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Dec 30, 2019
Health care organizations continue to look for new ways to reduce costs. Ultimately, data, clinical integration, and engaging multi-disciplinary stakeholders may be the major keys to success. In this webinar, we describe how a large health system sought to standardize endomechanical, suture, trocars, and surgical energy across multiple categories.
Dec 31, 1969
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) pay-for-performance programs impact all acute care hospitals in the United States. Several programs directly impact the supply chain, including value-based purchasing, readmissions reduction, and the hospital acquired conditions (HACs) penalty programs. In this webinar, we decipher each program’s structure, measures, payment connections, and proposed future changes.
Dec 31, 1969
HealthTrust brought together three of its top medical, sourcing, and technical subject matter experts for an insightful hour of the initial impact CJR has on hospitals’ orthopedic service line. During this webinar, they discuss two strategies for improving performance: 1) build a database of implants to increase savings; and 2) use patients’ affinity for technology to engage with providers and measure the quality of orthopedic care.
Dec 31, 1969
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed ruling which introduces three new episode payment models for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts, and Surgical Hip/Femur Fracture Treatment. This webinar provides an overview of the proposed ruling and CJR changes and a discussion of how hospitals should be preparing for the go-live date of July 1, 2017.
Dec 31, 1969
The concept of physician preference has challenged hospital leadership seeking to both control costs and maintain strong relationships with practitioners. In this webinar, we discuss case studies and the findings from a groundbreaking survey of physicians, debunking several myths that have stifled clinical resource management.
Dec 31, 1969
Tracking surgical supplies is a challenge. Average returns for picked supplies is low, O.R. in-and-out traffic to retrieve items is high, and significant staff hours are spent checking consumption, restocking, and locating supplies. UTMC and DeRoyal have developed a "smart" radio frequency identification trash bin that tracks inventory used during a case, charges for that inventory, and shows where items are located in the room in real time.
Dec 31, 1969
Yankee Alliance facilitated an Orthopedic Total Joint Collaborative in order to identify opportunities for quality improvement and cost reduction, resulting in documented savings of over $8M. In this webinar, the collaborative approach is reviewed as well as the methods deployed to achieve savings, including implant and reimbursement benchmarking, contract strategies, and perioperative supplies utilizing data analysis.
Dec 31, 1969
Hospital financial performance is more dependent upon quality and outcomes than ever before. Supply chain and physicians must reframe their relationship as a true partnership. This webinar, led by physicians, explains how supply chain can appeal to physicians’ shifting priorities around value and engage them in meaningful conversations focused on patients—not just products or price.
Dec 31, 1969
In today's health care environment, we need physicians to be focused on making cost effective decisions that are safe and result in positive patient outcomes. In this webinar, we discuss how a hospital's payment is based on it's performance, outcomes, and efficiency under value-based purchasing. We also cover how a physician's payment is being affected and how this information can help you impart change in your organization.
Dec 31, 1969
In this two-part series, hear directly from physicians as they discuss how to have conversations that drive change. The presenters share findings from a survey debunking physician preference myths that have stifled clinical resource management. Discover different methods that prepare you to have physician preference conversations, impact value analysis, and improve clinical and financial outcomes.
Dec 31, 1969
Hospitals need a tool to leverage the use of UDI within their health care organizations to empower the Cost, Quality, Outcomes Movement. This webinar explains the many benefits the UDI system can bring both to a hospital’s bottom line and to patients. With proper tools implemented by healthcare providers, UDI will help to lower cost and increase quality, thereby improving patient outcomes.
Dec 31, 1969
In order to compare baseline costs to savings and determine areas of compliance risk, supply chain professionals need to work closely with their revenue cycle colleagues maintaining the chargemaster. This webinar explores how supply data elements in your item master and chargemaster play a role in negotiating payments, in disbursing across the continuum of care, and in assessing variations in clinical practice.
Dec 31, 1969
Wellmont Health System in Tennessee has developed a scorecard to help supply chain executives convince even the toughest clinicians and hospital administrators to collaborate and drive down overall costs (while maintaining the highest standards of patient care and safety) by speaking their language: evidence. This webinar provides detail on how to use the DRG scorecard. An excel file of the scorecard is provided upon completion.