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The OnBase Integration for Epic Experience

Experience the OnBase / Epic integration: 150+ Epic customers leverage OnBase to unify IT platforms, improve information access, patient care & safety.

Challenge: Care Continuum

Content provided by AHA Endorsement partner: Hyland Software

Transamerica Bolsters Enrollment for Acquired Healthcare Providers

Case Study

Learn how Trinity Health streamlined the retirment benefits enrollment across three newly acquired organizations, each with their own unique culture.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Why Physicians Shy Away from Leadership: Challenges and Solutions

Brochure

Healthcare organizations benefit from physician leadership. They become purveyors of value - exemplars of quality patient care and cost effectiveness.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Teladoc for Health Systems

Flyer

Promoting Value, Efficiency and Quality Patient Care: Read about how technology advances have changed how healthcare consumers seek access to medical services.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Teladoc


How One Hospital Is Preparing for Federal and State Dose Regulations

Case Study

Read this case study to learn how Hahnemann University Hospital worked to comply with Joint Commission radiation dose monitoring/recording regulations.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Imalogix


Five Steps to Realizing a Faster Return

White Paper

Fast, strong adoption of a secure messaging application boosts care coordination and clinical workflow benefits while reducing risk of a security violation.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Aligning Hospital Mobile Apps with Patients Expectations

White Paper

Digitally enabled care is a business imperative  read this whitepaper on how to keep pace with the growing desire for digital interaction by your patients.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Gozio Health


Re-admissions Rates Link to Patient Experience

White Paper

Learn how a hospital branded mobile app with wayfinding can improve the patient experience and drive patient engagement through this informative whitepaper.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Gozio Health


Understanding the Wayfinding Challenge

White Paper

Navigating through a typical hospital can be difficult. A hospital branded smartphone mobile app can help  read this whitepaper to learn how.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Gozio Health


Why Hospital Mobile Apps with Wayfinding are Becoming a Necessity

White Paper

Todays healthcare champions patient engagement. Read this whitepaper on how to keep pace with the growing desire for mobile apps to drive patient loyalty.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Gozio Health


Critical Conversations on the Changing Health Environment: Physician Engagement

Executive Summary

The transformation from volume to value cannot happen without physician engagement  and physician leadership.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Cultural Transformation  


Expungement: Sealing and Pardoning of Criminal Records

White Paper

This whitepaper examines the process of expungement, or the sealing and pardoning of criminal matters, and its implications.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Certiphi Screening Incorporated


Finding the Right Healthcare Quality Software

Other

This guide was created for healthcare quality staff who use - or are considering using - software to track patient safety and experience improvements.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


eCQM Reporting  2016 Preparation Checklist

Tool

An information guide as you prepare your Electronic Clinical Quality Measures (eCQMs) for CMS Inpatient Quality Reporting (IQR) Program in 2016

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Medisolv


How Will Section 1557 of the ACA Impact Care for LEP Patients?

White Paper

Learn whats required under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts care of Limited-English Proficient patients.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Turn Incident Reports into Results

Other

Learn to overcome common event reporting limitations to produce safety and quality improvements using additional research, case studies and observations.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


How Hospitals Can Avoid the Biggest Healthcare Communications Mistake

White Paper

Learn about the declining wireless paging market, gain a comprehensive comparison of wireless paging and secure messaging services, and understand how to create a business case for replacing pagers within your healthcare organization.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Combining ECM and VNA Delivering Complete Patient Records

Brochure

Providers must give clinicians secure, real-time or near real-time access to their patients complete medical records to achieve meaningful use.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


The OnBase Integration for Epic Experience

Video

Experience the OnBase / Epic integration: 150+ Epic customers leverage OnBase to unify IT platforms, improve information access, patient care & safety.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


Healthcare Conversions InfoGraphic

Media

Its not you its me: Breaking up with your legacy document management system. Meet OnBase by Hylands enterprise content management (ECM) solution.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


Healthcare payer speeds processing 72% with OnBase

Case Study

Wisconsin Physician Service Insurance  Healthcare payer speeds processing by 72% with OnBase

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


Modernizing ECM Improves Information Access & Care Quality

Case Study

Cancer Treatment Centers of America: Modernizing Enterprise Content Management Improves Information Access and Quality of Care

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


WESTMED Medical: Leveraging ECM

Case Study

Multispecialty practice achieves process control with OnBase Checklists

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


Where to Begin: First Steps to Physician Engagement and Leadership

White Paper

Learn how an organization can positively impact the mindset and habits of physicians to align them to a common goal.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Allina Completes an EHR with Enterprise Content Management

Case Study

One Patient, One Record: Enterprise content management is a core system for Allina Health.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


How NYU Langone Eased Registration Bottlenecks

Brochure

The most important step in developing a mobile registration process? Making sure everything ties in seamlessly to the EHR.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


Sharp HealthCare: On the leading edge of healthcare IT

Case Study

On the leading edge of healthcare IT, San Diego healthcare organization lists ECM among its core solutions.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Hyland Software


How a Great Language Services Program Boosts Hospital Performance

White Paper

Whether you already have an award-winning language services program or just want to build one, this document will help.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Critical Conversations on the Changing Health Environment: Workforce Development

Executive Summary

Highlights from an AHA-sponsored, executive-level discussion of workforce challenges driven by the transformation of care.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Employee Engagement In Healthcare

Tool

Tips from progressive hospitals on how they drive employee engagement, satisfaction and loyalty.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


