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Health Care Delivery Solutions

May 1, 2021

Health care requires solutions. The economy has changed and so must Healthcare delivery systems. Taking the promises made by the Biden Administration seriously, means accepting the critics on both sides of an issue. Health Care administrators must begin by listening … Continued

Clinical Quality Measurement

April 4, 2021

Clinical Outcomes are defined as “the health status of a patient”. Outcome measures require data about health status occurring within the patient record. Measuring health outcomes is central to assessing the quality of care. Outcome measures such as quality improvement, … Continued

Readmission Issues

March 1, 2021

Patient Readmissions Are A Revolving Door For Residential Addiction Programs  One of the continuing problems with addiction treatment has been the growing numbers of addiction patients failing to complete residential care. The problem is these same patients turn around and … Continued

New Consumer Behaviors

February 1, 2021

In 2021, the behavioral health industry will be shaped by a much more active consumer movement. More than ever before patients are increasingly knowledgeable, better organized, and more clearly heard by the communities they live in. Equipped with evidence-based data … Continued

Blur of Change in Healthcare

January 1, 2021

There is a blur of change happening in healthcare services.    Solutions such as reduced staffing positions, production processing of patients, secretive pricing policies – all have been pushed by large hospital systems as a move to maximize profit. Increasingly, … Continued

Improving Services

December 2, 2020

The New Year is an ideal time for CEO’s to consider improving services.   Take a minute and begin with a walk- through of your facility, just as if you were a first time patient or visitor. Spend a few minutes … Continued

Operational Flexibility

November 20, 2020

Many successful health care leaders recognize that maintaining they’re operational flexibility is the key to the future longevity of their organizations’. The pattern of new consumer habits, new competitors entering the Field, shorter business cycles and value creation is increasingly … Continued

Managed Care Consequences

November 3, 2019

Implementation of Managed Care controls across most health care services has consequences for patients, providers and health delivery systems. The term “Managed Care” is increasingly utilized to cover a variety of organizational structures, insurance benefits, and regulations. Today the intent … Continued

Organizational Change

September 2, 2019

When companies hit hard times, it is not uncommon for managers to shuffle their complement of supervisors. The natural tendency of new managers on the scene is to reorganize, sometimes repeatedly. But does that approach really fix what’s not working … Continued

Evolutionary Change

August 10, 2019

In over forty years of experience delivering behavioral health services, experience has taught our Team: change should be evolutionary and almost never revolutionary. The popular notion flowing from inexperienced managers inevitably urges rapid change as a daily prerequisite for organizational … Continued