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Engaging Your Community In a CHNA

Engaging Your Community In a CHNA

Posted on June 06, 2019

According to Robert Wood Johnson & University of Wisconsin Public Health Institute, 80% of health outcomes are associated with factors outside the traditional boundaries of healthcare delivery — health behaviors (e.g., tobacco use, sexual activity), social and economic factors (e.g., employment, education, income), and physical environment (e.g., air quality, water quality).

The Link Between Revenue and a Recruiting Brand

The Link Between Revenue and a Recruiting Brand

Posted on May 29, 2019

Many leadership teams don’t fully recognize that an attractive recruiting brand does more for your organization than keep a steady pipeline of quality candidates, it can also lower your recruiting costs, improve onboarding and initial employee performance, and – most importantly – add to the bottom line.

Interim or Permanent – The First 90 Days as a Hospital Executive

Interim or Permanent – The First 90 Days as a Hospital Executive

Posted on May 21, 2019

Being new to any job is never an easy task. However, when you are a member of a hospital’s C-suite, you are in the middle of a fish bowl with all eyes on you; and, you only get one chance to make a first impression.

EHR Conversions Can Make a Devastating Impact By John Freeman, AVP of Finance at HealthTechS3

EHR Conversions Can Make a Devastating Impact By John Freeman, AVP of Finance at HealthTechS3

Posted on May 16, 2019

Hospital Information Systems (HIS) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) conversions and updates usually have significant impact on the financial well-being of an organization. The cost of acquiring a new system often exceeds several years of a hospital’s annual net operating income. The costs of setting up and training for a new system is also significant.

Strategies For Growing Your Swing Bed Progam

Strategies For Growing Your Swing Bed Progam

Posted on April 30, 2019

88% of Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) as of July 2018 provided swing bed services. The Medicare Benefit Policy Manual has many examples of the types of patients that qualify for swing bed and the care provided, including but not limited to nutrition management, medication management, IV therapy and wound care.

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.