New Roles for a Redesigned Healthcare System

Executive Summary

A review of the new roles that reflect hospitals expanded mission of both caring for the sick and promoting health and wellness.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Understanding Job Seekers — Survey Results

Tool

Results from a recent survey of what job seekers in health care are looking for  and where theyre looking.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Transformation through Physician Leadership: The Physician Leadership Institute for Hospital Medicine at CHI

Case Study

Learn how intentional culture-building and physician alignment are critical to transferring successful leadership, strategy, and innovation back to the workplace.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Steward Health Care: A Continuum of Care for LEP Patients

Case Study

By integrating language services into the continuum of care, Steward lives up to its reputation as a community hospital.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Addressing the Rise of Healthcare Consumerism & the New Marketing Reality

White Paper

Consumers are requiring health systems to develop a consumer-centric approach to cultivate loyalty, build brand and offer value over an extended period of time.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: YourCareUniverse


Connecting the Dots Between Cyber Risk and Patient Safety

White Paper

Identify how data security & patient safety are linked and how enhanced risk management better protects patients against cybersecurity-related threats.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


VIIAD Converts Data Chaos into Actionable Information

Video

VIIADs Compass engine facilitates conversation of data chaos into actionable information. We make data relevant and transparent anywhere, anytime.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: VIIAD


Building a Heart Healthy Workforce

Media

This infographic offers data points to wellness success against heart disease.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


AMC Health: a Leader in Remote Patient Monitoring and Engagement Solutions

Video

Learn why remote patient monitoring and engagement solutions are a key component to supporting patients with chronic conditions, particularly those transitioning from hospital to home.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


Quality Measurement & Reporting: A Whole New Ballgame

White Paper

The name of the game in quality reporting is alignment; with the ultimate goal of reducing the quality reporting burden for providers and hospitals.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Medisolv


Wooster Community: Using Data Validation to Detect Quality Measure Errors

Case Study

Reporting of both abstracted & electronic data from a single solution to better monitor the status of measures and identify the cause of anomalies.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Medisolv


How Finger Lakes Health System Created a Culture of Quality

Case Study

The shift from a fee-for-service to pay-for-performance model has caused hospitals to rethink what it means to be a quality-focused organization.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Medisolv


Quality Reporting & Management with ENCOR

Brochure

An integrated solution designed to meet the challenges of alignment between eCQM measures and manual abstraction in quality reporting programs.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Medisolv


Foothill Community Health Center

Case Study

Learn How Leasing Helped a Local Health Care Provider Double Its Reach through Financing Growth

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance


Critical Applications for IT Monitoring

Video

IT Monitoring and the applications critical to monitoring, are discussed by Jim Hunter, Director of Monitoring and Security for CareTech Solutions.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


SSL and TSL Best Practices

Video

SSL and TLS Best Practices, discussed by Steven Marchessault, CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GCWN GISP, GWAPT, Security Architect for CareTech Solutions.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


Shaping the Cloud for the Healthcare Industry

White Paper

The high cost of clinical software and hardware solutions and system maintenance from healthcare IT vendors has prompted more innovative and cost-effective delivery of IT services.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


The Importance of a Risk Assessment

Video

The importance of a risk assessment for healthcare organizations is discussed by Rebecca Kettler, Information Security Specialist at CareTech Solutions.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


Deaf and Hard of Hearing 101: Things to Know when Working with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community

White Paper

In this whitepaper youll learn about the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Culture, how the deaf and hard of hearing community communicates and important tips for communicating with the deaf.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Boston Globe Article: Hospitals Turning a Pager on Data Hardware

Brochure

Learn how smartphones are starting to become common at area hospitals, though some still see benefits to 90's technology.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


A System of its Own

Case Study

The Center for Health Ambulatory Surgery Center (CFH) implements a cost effective incident reporting tool tailored to ambulatory outpatient care.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Partners Continuing Care: Made to Measure

Case Study

Learn how all of Partners Continuing Care staff are using RL6 to capture and report adverse events.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Small Hospitals Gets Big Results

Case Study

Two facilities with less than 100 beds struggled with finding patient safety software that would be highly functional yet priced for their facilities. Learn what they found with RL6.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Healthways Care Transitions Solution Video

Video

Reduce avoidable readmissions & improve quality by addressing acute and post-acute transitional care needs and critical health care reform initiatives.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


7 Trends Impacting Wellness

Other

Learn why 95% of employers plan to expand and/or maintain investment in health improvement programs with this eBook.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


Healthways Program Helps Prevent Unnecessary Readmissions

Other

Learn how over 6-weeks 14 hospitals used the Healthways Care Transitions Solution? to reduce preventable readmissions and avoid costly penalties.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


Learn how AHA Solutions is serving hospitals in your community.

