Healthcare Business Weekly Update, July 24, 2017
July 24, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 17
Sponsored by: Improving the Patient Experience: Engaging Front-line Staff for a System-Wide Action Plan

Responding to feedback from patient experience surveys, UnityPoint Health moved from a siloed approach to improving the patient experience at each location to a system-wide strategy that provides a consistent, baseline experience while still permitting each institution the latitude to address its specific needs. During Improving the Patient Experience: Engaging Front-line Staff for a System-Wide Action Plan, a July 27, 2017 webinar, Paige Moore, director, patient experience at UnityPoint Health—Des Moines, will share how her organization switched from a top-down, leadership-driven patient experience improvement approach to one that engages front-line staff to own the process. Click here to register or obtain more information.

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  2. Oregon Hospitals Remain Financially Stable Under Healthcare Transformation

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  4. Guest Post: Analytics-Backed Wearables Provide Value Through Actionable Health Insights

  5. Integrated Case Management: A New Approach to Transition Planning

  6. Michigan SNF Collaborative Sets Competition Aside to Improve Quality and Readmission Rates

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  9. New Chart: What Are the Top Metrics for Measuring ACO Success?

  10. Assessing Social Determinants of Health: Screening Tools, Triage and Workflows to Link High-Risk Patients to Community Services

  11. Banner Urgent Care Reduces Wait Times With Online Check-in Feature

  12. Infographic: The Future of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare

  13. Centralized Care Management to Reduce Readmissions and Avoidable ED Visits in High-Risk Populations

  14. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations

  15. Polypharmacy, Diabetes Patients Priorities for Pharmacist-Led Medication Management Interventions

  16. 2016 Healthcare Benchmarks: Care Coordination

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