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Heart to Heart – Bundled Payments & Cost Avoidance - Dr. Amit Amin

  April 13, 2018

Prepared for bundled payments? Are cost avoidance strategies, like same-day discharge and care pathway optimization, the keys to success? Dr. Amit Amin says 60-70% of costs are attributable to index hospitalization. So how do we mitigate inpatient costs for cardiovascular healthcare?

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Topic: Financial Management
Tagged: Bundled payments, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Heart to Heart


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MedAxiom Survey Results: Key Impediments to PET

After the American Society for Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) released a position statement on PET imaging last year that highlighted the benefits of the technology, MedAxiom conducted a survey of member groups regarding their interest and knowledge of Cardiac PET, their considerations of the options to offer PET, and what they considered to be barriers. Responses were received from 55 groups in 27 states.

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Topic: Practice Operations
Tagged: Ambulatory Practice Specialty Clinics, Appropriate Use Criteria, Clinical Program Development, Device Clinic, Facility Construction and Design, Operating Policies and Procedures, Operations and Performance Management, Program Development, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Surveys and Reports,


Thumbnail image for CV Transforum Spring'17: Institutionalizing Change - Operationalizing Improvements and Implementing Change Over Multiple Locations - Atkinson & Waldlington

CV Transforum Spring'17: Institutionalizing Change - Operationalizing Improvements and Implementing Change Over Multiple Locations - Atkinson & Waldlington

  April 19, 2017

This panel will share their learnings about one of the greatest challenges facing CV leaders today – how to develop an improvement and then spread it across multiple locations to achieve “systemness” and consistency of performance.

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Topic: Health Care Transformation
Tagged: Continuous Process Improvement, Organizational Culture, Process Redesign, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


Thumbnail image for CV Transforum Spring'17: Legal Update - My Hospital System is Losing Millions on Physician Practices: Is it a Death Sentence? - Roger Strode

CV Transforum Spring'17: Legal Update - My Hospital System is Losing Millions on Physician Practices: Is it a Death Sentence? - Roger Strode

  April 18, 2017

Recent DOJ settlements provide clear evidence that hospital losses on physician practices are clearly targeted. Anecdotal evidence suggests that losses on physician practices are common among many hospitals. This presentation will cover questions that hospital boards and executives, as well as physician-stakeholders, must consider.

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Topic: Health Care Transformation
Tagged: Compliance Plans, Fair Market Value, Hospital-Physician Alignment, Integration, Legal, Legal Structure, Policies and Procedures, Provider Compensation, Strategic Planning, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


Thumbnail image for CV Transforum Spring'17 Breakout: Why Telemedicine is the Future of Health Care Delivery - Goeke, Reynolds, Quimby & Brown

CV Transforum Spring'17 Breakout: Why Telemedicine is the Future of Health Care Delivery - Goeke, Reynolds, Quimby & Brown

  April 20, 2017

Is telemedicine a tool to improve patient access, cost avoidance and quality outcomes? Based upon CMS’ expansion of billing codes and with health care systems focusing on delivering population health, telehealth technology is a growing and viable tool. Our panel will show how they are leveraging that tool. We will learn how the two systems and their CV programs used telemedicine services in unconventional ways to the benefit of their organization and patients.

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Topic: Health Care Transformation
Tagged: Ancillary Services, Operations and Performance Management, Patient Engagement, Patient Satisfaction, Program Development, Remote Patient Monitoring, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


Thumbnail image for Heart to Heart – Institutionalizing Change: How to Effect Improvements Over Multiple Locations - Pt 2 - Marcia Atkinson and Nicholas Wadlington

Heart to Heart – Institutionalizing Change: How to Effect Improvements Over Multiple Locations - Pt 2 - Marcia Atkinson and Nicholas Wadlington

  April 19, 2017

In Part 2 of this discussion, Marcia Atkinson, Vice President/ Administrator of CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, and Nicholas Wadlington, Cardiovascular Service Line Administrator for HCA/TriStar Health, give candid responses to the following: 1) When change is mandated, as opposed to initiated internally, does that affect its implementation?  2) When do you know that change has been successful and you are ready to move on to the next project?  3) Do you start each change with a measurable goal?

