Posts Tagged ‘staff management’

Infographic: Using Healthcare Staffing Evidence To Improve Patient Outcomes

December 7th, 2016 by Melanie Matthews

While the healthcare industry’s goal to improve patient outcomes while simultaneously driving down costs, the impact of each health system’s workforce management strategy will be magnified, according to new infographic by API Healthcare.

The infographic details the increasing availability of reliable workforce analytics to empower healthcare organizations to achieve workforce optimization, propelling them to a successful synergy between patient outcomes and cost containment.

Using Healthcare Staffing Evidence To Improve Patient Outcomes

Since the January 2015 rollout by CMS of new chronic care management (CCM) codes, many physician practices have been slow to engage in CCM. Arcturus Healthcare, however, rapidly grasped the potential of CCM to improve patient outcomes while generating care coordination revenue, estimating it could earn up to $100,000 monthly for qualified patients treated in its four physician practices—or $1 million a year.

Medicare Chronic Care Management Billing: Evidence-Based Workflows to Maximize CCM Revenue traces the incorporation of CCM into Arcturus Healthcare’s existing care management efforts for high-risk patients, as well as the bonus that resulted from CCM code adoption: increased engagement and improved relationships with CCM patients.

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HINfographic: Medicare Pioneer ACO Year One, Lessons from a Top Performer

September 5th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Pioneer ACOs have earned over $76 million in bonus payments by providing coordinated, quality care, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

The keys to success in year one of the Medicare Pioneer ACO for Monarch HealthCare, as shown in this HINfographic, were engaging vulnerable patients in the ACO and developing a strategy to align non-contracted physicians. Monarch HealthCare was the third most successful pioneer ACO in terms of cost savings and the second most successful in beating the trend.

This HINfographic also identifies the greatest ACO implementation challenges, metrics to evaluate the ACO, members of the care team, time needed to implement an ACO, and much more.


Medicare Pioneer ACO

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Information presented in this infographic was excerpted from: 2012 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations. If you would like to learn more about the first year of a , this resource documents the numerous ways in which accountable care is transforming healthcare delivery, population health management, reimbursement for care and, most importantly to this year’s survey respondents, the patient experience.

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