Category “Queuelogix”

The Dangers of Ignored Referrals and What You Can Do About Them

Like the proverbial horse that refuses to drink, a significant percentage of patients choose not to follow up on the referrals they’re given by their physicians. And providers typically don’t have the resources to lead patients where they don’t want to go. Who’s to blame for that situation? “It’s really…

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Posted In: Future of Healthcare, General, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization, Queuelogix On: Wednesday, 5 June, 2019

Understanding and Overcoming Barriers to Interoperability

Interoperability among U.S. hospitals is improving. Painfully slowly, but it’s improving. A recent data brief from the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology says that in 2017, 40% of U.S. hospitals could engage in what ONC refers to as the four domains of interoperability — the ability to…

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Posted In: Compliance, Future of Healthcare, General, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization, Queuelogix On: Tuesday, 28 May, 2019

How Business Principles Can Improve Operating Room Efficiency

If the transition to value-based care is making it harder for providers and facilities to turn a profit, there may never be a better time to understand and apply the methods that help successful businesses identify and eliminate waste and inefficiency. The challenges in health care are everywhere — from…

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Posted In: Future of Healthcare, General, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization, Queuelogix On: Wednesday, 27 June, 2018

Are HCC Dollars Slipping Through Your Fingers?

If you haven’t been overly concerned about hierarchical condition categories (HCCs) over the years, you’re not alone. But now more than ever, as value-based reimbursement models take root and expand, organizations that want to survive and thrive need to recognize how much is at stake if they don’t adequately document…

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Posted In: CareThrough, Future of Healthcare, Quality, Efficiency, Utilization, Queuelogix On: Tuesday, 8 May, 2018
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