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Topic: Health Care Transformation
Tagged: Continuous Process Improvement, Organizational Culture, Process Redesign, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Heart to Heart


Thumbnail image for Heart to Heart – Institutionalizing Change: How to Effect Improvements Over Multiple Locations - Pt 1 - Marcia Atkinson and Nicholas Wadlington

Heart to Heart – Institutionalizing Change: How to Effect Improvements Over Multiple Locations - Pt 1 - Marcia Atkinson and Nicholas Wadlington

  April 19, 2017

One of the greatest challenges facing CV leaders today is how to develop an improvement and then spread it across multiple locations.  In Part 1 of this Heart to Heart, Marcia Atkinson, Vice President/ Administrator of CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, and Nicholas Wadlington, Cardiovascular Service Line Administrator for HCA/TriStar Health, describe their organization's common process for implementing change and share critical elements for spreading change.

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Topic: Health Care Transformation
Tagged: Continuous Process Improvement, Organizational Culture, Process Redesign, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Heart to Heart


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CV Transforum Fall’16: The Healthcare Consumer is Always Right - Marcus Osborne

  October 28, 2016

Speaker: Marcus Osborne,Vice President, Health & Wellness Transformation & Innovation, Walmart; Bentonville, AR

With a stated goal of improving the health care industry in the U.S. by increasing access, quality and affordability in the system for consumers and payers, Walmart is leading the retail health care movement. This presentation will explore what it means to deliver a truly consumer-driven health care experience in today’s market, and how both traditional and non- traditional players can create successful, consumer-focused approaches to the delivery of health care.

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Topic: Health Care Transformation
Tagged: Care Team Development, Clinical Program Development, Marketing & Business Development, Organizational Culture, Outsourcing and Partnerships, Patient Satisfaction, Payer Contracting, Process Redesign, Program Development, Referral Development, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


Thumbnail image for CV Transforum Fall’16: How to Engage Physicians in Research - Private vs Integrated Model - Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod and Dr. Warren Levy

CV Transforum Fall’16: How to Engage Physicians in Research - Private vs Integrated Model - Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod and Dr. Warren Levy

Speakers:

Mikhail Kosiborod, MD, Cardiologist and Director of Cardiometabolic Research Group, St. Luke's Mid America Heart Institute; Kansas City, MO
Warren Levy, MD, FACC, President and Chief Medical Officer, Virginia Heart; Falls Church, VA

It is important to foster and integrate clinician researchers within various practice models – given that clinical research advances how we practice and improves patients’ outcomes and quality of life – and active clinicians are the ones who ask the most impactful and relevant research questions. Yet we struggle in our quest to improve clinical research, to align incentives and goals to be successful. In this presentation we will hear from a private practice and an integrated practice, to provide an overview of how they developed and improved their clinical research successfully. This will be followed by a panel discussion with Q&A.

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Topic: Health Care Transformation
Tagged: Clinical Program Development, Program Development, Provider Compensation, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations


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CV Transforum Fall’16: New Models for Coordinated Care with APPs - A Panel Discussion - Biesbrock, Chunn and Doster

  October 29, 2016
Speakers:
Ginger Biesbrock, PA-C, Vice President, MedAxiom Consulting
Vance Chunn, D.Sc., MSHA, FACHE, CEO/Administrator, Cardiology Associates of Mobile, Inc.; Mobile, AL
Kristin Doster, MBA, Executive Vice President, Prairie Heart Institute of Illinois, Springfield, IL

Utilizing Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) has been on the cardiovascular service radar for years. Yet we still struggle to become efficient and find models that benefit all stakeholders. This presentation will include the perspectives of two practices, featuring details on the challenges and successes of their unique models. Ginger Biesbrock, with her experience as a PA in the cardiovascular world, will serve as moderator.

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Topic: Patient Care Delivery
Tagged: Advanced Practicing Providers (APPs), Ambulatory Practice Staffing Plans, Care Team Development, Internal Communication Systems, Multi-Disciplinary Clinics, Patient Satisfaction, Performance Management Reporting, Process Redesign, Provider Performance Management, Quality Management, Strategy and Program Development
Document Type: Webcast/Presentations