Posts Tagged ‘clinical outcomes’

Infographic: Three Essentials for Success Under Value-Based Reimbursement

February 17th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

Only 24 percent of providers feel their current population health management efforts are mature, but by 2020 75 percent of leading commercial contracts will be value-based, according to a new infographic by Medicity.

The infographic examines three essentials for provider financial and clinical success in value-based reimbursement, as well as details on how organizations measure population health success and the area where organizations struggle most.

Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-LifeWhen acknowledging its position as a top-ranking Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), Memorial Hermann is quick to credit its own physicians—who in 2007 lobbied for a clinically integrated network that formed the foundation of the current Memorial Hermann accountable care organization (ACO). Now, eight years later, collaboration and integration continue to be the engines driving the ACO’s cost savings, reduced utilization and healthy patient engagement rates associated with Memorial Hermann ACO’s highest-risk population.

Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-Life details Memorial Hermann’s carefully executed journey to quality and the culmination of the ACO’s community-based care management program.

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Infographic: Leadership and Hierarchy in Hospitals

January 7th, 2015 by Melanie Matthews

For hospitals to run efficiently they must have a strong management team. Hospitals that are managed well are able to treat their patients better, and improve almost all facets of their operation, according to a new infographic by Norwich University.

The infographic examines how strong leadership impacts clinical best practices, financial performance, competition, recommendations and other key performance metrics.

Leading a Hospital Turnaround: A Practical GuideNo healthcare organization is immune to financial decline. Healthcare leaders must be able to recognize the warning signs of financial distress and take action to maintain or restore their organization’s financial health.

The author of this step-by-step guide, Leading a Hospital Turnaround: A Practical Guide, shares what he learned while leading several successful financial turnarounds. Along with concrete tools and action plans, he provides candid advice about minimizing the fears of employees, physicians, and board members. In this book, you will learn how to preserve crucial relationships while directly addressing difficult questions.

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HINfographic: 9 Measures of ACO Success

March 12th, 2014 by Jackie Lyons

What is the mark of a successful accountable care organization (ACO)? For healthcare organizations, clinical outcomes topped the list of ACO success metrics.

This HINfographic depicts nine key ACO metrics identified by 138 healthcare companies. Also among the top three measures was patient satisfaction and health utilization.

9 Measures of ACO Success

 title= You may also be interested in this related resource: Guide to Accountable Care Organizations. This 160-page resource lays the groundwork for an ACO program. It includes a framework for clinical integration, a key ACO prerequisite that puts participating providers on the same performance and payment page, and much more.

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