Human-Centric Health: Behaviour Change and the Prevention of NonCommunicable Diseases

January 1, 2017

The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – heart disease, mental illness, cancer, respiratory disorders and diabetes – is heaviest in high-income countries. However, it is growing at the fastest rate in low-income and middle-income countries, worsened by population ageing, urbanization and globalization of risk factors.

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MISSION: To provide high quality compassionate healthcare, exceptional service and advanced medicine to the communities we serve. VISION: To provide a healthcare environment where caring for patients and supporting their families is our passion, where employees are valued, professional development is recognized and sustainable performance is rewarded. We visualize an environment where physicians advocate for the hospital, participate in improving the quality and access to healthcare and collaborate with hospital leadership...

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2022 Global Predictions Whitepaper

whitePaper | January 14, 2022

In the past year, more than nine billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered, in at least 197 countries worldwide according to the BBC and Oxford University.

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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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RPA in Healthcare: The Areas for Automation

whitePaper | November 11, 2021

Care providers and payers are shackled by a myriad of processes and accompanying documents to authorize, deliver, and record healthcare services. From patient health records to care provider information and payment data, the web of processes involved in care delivery and reimbursements quickly breach human interest, resulting in monotonous work for the people involved. Healthcare automation can eliminate the time spent by personnel working on time-intensive, low-value, and rule-based tasks. In this white paper, we explore the nature of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and the key areas for care providers and payer organizations to focus on to leverage the power of RPA.

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Reimagine Organizational Structure, Culture, and the Health of Your People

whitePaper | May 28, 2021

Hospitals and health systems need the flexibility to examine and reassess their organizational culture, build resilience, and remain hyper-vigilant in keeping staff healthy and safe. This best practice guide outlines ways for hospitals and health systems to adapt their culture to ensure the job satisfaction, wellness and empowerment of their people.

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working together to improve health and social care for all

whitePaper | February 11, 2022

We are living through the greatest challenge our health and care system has ever faced. The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic caused an unprecedented external shock,

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Artificial Intelligence Helps Clinicians Tell the Complete Patient Story

whitePaper | January 27, 2022

Missing secondary diagnoses can negatively impact patient outcomes and lead to costly readmissions. However, requiring staff to read over every patient’s chart for any additional diagnoses can contribute to burnout. Workflow-integrated, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven computer-assisted physician documentation (CAPD) systems help clinicians document and code all secondary diagnoses while still focusing on the primary clinical problem, enhancing documentation integrity and reducing readmissions and costs.Read how AI-driven CAPD solutions have helped healthcare organizations

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College Station Medical Center

MISSION: To provide high quality compassionate healthcare, exceptional service and advanced medicine to the communities we serve. VISION: To provide a healthcare environment where caring for patients and supporting their families is our passion, where employees are valued, professional development is recognized and sustainable performance is rewarded. We visualize an environment where physicians advocate for the hospital, participate in improving the quality and access to healthcare and collaborate with hospital leadership...

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