Cath Lab Optimization Improving Margins and Market Competitiveness in the Procedural Space

News | Published: Friday, September 16, 2016 4:30 am

by MedAxiom

September Cath Lab Digest Article by Anne Beekman
Focuses on Same-Day Discharge, Bundled Payment Models and Radial Programs

The new issue of Cath Lab Digest magazine features an article by MedAxiom’s Anne Beekman. She writes that as cath lab margins decline and competition grows, many programs are looking for ways to shore up business. Popular options for cath lab optimization include initiating a same-day discharge program for procedural patients, preparing for bundled payment models, and building radial programs. The decision to move forward on any of these initiatives will certainly add value to an existing program by: 

  • Promoting safety through evidence-based care;
  • Driving standardization;
  • Expanding the care team beyond the procedural room;
  • Generating throughput;
  • Improving the experience for the team and the patient;
  • Increasing financial benefit;
  • Preparing the procedural area for future payment changes.

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