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Unconscious bias in hiring: 4 tips to reduce the impact

Unconscious bias in hiring: 4 tips to reduce the impact

Posted on September 15, 2021

When hiring for an open position, how do you decide who gets the job? While conventional wisdom says it should go to the person who is most qualified for the job, but the hiring process is a lot less impartial than you realize.

Lifting the fog on swing beds: Clear up confusion to maximize opportunity

Lifting the fog on swing beds: Clear up confusion to maximize opportunity

Posted on September 09, 2021

advantage of them, questions and confusion remain over how they can be used and how to appropriately document their use.

How to Turn Opportunity into Success with Swing Bed as a Service Line

How to Turn Opportunity into Success with Swing Bed as a Service Line

Posted on September 01, 2021

Although swing beds have been around for a long time, there continues to be confusion about how to meet swing bed regulatory requirements. Tune in to the webinar Swing Bed Requirements: Lifting The Fog on September 24, Led by Carolyn St. Charles, to learn more about swing bed regulatory requirements. Reserve your spot today.

Beyond the Buzz: Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Revenue Cycle Management

Beyond the Buzz: Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Revenue Cycle Management

Posted on August 24, 2021

Buzzword alert! For the past few years, if not longer, artificial intelligence has been promising to revolutionize the hospital revenue cycle. But the reality of applying AI to RCM has been less transformational. That’s not to say progress hasn’t been made, says Derek Morkel, CEO of HealthTechS3 and GAFFEY Healthcare, which provides revenue cycle automation technology and services to healthcare providers.

Tips for rural hospitals to find their ‘surge gear’

Tips for rural hospitals to find their ‘surge gear’

Posted on August 13, 2021

Surge is the taking of “rapid, robust, and hopefully right-judged action to achieve a task, project or goal.” Such surge actions account for everything from the body’s immune system attacking a virus to community-wide efforts to take care of the victims of a natural disaster. The book makes a case for the practical and moral imperative of organizations to create and develop a “surge gear” to more effectively manage future challenges.

Why the future of care coordination should include telehealth

Why the future of care coordination should include telehealth

Posted on August 09, 2021

In the 17-plus months since COVID-19 first held the nation hostage, there has been no shortage of “lessons learned” as healthcare providers and leaders across the industry struggled to adapt to the evolving challenges brought on by the pandemic. One such development was the widespread adoption of accessible telehealth services via a national waiver that was put in place in March of 2020 due to the ongoing public health emergency. 

What Has and Hasn’t Changed for Interim Leaders

What Has and Hasn’t Changed for Interim Leaders

Posted on July 29, 2021

Executives leave hospitals for lots of reasons. Some of them retire gracefully, while others quietly agree to an early retirement. Others, still, may go out in a blaze of glory (figuratively speaking, of course). No matter the reason, there’s often a months-long gap between the former executive’s exit and the new executive’s entrance.

Rethinking Infection Prevention and Control in a Post-Pandemic World

Rethinking Infection Prevention and Control in a Post-Pandemic World

Posted on July 21, 2021

A basic tenet of infection control prevention and control is constant vigilance. With each patient, healthcare provider or staff member, every interaction creates opportunities for potential exposure—a lesson that, unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically reinforced.

How the Pandemic Changed the Rules on Executive Job Searches

How the Pandemic Changed the Rules on Executive Job Searches

Posted on July 13, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed the way people across the globe live and work. Now, as states begin to fully reopen and vaccination rates continue to climb, a growing awareness of how the pandemic dramatically altered how people job search is being felt across the healthcare industry.

3 reasons why an HIE is the perfect complement to CCM

3 reasons why an HIE is the perfect complement to CCM

Posted on July 08, 2021

Industry leaders have long understood that the growing complexities of the healthcare system necessitate the use of care coordination services. Faith Jones, the director of care coordination and lean consulting for HealthTechS3, says that when a care coordinator has access to information across the continuum, care can be managed more efficiently and gaps in care can be closed.