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3 factors for an optimal healing environment by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Scott Kashman When asked about the ROI (return on investment) for intentionally creating an optimal healing environment, I say it comes down to the impact on em ... Read on »
Think small for big patient experience results by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf I am inspired. No, not by the great "collaborative" achievements of the United States Congress. Not even by the growing willingness among previous ... Read on »
Healthcare can still divide the United States by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles The shutdown of the government over the Affordable Care Act made me wonder why Medicaid remains such a divisive issue in American politics. Ever sin ... Read on »
Population health management propels hospitals into insurance market by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Dina Overland , FierceHealthPayer Competition is inevitably everywhere in the business world. Insurance companies are well aware that their counterparts are alwa ... Read on »
4 lessons healthcare leaders can learn from military deployment by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jacqueline Thompson When you think of a military commander, you likely picture someone in a uniform ready to take action. When you think of a physician, you might ... Read on »
Tweet chats can be good for your hospital brand by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Nancy Cawley Jean If you're on Twitter, you've probably heard of chats--they're live discussions on certain topics using a specified hashtag. It's a great, easy ... Read on »
Prevent a 'triple fail' with true patient-centered care by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Thomas Dahlborg During the recent New England Healthcare Institute (NEHI) 2013 Innovation Conference: Patient Engagement 360, two questions kept coming to mind: ... Read on »
4 core behaviors for patient experience success by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Anthony Cirillo In September, I attended a local American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) event around customer service. The two-behemoth health systems ... Read on »
Telehealth: Money and mission in one sustainable package by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Gienna Shaw, FierceHealthIT Whenever I write about telehealth, I still picture the first remote technology I ever saw at a trade show. The computer had a large ... Read on »
A Pioneer ACO success story: Planning, infrastructure and compassion by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Stephen Rosenthal It is widely recognized in the healthcare field that a small percentage of complex patients drive the majority of expenses. This is true nationa ... Read on »
Get to know your patients to improve care by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Doug Della Pietra "Tell me something new or something you didn't already know about your patients," the nurse manager asked her team. Silence--awkward silen ... Read on »
Montefiore dishes on what it takes for medical home success by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Alicia Caramenico, FierceHealthcare The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) continues to help healthcare organizations achieve lower costs and better care, as ... Read on »
Hospital strategic plans must go beyond the status quo by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Raymond Hino Local groups and organizations often ask me to speak about anything new at the hospital. I am delighted to do it because our hospital is a major res ... Read on »
Move away from disease-care to make healthcare matter by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Lynn McVey When Jeff Daniels recently won his Emmy Award, he quoted American playwright Lanford Wilson who said, "Whatever you do with your career, make it matte ... Read on »
Why hospital leaders need business intelligence by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Kent Bottles Recently I gave a keynote at the Healthcare Business Intelligence Summit in Minneapolis. I had a basic knowledge of business intelligence programs a ... Read on »
How to maintain a path to patient experience excellence by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jason A. Wolf In recent Hospital Impact posts we have see a continued discussion about how the patient experience family is growing, the movement is progressing ... Read on »
Arizona REC 'cuts through the clutter' to aid EHR adoption by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Many providers in Arizona use some form of an electronic health record, but the Meaningful Use incentive program is just one of several initiatives vying for their attent ... Read on »
Must-follow healthcare marketing folks on Twitter by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Nancy Cawley Jean I've been on Twitter for almost five years now. It has become my go-to source for everything: research, breaking news, trends, healthcare mark ... Read on »
6 strategies hospitals should steal from the airline industry by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Jonathan H. Burroughs The Institute of Medicine, in its landmark report "Better Care at Lower Cost," concludes at least $750 billion of the total national health ... Read on »
Top 10 earners among big-city healthcare CEOs by Tony - Hospital Impact Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine by Ron Shinkman, FierceHealthFinance Last fall, FierceHealthFinance reviewed the compensation of finance executives from the eight largest publicly traded healthca ... Read on »