Actively managing both supply (i.e., capacity) and demand (e.g., patients) has been a consistent challenge for healthcare systems. Recently, this challenge has evolved throughout the industry with the introduction of new government policies (e.g., Affordable Care Act), new market entrants (e.g., CVS retail clinics), and a shift toward consumer-driven patient dynamics. In this white paper, Nordic Director of Optimization Solutions Rick Shepardson reviews how supply and demand economics can play out at a more micro level for a given population and how healthcare systems can keep these forces in balance by offering
This episode wraps up our discussion on population health in our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we discuss the fifth, and last, step: measurement. Looking at measurement, we discover a two-pronged approach that helps healthcare providers improve patient outcomes and those processes to get there.
We carry on with our discussion on population health in our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. For today’s show we look at the fourth step: intervention. Using congestive heart failure (CHF) as an example, we learn how healthcare providers are taking steps to actively intervene in patients' health outcomes.
We’re back with our discussion on population health on our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we look at engaging the patient population as well as the challenges and solutions providers have used.
We’re continuing our discussion on Population Health on our podcast, the HIT Breakdown. In today’s show we’re going to take a deep dive into the first step of our Population Health methodology - Identification.
We tapped Dr. David Levin, Nordic’s Chief Medical Officer, and asked him to list the top areas that he feels organizations need to focus on in 2015. Here’s what he gave us: