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    Improving Outcomes Through Goal-Setting

    We know that every team member in our health systems is mission critical in providing patient-centered excellence. Ensuring that every team member who wears an employment badge is competent (and ultimately confident) is the ultimate responsibility healthcare leaders face. Use goal management to clearly outline competencies, and achieve organizational objectives.
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    Best Practices of HLC Administration

    HLC Administrators are at the heart of every successful learning program. We chatted with several HLC administrators, and asked them their best practices for HLC administration. These 7 practices will elevate your learning management experience and provide the best outcomes for your entire organization.
  • Total Rewards

    The Power of Total Rewards

    On average, an employee’s salary compromises only 69% of their total compensation. Download this white paper to discover the value of showing employees the hidden percentage of their paychecks.
  • Provider Credentialing Report

    Provider Credentialing—Process Improvement and Data Management Are High Priorities

    Medical Services Professionals are striving to streamline processes when it comes to the credentialing of physicians and other healthcare providers. In this eBook, we describe our survey of NAMSS members and our findings about where the healthcare industry stands in its efforts to improve credentialing operations.
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    Retention & Mastery from Short, Repetitive Bursts

    How can combat declining budgets and adapt to the evolving nature of training today’s workforce? It’s all about high-frequency, low-dose learning. Learn more in this best practice white paper.
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    7 Ways to Ease the Pain of Healthcare Hiring

    Healthcare hiring is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Even with the influx of competition, compliance, and complexities surrounding the healthcare industry, there are an equal number of strategies to help reduce your recruiting costs. By utilizing both the direct and indirect recruiting methods shared in this report, you can develop new ways to improve your quality of hire while reducing your cost per hire. Read the article to learn the seven ways to reduce hiring costs.
  • Rules of Healthcare recruiting

    The New Rules of Healthcare Recruiting

    Healthcare organizations are bucking traditional recruiting models to zero in on the best job candidates, accelerate selection, and engage candidates from the start. This paper looks at the trends reshaping the healthcare workforce and the new rules of recruiting.
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    PROVIDER ENROLLMENT: An Emerging Revenue Cycle Imperative for Hospitals

    In this White Paper, HealthStream examines the new environment for Provider Enrollment and its implications for hospital and health system leaders. We present new research collected in early 2015 by HealthStream from 130 hospital and health system credentialing executives throughout the U.S. who indicate that improving the Provider Enrollment function is a high priority in their organizations.
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    Government Initiatives are Leading to Financial Uncertainty for Hospitals

    This paper provides a brief overview of some of the most significant government issues having an impact on healthcare institutions during the coming months and years—issues that will need to be monitored by hospital management for the foreseeable future.
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    Hospitals: Are You Ready for an ACO?

    HealthStream ACO White Paper Series Part 7 of 8 The Accountable Care Organization (ACO) aims to change the way hospitals deliver care by changing the financial incentives involved with providing care. This white paper examines hospital organization attitudes towards ACOs and the questions they must ask themselves before participating.
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    Medicaid ACO : Creating Another Approach to Population Management

    HealthStream ACO White Paper Series Part 5 of 8 ACOs are also gaining ground in Medicaid; state Medicaid agencies, managed Medicaid organizations, and providers have also been evaluating various initiatives for their beneficiaries. This paper discusses various Medicaid delivery initiatives involving ACOs.
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    Is an ACO Another Name for an HMO? What are the Health Plans Doing?

    HealthStream ACO White Paper Series Part 4 of 8 This paper discusses how health plans are currently replacing less-risk bearing product lines, such as preferred provider organizations (PPOs), with ACO-like products in hopes of lowering the cost of care, improving health status, and integrating the continuum of care.
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    The ACO and Employer Opportunities

    HealthStream ACO White Paper Series Part 3 of 8 Employers could benefit tremendously from an accountable care delivery system. As Paper 3 in our 8-part series, this white paper discusses what employers are thinking about ACOs for employee healthcare and the different potential models for them.
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    ACO Final Ruling: Let the Games Begin

    HealthStream ACO White Paper Series Part 2 of 8 The initial ACO ruling from CMS generated significant industry criticism. As paper 2 in our 8-part series, this white paper discussed the changes that occurred in the final ruling and the ACO challenges that remain.
  • acccareOrg

    Accountable Care Organizations 101

    HealthStream ACO White Paper Series Part 1 of 8 What is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO), and for what purpose is it designed? As paper 1 in an 8-part series, it serves as an introduction to the ACO concept
  • icd10

    The Impact of ICD-10 on Post-Acute Care

    ICD-10-CM is a major initiative for Post-Acute Care (PAC) organizations. This paper will discuss the positive outcomes, illuminate the major changes PAC organizations can expect, and address the new opportunities ICD-10 will present for delivering and tracking patient care.
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    It’s the Right Place and Right Time for Simulation

    Why the dramatic rise in simulation-based training? From role-playing with trained actors to practicing medical scenarios on manikins with vital signs, simulation allows students, nurses, physicians, and other clinical staff to learn and improve clinical and communication skills until they reach proficiency.
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    Patient-Centered Medical Homes Solve Some Big Problems

    Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) are growing in number across the U.S. The patient-centered medical home is gaining ground because it provides a solution to a big industry problem: lack of patient-centered care. By coordinating all care through the primary care medical practice, the PCMH is poised to address the healthcare needs of growing numbers of patients with chronic, complex conditions.
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    Targeted Hospital Learning Programs Accelerate Quality Improvement

    With so much at stake, how can hospitals move the quality needle in a meaningful direction? While most healthcare organizations already have a quality agenda, getting specific initiatives to cascade down to frontline staff continues to be a challenge.
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    Helping Physicians Succeed in an ICD-10 World: White Paper

    When thinking about ICD-10, physicians should know its origins, purpose, and how their peers were deeply involved in shaping the new system to serve not only the reimbursement need, but also to provide a clinical tool to drive improvement in care data, reporting, and analysis.

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