Video

When people need help, they go to your hospital. But when your hospital needs help, who can it turn to? AHA Solutions is here to help. Learn how.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Top Healthcare Issues: Yours, Mine, and Ours

Other

Read this article by Mo Kasti, founder and CEO of The Physician Leadership Institute", for insights on how CEOs and CMOs can make their top challenges manageable.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Secure Messaging Vendor Evaluation Checklist

Tool

This RFP template includes the questions you need answered by each vendor youre evaluating when seeking to update outdated communication technology.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


How a Business Associate Chose to Ensure HIPAA Compliance

Case Study

Ensure your Business Associates are serious about compliance: See how Pulsara and Clearwater made HIPAA compliance a competitive advantage.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


Progressive Human Capital Management in 2016: A Healthcare Perspective

Other

This report explores how top-performing healthcare institutions have adopted a range of human capital management technologies and best practices in response to these changes.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Halogen Software


AHA Executive Summary  Critical Conversations on the Changing Health Environment: Patient and Community Engagement

Executive Summary

In 2015, provider executives met with health solution providers to discuss how they are addressing the challenges of patient and community engagement in the new era of value-based care.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  


Patient and Family Engagement Resource Compendium

Tool

This resource compendium was developed to help link PFE concepts and strategies to available resources.

Challenge: Care Continuum  


Developing an Effective Health Care Workforce Planning Model

Tool

Learn how to improve recruiting, sourcing, retention, and more to build a strong and sustainable workforce to support patient care.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  


Integrated Leaders Build a Culture of Trust

White Paper

Learn how to build the trust necessary to achieve meaningful collaboration, or integrated leadership.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Physician Talent Management: Human Resources Transforming Healthcare

White Paper

This white paper offers a detailed plan for developing physicians for leadership positions and ensuring seamless transitions.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Selecting a Talent Management Suite: Experts Share the Real Story

White Paper

Gain insights from human capital analyst David Creelman and leading HR technology experts and HR professionals on key considerations in the talent selection process.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Halogen Software


Retirement Trends in Todays Healthcare Market  2015

Other

The report provides analysis to guide health care plan sponsors and their advisors as they benchmark their organizations in many areas of plan design and management, in order to critically evaluate opportunities for improvement.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Why Does Your Organization Need Outplacement?

White Paper

Discover what outplacement services entail, expected results and how to select an outplacement provider.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RiseSmart


Workforce Restructuring Treatment Plan

Tool

Learn best practices for smoothly conducting a reduction in your organizations workforce.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RiseSmart


Performance Management 101 HR Workbook

Tool

This compilation of best-practice resources and templates helps hospitals improve employee performance while increasing managers available time to focus on patient care.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Halogen Software


Building Employee Engagement: How To Improve Employee Retention And Increase Patient Satisfaction

White Paper

Strengthening engagement levels leads to happier employees who are satisfied with their jobs and stay longer, which leads to better patient care and satisfaction. Learn how to build engagement.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


HealthcareSource and ASHHRA Present: The 2015 Healthcare Workforce Executive Insights Survey Results

White Paper

How have health care field changes affected talent management practices? Survey findings highlight challenges ranging from recruiting high-quality employees to training and retaining them over time.

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


Engaging Employees with Chronic Health Conditions

Other

Learn how a results-driven wellness program can be the foundation for positive health changes in hospital employees.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


Guide to Incentive Design and Increased Participation

White Paper

Find out how to develop the best wellness incentive strategies to drive positive health behavior changes with employees.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


Enterprise Shared IT Services  A Healthcare Solution Case Study

Case Study

With 13 facilities and hundreds of people depending on the IT systems, PHC was determined to find the best approach in dealing with their IT management concerns.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: IP Services


Managed Data Center and IT Infrastructure - A Banking Industry Case Study

Case Study

Implementing a proven and knowledgeable managed IT services provider that developed the necessary design, provided professional deployment of systems and infrastructure, and offered the expertise to manage and maintain the system.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: IP Services


Managed SaaS and PaaS  A Software Industry Case Study

Case Study

Enterprise level management capabilities and around the clock support enabled this company to focus on their business growth.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: IP Services


Healthcare Giant Accelerates into Future of Wireless

Case Study

Houston Methodist embraces gigabit Wi-Fi to enable proliferating wireless devices and high-bandwidth applications.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: Cisco


Medical Center Supports Network Based Care

Case Study

Chilton Hospital builds infrastructure for the future with integrated wired and wireless solutions.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: Cisco


Healthcare Software You Will Love

Brochure

RL6 is a comprehensive safety, quality and risk management solution that helps manage adverse events, from start to finish.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Healthcare Software You Will Love

Video

RL is home to RL6:Risk, an easy to use hospital incident reporting solution designed to help you take patient safety to the next level!

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Effects of Remote Patient Monitoring on Hospital Readmission Rates and Hypertension Improvement

Case Study

Read in-depth details on how certified home health agency nurses used Remote Patient Monitoring to reduce readmissions by 47%.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


Emory Healthcare Network Case Study

Case Study

Transforming Emorys Language Services Program into a Program of Excellence.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Aligning Managements Strategic Objectives with Healthcare Worker Perceptions  a Measuring Tool

Tool

Tool to identify methods, actionable steps, and best practices to help achieve desired strategic initiatives.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc.


Take AIM Engagement delivers: Methods, actionable steps, and best practices to help achieve initiatives

Flyer

The TAKE AIM Engagement identifies opportunities for augmenting and optimizing strategic initiatives with apparel programs, procedures and practices.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc.


