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Elkhart General Hospital

For over 100 years, the highly skilled professionals of Elkhart General Hospital have been providing comprehensive medical care to Elkhart and surrounding communities. We are a patient-first health care organization whose ongoing mission is to help create healthier communities throughout Michiana. We carry out that mission one patient at a time. One family at a time. We carry out that mission by always putting our patients’ needs first…

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Personalizing Radiotherapy in Oncology: The Evolution of Treatment

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

Radiation therapy is one of the most common treatments used to fight cancer in the U.S., with more than half of cancer patients receiving it either alone or in combination with other medical interventions.1 With the traditional approach to radiation therapy, the dose and schedule is tailored to the tumor type, location, and stage of growth, but only infrequently updated in light of changes after treatment starts. Experts in adaptive therapy are looking to deliver a more personalized treatment strategy guided by the individual patient’s needs.

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Healthcare Provider Network Saves $5 Million and Acquires In-House Archiving Skills

whitePaper | September 7, 2021

Numerous acquisitions and technology upgrades put many applications and associated data stores into a legacy state for a large, multi-state integrated healthcare provider network. The organization turned to Flatirons Digital Innovations (FDI) to help decommission those applications deemed most critical to save costs and eliminate risks associated with running aging legacy systems, while ensuring ongoing access to complete patient data.

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It’s Time to Rethink the Benchmarks of Health Behavior

whitePaper | September 27, 2021

Employer wellness programs are supposed to reduce healthcare costs, but many are failing because they focus on the wrong benchmarks. To create lasting change, wellness programs need to combine data insights with actionable steps.

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Protecting Privacy in the Cloud and Cyber Resiliency Are Key for Healthcare Organizations

whitePaper | October 26, 2021

James Angle, Ph.D. of Trinity Health and Erin Logue Smith of Dell Technologies provided timely information on cybersecurity in a Healthcare Innovation webinar as ransomware threats makes it mandatory tosystematically elicit and mitigateprivacy threats in software architectures.

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Succeeding In Value-Based Care With A Next-Gen Revenue Cycle

whitePaper | January 17, 2020

Value-based reimbursement (VBR) models are becoming more common. Success under these models depends on showing positive improvement in key metrics, but providers often struggle to accurately report the quality of care provided. A next-generation revenue cycle that combines clinically aware artificial intelligence (AI) with an unmatched foundation of evidence-based medical research and knowledge provides the transparency necessary to both accurately report care quality and directly influence the patient satisfaction quality metric. This paper reviews how a well-tuned revenue cycle can help hospitals succeed with value-based contracts, earning appropriate incentives and avoiding penalties.

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Reimagining healthcare IT for the next decade

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

In the decade since the HITECH Act was passed, first-generation electronic health record systems provided a foundation for innovations such as electronic prescribing, clinical decision support and predictive analytics. While usability and productivity issues with EHRs have been well documented, there are significant untapped opportunities to optimize the EHR and health IT. In this whitepaper, PatientKeeper outlines a vision for the future of health IT through the next decade, which includes New data-driven approaches that leverage the clinical information being captured by the EHR to improve patient outcomes and reduce physician burnout, Optimized communication between physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to produce better patient outcomes as efficiencies improve, Better interoperability to improve care coordination and inspire opportunities for ideas like telemedicine to alleviate physician shortages

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Elkhart General Hospital

For over 100 years, the highly skilled professionals of Elkhart General Hospital have been providing comprehensive medical care to Elkhart and surrounding communities. We are a patient-first health care organization whose ongoing mission is to help create healthier communities throughout Michiana. We carry out that mission one patient at a time. One family at a time. We carry out that mission by always putting our patients’ needs first…

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