Articles

Optimal Outcomes in Care Transitions – What Does It All Really Mean?

If this is the first article you are reading in the series Optimal Outcomes in Care Transitions, I appreciate your interest and would encourage you to go back and read through the first four articles in the series to get the details behind what is covered at a high level in this article. You can Read More >

5 More Keys to Successful Clinical Redesign

Redesigning care and eliminating clinical variation are critical not only to ensuring patients receive the safest, highest-quality care, but also are integral components of reducing the overall cost of healthcare — on both the national and individual hospital level. But where should you begin? Here, authors John Malone, Vice President with Novia Strategies, and Dr. Read More >

5 Keys to Successful Clinical Redesign

Redesigning care and eliminating clinical variation are critical not only to ensuring patients receive the safest, highest-quality care, but also are integral components of reducing the overall cost of healthcare — on both the national and individual hospital level. But where should you begin? Here, authors John Malone, Vice President with Novia Strategies, and Dr. Read More >

Care Transitions: From Inpatient to Post-Acute

In my last article on Optimal Outcomes in Care Transitions, I discussed the importance of safe and effective transitions in care from ICU to a Med/Surg unit and provided three metrics to evaluate your organization’s performance and better manage this transition of care. If you haven’t already done so, I would highly recommend reading the Read More >

Physician Preference Cards: An OR Director’s Key to Efficiency

Efficiency and cost management – the metrics by which OR Directors live and breathe. Data on First Case On Time Starts, cut to close times, room turnover, supply usage help administrators keep a close eye on how efficiently their perioperative suites are running. And among the tools every OR Director should use to ensure they’re Read More >