The CIOs Guide to HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging

White Paper

This whitepaper outlines the risk of insecure texting and provides guidance on how to comply with the HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Mandates.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


The Imprivata Report on the Economic Impact of Inefficient Communications in Healthcare

White Paper

This report provides the survey results of more than 400 healthcare providers in the U.S. about the typical communications process during three clinical workflows.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Strategies to Boost Event Reporting

Other

This ebook provides helpful advice on how to approach: Promoting your event reporting system; Educating front-line staff on how to report events; Demonstrating the importance of event reporting.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Digital Health Consumer

Media

This infographic provides information about the consumer-centric model, including what consumers want and need from their providers, and how those expectations impact each and every hospital and health care organization.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: YourCareUniverse


The Eight Steps to Changing Patient Behavior, that Pay Off in Dollars

FAQ Sheet

This document provides the most critical steps to lead to optimum patient engagement.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: YourCareUniverse


Consumer-Centric Healthcare

Video

Learn about the consumer-centric healthcare model and how it impacts each and every hospital and health care organization.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: YourCareUniverse


How to Strategically Create Loyal Patients in a Competitive Retail-Driven Healthcare Environment

White Paper

Consumer Loyalty is the key to survival in todays healthcare environment this whitepaper provides a number of strategies to successfully engaging with patients.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: YourCareUniverse


The Consumerism of Healthcare

Video

Explore the tremendous rise in health care consumerism and the impact on each and every hospital and health care facility.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: YourCareUniverse


The Four Critical Components of Population Health Management

FAQ Sheet

This Tip Sheet identifies the critical components of effective population management for success.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: YourCareUniverse


Optimizing the Hospital Data Center, Leveraging IT Outsourcing to Increase Efficiency and Flexibility

Other

Learn how partnering with a full service solutions provider could allow you to optimize data center performance and improve efficiency, flexibility, care quality and reduce costs.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


How Interpretation Should Be

Video

Language services have a huge impact on patient care….this video series provides a new perspective on the challenges faced by patients whose primary language isn’t English.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Blue Mountain Health System Uses Equipment Financing to Prepare for ICD-10

Case Study

Learn how one health system got creative to guard against potential cash flow disruptions.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance


Phoenix Health Plan Improves Patient Safety and Quality of Care by Protecting Patient Information

Case Study

Find out how Phoenix Health Plan strengthened its HIPAA compliance program - helping it safeguard protected health information and improve patient safety.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers Improve HCAHPS Scores and Responsiveness with Secure Messaging

Case Study

Learn how CHWC turned to Imprivata Cortext to replace legacy pagers, improve care quality, reduce overhead paging, and increase patient satisfaction rates.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Customer Success Story: Secure Text Messaging Replaces Pagers at Beaufort Memorial Hospital

Case Study

Learn how this IT team mitigated potential insecure text messaging between clinicians while better managing its pager system.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Ensuring HIPAA Compliance Among Inpatient, Outpatient Docs

White Paper

Learn how one of the largest non-profit health systems in New Jersey made its ambulatory providers HIPAA-and HITRUST-compliant.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Imprivata Cortext: Secure Communications

White Paper

This IDC whitepaper describes those efficiency challenges Imprivata Cortext solves for a highly mobile workforce across multiple communications channels.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Streamlining Clinical Communication Workflows

Other

This document visually describes four key clinical workflows that can be streamlined using the secure communications platform for healthcare.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Imprivata Cortext


Critical Conversations on the Changing Health Environment: Patient Flow

Executive Summary

A Focused Dialogue on Tackling Patient Flow in a Value-Based, Population-Health-Focused World.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  


Critical Conversations on the Changing Health Environment: Population Health

Executive Summary

A focused dialogue on the need for major shifts in the way post-acute care is delivered.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


The Physicians Guide to the HITECH Act and EHR Solutions

Other

Remote Patient Monitoring's "Continuous Patient Knowledge" Essential to Improving Outcomes

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


Partnering to Improve Quality and Safety: A Framework for Working with Patient and Family Advisors

Tool

Health Research & Educational Trust. (2015, March). Partnering to improve quality and safety: A framework for working with patient and family advisors. Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust. Accessed at www.hpoe.org

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  


The Association Between Patient and Family Engagement Practices and Patient Experience

Tool

Health Research & Educational Trust. (2015, April). Patient and family engagement and patient satisfaction: Results of a national survey. Chicago, IL: Health Research & Educational Trust. Accessed at www.hpoe.org

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  


A Formula for Dramatically Improving Healthcare IT Customer Service

White Paper

Proactive walkthroughs by IT field engineers enabled one hospital system to satisfy users, reduce help desk calls and generate savings.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


A Strategic Approach to IT Monitoring:: Shifting the focus to the end-user experience provides major benefits to Oakwood Healthcare

White Paper

There are many examples of healthcare IT monitoring efforts that have fallen short of delivering on their promise. Stories abound of systems that are cumbersome and time-consuming, and deliver questionable value.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


Avoiding Cybercrime

Video

Jeff Bell, CISSP, CHPHIMS, GSLC, ACHE, Manager, IT Risk and Security Assurance, PwC, proposes five specific ways to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


What Does the Cloud Have to Offer?

Video

CareTech Solutions' Corporate CIO, Louie Caschera, talks about what the Cloud has to offer in today's healthcare environment, with data centers as a service, out of the cloud.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: CareTech Solutions, Inc.


