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Swing Bed

Posted on June 14, 2019

Swing bed hospitals include both critical access hospitals (CAHs) and those paid under the Prospective Payment System (PPS), but the financial incentives for providing skilled nursing care in a swing bed differ dramatically between the two types of hospitals.  HealthTechS3 has extensive experience in the licensing and compliance of swing bed programs.  We offer a View

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.

Resilience: The 5 Keys to Becoming a Resilient Leader

Resilience: The 5 Keys to Becoming a Resilient Leader

Posted on September 10, 2018

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” ~ Nelson Mandela. If there is one thing I have learned as a CEO of a small company, it is that there will be many bumps in the road – often unexpected and sometimes business critical.

January 2018 blog: Creating Synergies Between IT and Population Health Management

January 2018 blog: Creating Synergies Between IT and Population Health Management

Posted on February 15, 2018

Population Health Management is the aggregation of patient data across multiple health information technology resources, the analysis of that data into a single, actionable patient record, and the actions through which care providers can improve both clinical and financial outcomes.

Executive Staffing Management

Executive Staffing Management

Posted on February 15, 2018

Most facilities have some type of staffing management or productivity system based on a target per unit of service for each department. The real key to effective staffing management is at the unit level – the manager.

Interim leadership as a Career Path

Interim leadership as a Career Path

Posted on February 15, 2018

So, you are considering the leap into Interim work as a profession?  No, this is not an oxymoron, many people now are choosing Interim work as a permanent career option.

Service Lines

Service Lines

Posted on February 15, 2018

The service line model has actually been around for decades, however the emphasis to improve quality, efficiency, customer satisfaction, and alignment between hospitals and physicians suggests that service lines may be resurrected once again to accomplish these improvements.

Are You a Lean Thinker?

Are You a Lean Thinker?

Posted on November 16, 2017

Ever feel pressure to do more with less?  Find yourself questioning why work is done the way it is or how it could be improved?  Looking for ways to empower your colleagues while keeping your customers happy?

November 11: 2018 National Patient Safety Goal Update

November 11: 2018 National Patient Safety Goal Update

Posted on November 16, 2017

The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals are published annually for all sites of care accredited by The Joint Commission. Implementing the NPSGs, even if you are not Joint Commission accredited is an ideal way to maintain patient safety. You can access the NPSGs on the Joint Commission web site at no charge.

Population Based Care Coordination

Population Based Care Coordination

Posted on November 14, 2017

Greater emphasis is being placed on creating a model that will work in all settings and places the individual’s needs first. According to AHRQ, “Care coordination involves deliberately organizing patient care activities and sharing information among all of the participants concerned with a patient’s care to achieve safer and more effective care.