Caring For Our Community

This year’s report is a showcase of Alfred Health’s commitment to do more for its patients. In a year of unprecedented activity, this report highlights where improvements have been made in the quality of our services and, in turn, illustrates where we have delivered even greater levels of care to our patients.
OTHER WHITEPAPERS
news image

Retaining More Revenue with Front-End Solutions

whitePaper | December 31, 2018

Patients financial liability in paying for healthcare services isalmost unrecognizable from that prior to the early 2000s, yet many organizations, including clinical laboratories, have struggled to modernize their collection practices in turn. As a result of this mismatch, labs risk not just losing out on uncollected revenue, but also wasting time and resources on futile or minimally effective back-end collection efforts. Reversing the problem is possible, however, by implementing the right best practices and revenue cycle management technologies. In particular, maximizing patient access early in the revenue cycle can help patients manage their financial responsibility and preempt many unnecessary denials, payment delays, and uncollected balances.

Read More
news image

White Paper on Paid Leave and Health

whitePaper |

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.

Read More
news image

Report of Operations 2014/15

whitePaper | September 1, 2015

In line with our 2013/17 strategic objectives our organisational focus has remained firmly on responding to the changing needs of our community with sustainable, accessible and high-quality care.

Read More
news image

EHRs are here to stay: Here’s how to ensure your clinical workforce makes the most of them

whitePaper | November 7, 2018

It’s no secret clinicians are frustrated with EHRs. However, digital patient records have contributed to numerous improvements in care and will remain a permanent fixture in healthcare for the foreseeable future. EHR adoption is “nearly universal” among acute-care hospitals, with 96 percent of facilities live on the technology as of 2015, according to an analysis by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT at HHS. In 2016, the ONC found more than 95 percent of hospitals eligible for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs achieved meaningful use with certified health IT.

Read More
news image

An Overview of Health IT @ Kaiser Permanente

whitePaper |

Kaiser Permanente was born out of the challenge of providing medical care during the Great Depression and World War II, when most people could not afford to go to the doctor.

Read More
news image

How to Enable Digital Transformation in Healthcare

whitePaper | October 30, 2017

To improve patient care, efficiency, and compliance across the spectrum of healthcare services, operational and analytical business processes need to be digitized and constantly refined, augmented, and implemented with minimal impacts on existing IT resources.

Read More