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Published By: STANLEY Healthcare     Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
Using LEAN Six Sigma techniques, Central Sterile Processing and Materials Management leaders at Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) identified specialty bed management as an area ripe for improvement. They were spending too much time looking for these assets and renting too many specialty beds. Initially, the team focused on streamlining its order form process. They soon realized they were getting better—but at the wrong thing. They still weren’t achieving the desired results. Read this case study to learn how Peninsula Regional Medical Center implemented STANLEY Healthcare’s AeroScout® Real Time Locating System (RTLS) and uses real-time location to improve specialty bed management, dramatically reducing rental costs.
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healthcare, medical center, medicine, location, bed management, rlts, information technology, practice management
    
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Published By: STANLEY Healthcare     Published Date: Mar 24, 2015
IASIS Healthcare LLC executives challenged the Arizona-based supply chain team to find innovative ways to manage inventory and reduce cost. Targeting areas with some of the most expensive supplies—catheterization laboratories and interventional radiology (IR)rooms—the team sought a new way to drive down costs while still providing a wide variety of products, offering patients innovation and high quality, and maintaining physician satisfaction. Read this case study to learn how Arizona Hospitals use STANLEY Healthcare's SpaceTRAX® Point of Use™ Inventory Management System to overcome the challenges of managing inventory in Cath Labs and IR Rooms.
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inventory management, healthcare, cath labs, ir room, supply chain, cost reduction, physician satisfaction, medical technology, information technology, practice management
    
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Published By: Cielo     Published Date: Jan 30, 2019
For healthcare organizations, talent shortages mean lost revenue from having to cancel procedures and turn away patients. And with the aging population and increased competition for great healthcare talent, organizations like yours need a new, flexible workforce solution. That solution is Total Talent Acquisition (TTA). TTA can break down hiring silos by unifying your organization’s efforts in acquiring all types of workers, whether they’re full-time staff, consultants, freelance contractors, temporary staff or project-based workers. It can rein in costs, help assess your current and future talent needs, and create a better experience for candidates and, most importantly, patients. We created this guide to help you learn more about Total Talent and to assess how your organization can benefit from it. Download it to learn: ? What is Total Talent Acquisition ? How TTA creates a competitive advantage in the healthcare industry ? The positive impacts this model can have on healthcare organ
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Published By: IBM Watson Health     Published Date: Nov 20, 2017
Strong patient engagement leads to improved population health, a better experience of care, and lower healthcare costs. Even so, few healthcare organizations have a well-defined patient engagement strategy, according to research by IBM Watson Health. Read this whitepaper and learn why healthcare organizations should create a comprehensive patient engagement strategy, what each component of such a strategy entails and how to take the steps required to build an effective patient engagement program. From patient portals, telemedicine, and mobile health, to data sharing, automation tools and cognitive computing, you’ll gain the ability to leverage valuable tools for increasing patients’ involvement in their own health outcomes.
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patient outreach, patient relationship management, patient experience, population health management, cognitive computing, data, data sharing, healthcare costs, care, patient engagement, patient engagement strategy, patient portals, mobile health, telemedicine, automation tools, health outcomes
    
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Published By: IBM Watson Health     Published Date: Nov 21, 2017
The shift to value-based care means that healthcare organizations should expand their concept of return on investment (ROI) to include the ability of solutions to increase efficiency and contain healthcare costs. Data analytics and automation capabilities have become important tools for providers aiming to maximize value-based payments. Learn from this whitepaper about the best ways for healthcare organizations to measure health IT ROI in the value-based environment, including specific examples of how certain providers are approaching this challenge.
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value-based care, healthcare costs, health outcomes, health it, health information technology, hospital performance, operational performance, hospital performance improvement, operational performance, operational benchmarks, comparative analysis, post-acute network alignment, provider alignment, hospital spending, hospital financial benchmarks, hospital operational benchmarks
    
