Productivity and Clinical Utilization

  • 18 Levers for High-Impact Performance Improvement: How Healthcare Organizations Can Accelerate Change and Sustain Results

    Many health systems have performance improvement (PI) strategies that are not in sync with the operational changes that are required.  Increasingly, the changing business of healthcare requires performance improvement interventions that are faster, broader and strategic.  Our colleague Gary Auton’s forthcoming book on PI highlights Galloway’s thought leadership in this space and provides an overview of the issues his book will explore.

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  • A Process for Improving Clinical Utilization

    If hospital leadership expects to achieve efficiencies, stay competitive, maintain compliance and quality of care, the performance of individual services must be continuously measured, monitored and assessed.  Evaluating and identifying improvement areas and introducing appropriate interventions can be time consuming – particularly because opportunities are often spread across all service lines and most DRG’s.  Variation among practitioners for the same DRG adds another level of complexity when it comes time to assess the organization and drive a cohesive improvement process.  Dr. Don Bialek outlines our process for achieving lasting improvement.

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  • Accelerate Improvement through Clinician Engagement

    The advent of population health and accountable care models are forcing hospitals to improve acute care cost performance.  While many healthcare organizations team with medical staffs and clinicians to identify and pursue clinical utilization improvement opportunities, these initiatives frequently fall short of producing tangible results. There are six dimensions critical to clinical performance.  Read how Gary Auton has improved performance focusing on these six items.

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  • EHR Adoption and Optimization Success

    EHR implementation is a complex orchestration of information technology and business process “system builds.” Successful implementation requires that end users understand each workflow, that all technology components work properly with the corresponding workflow and that each end user knows how to use relevant software components. Galloway Consulting has led the adoption of Epic Systems Ambulatory EHR in a large academic medical center successfully addressing a number of issues related to this adoption.   Read how.  

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