Kindred Healthcare Code of Conduct

September 20, 2010

The Kindred Healthcare Code of Conduct (Code) describes Kindred’s values, standards and expectations that apply to all parts of our operations.  The Code defines the appropriate relationships Kindred strives to have withpatients, residents, employees, shareholders, customers, contractors and the communities in which we work. All employees, officers and Board Members must follow the standards in this Code for Kindred to grow and prosper in the future.

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HSHS St. John's Hospital

Licensed for 439 beds, HSHS St. John’s Hospital is a regional medical center serving the Central and Southern Illinois area. St. John’s is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System, a health care ministry with 14 hospitals and multi-specialty medical groups in Illinois and Wisconsin. St. John’s has more than 3,000 staff members and is one of the largest employers in the Springfield area.

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Smarter Workflows and Technology to Improve Care Management Outcomes

whitePaper | December 6, 2021

Do you struggle to deliver efficient, effective care management services? If you answered yes, you're not alone. But don't let outdated processes, insufficient technology tools and tedious manual processes hamper your efforts.

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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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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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Mandated ADT Notification: How Frontline Teams Use CMS To Improve Care

whitePaper | April 9, 2021

Clear and constant communication is a vital ingredient to any well-functioning healthcare system. Making sure physicians are alerted when patients need and receive care, and keeping patients informed about their own treatment improves health outcomes and saves time. Learn about the key role that alert notifications for ADT plays in that process.

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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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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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Spotlight

HSHS St. John's Hospital

Licensed for 439 beds, HSHS St. John’s Hospital is a regional medical center serving the Central and Southern Illinois area. St. John’s is the flagship hospital of Hospital Sisters Health System, a health care ministry with 14 hospitals and multi-specialty medical groups in Illinois and Wisconsin. St. John’s has more than 3,000 staff members and is one of the largest employers in the Springfield area.

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