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Customizable Partnership Solutions Tailored to Unique Hospital Needs

Partnership has become a leading strategy to efficiently improve quality while continuing to meet the needs of the growing medically complex patient population. While common, partnership is most often thought of in terms of joint-ventures but come in many shapes and sizes. Every hospital and community is different, and therefore...

The Impact Prolonged Length of Stay has on Hospital Financial Performance

At the end of 2022, 68% of hospitals were projected to operate at a financial loss due to barriers with inflation, rising operational costs and ongoing clinical labor shortages.1

Reducing Unnecessary ED Visits Can Lead to Significant Cost Savings: How Behavioral Health Can Help

Emergency departments (EDs) have the potential to experience over $4 billion in annual cost savings if adequate mental health resources continue to grow in communities across the nation, notes a recent American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) report.

CMS Proposed and Final Rulings: What Does this Mean for Your Hospital?

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released a proposed rule highlighting intentions to regulate Medicare Advantage (MA) plans from using internal, propriety guidelines to inform coverage determinations for its patients.

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Infographic: 4 Benefits of Behavioral Health Partnership for Hospital Performance

Workforce shortages, restricted patient access and shifting reimbursement are among the top challenges facing hospitals trying to meet the growing behavioral health population. Addressing today’s need is vital to help safeguard the overall health of their local community, and to relieve demand from emergency departments and other key areas of...

Reducing Claims Denials: A Key Focus for Health Leaders in 2023

Claims denials have increased between 10%-15% according to a recent Experian Health survey of over 200 heath leaders.

Addressing the Growing Behavioral Health Population: 3 Key Strategies

Recent research highlights that one in five U.S. adults, or 47.6 million people, experience mental illness each year.1 These spikes are an extension of an ongoing crisis in behavioral health globally and are not expected to decrease in the coming years.

3 Steps to Help Optimize Your Hospital’s Rehabilitation Unit

3 Steps to Help Optimize Your Hospital’s Rehabilitation Unit

With greater emphasis being placed on care transitions and readmission rates, inpatient rehabilitation units have incredible potential to become high-performing centers of excellence that create greater patient access and enhance the performance of the entire hospital.

American’s Mental Health Crisis: Where Do We Stand as a Nation?

90% of Americans believe there is a mental health crisis, according to a recent survey conducted by CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation.

Generational Trends Expected to Impact Hospital Operations and Outcomes

By 2030, the U.S. population is set to exceed 355 million people – a 6% jump from today’s 333 million.1 During this time, the healthcare space is expected to see major shifts in generational trends, ultimately leading to modifications in care delivery and service line prioritization.

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