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Kaizen Events Hold the Key to Quality Improvement

Kaizen Events Hold the Key to Quality Improvement

Posted on November 07, 2019

The quality improvement principles of lean are particularly well-suited to the healthcare industry because of their potential to build efficient care pathways that put patients first.

Follow These Tips to Build a More Diverse Leadership Team

Follow These Tips to Build a More Diverse Leadership Team

Posted on October 30, 2019

When a hospital’s leadership team is diverse, good things happen. A frequently cited McKinsey study focuses on the financial returns of a successful diversity strategy. But in healthcare, it’s about so much more than financial returns.

Use Combo Codes Correctly to Maximize Revenue

Use Combo Codes Correctly to Maximize Revenue

Posted on October 14, 2019

Combination codes are hardly a new concept for provider organizations, but the inception of the ICD-10 coding system upped the ante, introducing more codes that provide increasing levels of specificity of acuity. As if that’s not complicated enough, the guidelines for how to use combo codes keep changing, says Julie Seaman, CCS, CCS-P, coding and CDI director for eCatalyst Healthcare Solutions.