• The healthcare data paradox: Driving innovation while managing legacy systems

    Healthcare organizations are at a critical inflection point: the industry is generating about one-third of the world's data, but health systems need new ways to make that information actionable to support value-based and patient-centered care.
  • Is Your MSP Vendor Neutral? How to Find Out.

    What’s all the talk about supposed MSP 'Vendor Neutrality' in healthcare staffing? 
  • Understanding the 2025 HCAHPS changes: Improving patient experience measures

    Patient feedback is crucial for those healthcare organizations that are truly committed to improving the patient experience.
  • Transform Your Hospital Operations: A Virtual Summit

    See how your peers are reimagining hospital operations using AI. Join this virtual event here.
  • “Is There a Better Way?” Rewiring Cultures to Encourage Innovation on the Front Lines.

    With all the changes and disruptions impacting healthcare, the need for innovation has never been greater. Organizations that don’t prioritize innovative thinking risk falling behind their competitors. That’s why rewiring your culture to encourage and reward innovation is so crucial. 
  • A summer of advocacy for hospitals

    The American Hospital Association is urging its members to ramp up federal advocacy this summer, emphasizing the critical need to influence key healthcare policies ahead of the upcoming election season.
  • Rapid Registration: The Key to the ‘Digital Front Door’

    For most of the past decade, health system leaders have been bombarded by salespeople and trade show reps pitching solutions that will help them with their “digital front doors”—a blanket term for collections of technologies meant to manage and improve the patient experience. 
  • Aligning with patient preferences: How digital payments drive satisfaction and the bottom line

    Financial processes throughout the patient journey significantly affect the overall patient experience. Hospitals and health systems that have embraced digital payment technologies are finding that patients pay faster, reducing accounts receivable balances and eliminating manual processes.
  • eBook: What is the status quo costing you? Strategies to reduce nurse attrition and labor cost

    Staff shortages are the reason 60% of nurses feel they don't have control of their careers. See if your retention strategy is falling short + 6 steps to fix it.
  • A new era for healthcare: insights and opportunities

    If there’s one term that gets reliably overused in the aftermath of any instance of societal upheaval, it’s “the new normal.”
  • Future-proofing your organization: Workforce innovation strategies for success

    By combining advanced technologies and improving workplace culture, healthcare systems can optimize their workforce and help reduce the burnout that's plaguing many healthcare professions.
  • Enhancing Hospital Outcomes through In-house Surgery Coverage

    Surgical coverage plays a crucial role in the healthcare landscape. Having a high-performing, collaborative acute surgical program frees up community physicians from call coverage and improves hospital performance. CarolinaEast Medical Center and TeamHealth have a longstanding partnership for acute care general surgery and acute orthopedic surgery. Partnering for the last 14 years, TeamHealth provides a dedicated team of surgeons to help unassigned patients with acute surgical needs.  
  • Can academic health systems bridge the gap in retail healthcare?

    Seemingly, every morning, I flip through my inbox and come across a new headline about a large retail organization that has cut its losses in the delivery of healthcare. Over the past few months alone, we’ve seen Walgreens, Walmart and Dollar General — all heralded leaders in their respective industries — shutter their in-store clinics and telehealth services after coming to the table with bold, disruptive offerings for patients lacking access to basic healthcare services in their communities.
  • 4 Automation Dichotomies in Healthcare RCM

    Increasingly loud voices in healthcare are hailing automation as the go-to panacea for operational inefficiencies and escalating costs.
  • Standardized patient monitoring & virtual care at scale

    The best healthcare, provided at the bedside or virtually, is supported with the best data. Clinically validated data points captured on each patient’s longitudinal care record can contribute to delivering the right care, at the right time, with the best information available.
  • Virginia Mason Franciscan CEO: Care network invites partners 'drawn to our outcomes'

    Independent hospitals and health systems across the Northwest will have expanded access to medical expertise at Tacoma, Wash.-based Virginia Mason Franciscan Health following the launch of the Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Care Network.
  • Greater Use of Language Solutions isn’t Just a Moral Obligation – It’s a Matter of Trust

    Although the latest legislation reinforces healthcare’s moral obligation to provide language services for non-English-speaking patients to reduce discrimination, understanding the big picture on why it matters is integral to increasing compliance. As the song so aptly goes, “It’s always been a matter of trust.”
  • Reducing the ‘silent payer discount’ —Tips from Prisma Health + Accuity

    The “silent payer discount” can be defined as a margin of revenue opportunity (between 3% and 5% of the hospital’s annual net revenue1) that is lost due to the complexity of documenting and coding complex inpatient cases. At a mid-size health system, this could equate to $22 million to $38 million in lost revenue, according to research conducted by Accuity, a provider of physician-led clinical documentation review services. Even in organizations with topperforming clinical documentation improvement (CDI) programs, this margin often goes uncaptured, resulting in significant losses for health systems that are providing critical patient care.
  • A fully integrated care model: How tech + a holistic strategy continuously improve behavioral health patient outcomes

    Behavioral health is a top concern for hospital CEOs in 2024 — and for good reason, as health systems face persistent challenges in meeting demand and lack adequate funding to address widespread mental health issues.
  • Building a Flexible Healthcare Workforce: Tech-Powered Internal Agency and Float Pools for Cost Savings and Efficiency

    Among healthcare talent, demand for flexible workforce solutions is at an all-time high. At the same time, health systems nationwide are seeking financial stability by reducing expensive forms of staffing like overtime premium pay and contingent labor.
  • A New Era for Healthcare: Insights and Opportunities

    If there’s one term that gets reliably overused in the aftermath of any instance of societal upheaval, it’s “the new normal.” Since World War I, that phrase has served as shorthand to capture the complexity of a post-crisis world and distinguish it from the era that preceded it.
  • “Make Getting Care Easier Than Getting Drugs” for Opioid Use Disorder

    Indivior, a global pharmaceutical company working to help change patients’ lives by pioneering life-transforming treatment for addiction and other serious mental illnesses, hosted a featured session at the Becker’s 14th Annual Meeting.