Cisco Approach to Telehealth

White Paper

Telehealth is a key initiative for healthcare organizations today. This white paper details the reasons many organizations look to deploy telehealth, including trends and statistics.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: Cisco


CheckMedic<sup>TM</sup> MedPass<sup>TM</sup> for Medical Staff

Flyer

Learn about expediting Phase I credentialing for clinicians with CheckMedic MedPass for Medical Staff from Verisys.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Verisys Corporation


CheckMedic<sup>TM</sup> for Physician Practice Groups

Flyer

Learn about expediting Phase I credentialing for clinicians with CheckMedicTM for Physician Practice Groups from Verisys.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Verisys Corporation


Physician Credentialing Software

Video

Learn about expediting Phase I credentialing for clinicians with the following resources from Verisys:

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Verisys Corporation


East Tennessee Childrens Hospital: Long Term Success in Improving Population Health

Case Study

Learn how East Tennessee Children's Hospital implemented an innovative, outcomes-based wellness program to improve the health of its employee/spouse population.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


CheckMedic<sup>TM</sup> for HR

Flyer

Learn about expediting Phase I credentialing for clinicians with CheckMedicTM for HR from Verisys.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Verisys Corporation


CheckMedic<sup>TM</sup> for Physicians

Flyer

Learn about expediting Phase I credentialing for clinicians with CheckMedicTM for Physicians from Verisys.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Verisys Corporation


Miami Childrens Hospital heightens biometric screening beyond typical know your numbers campaign

Case Study

Learn how Miami Children's Hospital shifted its wellness focus from participation to accountability with stellar results.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


The Business Strategy Behind Workplace Wellness

Other

Learn the top 3 discussion points identified when business leaders consider the positive aspects of a workplace wellness program.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


How Employees Well-Being Scores Interact with Demographic Factors to Influence Risk

Other

This study specifically sought to understand how well-being segments and demographic variables interact in defining the risk of a hospital event in an employed population.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


Maximizing Care Management Savings Through Advanced Total Population Targeting

White Paper

This article provides five principle rules of healthcare costs, and outlines how Healthways' predictive modeling strategies can drive the greatest impact.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


Conversation with Tony Burke and Cathy Kenworthy on future of wellness in hospitals

Video

As a dedicated resource to helping hospitals achieve the Triple Aim, AHA Solutions has partnered with Interactive Health to help our hospitals improve their employee's health, as well as their bottom line.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


The Physician Leadership Model "

Flyer

The Physician Leadership Model creates versatile, transformational physician leaders who lead their self and their teams to strategic results.

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Building Strategic Post-Acute Care Partnerships

White Paper

Hospitals looking to successfully manage the full continuum of care should ensure that their strategy considers opportunities for alignment initiatives with their post-acute care partners.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


Care Transitions Solution Program Overview and Clinical Technology Platform

Video

Learn how the CTS system creates connection points between disparate electronic health records and patient care settings to prevent gaps in information transfer and improve the quality of care.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


Evaluation of the Relationship Between Individual Well-Being and Future Health Care Utilization and Cost

Other

Read how escalating health care expenditures highlight the need to identify modifiable predictors of short-term utilization and cost.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


The Physician Leadership Institute

Video

Learn how The Iowa Clinic embarked upon a strategic physician leadership and development initiative which improved their business outcomes.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Transforming The Iowa Clinic Through Physician Leadership

Case Study

"Eye opening, about how your behavior impacts others and how best to work with others. Also, how to be more effective in your role by working smarter."

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Equipment Financing and Bond Financing

White Paper

Learn how healthcare organizations are making the best use of equipment and bond financing in this time of change.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance


PLI 7-Step Strategy for Physician Alignment & Engagement

Tool

Engage your staff in this 7-step strategy to drive collaboration and improve leadership as well as outcomes across the clinical focus areas.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Physician Leadership Institute


Building a Leadership Team for the Health Care Organization of the Future

Other

This guide provides a detailed look at how health care organizations are responding to changes within the field and building the teams needed to achieve their strategic priorities.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Leadership Toolkit for Redefining the H: Engaging Trustees and Communities

Tool

Hospitals are using the Triple Aim to guide them as they look at different paths and approaches to redefine themselves and further develop strategies and business models for sustainability.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Nicklaus Childrens Hospital

Case Study

Ensuring compliance with HIPAA-HITECH Security Rule requirements, and preparing to readily and comprehensively satisfy OIG requests in an upcoming audit.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


SHIELDS for Families

Case Study

Learn how SHIELDS for Families successfully identified existing security and compliance gaps and prioritized a remediation plan.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


Executive Brief: Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital

Case Study

Hospital Adds $1.5 Million of New Operating Income and Slashes Length of Stay by Applying New Patient Flow Processes

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: MEDHOST


2015 Plan Sponsor of the Year: Mary Washington Healthcare

Other

AS AN organization with a 115-year history, nonprofit Mary Washington Healthcare in Fredericksburg, Virginia, has seen employee benefit trends come and go since well before the creation of Social Security.

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


HCAHPS Surveys & Limited English Proficient Patients: 3 Simple Questions

Tool

Learn how gathering the answers to three simple questions while reviewing how HCAHPS Surveys are being administered to LEP patients can be highly productive.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


The Cost of Miscommunication: Solving the Puzzle of Readmission Rates

White Paper

This article covers the Affordable Care Act's penalization of unnecessary hospital readmissions, and the reasons Limited-English-Proficient patients are overrepresented in those readmissions.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Wellness Solutions as Unique as Your Employees

Brochure

It takes teamwork to create the right environment for wellness success. That's why Interactive Health is with you every step of the way.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


A 21st-Century Approach to Improving Operational Effectiveness: Increasing Healthcare Value by Reducing Clinical Variation

White Paper

A focus on the impact of Verras' Clinical Compass" on length of stay and average profit and loss per case by physician.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: Verras


Predicting Future Hospital Admissions: Can We Focus Intensive Readmission Avoidance Efforts More Effectively?

White Paper

The purpose of this study was to develop and test two predictive models to identify patients at risk for readmission that would be applicable in different settings based on the available patient data.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


The Second Curve of Population Health

Other

The tactics described in this guide provide a framework for initiatives that hospitals and care systems could pursue to develop an institutional infrastructure that supports population health.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Cultural Transformation  


Managing Population Health: The Role of the Hospital

Other

This guide is designed to define population health, describe strategies to improve the health of a hospital's patient population, inform leaders why these initiatives are essential, and explore potential partnerships that can help achieve the desired goal.


How Geisinger CHF Telemonitoring Program Achieved 3:1 ROI

Video

Learn how Geisinger Health Plan's CHF remote monitoring solutions, from AMC Health, achieved impressive care management savings and productivity increases.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


Geisinger Health System: 44% Lower Risk of 30-day Readmission

Case Study

This case study outlines the methods by which Geisinger Health System identified and fixed gaps in post-discharge care, using telehealth. Comprehensive Case Management with IVR yielded dramatic results.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


Geisinger Health System: Reducing Readmissions for Medicare Advantage Patients

Case Study

Geisinger Health System wanted to cut all-cause 30-day hospital readmissions among Medicare Advantage patients.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


HealthPartners Medical Group: Improving BP Control in Patients with Hypertension

Case Study

This case study outlines the methods by which HealthPartners Medical Group improved BP control in Patients with Hypertension, through remote monitoring plus pharmacist case management.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation: Overcame Unsatisfactory Outcomes and Poor Compliance

Case Study

AMC Health's clinical decision support tools helped HHC Nurses and patients lower HbA1c by 1.8%!

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: AMC Health


Special HIPAA Requirements for Group Health Plans and their Sponsors

White Paper

This whitepaper provides outstanding information regarding how Group Health Plans and Plan Sponsors can achieve compliance with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


HIPAA Compliance Now Even More Critical for Managed Care Organizations

White Paper

This whitepaper provides outstanding information regarding how Managed Care Organizations can achieve compliance with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


HIPAA Privacy Requirements for BAs

White Paper

The focus of the paper is to help business associates, and their subcontractors, determine which requesrements of the Privacy Rule pertain to them.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


Operationalize Your HIPAA Compliance Program

Brochure

Introducing Clearwater Compliance; a partner you can trust to help you become and remain HIPAA-HITECH compliant.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Clearwater Compliance


Executive Brief: SwedishAmerican Hospital

Case Study

Reducing LOS Pays Off for Illinois Hospital - to the Tune of $9.6 Million

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: MEDHOST


Painless Post-Merger Technology Transitions

Flyer

Merging health care organizations often require some new technology to ensure interoperability across systems. Learn how our financing can help you with the transition.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance


Accident Insurance

Video

Discover the Difference Experience and Dedication Can Make

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company


Critical Illness Insurance

Video

Discover the Difference Experience and Dedication Can Make

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company


Disability Insurance

Video

Discover the Difference Experience and Dedication Can Make

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company


Life Insurance

Video

Discover the Difference Experience and Dedication Can Make

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company


Interview: Strategic Opportunities to Effectively Manage Care Episodes

Other

An Interview with Kristi Short, Senior Vice President, Navvis Healthways: How has the Accountable Care Act impacted the way care is delivered?

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


Report: Retirement Plan Trends in Today's Healthcare Market - 2014

Other

The report provides analysis to guide healthcare plan sponsors and their advisors as they benchmark their organizations in many areas of plan design and management, in order to critically evaluate opportunities for improvement.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Effective Communication Begins with Purposeful Plan Design

White Paper

Learn why your success in helping your participants prepare financially for retirement starts with the careful and thoughtful review of your plan design.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Samaritan Medical Center Chooses Transamerica for DB Plan After Success with 401(k) Plan

Case Study

Learn how Samaritan delivered an improved 401(k) fund line-up, lower plan costs, and a more equitable participant fee structure through Fund Revenue Equalization.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Targeted communications and strong on-the-ground support make the difference

Case Study

Read how this organization kept participants on target in their retirement goals despite challenging economic times.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Executive Summary: Retirement Plan Trends in Today's Healthcare Market - 2014

Executive Summary

Comprehensive benchmarking information to help the strategic evaluation of your retirement programs.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Award-Winning Campaign Advances Retirement Readiness

Case Study

Learn what process Essentia Health went through that led to thier 2014 first place Pensions & Investments Eddy Award.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Fiduciary Best Practices: Taking a prudent approach to plan management

White Paper

In this paper, we will present a summary of best practices that plan sponsors and fiduciaries can employ to ensure they are meeting their obligations.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


Mergers and Acquisitions: Key considerations for retirement plan conversion

White Paper

This article examines the special considerations of retirement plan conversion due to M&A activity and offers best practices for achieving a seamless transition.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Transamerica


All your credentials. All in one place.

