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Commonly Overlooked Areas of Savings for Hospitals (Part 2 of 2)

April 22, 2013

In our last posting, we began looking at the Huron Consulting Group’s recent report titled “Ten Overlooked Opportunities for Significant Performance Improvement and Cost Savings.” We covered the first five areas of the report, and now, we move into the final five. The report looks at potentially “untapped” savings that internal improvement teams should be […]

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What Do Doctors Want from Your Organization? (Part 5 of 5)

April 18, 2013

Wrapping up our series on the issues involved with organizations hiring physicians, based on this March 2013 article by Karen Minich-Pourshadi at HealthLeaders magazine, there are three words, she writes that should be echoed in any interview or discussion with potential physician employees: collaboration, communication, and metrics. Mark Browne, M.D., MMM, CPE, FACPE, senior vice […]

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Improving Patient Flow in the ED

January 30, 2013

Healthcare organizations are doing battle across many fronts on a daily basis. One of the most prominent fronts is found in the emergency department with patient flow. FierceHealthcare recently asked the following question of two industry leaders: “How can hospitals keep EDs running smoothly?” Their answers can be broken down into four strategies. First, start […]

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