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Operational Assessment is The First Step Toward a Hospital Turnaround

Hospital Turnarounds Start with an Operational Assessment

Troubled community hospitals can begin to reboot by parlaying an evaluation of operational performance into an action plan. This path leads hospitals from survival mode to a strategic mindset so...


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Be Prepared for Coronavirus Communications

Best Practices for Coronavirus Communications

It’s natural for communities to turn to hospitals during times of health crisis. The outbreak of COVID-19 is a prime example of the important emergency-response role hospitals fill. Over the...


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Strengthen Cybersecurity in Four Steps

In January, there were almost as many cybersecurity breaches in healthcare as there were days. Providers, health plans and their associates reported 29 breaches affecting about 438,000 patients to the...


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4 Best Practices for Hospital Supply Chain Management

Hospital supply chain management has become a red-hot buzzword these days in the medical field, and its importance seems to be growing exponentially every few months. Most hospitals are faced...


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Four Tips to Prepare for CMS Price Transparency Final Rule

Final Rule Challenged in Court, but Hospitals Should Still Prepare

As most hospital leaders know, the new CMS Price Transparency Final Rule requiring hospitals to disclose the rates they negotiate...


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3 Benefits of Working With a Hospital Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)

Across the United Sates, news of the rising cost of healthcare is spreading. The U.S. government reported that Americans spent $3.65 trillion on healthcare in 2018. This level of spending...


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Bringing Big Data to Bear on Supply Chain Optimization

In 2020, supply chain costs are projected to surpass labor as the greatest expense for the average hospital. That’s why the supply chain continues to be a main focus of...


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