Billings Clinic At-a-Glance

April 1, 2016

Billings Clinic is Montana’s largest health care organization serving Montana, Wyoming and the western Dakotas. A not-for-profit organization led by a physician CEO, Billings Clinic is governed by a board of community members, nurses and physicians.
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White Paper on Paid Leave and Health

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The common understanding is that health care is the major contributor to health. That’s why people often look to the insurance industry, health care providers, and health systems to address their health concerns. However, there is increasing evidence that the major factors driving health are outside of the health care system. We now know health is mostly related to the social and economic conditions within our communities.

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How to Use Data to Improve Patient Safety

whitePaper | August 14, 2018

Today, researchers estimate that one in three hospitalized patients experience preventable harm and over 400,000 individuals per year die from these injuries. There is a gap in healthcare safety culture and the way health systems uses data (or think they use data) to understand patient harm and what to do about it. Much of the data collection is manual and not integrated with financial, operational, and other data, resulting in a fragmented approach to safety analytics that’s not actionable or predictive. Scores are recorded, and boxes are checked, but the real work to make patients safer—closing the loop between information and action—is incomplete.

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UnitedHealthcare White Paper Patient Centered Care Model

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The National Academies of Science Institute of Medicine is a national authority and adviser to the federal government on issues of medical care, research, and our national health policy. The Institute publications have become milestones in our nations’ view of progress in our evolving healthcare system: To Err Is Human - Building a Safer Health System, Crossing the Quality Chasm and Best Care at Lower Cost - The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America.

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Your Heart Is In Good Hands

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No one wants to hear they need heart surgery. Once the diagnosis sinks in, finding the very best surgical team becomes a number one priority. The Cardiac Surgery program at Virginia Hospital Center offers the medical and technical excellence of a large heart center, combined with the personalization and comfort patients need when they are at their most vulnerable.

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The Health Foundation: Quality Strategy for the NHS in England

whitePaper | November 3, 2015

In 1997, the White Paper The new NHS: modern, dependable set out the newly elected Labour government’s ambition to equip the NHS in England to deliver ‘dependable, high-quality care – based on need, not ability to pay’1.

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Defense in Depth: A Pragmatic Approach to Securing PHI in the Cloud

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The discipline of security cannot be encompassed by a single product or policy. Organizations must assemble a combination of technologies, procedures and qualified personnel as part of a dynamic and agile ongoing process.

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