Health knowledge made personal

Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional

San Francisco, California
Hospitalimpact.org is the first and only healthcare blog dedicated for current and emerging hospital leaders, thinkers, and enablers. The vision is simple - to answer this question: what will it take for hospitals to be the best run organizations on the face of the planet?
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
Change to small balance insurance claims process can save hospitals money by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kevin L. Shrake I believe that every healthcare executive would agree that managing the complex process of sending out bills and collecting the amounts due is a ... Read on »
Support, care for health workers to improve patient experience by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf It was hard to engage in a healthcare conversation in recent weeks without hearing about the challenges presented and fear created by the global Eb ... Read on »
How Ebola prevention efforts could improve overall healthcare by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Hospital efforts to safeguard against the Ebola virus may have longer-term implications for infection prevention in healthcare settings, according to an infection control ... Read on »
St. Luke's population health programs promote innovation by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jonathan H. Burroughs Some organizations choose innovation and rather than wait until change is mandatory, move forward before it's required so they can design a ... Read on »
Consider advisory panel for strategic planning, physician engagement by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kenneth H. Cohn At the Healthcare Roundtable last week, I spoke about work I facilitated at a West Coast community hospital. The work arose from the hospit ... Read on »
Save time, money by streamlining tax reporting methods by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kevin L. Shrake It's the time of year to prepare for tax reporting. This year, don't let your vendor master file contribute to the madness of tax reporting ... Read on »
Fragmented health system needs top-down commitment to change by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Lynn McVey During a webinar with Beth Boynton, a registered nurse from Confident Voices , I publicly confessed I was not always a big fan of nurses. That a ... Read on »
Drive good governance through continuing education by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Adam Ross As executives face the evolving governance and regulatory landscape, it's the fiduciary duty for a company's board of directors to react fast and with e ... Read on »
Responsiveness key to improving healthcare delivery by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Anthony Cirillo I met with a colleague last month with whom I'm partnering to create a system that can help organizations monitor and respond to patient and fami ... Read on »
The new rules of patient engagement by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Carmela Coyle In boardrooms, at universities and in executive offices throughout the U.S., top healthcare leaders have worked feverishly for years to combat esc ... Read on »
Include caregivers in healthcare process for greater experience by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Darlene A. Cunha Recently, I attended an interdisciplinary team meeting. There was a knock on the door to the conference room. Before I could rise to open the do ... Read on »
How the ACA forces payers to reinvent their business models by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles The implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), with its payment reform components that champion the transition from fee-for-service to global, ... Read on »
The future of nursing: An industry in flux by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Katie Sullivan Like the healthcare industry as a whole, the nursing profession constantly evolves and adapts to meet new demands and changes. Amid debates a ... Read on »
Develop patient engagement tools for optimal care, satisfaction by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Thomas Dahlborg Patient-centered care, patient engagement, patient activation--all terms many of us healthcare leaders use to describe a key output of improving ... Read on »
Managers: Set clear expectations to bolster efficiency among healthcare team by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman Why do people fear failure in business? I mean, what's the worst they could happen? You get fired. It was around 1999 when my boss Sue called ... Read on »
Physician-led ACOs: Secrets to success by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Katie Sullivan As the healthcare industry considers value-based healthcare models, organizations can look to physician-led accountable care organizations (ACOs) ... Read on »
Hospitals must define patient experience by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf In my most recent Hospital Impact blog , I reinforced the simple, but significant need to focus on 3 Ps of Patient Experience, offering that at the ... Read on »
Establish best-practice standards for more effective policy changes by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jeffrey Flaks Policies alone don't transform health care organizations. Only redesigning actual work can renew and redirect hospitals and health systems. T ... Read on »
How hospitals can save money on equipment maintenance by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kevin L. Shrake Car dealers make a little money selling you the car and a great deal of money servicing it. As a matter of fact Henry Ford stated when he was cri ... Read on »
5 patient-care observation tools for hospital execs by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Andrea J. Simon In my last Hospital Impact blog post , I wrote about recent research that my firm conducted for a healthcare client, contacting various hospitals ... Read on »