A Management Consulting Firm: Creating Strategies
and Executing Projects for Healthcare Organizations

Social Media and Hospital/Healthcare Systems

Posted on Jun 1, 2010 |

Learning objectives of this session: Understand the Web 2.0 concepts and how to use them, while considering risks and rewards Learn from other healthcare systems on how to leverage these tools to meet different goals Identify opportunities within the context of creating new women-focused programs. Web 2.0: A second generation of internet-based electronic tools to enhance communication, support collaboration, and enable users to build and...

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Becker’s Hospital Review – “Hospitals Face Pressure From Employers to End Cost-Shifting, Enter Into Non-Traditional Arrangements to Reduce Costs”

Posted on Mar 2, 2009 |

Written by Lindsey Dunn Costing-shifting has long been used by hospitals to recoup losses incurred by treating Medicaid and Medicare patients, but employers — armed with increasingly sophisticated data on employee health costs — are increasingly pressuring hospitals and insurers to end the practice. In the past, insurers have accepted the practice, passing the cost onto their members through premium increases, but recent signals in the...

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The Good Practice: Treating Underserved Dental Patients While Staying Afloat

Posted on Aug 1, 2008 |

This report outlines tools and techniques to help California dental practices contend with the financial limitations of treating low-income and uninsured patients. An issue brief examines the difficulties facing federally qualified health centers. August 2008 California’s low reimbursement rates for Medicaid dental services stand as a major obstacle to improving the oral health of its low-income population. Denti-Cal, the state’s...

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