Flyer

Imagine streamlining your organization with a web-based credentialing solution that puts health care providers in charge of their data. Handles peer referencing in days. Speeds privileging and onboarding. And eliminates costly, redundant credentialing processes for your staff.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Verisys Corporation


Your Hospitals Path to the Second Curve: Integration and Transformation

Other

This report outlines strategies to help hospitals and care systems accelerate organizational transformation as they move from volume- to value-based systems and business models.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Development and Evolution of a Best-Practice Hospital-Based Care Transitions Program

Case Study

This case study outlines how Healthways can help avoid hospital readmissions and improve patient care.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: Healthways


MEDHOST PatientFlow HD Product Details

Flyer

Learn how PatientFlow HD delivers unprecedented house-wide transparency and visibility.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: MEDHOST


A New Paradigm for Technology

White Paper

This paper briefly explores a new paradigm for technology acquisition and lifecycle management that aligns with improving patient care, reducing health delivery costs, and improving population health.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: First American Healthcare Finance


Healthcare Informatics: Creating a Clearer Picture of Patient Flow

Brochure

Learn how Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital generated meaningful business, and identified financial, patient care and workflow improvements.

AHA Endorsement: MEDHOST


Bridging the Gap: Chart

Case Study

Read how centralized event reorting helps Chart member-hospitals collaborate and improve patient safety.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Building a Just Culture: Wellspan Health

Case Study

Learn how Wellspan Health implemented risk management software to help promote system-wide just culture.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


CMS Never Events: Research Report

White Paper

Exploring the connection between tracking near misses, organizational learning and reducing never events in health care organizations

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


The Good Catch: Bridgepoint Health

Case Study

Read how Bridgeport Health's customized good catch form increased their reporting by almost 400%.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


The New Kid on the Block: Arkansas Children's Hospital

Case Study

Learn how Arkansas Children's Hospital overcame the challenges of new staff and a new event reporting system.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RL Solutions


Leveraging Streamlined Patient Flow to Improve Care Delivery and Financial Health

White Paper

Learn how technology and process improvements yield material impact to the bottom line.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  

AHA Endorsement: MEDHOST


RiseSmart Health System Customer Success Story

Case Study

Learn about the success of this innovative approach to delivering a redeployment solution for an integrated health care delivery system.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: RiseSmart


Top 10 Reasons to Think About Wellness as a Corporate Strategy

Flyer

Learn the top 10 reasons why your organization should make wellness a strategic initiative this year to lower medical costs and improve the health of employees.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


AHA Solutions: We Award the AHA Endorsement

Brochure

We identify challenges. We endorse solutions. We collaborate with innovative companies. Your Partner to transform health care.


2014 American Hospital Association Environmental Scan

Other

The 2014 AHA Environmental Scan provides insight and information about market forces that have a high probability of affecting the health care field. It is designed to help hospital and health system leaders better understand the health care landscape.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Proof Positive: Lower Medical Costs with Increased Productivity

White Paper

Read the results of a multi-year, independent review conducted by Zoe Consulting, which demonstrates how Interactive Health Outcomes-Based Wellness Programs can lower medical costs and increases productivity.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Interactive Health


Language Services as Part of the Patient-Centered Culture

Case Study

With a large and diverse population, learn how Palomar Health developed a successful three-pronged approach to their language services program.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


The Affordable Care Act & Limited English Proficient Populations: Key Implications for Healthcare Providers

White Paper

Learn about the cumulative effect the Affordable Care Act's major incentive for health care organizations can have on providing the most effective services possible for LEP patients before, during, and after treatment.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Metrics for the Second Curve of Health Care

Tool

Building off of health care futurist Ian Morrison's first curve to second curve shift, the AHA Committee on Performance Improvement identified 4 must-do strategies for hospitals.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Improving the Candidate Experience: 5 Best Practices for Healthcare HR

White Paper

Learn the driving forces behind the need to re-train recruiters and managers to compete for top talent in health care.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


Silverado Implements Behavioral Assessments and Increases Customer Satisfaction

Case Study

Learn how incorporating behavioral assessments into the hiring process has had a positive impact on several aspects of their business.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center's Improved Performance Pays Off After First Audit

Case Study

Director of quality management, Chris Bliersbach, cuts costs while increasing productivity and compliance with the implementation of PolicyTech.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: NAVEX Global


Florida Hospital: Language Interpretation "the Cornerstone" of Diversity and Inclusion

Case Study

Hear how language services, including education, cultural competency, diversity and inclusion programs, increased care outcomes and satisfaction for patients with limited English proficiency.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Beyond BYOD to the Optimal Work Your Way Experience in Healthcare

Brochure

Learn how the viral adoption of consumer tablets forces health care CIOs to rethink their mobile technology strategies.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Cisco


Cisco Connected Healthcare Overview

Brochure

Learn how Cisco is transforming the way people connect, access information and collaborate through networked technologies.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Cisco


Cedars-Sinai Health System Cures the Policy Management Ills

Case Study

This study reviews the document management challenges faced by this hospital before installing PolicyTech's Policy and Procedure Manager (PPM).

