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Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional

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Leading by example: Patient experience the Cleveland Clinic way by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Ilene MacDonald Five years ago the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic boasted some of the best clinical outcomes in the country, but also the lowest patient satisfac ... Read on »
The patient-centered medical home: Keys to overcoming obstacles to success by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Debra Beaulieu-Volk The industry holds high hopes for the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model, but some adopters have struggled to achieve its triple aim o ... Read on »
Optimal healing environment encourages community wellness by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman This past week, my hospital broke ground on our Pathway to Discovery. We continue to transform our hospital beyond a place for the sick. We ar ... Read on »
Much like airlines, hospitals nickle and dime patients by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Anthony Cirillo By now we're used to and numb to airlines adding fee after fee to drive as much revenue as possible. Booking fees, change fees, premium seat fee ... Read on »
Marc Probst: It feels like Washington isn't listening to us by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Dan Bowman Intermountain Healthcare CIO Marc Probst is never one to mince words. As a member of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's policy comm ... Read on »
Why radiologists value CAD by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Mike Bassett While computer-aided detection (CAD) radiology applications often are used for patients suffering from lung cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, bo ... Read on »
What the Philadelphia Eagles can teach hospitals about culture by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles "Culture eats strategy for lunch." - Peter Drucker "Culture wins football. Culture will beat scheme every day." - Chip Kelly Physician exe ... Read on »
Traditional communication isn't enough: Use entertainment education to fight Ebola by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Andrea J. Simon The World Health Organization declared the 2014 outbreak of Ebola in Africa an extraordinary event. Experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Contr ... Read on »
Molina Healthcare's new centralized procurement operation saves time, money by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Ilene MacDonald Accounts payable and the cloud may hold the secret to providing quality healthcare. At least that's what Molina Healthcare --an organization ... Read on »
The patient-centered medical home: Keys to overcoming obstacles to success by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Debra Beaulieu-Volk The industry holds high hopes for the patient-centered medical home model, but some adopters have struggled to achieve its triple aim of impro ... Read on »
Need for patient-centered, compassionate care drives doctor by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By Jennifer M. Loeb For me, safe patient care is more than adherence to checklists and standard operating protocols. It is a consequence of an approach to treating p ... Read on »
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 »