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An End To Opioid Use Disorder

An End To Opioid Use Disorder

Posted on April 24, 2019

Based on HealthTechS3’s webinar dated February 21 hosted by Faith Jones, MSN, RN, NEA-BC and featuring guest speaker, Rebecca Morgan, PHR, SHRM-CP on the topic of Opioid Use Disorder, we understand there are many life-threatening statistics around this disorder

The Impact of Diversity on Leadership Teams

The Impact of Diversity on Leadership Teams

Posted on April 11, 2019

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace are no longer HR buzz words to appease the regulatory and compliance bodies. It is insufficient to simply have a policy and/or company-wide training in order to claim you are a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Ten Things to Know About The New Swing Bed Regulations

Ten Things to Know About The New Swing Bed Regulations

Posted on March 27, 2019

As of July 27, 2018, there are 1,348 critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the US, and 1,183 (88%) provide swing bed services. Swing beds provide an opportunity for CAHs to increase or stabilize census, and to provide the community with care closer to home.

How to Capitalize on a Team Based Approach in Primary Care

How to Capitalize on a Team Based Approach in Primary Care

Posted on March 19, 2019

In the article From Triple to Quadruple Aim: Care of the Patient Requires Care of the Provider, the authors highlight the effects of provider burnout on population health.

Five Keys For A Successful Hospital CFO – Part 2

Five Keys For A Successful Hospital CFO – Part 2

Posted on February 28, 2019

With more than 20 years’ experience in both health care and technology industries, Derek Morkel, , HealthTechS3 CEO, shares valuable insight to strategic planning in order to improve financial performance with a special focus on Revenue Cycle Management.

Outsourcing A Hospital Turnaround and The Team Involved

Outsourcing A Hospital Turnaround and The Team Involved

Posted on February 21, 2019

For any healthcare organization to be financially viable, challenges arise constantly need to be addressed at the same time process improvements and efficiencies are made. Striving for continuous improvement means a high level of expertise is required to effectively manage multiple critical priorities. The operational and financial efficiency of healthcare organizations is our primary concern and it is where our expertise and experience reside. HealthTechS3 can help you identify imperatives as well as provide resources for resolution.
With more than 20 years of healthcare industry and financial consulting experience, John Mallia (BSBA, MBA), a Colorado licensed Certified Public Accountant, shares our sentiment and in this blog he sheds light on the options for outsourcing a hospital financial turnaround.

The Value of Time and Experience 65 is the New 40

The Value of Time and Experience 65 is the New 40

Posted on February 14, 2019

Employers of all sizes and across all industries struggle today with recruiting and retaining employee talent. While not yet a crisis, it has become a top priority for organizations to be creative in sourcing prospective employees through non-traditional paths and this includes accessing a growing pool of senior adults. 

An Uncommon Staffing Strategy for Community Hospitals

An Uncommon Staffing Strategy for Community Hospitals

Posted on January 31, 2019

Many smaller hospitals, including critical access and sole community facilities, often run into difficulty staffing key leadership roles.  Those most impacted are in rural or frontier areas where there are simply not enough qualified local people to fill needed positions. According to a recent article published in Becker’s Hospital Review, twenty percent of the country’s population live in rural areas, so the absence of one key person can impact up to 2,500 patients.

Five Keys For A Successful Hospital CFO

Five Keys For A Successful Hospital CFO

Posted on January 23, 2019

We certainly could have made this article about any industry and picked a number other than Five Keys, but the backbone of our keys is captured by Peter Drucker. It is all about process, data and measuring what counts. This is the underlying theme as we explore what I consider to be the Five Keys to success in managing financial operations in the hospital industry.

Population Based Care Coordination

Population Based Care Coordination

Posted on January 16, 2019

Care coordination synchronizes the delivery of a patient’s healthcare from multiple providers and specialists.  Faith Jones, the Director of Care Coordination at HealthTechS3, has 30 years of healthcare experience in various settings, including ambulance, clinics, hospitals, home care and long term care.  Collaborating with HealthTechS3 and implementing a turnkey Care Coordination program, our clients achieved better care for individuals while reducing healthcare costs.