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Mar08

The Importance of Documentation and Coding in Risk Adjustment

Posted by: Nicole Knight on Thursday, March 8, 2018 | Comments (0)
The Importance of Documentation and Coding in Risk Adjustment

Failing to adequately capture a patient's risk through documentation and coding may lead to an inaccurately low level of attributed risk and eventually to reduced reimbursement, payment penalties and exclusion from markets. Nicole Knight wants you to think about how accurate and thorough documentation and coding can provide the best chance of shared savings and, in turn, help with the successful management of your patient population.


Mar01

Where does the patient fit in?

Posted by: Jacob Turmell on Thursday, March 1, 2018 | Comments (0)
Where does the patient fit in?

With a passion for the patient experience and patient perspective, Jacob Turmell challenges you to put the patient first in every decision you make. He argues, if we do what is right for the patient, the financial and operational pieces will fall into place.


Feb22

Have you done a health check lately?

Posted by: Lori Walsh on Thursday, February 22, 2018 | Comments (0)
Have you done a health check lately?

Whether you consider your program to be an advanced performer, stable, or in need of help, you should be questioning how to improve your organization. With the rapid pace of change in healthcare, staying stagnant can be the death knell for a program. Lori Walsh offers tools and tips to help you assess and improve the current state of your program from organizational, operational, clinical and transformational standpoints.


Feb15

Is My Vendor My Partner?

Posted by: Joe Sasson on Thursday, February 15, 2018 | Comments (0)
Is My Vendor My Partner?

Vendor relationships in healthcare today are about so much more than buying products and services—they are about true partnerships. But what makes a successful partnership? Joe Sasson offers a few suggestions of high-level questions that physician practices and hospitals should be asking their vendors to help find the partnerships that are right for them.


Feb07

Is it time to “refresh” your merger strategy?

Posted by: Anne Beekman on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | Comments (0)
Is it time to “refresh” your merger strategy?

If nothing much has changed since your hospital merger, Anne Beekman suggests brushing off your merger strategy and focusing on duplicate program consolidation as well as standardization across the system.