Do Healthcare Systems Promote the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers?

This whitepaper is a call to action - a challenge - to prevent pressure ulcers, a painful and life-taking condition that is largely preventable - when addressed systemically and collectively holds the promise of compelling and sustaining pressure ulcer incidence near zero. Our findings indicate that while the legislative pendulum is swinging decisively in the direction of fix it, a systemic approach encompassing economic incentives, quality transparency and clinical protocol has not been achieved in any of the US or Western EU health systems resulting resulting in needless cost and patient suffering.

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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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Building the Future of Digital Oncology on the Innovaccer Health Cloud

whitePaper | June 7, 2021

In an increasingly digitized world, healthcare organizations are looking for solutions to enhance their understanding of the health issues patients are facing and allow them to both meet their patients virtually and significantly contribute to disease diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.

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Healthcare Payment Predictions - What You Need To Know

whitePaper | October 1, 2021

Today’s healthcare consumers want to pay their medical bills anywhere, anytime. They’re looking for estimates, payment plan options, and payment mechanisms to be at their fingertips across multiple channels. They can pay for almost anything they desire from their laptops and mobile devices, so why should healthcare be any different? What do providers need to know to build a healthcare payment solution that’s fit for purpose today and into the future? Experian Health’s patient payment experts make seven predictions for healthcare payments that will help providers boost consumer loyalty and revenue.

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How health systems can recover millions in lost revenue

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

The landscape of healthcare revenue appears bleak: costs and expenses are rising, while reimbursements decline. Traditionally, solutions focus on preventative measures, yet costly write-offs remain ever-present. This is especially true with respect to commercial claims, where denials are plentiful and appeals complicated and labor intensive. How, then, can you mitigate loss without straining your resources? One answer is claims appeals through the Federal ERISA process. Through specialization in Federal ERISA Law, the experienced staff of ERISA Recovery can collect on aged claims without undue burden on your systems.

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Rethinking Indicators of Project Success in Healthcare

whitePaper | March 4, 2020

Health leaders must understand the benefits of their investments in performance improvement projects and the impact on the organization. The traditional approach is most often to measure ROI (return on investment) and, while clearly measurable, is most often related to cost savings or increased revenue and can leave you with an incomplete story. Incorporating VOI (value on investment) enables you to quantify the intangible benefits of your projects and activities making the combination of the two a more robust indicator of project success.

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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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Fairview Health Services

Are you ready to transform healthcare with us? Explore Fairview Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians. Based in Minneapolis, we provide exceptional, coordinated health care—from preventing illness and injury to caring for the most complex medical conditions.

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