Value-based Healthcare by Design

Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement

Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC) is becoming a leading approach to improving patient and health system outcomes around the world. It links dollars spent to outcomes that matter to patients, rather than to the volume of services or to specific services processes or products that may or may not achieve those outcomes.
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Spotlight

This white paper is the first in a three part series that delves into what we believe are seven of the most powerful forces impacting our industry in 2015, but also positioned to influence its destiny for decades to come. Part One will explore the impact of the shifting generational tides and global income inequality. Part Two will explore the impact of global health status, narcissistic capitalism, karaoke innovation and environmental consciousness and part three will conclude the series by exploring how globalization and technology are likely to impact the future of the health and fitness facility industry.


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it’s time for telehealth: why virtual is now vital

athenahealth

Telehealth has always made sense in theory: quickly provide consultations, assessments, and test results, and save your patients a trip to your office. Now that some telehealth services are reimbursable, its time to make the most of this opportunity.
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Augmenting hospitals with secure and resilient power

Schneider Electric

Power is crucial for our facilities. Facing a high demand, we need to maintain our operations while accounting for safety, reliability and resiliency. Unplanned outages can threaten our occupants safety, damage reputations, and create financial strain. Watch our on-demand panel of experts and hear the inspiring story of Faith Technologies, how they are standardizing modular ICU rooms to allow remote maintenance, management and risk mitigation.
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Managing External Health Information

Lorman

As we move into a new era of health care with the increased exchange of medical records in order to provide better, more coordinated care, the question of what information received from outside an organization should be included in a medical record takes on new importance. What with health homes, personal health records, and health information exchanges, as well as increased involvement by patients using digital tools like smart watches and smart phone apps, there is a torrent of information being directed at medical records, and it is essential to understand what belongs there and what should be rejected, and how. This information may come in the form of unsolicited health information, for example, information that is volunteered by patients or by other health care providers, either at the time the patient arrives for treatment or thereafter, and in some cases even after the patient has been discharged.
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Health Care in the Age of Social Media

lorman

Learn how to better identify any liability and regulatory risks that may occur on social media. Social media seems to be part of every aspect of our lives, and health care is no exception. In the health care industry, professionals dealing with social media confront unique and critical compliance pitfalls like privacy, security, and HIPAA concerns. This topic will go over how to navigate key compliance issues, such as using social media for marketing, setting social media policies for employees, ownership of social media content, social media as part of the medical record, and how to identify risks and mitigate them by setting up appropriate social media policies. This information will give you the insights and tools you need to identify and minimize regulatory and liability risks linked to social media, and draft your own social media policy using a sample policy and put into place appropriate consequences for potential violations.
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Spotlight

This white paper is the first in a three part series that delves into what we believe are seven of the most powerful forces impacting our industry in 2015, but also positioned to influence its destiny for decades to come. Part One will explore the impact of the shifting generational tides and global income inequality. Part Two will explore the impact of global health status, narcissistic capitalism, karaoke innovation and environmental consciousness and part three will conclude the series by exploring how globalization and technology are likely to impact the future of the health and fitness facility industry.

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