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Published By: CodeBaby     Published Date: Nov 27, 2012
Healthcare organizations are integrating intelligent virtual assistants to enhance online experience and reduce costs. This guide overviews the capabilities and benefits of using virtual assistants to engage, optimize, and complement existing service channels.
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online self-service, customer experience, customer service, intelligent virtual assistants, conversion optimization, tech support, crm, web self-service, contact center management, virtual agent, knowledgebase, ecommerce, mcommerce, live chat, website optimization, multi-channel branding
    
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Published By: Artemis Health     Published Date: Feb 05, 2019
Self-insured employers want to cut costs without affecting the quality of coverage available to employees. HR leaders need to provide great benefits that attract talent, but they also need to slow the rising tide of healthcare costs at the same time. In this whitepaper, you’ll see three examples of how benefit teams have cut benefits spending without cutting benefit programs. • The potential savings available with telemedicine programs • The surprising ROI of fertility coverage and care • Best practices for evaluating and implementing onsite clinics
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Published By: Alere Wellbeing     Published Date: Oct 18, 2011
Learn about new technologies for tobacco cessation and how they can effect real, measurable behavior change in the tobacco users at your organization - and save you from excess healthcare costs.
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tobacco cessation benefit, text to quit, quit smoking app, wellness program, specialized program, quitting tobacco, nicotine addiction, specialized treatment, evidence based, roi, smokers, quit for life program, alere wellbeing
    
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Published By: Riverbed     Published Date: Feb 26, 2015
Hospitals and healthcare providers are united under one central mission: to provide exceptional care to patients while keeping costs down. Increasingly, that’s being accomplished through technology, and healthcare providers are becoming incredibly dependent on IT for their day-to-day operations.
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healthcare, daily operations, health record system, practice management, coding software, health statistics, prescribing systems, healthcare providers
    
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Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Jul 20, 2010
When employees move it, they're healthier and more productive. Employers then start to lose the burden of increasing healthcare costs. The Virgin HealthMiles white paper, Moving Toward Health, will help you understand activity's impact on employee health and associated costs.
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virginhealth miles, healthcare, employee health, costs
    
Virgin Pulse
Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Nov 19, 2010
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will make some employers focus only on compliance. Forward-thinking companies that take advantage of the available benefits the reform laws have to offer will take the competitive advantage. Provisions of the new regulations, specifically wellness and prevention strategies, will have long-term tax benefits, while also decreasing lifestyle-related healthcare costs.
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virginhealth miles, healthcare, employee health, costs, wellness, ppaca, legislation
    
Virgin Pulse
Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Nov 19, 2010
Participation in traditional employee health programs averages less than 15%, while Virgin HealthMiles participation averages 40%. What drives these higher rates and keeps employees engaged long after the program launch? Through survey results from employees and best practices from our clients, you'll discover what impacts participation from the experts.
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virginhealth miles, healthcare, employee health, costs, wellness, ppaca, legislation, participation
    
Virgin Pulse
Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Aug 02, 2010
Human resource leaders and executives are under pressure to combat rising health care costs. But you are not alone. Learn from your peers and discover how to translate this data-rich survey into actionable tactics for your company's health care savings and long-term growth.
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virginhealth miles, healthcare, employee health, costs, wellness, ppaca, legislation, participation
    
Virgin Pulse
Published By: Virgin Pulse     Published Date: Dec 13, 2010
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will make some employers focus only on compliance. Forward-thinking companies that take advantage of the available benefits the reform laws have to offer will take the competitive advantage. Provisions of the new regulations, specifically wellness and prevention strategies, will have long-term tax benefits, while also decreasing lifestyle-related healthcare costs.
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virginhealth miles, healthcare, employee health, costs, wellness, ppaca, legislation, participation, wellness, benefits
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Apr 18, 2012
Join this webcast to learn how HealthCare specific Asset and Service Management functionality can improve uptime to support patient care and optimize procedure scheduling, control costs for procurement, maintenance, labor and materials, extend asset longevity, and Support regulatory compliance activities.
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healthcare, cost, ibm, asset management, service management, technology
    
