Archive for the ‘Infographics’ Category

Infographic: Patient Leakage

September 1st, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Inefficiencies in patient access programs, including poor customer service within a call center and appointment scheduling problems, can not only impact the patient experience, but can also cause patients to seek care elsewhere.

An infographic by Kyruus looks at which points in the patient care-seeking process can pose concerns and the impact lost patients can have on an organization.

Patient Leakage

The Patient-Centered Payoff: Driving Practice Growth Through Image, Culture, and Patient ExperienceLearn the steps your practice can take to reap the many payoffs of achieving high patient-centered standards without having to make a big financial investment. In The Patient-Centered Payoff: Driving Practice Growth Through Image, Culture, and Patient Experience, authors Cheryl Bisera and Judy Capko, explain how healthcare professionals and organizations can thrive in the new patient-centered environment.

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Infographic: Trends in Employer-based Healthcare Benefits Strategy

August 29th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Nearly all employers are changing their healthcare benefit strategy in light of the Affordable Care Act and rising healthcare costs, according to a new report by Towers Watson depicted in this infographic.

The infographic examines the changes that employers are making to their benefit plans and the top five focus areas for best practices in employer-sponsored coverage.

Employers Act to Control Health Care Costs

Narrow Network Strategies and Trends for Health Plans and PBMsNarrow networks — for both medical and pharmacy providers — are gradually becoming more accepted by carriers, plan sponsors and patients. Smaller provider networks allow payers to manage overall healthcare costs while still maintaining access to benefits — an important consideration as plan designs become more commoditized in the age of public and private health insurance exchanges. Narrow Network Strategies and Trends for Health Plans and PBMs outlines the tactics health plans are using to restrict medical and pharmacy networks while still maintaining adequate access to care and positive relationships with providers. It also summarizes case studies of health plans and PBMs that have formed narrow networks and the results they’ve seen.

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Infographic: Physician Practice Patterns

August 27th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Physicians are key to improving hospital quality and lowering costs, according to a new infographic by Dimensional Insight.

The infographic looks at how physicians influence healthcare spending, the growing trend toward physician data transparency and the potential impact if all states improved to best-performing state levels.

Physician Practice Patterns

Guide to Value-Based Reimbursement: Profiting from Payment Bundling, PHO Shared Savings, and Pay for PerformanceIn healthcare's post-reform volume-to-value world, payor reimbursement strategies are tipping in favor of providers who can deliver the clinical and financial goods. In the mix are bundled payments, shared savings, pay for performance and bonuses — with some going so far as to restructure organizations for maximum gain. The Guide to Value-Based Reimbursement: Profiting from Payment Bundling, PHO Shared Savings, and Pay for Performance goes beyond theory explores emerging models of episode-based payments, physician-hospital organizations and physician bonus structures.

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Infographic: High-Performing Medical Groups

August 22nd, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

For physician practices to succeed in emerging healthcare delivery and financing models they have to forgo traditional practice management models, according to a new infographic by The Advisory Group.

The Advisory Group identifies the 16 steps to becoming a "high-performance medical group."

16 Steps to a<br />
High-Performance Medical Group

Improving Healthcare Team Performance: The 7 Requirements for Excellence in Patient CareTeams and collaboration have become an expectation in most healthcare facilities and environments. It is accepted that high performance, patient-focused teams are critical to quality patient care. However, there is often a wide gap between traditional practices and the new behaviors and practices required for teamwork and collaboration. Improving Healthcare Team Performance: The 7 Requirements for Excellence in Patient Care goes beyond theory to provide the knowledge, tools, and techniques required to develop a single team, or to develop an organization-wide team-based culture, from which exceptional patient care emerges.

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Infographic: Healthcare Consumer Evolution

August 20th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

As healthcare technology and patient accountability continue to grow, healthcare consumers are taking on a much more active role in their healthcare.

This new infographic by Vitals looks at how healthcare consumers are evolving and five habits of highly-evolved patients.

Evolution of the Healthcare Consumer

The Patient-Centered Payoff: Driving Practice Growth Through Image, Culture, and Patient ExperienceLearn the steps your practice can take to reap the many payoffs of achieving high patient-centered standards without having to make a big financial investment. In The Patient-Centered Payoff: Driving Practice Growth Through Image, Culture and Patient Experience, authors Cheryl Bisera and Judy Capko, explain how healthcare professionals and organizations can thrive in the new patient-centered environment.

