The Pursuing Perfection Initiative: Lessons on Transforming Health Care

The Pursuing Perfection initiative was an eight-year demonstration program 2001 through 2008 funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in the US. Supported by technical assistance from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the initiative’s goal was to learn if and how health care organizations could make dramatic improvements in performance across the organization, resulting in a considerably more efficient and effective health care system.

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A multi-institutional health system that provides a full range of acute and long term care health services to residents of the Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York. Logon to our website to learn more about how Finger Lakes Health is becoming the best health system of its size in the United States.

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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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Mass Personalization for Medical Device Therapy

whitePaper | March 17, 2021

To achieve personalization in healthcare for the masses, overcoming specific challenges are needed in order to build a system where all children born today can have access to the best healthcare available.Mass Personalization for Medical Device Therapy tells us on how to Go from Successfully Treating One Patient to One Million

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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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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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Healthcare Provider Network Saves $5 Million and Acquires In-House Archiving Skills

whitePaper | September 7, 2021

Numerous acquisitions and technology upgrades put many applications and associated data stores into a legacy state for a large, multi-state integrated healthcare provider network. The organization turned to Flatirons Digital Innovations (FDI) to help decommission those applications deemed most critical to save costs and eliminate risks associated with running aging legacy systems, while ensuring ongoing access to complete patient data.

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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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Finger Lakes Health

A multi-institutional health system that provides a full range of acute and long term care health services to residents of the Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York. Logon to our website to learn more about how Finger Lakes Health is becoming the best health system of its size in the United States.

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