Case Studies Adirondack Health

Adirondack Health, a health care system located in the greater Tri-Lakes region of upstate New York, is comprised of two acute care hospitals, three clinics, a dental clinic, and two skilled nursing facilities. It brings in $120 million dollars annually to the local economy. In 2009, Adirondack Health faced considerable financial challenges surrounding one of their skilled nursing facilities due to occupancy decline, concerns with staffing expense, business office structure, and a need for turnaround services. This facility had also experienced some significant regulatory issues.
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5 Emerging Trends in Healthcare

whitePaper | July 1, 2019

The pace of change and growth in the healthcare industry is showing no signs of slowing anytime soon. Global healthcare spending is expected to rise 5.4% annually to just over $10 trillion between 2017-2022. Fueled by an aging and growing population and an increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, the trend of rapid growth is putting increasing pressure on healthcare organizations in the U.S. to provide greater care while managing ballooning costs. Compounding this is an exponential rise in innovative but expensive new healthcare treatments and technologies.

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Business Implications of Cultural Humility in the Healthcare Setting

whitePaper | April 17, 2018

Want to boost patients’ trust and support the delivery of higher quality care while building business value and maximizing revenue? Download our latest white paper, “Business Implications of Cultural Humility in the Healthcare Setting,” to learn about the impact of social responsibility and six significant steps for healthcare leaders from Cristina Muise, president of Medicus Healthcare Solutions.

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Patient Guide

whitePaper | August 14, 2014

At Billings Clinic, we are a dedicated team of health care professionals with one goal in mind: to offer you the best and safest care possible. We know that good care involves more than good medicine. That’s why our concern for you extends to every part of your stay. We want your experience to be as safe, pleasant and comfortable as possible.

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Digital Paper in Smart Hospitals: Upgrading the Patient Experience

whitePaper | August 6, 2019

The push for digitalization in the healthcare industry is all about the patient, as well as the doctors and nurses who work to bring the best possible care they can. Presenting accurate information throughout the care continuum is extremely critical.

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Value-Based Purchasing: Hospitals Navigate a New Financial Era

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Adapting to value-based purchasing has been challenging for many healthcare organizations, and the transition has impacted some rural hospitals especially hard. The following whitepaper focuses primarily on the areas of patient experience and outcomes, while also offering information, recommendations and examples of tactics that are helping hospitals adapt and improve. Learn about the benefits of various types of rounding, a simple technique to reduce readmissions, training and retaining staff, and improving patient and staff satisfaction.

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Postoperative Delirium—Common, Costly and Deadly

whitePaper | November 24, 2015

37-46% of all surgical patients are affected by postoperative delirium. In-hospital delirium costs the U.S. healthcare system $164 Billion...per year, and perioperative delirium costs $8,373 per patient. Patients with postoperative delirium have 2-4x the odds of dying during their hospital stay.

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