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Hospital Peer Review | Standardize Physician Cards for Quality, Savings

Physician preference cards can help hospitals reduce costs and improve perioperative efficiency, but too often they can complicate the process without adding any benefit. In this Hospital Peer Review article, COO Bill Denton discusses how to make physician preference cards successful. (Note this is a subscription publication.)

Hospital Peer Review | ADT Nurses Can Help Ease Bed Constraints, Patient Volumes

Denise Perry, senior consultant with Novia, discusses how Admission, Discharge, Transfer (ADT) nurses can positively affect patient throughput with readers of Hospital Peer Review. (Note this is a subscription publication.)

Becker’s Hospital Review | RCM tip of the day: Engage physician advisors to assist with real-time appeals

Theresa Brandon, Managing Director and Revenue Cycle practice lead with Novia Strategies, encourages readers of Becker’s Hospital Review to engage physician advisors to assist with real-time appeals.

Population Health News | How Can Healthcare Organizations Better Understand Data on Determinants of Health and Their Effects on Each Population?

John Malone, Vice President with Novia Strategies, responds to the question of how healthcare organizations can better understand data in Population Health News’ Thought Leaders’ Corner. The key: Using data to engage physicians to study and reduce variation in quality outcomes and resource consumption. (Note this is a subscription publication.)

Hospital Case Management | CMS Continues Emphasis on Quality, Value-based Purchasing

Donna Hopkins, Vice President with Novia Strategies, shares her thoughts on the Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule from CMS and how it may affect case managers with readers of Hospital Case Management.