October 2017 Issue of Beckers Hospital Review

October 2017 Issue of Becker's Hospital Review

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On the Cover

Will the Healthcare Bubble Burst? 19 Key Perspectives
Healthcare spending has been a topic of national conversation over the past decade as it continues to increase despite efforts to reduce waste and overall costs. Click here to continue

Steal This Idea From Intermountain CEO Dr. A. Marc Harrison
Since joining Intermountain Healthcare as CEO in October 2016, A. Marc Harrison, MD, has rolled out a daily, systemwide routine that has led to improvements in patient safety, patient access and gains in employee satisfaction. Click here to continue


Executive Briefings in this Issue

How Telehealth and EHR Integration Deliver Complete,Effective Care While Streamlining Provider Workflows
Nemours Children's Health System — a nonprofit children's health system based in Jacksonville, Fla., with locations in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania — adopted telemedicine in 2014 and became the first pediatric health system to deliver direct-to-consumer telehealth. Click here to continue

Measuring Value — How to Harness Data in an Outcomes-Driven Paradigm
Value-based care arrangements are placing healthcare institutions in unfamiliar situations, introducing most providers to risk for the first time. Click here to continue

Two-Sided Risk is Coming — Here's How Healthcare Providers Can Prepare
As healthcare providers continue to build alternative payment models and transition to value-based care, government and commercial payers are more often requiring providers to assume greater levels of risk. Click here to continue

Q.What Single Strategy Will Drive the Bulk of OR Growth in the Next 10 Years? A. 360° Engagement
Despite recent bumps in the road, value-based care is here to stay. If anything, the transition to new payment models will only accelerate as more private payers develop value-based contracts. Click here to continue

Hospitals and Health Systems Move Forward with Value-Based Payment Models Amid Uncertainty Over Healthcare Reform
Unpredictability in the healthcare industry unnerves hospital leaders, as no one knows the future of the ACA or if the new administration will further alter existing payment reform programs. Click here to continue

Beyond the Numbers: Identifying the Right Partner Equals a Successful Post-Acute Care Partnership
In communities across America — large and small — local hospitals serve a purpose that goes beyond being a center for on-demand emergency care. Click here to continue

Demystifying Data Analytics: How to Take Control of Longitudinal Data
The shift to value-based care models, coupled with the growing power of the consumer in the health care decision-making process, affirms the need for organizations to track the goals, barriers, and activities of their patients to manage quality, cost and performance data to succeed in the health care industry today. Click here to continue


Five Ways Successful Health Systems Reinvent Customer Relationships
We now live in a consumer-driven healthcare economy. High-deductible plans, rising out-of-pocket costs, and experiences from other industries set a higher bar each year for the delivery of healthcare services. Click here to continue

The Next Step in Data Analytics: Getting from Historical Analytics to Actionable Analytics
There is often a discernable difference between the current stage of a hospital's analytics maturity and where the organization desires to be on the maturity curve. Click here to continue


MACRA: How to Prepare for a Moving Target
In June, CMS released the 2018 proposed rule for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act's Quality Payment Program, which presents a handful of key modifications to the physician payment program. Click here to continue

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