PX Advisor

Summer 2017

For most providers, now is a time of financial uncertainty in the healthcare industry. First and foremost, the many unknowns surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have healthcare executives holding their breath until a resolution is reached. Anticipating lower reimbursement rates under almost any scenario, healthcare executives are struggling to find new sources of revenue while simultaneously trying to avoid such things as CMS penalties, high supply costs, and unnecessary staffing expenses.

In this issue of the PX Advisor, we take a look at a number of issues impacting the bottom line in most healthcare organizations. Articles include:

  • Feature Article

    CFO Forecast: Healthcare “Climate Change” on the Horizon - An Interview with Joanne Aquilina, CFO, Bethesda Health

  • Feature Article:

    The Haves vs. Have Nots: Taking the Measure of HR

  • Feature Article:

    Houston, We No Longer Have a Problem (When It Comes to Turnover, That Is)

  • Industry Challenge

    How Do We Address Hiring and Retention Challenges for Revenue Cycle Staff?

  • Under the Microscope

    High HCAHPS Scores Related to Lower Readmission Rates

  • ReCAHPS

    Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgery CAHPS®: The Countdown to Mandatory Participation

  • Product Innovation

    MedStar-SiTEL and HealthStream Use Gaming and Micro-Simulation to Reduce OB Risk

  • Get Engaged with HealthStream

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