Increasing Efficiency and Enhancing Value in Health Care

Until recently, the rationale for health care providers to undertake quality improvement initiatives rested largely on doing the right thing; any financial benefit resulting from QI efforts was regarded as an attractive side effect. However, changes in the current economic environment and mounting evidence that better care can come at lower cost provide additional motivation.

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At Philips, we look beyond technology to the experiences of consumers, patients, providers and caregivers across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. We unlock insights to develop leading solutions that enable improved care at lower cost. With leading research, design and innovation capabilities, we partner with customers to transform the delivery of healthcare.

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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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Testing the EMR and Beyond

whitePaper | October 5, 2021

At every stage of a patient’s well-being, different forms of technology and software support the expansion of better healthcare. As the reliance on technology grows, ensuring that these lifesaving systems don’t break under the strain is imperative. To keep operations running smoothly, healthcare IT professionals must perform regular and exhaustive testing. Fortunately, the introduction of automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence (AI) has made testing easier to deliver. In this eBook, you will discover how these technological developments help optimize processes, integrate workflows, and improve the performance of systems and medical devices.

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Healthcare IoT Security Operation Maturity

whitePaper | December 21, 2021

This paper suggests that a more simplified approach to modernizing healthcare security operations is warranted. It suggests that a renewed focus on foundational enhancements presents a more rational path to maturity. The "blocking and tackling" sports analogy comes to mind, as only teams that effectively execute at this level can successfully move to the next.

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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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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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The Impact of Ransomware on Healthcare During COVID-19 and Beyond

whitePaper | November 17, 2021

The pandemic hit the healthcare industry hard, but it also weakened the cybersecurity defenses of most providers, making them far more vulnerable to threats such as ransomware. This report, covered across national news, is considered the most significant actionable cybersecurity research over the past several years because it also documents the severe impact on patient care. This executive summary includes critical areas that providers can address starting today.

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At Philips, we look beyond technology to the experiences of consumers, patients, providers and caregivers across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care. We unlock insights to develop leading solutions that enable improved care at lower cost. With leading research, design and innovation capabilities, we partner with customers to transform the delivery of healthcare.

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