E-Books - Now Available for Download!

Written by Staff | July 02, 2018 | Print  |

The following E-Books have been made available to readers of Becker's Hospital Review. To find past E-Books, please visit our E-Books Archive page.

 


7 Must-Reads on Clinician Engagement

While health IT advancements like the EHR can improve care coordination and facilitate better outcomes, a number of studies suggest the implementation of these technologies has had the unintended consequence of contributing to provider burnout. However, through improved usability and more streamlined EHR use, provider satisfaction and engagement with health IT can be significantly improved.

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This e-book comprises seven articles detailing how hospitals and health systems can get the most out of health IT without sacrificing the well-being of their providers. From rethinking EHR design to reducing th

e burden of physician notetaking, these must-read articles offer important insights for better clinician engagement.

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ebook boaThe Quest for Sustainability and the Evolution of the CFO

Even the nation's largest, most-established hospitals and health systems have experienced revenue declines in recent years. The financial squeeze is the result of numerous pressures, including the rise of value-based care and healthcare consumerism.

The nature of the hospital CFO role is evolving to meet these new challenges. This Becker's Healthcare e-book examines the pivotal positions these leaders play in the push for financial sustainability. The following content is based on the results of a Becker's Healthcare and Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey of financial leaders and a roundtable discussion with three hospital and health system CFOs and one healthcare strategy expert.

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eBook ThumbnailLessening the Negative Impact of Human Factors

While hospitals have always been in the business of providing patient care, the care delivery and payment models have undergone an enormous paradigm shift. It’s no longer about the number of services provided, but instead about the quality of care delivered.

With so many staffing variables impacting patient outcomes, determining a course of action can initially be daunting. The increasing prevalence of reliable workforce analytics can provide a data-driven solution for the dilemma.

Learn what areas of staffing to focus on to improve your patient outcomes and the bottom line.

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10 Must-Reads for Healthcare Leaders Focused on Building a Resilient Supply Chain

Hospital supply chain management has become the focus of healthcare leaders looking to prepare their organizations for a period of significant industry change.

Amid great consolidation, supply chain management has evolved from a back-room function to a strategic differentiator. To improve current efficiency and address new and unknown challenges, health systems are looking to their suppliers and medical product manufacturers for expertise and guidance on what the future may hold for healthcare providers.

This e-book features 10 must-read articles on the rapidly evolving world of supply chain management. Readers will:

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BoA e book imageThe Road to Financial Sustainability for Hospital CFOs: Strategies to Achieve Permanence in a Changing Market

This e-book, based on survey responses from financial executives and a live roundtable discussion with three hospital and health system CFOs and a healthcare financial strategy SVP, discusses financial sustainability in healthcare. You will read CFOs' perspectives on how they strategically invest for long- and short-term gains, their role as financial stewards to the community and how they're partnering with other healthcare organizations to stay relevant to their patients.

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CFO's Fatal Flaw: Survey Finds 9 of 10 Hospital Executives Don't Know Their Cost

A recent survey of 100 hospital and healthcare executives conducted by Strata Decision Technology and Becker' Healthcare found 90 percent of respondents don't know their cost to provide services. This e-book discusses the need for advanced cost accounting in hospital systems.

In this readers will learn: 

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The Future of Learning: New Technologies Influencing Clinical Development

New technology is starting to have a dramatic impact on how we educate and develop our healthcare workforce. Technologies such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence have until recently only been associated with gaming and other types of entertainment, but their influence in healthcare is rapidly gaining traction.  In this eBook, HealthStream takes a look at some of these emerging technologies and products and the influence they may have in your organization in the not-too-distant future. You won’t believe how many exciting new possibilities are just over the horizon.

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CoverThe Partnership Playbook for Hospital CFOs

This e-book, based on survey responses from financial executives and a roundtable discussion with three hospital and health system CFOs and a healthcare strategy expert, discusses clinical and nonclinical partnerships. You will read CFOs' perspectives on how they identify the "right" collaborative partner, considerations for optimum negotiations and agreements, how to best assess a working relationship and broad lessons about partnerships and affiliations irrespective of market, sector or size.

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The Management of Healthcare Expenses in Hospitals and Health Systems 

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This Becker’s Healthcare e-book, based on survey responses from financial executives and a roundtable discussion with four hospital and health system CFOs and a healthcare benefits expert, discusses several strategies healthcare organizations are deploying to better manage their healthcare expenses. 

To read and hear the CFOs' insights and download the E-book, click here.

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making-a-merger-count-cover-imageMaking a Merger Count: Hospital CFOs and Post-M&A Change Management

This E-book, based on survey responses from financial executives and a roundtable discussion with five hospital and health system CFOs and a healthcare finance expert, highlights the challenges and best practices around operational change management after a merger, acquisition or affiliation. CFOs touch on real-life lessons learned after acquiring or affiliating with other hospitals and health systems, including insight as to what types of plans they enact the day a deal closes, how they weigh decisions about right-sizing and how they define being a good partner.

To read and hear the CFOs' insights and download the E-book, click here.

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ebook cover websitePicking Teams and Choosing Partners: How Hospital and Health System CFOs are Emerging as Leaders in M&A Strategyicking Teams and Choosing Partners: How Hospital and Health System CFOs are Emerging as Leaders in M&A Strategy

In an exclusive roundtable, five hospital and health system CFOs and two healthcare finance experts discuss the consolidation pressures CFOs are experiencing, the types of affiliations they are entertaining or pursuing, and the traits they want most in a potential partner. Learn how CFOs are now increasingly taking on a greater leadership role in evaluating potential affiliate or integrating several organizations.

Picking Teams and Choosing Partners: How Hospital and Health System CFOs are Emerging as Leaders in M&A Strategy

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