Idealized Design of Perinatal Care

Idealized Design of Perinatal Care is an innovation project based on the principles of reliability science and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s model for applying these principles to improve care. The project builds upon similar processes developed for other clinical arenas in three previous IHI Idealized Design projects.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center

We are committed to excellence in patient care, leadership in research, and preeminence in medical education. Our culture thrives on challenges and champions innovation. VUMC is regularly ranked among the nation's elite hospitals in terms of quality and effectiveness. Our tireless pursuit of personalized care has earned scores of patient satisfaction awards. Our research is expanding the frontiers of medical knowledge, and every day we advance toward a better understanding of human health. We blend new discoveries and technology into health education, preparing distinguished medical professionals to offer the most progressive and compassionate care possible.

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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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7 Steps to Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks against Healthcare Delivery Organizations

whitePaper | November 17, 2021

Nearly every healthcare provider has been hit by ransomware, and the onslaught continues unabated, now affecting patient care with once-unimaginable patient-care consequences. This whitepaper, crafted with healthcare CISOs, details seven critical areas to defend or recover from ransomware attacks. Its pragmatic approach helps ensure business operations and patient care while giving risk teams the tools to manage third parties and other systems involved in business and clinical value chains.

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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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How Healthcare Organizations Must Respond Urgently in the Digital Age

whitePaper | January 13, 2020

Today, healthcare organizations are witnessing a major shift in power. The industry is realigning itself increasingly around the priorities of patients. The change is unstoppable — and healthcare companies must act swiftly to avoid getting left behind.

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Open Knowledge in Digital Health

whitePaper | June 16, 2021

Unless you‘ve been off-planet for the last few years, you’ll know that digital technology has revolutionised healthcare. Come to think of it, even those tracked with human telemetry on the International Space Station (ISS) have benefited from these revolutionary advances. So perhaps not.

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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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Vanderbilt University Medical Center

We are committed to excellence in patient care, leadership in research, and preeminence in medical education. Our culture thrives on challenges and champions innovation. VUMC is regularly ranked among the nation's elite hospitals in terms of quality and effectiveness. Our tireless pursuit of personalized care has earned scores of patient satisfaction awards. Our research is expanding the frontiers of medical knowledge, and every day we advance toward a better understanding of human health. We blend new discoveries and technology into health education, preparing distinguished medical professionals to offer the most progressive and compassionate care possible.

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