Novia in the News

Population Health News | What Constitutes an Integrated Model of Healthcare Delivery?

Nancy Lakier, CEO of Novia Strategies, responds to the question of what constitutes an integrated model of healthcare delivery in Population Health News’ Thought Leaders’ Corner. Using patient navigators enables IDNs to better coordinate the transition of care from all providers through all care delivery sites. (Note this is a subscription publication.)

Hospital Case Management | Readmissions Are Down, Penalties Are Up — What Do You Do Now?

Despite decreasing readmissions, hospitals are still receiving penalties. Here, Wanda Pell, Director with Novia Strategies, discusses innovative ways to help reduce readmissions with readers of Hospital Case Management.

Hospital Case Management | Reduce Readmissions with Better Data Analysis

Donna Hopkins, Vice President with Novia Strategies, shares best practices on how to reduce readmissions with readers of Hospital Case Management. The key, she says, is to deploy several strategies and ensure accountability for each strategy.

Hospital Case Management | Continue Communication After Patients Leave the Hospital

Home visits and post-discharge follow-up calls are two strategies to reduce readmissions. Here, Wanda Pell, Director with Novia Strategies, shares her thoughts on the importance of post-discharge communication with readers of Hospital Case Management.

Hospital Peer Review | Look for Variations in Data, Seek Out Causes

Nancy Lakier, CEO of Novia Strategies, discusses how rigorous analysis of risk-adjusted data is key to identifying areas of clinical variation and to engaging physicians in redesigning care to reduce variation, in this article with Hospital Peer Review.