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Exploring the Quadruple Aim – Reducing Costs

The Quadruple Aim is a 4-part strategy aimed at improving healthcare for patients and providers. This blog post examines the Aim centered on reducing healthcare costs, offering some strategies to make that possible.

September 17, 2021

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Nursing and exercise: how to ease your pain

Being a nurse can hurt – your back, your knees, your hips and your feet. Be sure to make time to take steps to alleviate your pain.

September 17, 2021

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Neonatal care during the COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 is impacting the entirety of the U.S. healthcare system. Protective measures appropriate for almost all patients can be a disaster for neonatal care, where touch, constant interaction, and close contact play a decisive role. Learn about NOEP, the AWHONN educational program of evidence-based practices for neonatal care.

September 14, 2021

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Leaders anticipate greater focus on people, planning, and technology

Is optimism as essential as tangible goals for the future? This blog explores how healthcare providers can champion their people, learn from the past, and think about priorities—near and far.

September 01, 2021

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It’s not equal: Healthcare departments experience different levels of pandemic hurt

Disruption to operations, redeployment of clinicians to new areas, and financial loss support reports of devastation. Read about ways to address affected business areas within healthcare organizations.

August 31, 2021

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Checking in on nurse burnout statistics

The pandemic caused an already-high rate of nurse burnout to increase. Strategies for combatting nurse burnout should be on the radar screen of every healthcare leader.

August 26, 2021

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Healthcare Report Card: Leaders assess the past decade of healthcare improvements

Is there a connection between past healthcare reform efforts and current levels of preparedness? Learn more about these areas of concern and the departments that will be most affected.

August 26, 2021

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Limiting the impact of bias on performance reviews and termination processes

The greatest damage to an organization occurs when bias causes them to lose people who could make an impact and drive meaning because they have not been correctly assessed and in turn are not engaged. Here are four ways to combat turnover linked to negative bias.

August 23, 2021

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Five best practices for chargemaster maintenance

In order to ensure that healthcare organizations are maximizing their reimbursement for every component of care provided to patients, chargemaster maintenance measures must be instituted that reduce claim and line-item denials. Here are five recommended best practices for chargemaster maintenance.

August 18, 2021

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Current trends in Obstetrics

August 17, 2021

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Exploring the Quadruple Aim – Enhancing patient experience

The Quadruple Aim is a 4-part strategy aimed at improving healthcare for patients and providers. This blog post examines the Aim centered on improving the patient experience, why it is important, and how to achieve it.

August 16, 2021

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Chargemaster maintenance is key for healthcare revenue cycle success

Chargemaster maintenance is an ongoing process to ensure that services, drugs, and supplies are accurately charged and compliant with Medicare and or payer regulations so that a healthcare entity receives appropriate reimbursement.

August 12, 2021

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Benefits of diversity in healthcare leadership

There are clear benefits of promoting diversity in the healthcare C-suite and other leadership and encouraging stronger representation from groups that have long been underrepresented in executive roles. Not only do patients benefit from advocates representing the full spectrum of the community, but it also makes good business sense.

August 11, 2021

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Where is the future of healthcare headed?

In light of the pandemic, HealthStream asked leaders where they expect to focus their resources in the near future. Their survey responses provide insights into attitude and readiness for the changing healthcare environment. Learn which priorities rose to the top as healthcare executives think about the Future.

August 10, 2021

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What is a corporate compliance program in healthcare?

A healthcare corporate compliance program involves a set of internal policies and procedures put into place in order to comply with laws, rules, and regulations. Multiple components make a strong program, with training and education an essential part.

August 10, 2021

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How will COVID-19 change healthcare leader decisions?

The pandemic – a big disruption to healthcare - is being felt across society. In April 2021, HealthStream asked “What Are Healthcare Executives Thinking About the Past, Present and Future?” Through survey responses, leaders told us about degrees of devastation and ranked present-day challenges. How do you think COVID-19 impacted organizations?

August 09, 2021

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What is the Quadruple Aim – Four strategies for improving healthcare

The Quadruple Aim is a 4-part strategy aimed at improving healthcare for patients and providers. This blog post begins our series based on the HealthStream ebook exploring serious healthcare industry problems and identifying solutions for them.

August 06, 2021

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Why 2021 is the best time to move resuscitation training online

A big appeal of online resuscitation training for healthcare organizations is financial in nature. Moving a resuscitation program online will definitely save time and money.

August 05, 2021

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Was healthcare ready?

In April 2021, HealthStream asked 14 survey questions to better understand “What Are Healthcare Executives Thinking About the Past, Present and Future?” Leaders were asked to rate aspects of healthcare from the past decade and assess how well the past prepared them for big challenges. How do you think that leaders responded?

August 04, 2021

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Keeping up with technology in healthcare education

Keeping up with technology in healthcare education is essential for providers, both in terms of operational efficiency as well as employee satisfaction and retention.

August 04, 2021