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Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

The “Check Please” Program at Cleveland Clinic

Why the need? As healthcare in this country shifts its focus to a more value-based model and as hospitals are being reimbursed less and less for services delivered, healthcare systems must adjust accordingly. No longer are hospitals reimbursed based strictly on the volume of care they provide- they are now being asked to show proof

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Healthcare Innovation
Jim Cagliostro

Domain Breakdown of HBVP

This article was written by James Cagliostro. CMS has developed very specific measures in each of the following four domains to determine each hospital’s Total Performance Score (TPS). By gaining a fuller understanding of these measures, hospital administrator/staff will be more prepared to make decisions that will not only improve the quality of care they

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Healthcare Innovation
Jim Cagliostro

Understanding Medicare’s Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)

This article was written by James Cagliostro. Over the last few decades, countless advancements in healthcare have been made in this country. Along with these advancements, the cost of healthcare has risen and the complexity of payment for care has risen too. Advancements, higher cost, and higher complexity, however, do not necessarily lead to better

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Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

Embracing Innovation

Look at your hospital’s processes and patient services and honestly ask yourself, is it time to innovate? Let’s face it, each hospital has key differences which either make them successful or make them lag behind.  One of the key differentiators is innovation. That is, the successful organizations are the ones that are willing to be

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Healthcare Innovation
Lisa Miller

Innovation Through Employee Ideas

Let me ask you a question. How are you going to meet the new challenges we are facing now with healthcare reform? One powerful strategy that’s often not considered is innovation through employee ideas. That is, creating an open and creative environment where ideas are listened to and implemented. Let me share a story with

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