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Managing Chronic Conditions When Patients Have Acute Health Episodes

Managing Chronic Conditions When Patients Have Acute Health Episodes

Anne is a 67-year-old patient with diabetes. A couple weeks ago she had hip replacement surgery and then was transferred to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) to start her rehab. The initial rehab went well, and she was sent home a few days ago. Before the surgery, Anne...

Sharp Conversations with Lee Buttz, MD, MBA

Sharp Conversations with Lee Buttz, MD, MBA

This Sharp Conversation was with Lee Buttz, MD, MBA, the Chief Medical Officer at Tandigm Health. In this video, Dr. Buttz discusses a wide range of topics, including his start in Army Medicine, reducing the administrative burden, the role tech plays in clinical...

How to Make Data Usable

How to Make Data Usable

We have all this data, but what do we do with it?  Interoperability is, and has been, a buzzword since EHRs became more common in clinical settings. Interoperability is important for providing the best care not only for individuals, but it also has the potential to...

4 Strategies to Retain Nurses

4 Strategies to Retain Nurses

Nurses are quitting in droves. According to research by McKinsey in November 2021,  32% of RNs in the US said they may leave their current direct patient care role. Of those looking to leave, only 29% plan to stay in a direct care role, which may contribute...

Clinician Mental Health in 2022

Clinician Mental Health in 2022

Many people have been struggling with mental health problems since the pandemic began, but clinicians face unique challenges. The Covid-19 pandemic, workplace violence, ever-increasing work demands, failing systems, financial stress, and more take a toll on...

Increasing HCAHPS Scores with Better Communication Tools

Increasing HCAHPS Scores with Better Communication Tools

HCAHPS is a standardized survey that collects data on patients' perspectives of their hospital care. The survey was created to produce comparable patient satisfaction data between hospitals, incentivize hospitals to improve their quality of care, and enhance...

How Can I Improve My Organization’s RAF Scores?

How Can I Improve My Organization’s RAF Scores?

Increasing Reimbursement with Better Documentation  Value Based Care Organizations oversee the complex care of patients across multiple settings and interdisciplinary teams. Managing the logistics and ensuring excellent patient care is challenging enough; however,...

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