Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum

The Acute Care Continuum is the integration of urgent, emergent, inpatient and post-discharge care of patients with acute medical conditions.

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cep america health disparitiesIn order to succeed in value-based reimbursement models, hospitals must deliver optimal performance regardless of the various populations they may serve. Organizations and providers who are aware and understanding of the disparities that exist in their communities and who engage in a culturally competent approach will produce a significant ROI for hospitals through better management of readmissions, resource utilization, and a variety of quality metrics. Read More...
7/12/2017 9:54:14 AM | 3 comments

Making quality measures relevant is a perennial headache for healthcare leaders. The irony is that clinicians have a lot to gain from quality programs. Here's a handy cheat sheet to help you show the medical staff what's in it for them. Read More...
6/26/2017 11:51:14 AM | 7 comments

affordable care act repealThe American Health Care Act (AHCA) heads to the Senate for a vote next Thursday. Needless to say, the stakes are high for healthcare reform. Here's what healthcare leaders, providers, and consumers need to know. Read More...
6/21/2017 1:27:08 PM | 1 comments

joy in medicine blog postHealthcare reform calls for improved population health, better patient experience, and decreased per capita costs. But without satisfied, healthy providers, these goals are difficult to achieve. Here's some great advice on recapturing the joy of practicing medicine.  Read More...
4/10/2017 12:28:41 PM | 5 comments

As healthcare organizations work toward greater integration, one key player has rarely been mentioned. I really believe that by leaving EMS out of the conversation, we're missing a golden opportunity to further the goals of healthcare reform. Lately, I've been pleased to see growing interest in the concept of community paramedicine.

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3/28/2017 7:42:17 PM | 5 comments
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