[wtr-time] Readmission rates are one of the most critical metrics for hospitals. Conducting a patient needs assessment can help reduce readmissions.
[wtr-time] The follow-up phone call is an integral part of post-discharge care that is often overlooked. The right phone call can reduce readmissions.
[wtr-time] Small hospitals can benefit from using telecase management or virtual medicine help to reduce improper admissions and increase patient volume.
[wtr-time] With the shift to value-based care, rural hospitals need to focus on improving efficiency and quality to maximize reimbursement.
[wtr-time] Reducing improper admissions can provide significant cost savings to hospitals. One strategy is improving case management.
[wtr-time] Small hospital emergency departments (EDs) often have patients leave without being seen (LWBS). Decreasing wait times helps to reduce LWBS incidents.
[wtr-time] Freestanding emergency rooms (FSERs) provide emergency services at lower overhead costs. This is a game-changing solution for rural healthcare.
[wtr-time] Remote case management can help reduce strain on full-time staff, improve efficiency, and lower costs. Telemanagement is a great strategy.
[wtr-time] Rural hospitals are often asked to do more with less. Appropriate admission rates can help community hospitals to keep costs low while improving efficiency.
[wtr-time] EMTALA is a system of rules and regulations created for emergency room personnel and patients. Healthcare management is key to avoiding these violations.