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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Surgical services integration, CEP AmericaIntergrating surgical services with specialties across the hospital helps to satisfy patients and surgeons while capturing new revenue. Here's why anesthesiologists are natural partners who can help to lead this transformation. Read More...
10/16/2017 3:09:40 PM | 0 comments

clinical quality nurses in emergency departmentIn the chaotic, high-stakes ED environment, it's tough to consistently hit every item on the ever-growing quality metrics checklist. Here's how one ED boosted its quality scores by creating a new role — the quality nurse. Read More...
9/11/2017 2:50:07 PM | 0 comments

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
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