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: NAVEX Global


Beaumont Hospitals Efficiently Screen Candidates with HealthcareSource

Case Study

Learn how HealthcareSource Position Manager applicant tracking and HealthcareSource Staff Assessment, formerly TestSource HSI, helped Beaumont efficiently screen candidates.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


Meadville Medical Center "hires for fit" with Behavioral Assessments

Case Study

Learn how HealthcareSource behavioral-based assessments exceeded their expectations in how they are able to evaluate employees, conduct a structured interview process and improve their hiring decisions.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


HealthcareSource Empowers Long-term Care Facilities to Improve Service & Slash Turnover

Case Study

Learn how leading long-term care facilties slash turnoverrates, and now hire and retain employees that fit their mission and culture by using HealthcareSource Staff Assessment, formerly TestSource HSI.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


Penn Medicine Significantly Reduces Turnover and Identifies Top Talent

Case Study

Learn how HealthcareSource Staff Assessment, formerly TestSource HSI, played a signficant role in reducing turnover and identifying top talent at Penn Medicine.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


Healthcare HR and the Bottom Line: 5 Focus Areas for Improving HCAHPS Scores

White Paper

HealthcareSource reviews five areas human resources should focus on to increase a hospital's HCAHPS (Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems) scores.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


Indiana University Health Transforms its Hiring Process with HealthcareSource

Case Study

Learn how IU Health has transformed its hiring process, reduced its time to fill, and lowered first year turnover rate by using the combination of Position Manager and HealthcareSource Staff and Leadership Assessments.

Challenge: Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HealthcareSource


EMQ FamiliesFirst Links Performance and Learning to Help Children and Families in Crisis

Video

EMQ FamiliesFirst is California's largest and most comprehensive social service agency for children and families. With the deployment of Halogen Software's award-winning talent management suite, EMQ FamiliesFirst has become a more agile organization that is better able to respond to client needs.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Halogen Software


Peer Reviews Support Professional Development and Validate ANA Code of Ethics

Media

Christiana Care Health System places a strong emphasis on employee performance and engagement in support of corporate values, which include caring, patient safety and quality. Their talent management program helps employees clearly understand the link between these values and the work they do.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Halogen Software


Staying Competitive and Cultivating a High Performance Workforce in Today's Healthcare Environment

Media

King's Daughters Medical Center is using Halogen eAppraisal to successfully compete with other area medical centers for skilled talent, and reduce time spent on manual HR tasks allowing more focus on strategy.

Challenge: Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Halogen Software


Hospital Saves $50,000 by Modernization of Employee Performance Management System

Video

Cabell Huntington Hospital modernized its employee performance management (EPM) system in order to upgrade a redundant paper-based system that failed to meet its needs and was costly in terms of time and money.


Executive Summary - 2012 Patient Flow Challenges Assessment (PFCA)

Executive Summary

Learn how and where hospital professionals see a strong connection between patient flow and patient care and to overall hospital effectiveness, in this 2012 report conducted by AHA Solutions, Inc.

Challenge: Care Continuum  


Florida Hospital: Reducing Call Time and Increasing Quality in Language

Case Study

Florida Hospital (FH) decided to officially implement CyraCom's language services, citing interpretation quality and reduced call time as major factors.

Challenge: Care Continuum  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Speakers Express: an AHA Sponsored Service

Media

Speakers Express facilitates the education and development of your health care leadership and staff with a roster of nationally renowned faculty, second to none in the field.


Dependent Eligibility Audit: El Camino Hospital

Case Study

In 2009, El Camino Hospital partnered with HMS to conduct a review of all enrolled dependents in their health and welfare plans. Learn how they were able to recoup the investment cost in 11 days.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: HMS Employer Solutions


Are the Dependents on Your Organization's Health Plan Eligible for Coverage?

Other

Few strategies offer employers and plan sponsors the opportunity for the immediate and substantial impact on health care costs than the dependent eligibility audit.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Meet John P. Benson, Chief Operating Officer, Verisys

Brochure

Read this feature article in the October 2011 issue of Compliance Today Magazing.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: Verisys Corporation


Banner Health: Lowering Risk and Providing Exceptional Patient Care

Case Study

Learn how BH provides a multipronged approach to language services and coordinates its fforts through a comprehensive Language Access Plan.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: CyraCom, LLC.


Improving Patient Flow and Reducing Emergency Department Crowding: A Guide for Hospitals

Other

This guide from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) presents step-by-step instructions to plan and implement patient flow improvement strategies to ease emergency department crowding.

Challenge: Care Continuum  


Hospitals and Care Systems of the Future

Other

AHA Committee on Performance Improvement identifies must-do, priority strategies and core organizational competencies organizations should establish to remain successful.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  Care Continuum  Financial Sustainability  Cultural Transformation  


Specialized Accident Insurance Protection

Other

A cost-effective option for insuring hospital volunteers and student nurses injured performing authorized volunteer and student nurse activities.

Challenge: Care Continuum  Cultural Transformation  

AHA Endorsement: The Allen J. Flood Companies, Inc.


The Influence of Employee Satisfaction on Patient Satisfaction and Safety

White Paper

This whitepaper builds the case for automated talent management in health care

AHA Endorsement: Halogen Software


Background Checks: More Restrictions, New Challenges

Brochure

The need for background checks is clear, but the type of checks health care providers can conduct and how that information is used is less clear.

AHA Endorsement: Certiphi Screening Incorporated


Clinical Denials Management & Medical Necessity Compliance Services from EHR

Case Study

Case study details how AHA Solutions and the AHA Endorsement have helped EHR grow its Medicare & Medicaid compliance and appeals management business.


Background Checks: An Essential Risk Management Tool

Brochure

Background checks on all new hires and a program of regular inquiry about possible staff sanctions and criminal behavior limits employer liability.

AHA Endorsement: Certiphi Screening Incorporated


PolicyTech Slashes Six Months Off San Juan Regional Medical Center's Policy Process

Case Study

PolicyTech helped SJRMC connect its policies to its seven outside health care facilities and improve its policy management system.

Challenge: Clinical Integration  

AHA Endorsement: NAVEX Global