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Improved Outcomes Start With Patient Engagement

When all caregivers are able to use the principles of engagement effectively in interactions with patients, those patients will be more motivated to follow through on the behaviors to support their health in their daily lives.

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HealthTrust CMO: How to Navigate Value Together

Dr. Michael Schlosser talked with The Source about how his background prepared him for his role as HealthTrust CMO, his top priorities for his first year, how physician expertise will aid in the contracting process, and his thoughts on the growing role of data and analytics in value-based medicine.

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Four Ways to Put Patient Safety First

How does your hospital rank in terms of patient safety? Most healthcare administrators would be quick to say their hospitals put safety first, but that isn’t the case at every hospital.

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Multimodal Pain Management

Prolonged and excessive pain after surgical procedures can lead to longer healing times, higher healthcare costs and other post-surgical complications, as well as the potential for chronic pain. The goal of multimodal pain management is to lessen these risks and reduce the use of narcotics after surgery.

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Update on ACOs

As traditional care models give way to population-based models, such as ACOs, those involved in delivering care must evolve to survive—including supply chain managers.

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Optimizing Outcomes With Medication Therapy Management

Nearly 20 percent of Medicare patients discharged from hospitals are readmitted within 30 days, and medication-related adverse events cause a significant number of those cases, according to a report from the national health policy institute NEHI.

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Fighting Flu

Adopt the Joint Commission challenge and fight the flu in your hospital by giving vaccinations to employees.

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