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Harnessing the Hospitalist Movement (Part 4 of 4): Scheduling and Leadership

May 10, 2013

Wrapping up our weeklong look at various strategies healthcare organizations can use to effectively implement a hospitalist program, we move on to the third and fourth strategies discussed in Joe Cantlupe’s HealthLeaders Media article: scheduling and leadership. One of the problems hospitals often face with their hospitalist programs is unit scheduling. Instead of having their […]

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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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Study Advises Healthcare Executives to be Aware of EHR Overload

March 5, 2013

Now that electronic health records are taking root within most hospitals and health systems, data on how they are helping or hindering those systems is gradually coming out. Chelsea Rice at HealthLeaders Media reports that EHRs have become “the latest source of information overload” for physicians. A research letter published in the Journal of the […]

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