After seeing promising preliminary results, our customer Amedisys is expanding a pilot program that aims to lower overall costs through fewer readmissions. The outcomes from the pilot and future results from the program will be evaluated against Strategic Healthcare Programs' (SHP) benchmark data on 3 metrics: hospital readmission rates, functional status of the patient and shortness of breath.
Costs may continue to increase, even as reimbursement rates decline. Efficiency and productivity are being cut because of downsizing.
SHP's new real-time Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) reports help you get ahead of the curve and proactively intervene where improvement is in order.
True performance improvement happens when you marry data with high accountability and embed it in your daily process. The right tools make it possible.
SHP clients have access to a breakdown of average visits by discipline on the Financial Executive Advantage report.
How about the variance between case weights at RAP and Final Claim?
In the State of the Industry Report for Home Health and Hospice, three things in particular struck a chord with me as a technology executive
In the period November 1st, 2013, through January 30th, 2014, we averaged a new client every other business day.
Whether looking at financial, clinical or patient satisfaction benchmarks, an organization needs to compare itself to a robust peer group.
With additional public reporting on the way for both home health and hospice, as well as performance-driven payment and stiffer competition, providers have to work differently than they have in the past.