Research

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Each of HBI’s research communities is anchored by independent research designed to help leaders evaluate their approaches and put improvement plans into action. See below for some of our most recent articles and resources from each Academy.

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Revenue Cycle

Adopting a Non-Traditional Approach to Secure...

Obtaining physicians' buy-in for documentation improvement, bridging the gap between coding and clinical functions

Supply Chain

Piloting a “Rep-less” Model To Reduce Orthopedic OR...

A case study outlining a rep-less model pilot project and the savings achieved

Cost & Quality

Reducing Incidence of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Through...

How one medical center in California has essentially reduced VAP to 0 through several initiatives

Information Technology

Building and Sustaining Telemedicine for...

Revenue Cycle

Understanding the IRS and Treasury’s 501(r) Final Rule

Analyzes the 501(r) requirements and definitions and how they will likely impact revenue cycle operations, while discussing action steps for compliance

Physician Network

The Growing Importance of Physician Engagement

Examining key industry trends that are making physician engagement critical for success under value-driven models

Cost & Quality

Utilizing an Evolving, Multidisciplinary Approach to Prevent...

Establishing a multi-focused approach to sepsis prevention and control at the system level

Revenue Cycle

Optimizing Processes in Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management

This 2016 research overview provides a glimpse into the primary areas of the Revenue Cycle Academy's focus for the coming year

Cost & Quality

Driving Quality Healthcare Across the Continuum

This 2016 research overview provides a glimpse into the primary areas of the Cost & Quality Academy's focus for the coming year

Information Technology

Driving Health Care IT Innovation

This 2016 research overview provides a glimpse into the primary areas of the Information Technology Academy's focus for the coming year

Supply Chain

Promoting Improvement Through Supply Chain Solutions

This 2016 research overview provides a glimpse into the primary areas of the Supply Chain Academy's focus for the coming year

Supply Chain

Welcome to Supply Chain Management: Driving Operational Success

This article introduces our readers to the scope of the Supply Chain Academy's monthly Supply Chain Management journal

Physician Network

Promoting Physician Well-Being Through a Support Services...

This white paper explores how one health system's Physician Support Services program has helped address physician burnout, a growing industry concern

Cost & Quality

Improving Care Transitions: Collaborative...

Revenue Cycle

Observation Status Notification Requirements: A...

Provides an overview of the newly released Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility Act (NOTICE Act)

Cost & Quality

Preventing Readmissions at an Academic Medical...

A case study featuring effective strategies to reduce preventable readmissions of various patient types

Supply Chain

Capital Equipment Contract Portfolio Manager Job...

Job description for aiding in finding a Capital Equipment Contract Portfolio Manager

Supply Chain

Mitigating the Effects of Saline IV Solution Shortage

Strategies from several health systems on addressing the ongoing limited availability of IV solution

Information Technology

Structures and Functions: TeleHealth and Tele-ICU Programs

A white paper featuring several organizations' approaches to implementing and maintaining telemedical structures in multiple departments throughout hospitals and health systems

Supply Chain

Disposable vs Reusable Lab Coats

Revenue Cycle

Increasing Inpatient Coder Productivity by Optimizing CAC

Leveraging CAC to achieve quantifiable improvements and an increase in case mix index

Revenue Cycle

Enhancing Denial Prevention and Management Across...

Information Technology

Developing Strategies for Efficient Application...

Collaborating with departments and developing clear standards for making decisions on legacy systems

Supply Chain

Streamlining Supply Chain Procurement During a Merger or...

Information Technology

Establishing Enterprise- and Facility-Specific...

Featuring three large-scale health systems, this article provides several perspectives on providing and maintaining appropriate levels of access

Information Technology

Demonstrating The Value of Clinical Informatics

Quantifying the impact of informatics programs to ensure future support and funding

Information Technology

Planning for Enterprise Mobility Management Adoption

Case studies on evaluating the need for, use cases, and implementation of enterprise mobility management solutions

Revenue Cycle

Laying the Groundwork for an Effective Outpatient CDI Program

How two providers are structuring and piloting programs that go beyond inpatient Medicare admissions

Supply Chain

Reducing Departmental Inventory Using Just-in-Time and Lean...

Revenue Cycle

Implementing Text Message Bill Notifications to...

Realizing cost savings by efficiently reaching patients regarding their balances

Cost & Quality

Sustaining Quality Improvements in CAUTI Reduction

A detailed look at improvements in CAUTI reduction at one health system in Virginia

Cost & Quality

Creating Self-Contained Emergency Department...

Staffing strategies to improve overall workflow within emergency departments

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