’s comprehensive, new white paper, “Ambulatory Care Platforms as the Key Driver of a Successful Value-Based Care Strategy,” shares insights and expertise to help hospital systems embrace the strategic, structural and operational approaches that optimize ambulatory care platforms to enhance value-based care strategies. In addition to exploring industry best practices, Regent Surgical Health shares its experience working with health systems across the country to develop and execute ASC strategies that improve outcomes and lower the cost of care.

Click here to learn more. 

DG cmyk new tagline 2016Title: CJR Vital Signs

Source: DataGen

Before the second data feed, is the program showing early signs of success?

The healthcare industry is in a state of quiet anticipation as we await the second data feed from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment model. Participants still have a lot of questions. Will the program help hospitals deliver better accountability for care? Will care be coordinated more effectively? Is it going to help reduce costs—and if it does, for whom?

Click here to learn more. 


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Title: The Evolution of Emergency Medicine: Freestanding EDs Meet Patients Where They Are

Source: Adeptus

Hospital-based emergency department (ED) care systems are overburdened. Americans require emergency care more than ever, but EDs are constrained by space, staff and resources resulting in overcrowding across the country. Freestanding emergency departments (FSEDs) are a solution to this issue. FSEDs expand access to emergency care at equal to lower fees with smaller patient volumes and shorter wait times. FSEDs can educate patients and bring new insights to help develop better performing facilities that put patient care first. FSEDs are not a replacement, but a high quality supplement to address the growing need for more emergency care in the U.S.

Click here to download the whitepaper. 


Title: Healthcare Breach Security Assessment

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Source: Intel

See this whitepaper for how to benchmark your maturity, priorities and breach security capabilities compared to the HLS industry across 8 types of breaches and 42 security capabilities. Key take-aways for participating HLS organizations include their breach security maturity score, where they may be over or under prioritizing different types of breaches, their percentile in terms of readiness across 8 breach types, and where they have significant gaps and opportunities for improvement across 42 breach security capabilities.

Fill out the form to discover:

  • Maturity of your breach security, benchmarked against the healthcare industry
  • Your readiness percentile score across 8 types of breaches and ransomware
  • Potential gaps in your breach security where you may be lagging the healthcare industry, and opportunities for improvement

Click here to download the whitepaper. 


PhilipsNA Wordmark 2008 RGBTitle: Implementing a Successful Population Health Management Program 

Source: Philips

In this white paper, Philips offers a framework for implementing a successful population health management program (PHM) to address the broader factors beyond analytics and/or diagnosing and treating disease.

This approach to population health management can be thought of as “continuous health” – a way to better analyze, manage and account for the health of individuals and populations. Continuous health is characterized by immediate and uninterrupted connections and interactions that promote ongoing health and proactive care. It works across the full spectrum of where, when and how health happens. However, achieving this vision requires transformation in all elements of the industry ecosystem. To drive towards a continuous health approach, Philips identifies nine specific interconnected areas for success in population health management. Learn how to distinguish areas requiring improvement, recognize areas of strength, and prioritize capabilities and long-term goals to yield a population health strategy suited to every unique need.

Click here to download the whitepaper. 


Health360-LogoTMTitle: Embracing Population Health Management: How Six Innovators Are Pioneering Value-Based Care

Source: Tribridge

As we move along the continuum from volume- to value based care, not all providers face the same challenges, although there are critical areas of overlap. In this eBook we will look more closely at acute care, post-acute care/rehabilitation management and chronic disease management providers, and spotlight areas of innovation, in particular with Tribridge Health360, a CRM-powered, cloud-based Population Health Management (PHM) solution.

Learn how today’s healthcare organizations are leading the industry’s transformation to value-based care and are achieving:

  • Improved performance, outcomes and patient well-being
  • Greater care team efficiency and improved consumer loyalty
  • Higher quality care at lower costs

Click here to download the whitepaper. 


surgical-directions-logo-finalTitle: How Out-of-OR Areas Can Impact Performance

Source: Surgical Directions

Running an efficient operating room is like keeping a number of spinning plates going at the same time. When one falls and breaks, the others are vulnerable to the same outcomes. This whitepaper will explain the many roles of the anesthesiologist both in and out of the operating room and outlines how adequate staffing in the anesthesiology department and oversight of scheduling by the SSEC will aide in ensuring overall efficiency and quality.

Click here to download the whitepaper. 




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Title: 12 Hospital Apps for Quick Mobile ROI

Source: MobileSmith

This whitepaper answers the million-dollar question of mobile ROI in healthcare. How can hospitals put mobile apps to work quickly, to solve real, costly problems? We have distilled the best and quickest mobile use cases that can make a measurable impact on:

    • Preventable readmissions
    • Emergency room overuse
    • Physician burnout
    • Referral leakage
    • Population health, and much more!

Check out these simple apps your hospital can launch quickly and tackle the most pressing issues. These mobile ideas will instantly make sense to your clinical directors, CEO, and CFO.
Click here to learn more. 


Title: Bridging the Patient ID Accuracy Gap

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Source: Lenovo Health and Intel

Identity theft is not limited to shady eCommerce websites or restaurant servers. Medical identity theft is mainstream, with over 2 million victims in the last year alone. Get the stats you need to start down the path to a more secure infrastructure, today.

Click here to learn more.  


logoTitle: State of the Connected Patient Report

Source: Salesforce

To understand how Americans today communicate with their healthcare providers, their opinions on telemedicine and wearable devices, and their experiences with post-discharge care, Salesforce conducted its “2016 Connected Patient Report.” The report found that people primarily interact with their physicians through in-person visits, phone calls and emails, but are open to virtual care treatment options enabled through technology. The report also found that following discharge from a hospital or clinic, insured adults with a primary care provider strongly believe improvements can be made to their experiences through better communication with their primary care doctor and throughout their care network.

  1. Learn why 62% of patients think wearable data might save them money.
  2. Discover the number one way care can improve after a hospital stay.
  3. Find out if virtual care options are a flop or the wave of the future.

Click here to download the whitepaper.  


intel logo 2Title: Diagnosing Which Devices Provide More for Healthcare

Source: Intel

Although zero clients might seem like a reliable choice in the clinical setting, they do not stand up to rich-client devices for efficiency or flexibility. Ensuring a positive experience for patients, enhanced coordination and efficiency for office staff and expanded ability for collaboration among clinicians is integral to new standards for healthcare delivery today — and only rich-client devices can deliver on all of these needs.

For an in-depth look at how rich-client devices increase efficiency and effectiveness compared to zero clients, click here to download the whitepaper, "Diagnosing Which Devices Provide More for Healthcare."





Cerner-Corporation-logoTitle: Why More Hospitals Seek Revenue Cycle Experts to Protect Finances, Gain Competitive Edge

Source: Cerner

This whitepaper will discuss:

  • Financial and IT benefits of outsourcing revenue cycle operations
  • Long-term and short-term outsourcing strategies
  • Trends in the financial services market
  • Critical traits in a financial service partner

To learn how your organization can benefit from a financial services partnership, how to structure the relationship and what to look for in a potential partner,
download the whitepaper here.




XENEXTitle: Winning the Infection Prevention Battle: Strategies for Choosing the Right Partner in UV Disinfection

Source: Xenex

Choosing a UV disinfection tool can be overwhelming. In the wealth of options, identifying the best UV partner for your facility involves reviewing several key pieces of evidence. Read the latest white paper on this topic to learn the four Es of choosing a UV disinfection equipment:

  • Effectiveness
  • Efficiency
  • Elements
  • Excellence in Customer Service

Click here to download the whitepaper. 


Workforce Management


select international logoTitle: Learn How Engaged Employees, and Talent Strategies, Drive Success

Source: Select International 

Low employee engagement impacts absenteeism, errors, turnover, productivity, profits, and customer satisfaction. Every leadership team is considering strategies and tactics to face these challenges. Every list of solutions should include one seemingly simple but often over-looked concept - the need for an extremely talented and engaged workforce that is capable of solving today’s challenges, and anticipating tomorrow’s.
In this whitepaper, you'll learn:

  • why engagement is important
  • a better approach to employee engagement
  • how engagement starts with leadership

Click here to download the whitepaper. 


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Title: Nurses on Boards: The Time for Change is Now

Source: Capella

In today’s metrics-driven, pay-for-performance environment, the need for accountability and increased customer satisfaction has made it difficult for health care organizations to achieve their missions. However, with the help of trained nurse leaders in their boardrooms, especially those holding advanced degrees such as BSN, health care systems can become much more effective at achieving their goals.

This whitepaper, written by Capella University in collaboration with The Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC), explores how nurses can lead change at the board level, and what the NOBC is doing to support this effort. With perspectives from respected leaders in the nursing profession, readers will understand the importance of having nurse.

Click here to download the whitepaper. 


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