The Penalty Box: CMS’s 3 Ways to Ding Hospitals
Business
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Business
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The Penalty Box: CMS’s 3 Ways to Ding Hospitals

Linda Ringquist - June 28, 2014

Summary: Are you one of many hospitals being dinged with CMS penalties? Are you ready to be dinged for Hospital Acquired Conditions, in addition to readmissions and…

8 Healthcare Provider Pain Points
Business
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Business
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8 Healthcare Provider Pain Points

Linda Ringquist - June 24, 2014

Summary: What are your healthcare provider pain points? What are you doing to overcome them? What advice can you offer your colleagues? Summary: What are your healthcare…

What Are Your Health IT Pain Points?
eHealth
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eHealth
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What Are Your Health IT Pain Points?

Linda Ringquist - June 18, 2014

 Healthcare technology is changing faster than most organizations can keep up. What are you doing to comply?Healthcare technology is a rapidly changing field. Some of the changes…

Play or Pay: The Triple Aim for 2015 and Beyond
Business
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Business
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Play or Pay: The Triple Aim for 2015 and Beyond

Linda Ringquist - June 16, 2014

Summary: What will you decide for your organization beginning 2015? Will you “play or pay”?The “play or “pay” principle basically says that if employers with 50 or…

7 Ways to Improve Your Readmission Rates
Business
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Business
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7 Ways to Improve Your Readmission Rates

Linda Ringquist - June 9, 2014

Summary: As most of us are aware, readmissions is a hot topic, especially in terms of the penalties assessed for readmission rates which are excessive. What can…

Are You Ready for 2015 Readmission Penalties?
Business
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Business
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Are You Ready for 2015 Readmission Penalties?

Linda Ringquist - June 7, 2014

Summary: What are you doing to make sure you are not one of the 66% of hospitals which will be assessed readmission penalties in the next round? Can…

9 Criticisms of the Readmission Reduction Program
Business
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Business
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9 Criticisms of the Readmission Reduction Program

Linda Ringquist - June 6, 2014

Summary: The Readmission Reduction Program is designed to reduce healthcare spending while improving quality. There are both proponents and opponents of the program, as with just about…

ACA Acronyms: Everything Has an Abbrev.
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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ACA Acronyms: Everything Has an Abbrev.

Linda Ringquist - May 31, 2014

Summary: What do the ACA, ACO,

4 Level of Care Tools: Comparing Level of Care Assessment
Business
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Business
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4 Level of Care Tools: Comparing Level of Care Assessment

Linda Ringquist - May 26, 2014

Summary: What do ASAM®, LOCUS®, CALOCUS®, and InterQual® all have in common? They are all level of care assessment tools, each with a different perspective. Summary: What…

Concierge Medicine: Paying for Convenience and Access
Business
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Business
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Concierge Medicine: Paying for Convenience and Access

Linda Ringquist - May 23, 2014

Summary: What are the latest trends with concierge medicine? What are the pros and cons associated from both a patient and physician perspective? How does the ACA…