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Infographic: Healthcare and Big Data

August 18th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Over 63 percent of stakeholders in the United States believe big data has a positive impact on healthcare, according to a new study by APCO.

The study results, highlighted in the infographic below, also found that most United States respondents do not believe big data can improve individual health outcomes either by monitoring patient or by provider behavior, but believe that it can expand new product development by analyzing research data and improve healthcare transparency.

Healthcare & Big Data

Stratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data AnalyticsHealthcare organizations employ a variety of tools and analytics to identify high-risk, high-cost patients for targeted population health interventions. Stratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data Analytics presents a range of risk stratification practices to determine candidates for health coaching, case management, home visits, remote monitoring and other initiatives designed to engage individuals with chronic illness, improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare spend.

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Infographic: Behavioral Health Service Utilization Among Foster Children

August 15th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Nearly one in three children within the United States' foster system use behavioral health services, representing only three percent of all children in Medicaid, but 15 percent of those using behavioral health services and 29 percent of Medicaid expenditures for children’s behavioral health services.

This infographic from the Center for Health Care Strategies compares behavioral healthcare use and expense for Medicaid-enrolled children in general versus those in foster care.

Behavioral Health Service Utilization Among Foster Children

Implementing Evidence Based Practices in Behavioral HealthIn this innovative and reader-friendly guide, Implementing Evidence Based Practices in Behavioral Health, leading researchers from the Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center examine the implementation of evidence-based practices in behavioral health and offer practical strategies for bringing these practices into routine clinical settings. They look at implementation as a specific process, a set of activities and responsibilities designed to successfully launch a practice and integrate it into routine care, using strategies carried out across many levels of an organization and at various stages.

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Infographic: Telehealth Benefits, Delivery and Outcomes

August 13th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Deficiencies in access to healthcare, combined with physician shortages is driving growth in telehealth, according to a new infographic from Excalibur Healthcare.

The infographic examines predicted physician shortages and demand over the coming years, along with how telehealth can improve care coordination and telehealth delivery models and benefits.

Telehealth Benefits, Delivery, and Outcomes

Recent market data on telehealth in general and the patient-centered medical home in particular identified remote monitoring as a key care coordination strategy for individuals with complex illnesses as well as a host of vulnerable populations.

Implementing Evidence Based Practices in Behavioral Health

2014 Healthcare Benchmarks: Remote Patient Monitoring delivers a comprehensive set of metrics from more than 100 healthcare organizations on current practices in and ramifications of remote monitoring for care management of chronic illness, the frail elderly and remote populations.

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Infographic: Healthcare Quality in Insurance Marketplaces

August 11th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

Under the Affordable Care Act, some health insurance marketplaces have taken steps to improve healthcare quality and delivery in their states.

A new infographic from The Commonwealth Fund examines which states and how the marketplaces are improving quality.

13 States Are Using the Health Insurance Marketplaces to Improve Quality

The new health insurance exchange marketplaces, public and private, will have a profound impact on the under- and uninsured...and will permanently alter the way health insurance is bought and sold.

AIS's Health Insurance Exchange Directory and FactbookAIS's Health Insurance Exchange Directory and Factbook is the definitive health industry guide to health insurance exchange implementation and stakeholder strategies, with in-depth coverage of every big-dollar business issue related to the new marketplaces — including technological infrastructure, consumer support tools, benefit design, marketing, FFEs and much more.

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Infographic: Healthcare Pay-for-Performance and Risk-Sharing

August 8th, 2014 by Melanie Matthews

As healthcare payors continue to shift toward value-based reimbursement, hospitals and physicians are being asked to assume financial risk for the care they provide.

Integrated Healthcare Strategies' infographic on the topic examines how organizations are approaching this increased level of risk.

Healthcare Pay-for-Peformance and Risk Sharing

Healthcare organizations are employing a variety of tools and analytics to identify high-risk, high-cost patients for targeted population health interventions.

Stratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data AnalyticsStratifying High-Risk, High-Cost Patients: Benchmarks, Predictive Algorithms and Data Analytics presents a range of risk stratification practices to determine candidates for health coaching, case management, home visits, remote monitoring and other initiatives designed to engage individuals with chronic illness, improve health outcomes and reduce healthcare spend.

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