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Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: May 06, 2014
Poor quality of care takes a tremendous toll, not just on the system as a whole, but on the patients and their families at the center of that system. It also has a tremendous effect on employers, who already face unsustainable health care costs. When we evaluated one of our customer's claims, we found numerous signs of preventable complications that had cost our client significant amounts, not to mention the toll on the individual. Specifically, we identified the following preventable hospital- acquired conditions (HACs): • Fourteen instances of stage III and IV pressure ulcers • Twelve instances of vascular catheter-associated infections • Thirteen instances of catheter-associated urinary tract infections • One instance of a patient dying or experiencing a serious disability associated with intravascular air embolism • Five instances of foreign objects remaining in patients after a procedure. Please download the whitepaper to learn more!
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healthcare, healthcare quality, intravascular air embolism, preventable complications, castlight health, hospital-acquired conditions, medical errors, health insurance, inappropriate care, unsustainable costs, information technology, practice management
    
Castlight Health
Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: Aug 02, 2016
In this report by Forrester Research, find out what 120 executives in the US with influence and decision-making responsibility regarding healthcare management do to manage costs and increase employee engagement.
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castlight health, healthcare crisis, health benefits, human resources
    
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Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: Aug 02, 2016
"In this Constellation Research report, Principal Analyst Doug Henschen examines how Indiana manufacturer Steel Dynamics cut skyrocketing healthcare costs by turning their employees into informed healthcare consumers, saving millions. This inside look details how Castlight's health benefits platform provided Steel Dynamics employees with the combination of pricing information and quality measures they needed to make their own smart healthcare decisions. Download now to get the key takeaways and recommendations.
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castlight health, healthcare cost, benefits, human resources
    
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Published By: OC Tanner     Published Date: Aug 28, 2018
Sure, you want to reduce healthcare costs and have a wellbeing program that makes you an attractive place to work. But wellbeing is about much more than that. It’s about building a culture that helps employees perform at their very best, in a way that is aligned to your company’s priorities and values.
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Published By: Fitbit     Published Date: Jan 28, 2019
Chronic disease is a major expense for America’s healthcare system. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 90 percent of the $3.3 trillion in U.S. healthcare spend is for chronic diseases. If appropriate steps aren’t taken to improve both prevention and treatment of such diseases, the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease predicts that the projected total cost of chronic disease in America could tip the scales at $42 trillion by 2030. The most expensive conditions in terms of direct healthcare costs are diabetes, Alzheimer’s and osteoarthritis, and the three most common chronic conditions are hypertension, dyslipidemia and osteoarthritis.
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Published By: One Medical     Published Date: Feb 06, 2018
One Medical delivers world-class, in-network care for more than 1,000 companies. By providing employees with better access to in-person primary care as well as 24/7 virtual care, we help businesses lower their healthcare costs and bolster the overall health and engagement of their teams.
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Published By: Oracle HCM Cloud     Published Date: May 25, 2017
Today’s healthcare organizations struggle to compete for skilled talent and market share admist increasing competition, industry consolidation, shrinking reimbursements, and the switch from volume to value-based care. Follow these recommendations to create an agile workforce and improve patient and member satisfcation, while keeping costs in check.
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 29, 2012
Across the globe, healthcare providers, insurers and governments are struggling to improve healthcare, while limiting the impacts on health system costs. Utilizing analytics to deliver impactful care management to improve clinical outcomes.
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analytics, care management, care coordination, data analysis, healthcare, coordination
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 29, 2012
Healthcare organizations are under tremendous pressure to increase the quality of care they provide, improve clinical outcomes and control their costs. Learn to generate new clinical and operational insights by analyzing previously inaccessible data.
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data, insights, ibm, data insight, data mining, data analysis, data analytics, operational insight
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Nov 29, 2012
Healthcare providers and healthcare plans enterprises are facing significant and challenges to improve quality of care and patient satisfaction while controlling rising costs. Read on about making a case for improved efficiency in healthcare.
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improving efficiency, healthcare, healthcare industry, quality care, acm, advanced case management, healthcare data
    
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