Marketplace factors and economic forces are coming together to position medical homes at the center of the U.S. healthcare delivery system, creating efficiencies that help produce a healthier population and reduce expenditures to contain costs.
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Author Cline Young explains, “…risk that is often overlooked and many times left unmanaged…can leave profits and equity exposed and the very future of the company in jeopardy. This risk is a company’s ability to recruit, retain and reward its executive and management personnel.”
A productive environment for accountable care starts with a comprehensive and robust data warehouse that tracks claims data as well as financial, engagement and quality data.
The annual total cost of risk can be qualified as the sum of predictable loss costs, risk transfer costs, vendor fees, taxes and administration. Do you know your total cost or how to determine it?
An issue of growing concern for hospitals and healthcare providers is duplicate patient records within their Master Patient Index (MPI). This situation increases the risks of poor patient outcomes and medical malpractice liability.
At a metal fabrication company, a group of employees known as “catchers” were incurring significant head and back injuries. To help reduce workers compensation claims and improve safety at the plant, changes had to be implemented immediately.
Healthcare Reform Updates for January 9, 2014
Why Do Environmental Lawyers Get Sued for Malpractice? What Can They Do to Avoid a Malpractice Claim?
Lawsuits are becoming commonplace these days, and environmental lawyers are not immune to malpractice liabilities. It’s important to remember that you have to identify your risks in any profession and have a plan if potential issues arise.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was given an opportunity to evaluate the claims process and review the historical losses of a transportation company with over 500 U.S. locations that needed a more cost-effective insurance program. With many updates and new initiatives, the organization recognized a significant improvement.