Patient flow is defined as "the ability of a healthcare system to serve patients quickly and efficiently as they move through stages of care" according to NEJM. But as you know, serving patients efficiently in the current healthcare delivery model is easier said than done. To accomplish this ask, health systems must find new ways to change the entire patient journey for the better, in ways that make it possible to [...]
The potential of digital health, or mHealth, is a popular topic right now. Conversations around how to leverage this technology often focus on the soft benefits rather than the real-dollar impact it can have on improving healthcare efficiency. One of the biggest opportunities lies in modernizing different perioperative phases that exist, from pre-op to post-op. While many first-generation digital healthcare strategies were focused on checking a box, this wave is part [...]
As a healthcare leader, there are hundreds of QI projects to choose from, but choosing an effective method to initiate change is sometimes easier said than done. One important medium we see as crucial to the success of any project is utilizing something 95 percent of Americans own (and carry almost all the time): a smartphone. Whatever improvement project you have in mind for your healthcare organization - whether it be [...]
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In desperate need to reduce business costs at your organization or need ways to become more efficient? How much money is wasted or unaccounted for? As an example, research by Buyer's Labratory found that nearly 90 percent of companies don't even track printing costs. You also may be spending lots of money on customer acquisition or retention in the form of pamphlets, coupons, or other collateral to attract or retain patients or customers. If you [...]
Even in the rapidy-evolving healthcare industry, patient activation is a relatively new concept, but why does it matter and how can it help your hospital? It simple terms, it's a measure that describes the role that patient education has on improving health outcomes. A way to measure a person's level of activation, called the Patient Activation Measure (PAM), began at the University of Oregon as the result of a study by professor Judith Hibbard. In [...]
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