Workflow

In this hectic, 24/7 world in which we are managing baseball games, school plays and family visits to the doctor not to mention work meetings and professional obligations, it’s no surprise that some appointments get missed. We understand the impact these missed opportunities mean for our personal lives, but in the professional world (especially healthcare),…

Read more No Joke. Missed Appointments Cost the U.S. Healthcare System $150B

In a prior blog, we covered three ways hospitals can rid themselves of hidden costs and inefficiencies, including getting a better handle on the insurance authorization process – an industry-wide problem.  Insurance authorizations are a complex process for both provider groups and patients. When converting time to dollars, health systems and providers spend between $23-$31…

Read more Baptist Health Care Eliminates Insurance Authorization Frustrations and Productivity Loss

Health care costs are staggering. American taxpayers, consumers and employers pay more per capita for health care than any other country in the developed world. As a result, health plans are under enormous pressure from employers and regulators to contain medical costs, which means limiting member use of care services to that which are deemed…

Read more The high cost of obtaining authorizations for care

What does care coordination have in common with a highway? Or population health with an 18-wheeler? Before I explain, let’s define these terms. Care coordination is the practice of deliberately organizing patient care activities and sharing information among all of the participants concerned with a patient’s care to achieve safer and more effective care, and…

Read more On the Road to Care Coordination: First Stop, Population Health Management

By Bill Reid, SVP of Product Management and Partners, SCI Solutions 30 times a minute. Reach, catch, pull, release, slide. Ever in pursuit of the perfect stroke. I had the good fortune of being a collegiate rower, and over four years spent my time on a river with schoolmates trying over and over to achieve perfection. We would…

Read more The Pursuit of Perfection: Bringing Analytics to Healthcare Workflows

By Bill Reid, VP of Business Development, SCI Solutions Did he catch it? January is football playoff time in America, with the best teams in college and professional football playing to determine this year’s champions. While you are gathered around the TV, imagine this scenario happening before your eyes: Team gathers in the huddle after…

Read more Eliminating the Blind Side in Care Coordination