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Embracing Diversity Will Secure Innovation and Profitability

by Bent Philipson| Wed Sep 30 2020
There is no shortage of advice when it comes to helping companies become more innovative. Innovation is what breaks the constraints of outdated methods and can transform entire industries. The problem is that a majority of these opinions are anecdotal and what works for one organization might not work for another, especially if you are crossing over industries.read more

The Modern-Day Challenges Facing the CEOs of Healthcare Facilities

by Bent Philipson| Wed Sep 30 2020
Healthcare is one of the most rapidly evolving industries, and for good reason. While stagnancy within any other industry may curtail a company's competitive advantage, stagnancy within the healthcare sector can be life changing. It compromises our ability to provide the highest level of care to patients in need.read more

The Importance of Healthcare Staff Education (Especially During a Crisis)

by Bent Philipson| Wed Sep 30 2020
Healthcare staff education can literally be a life-saver, but it’s an initiative that often gets far less attention than it deserves. Unfortunately that lack of education is to the entire industry’s detriment: preventable medical errors are now a serious public health problem in the United States and contribute substantially to rising healthcare costs, among other issues.read more

COVID-19 Crisis Underscores Advantages of the Patient-Driven Payment Model

by Bent Philipson| Wed Sep 30 2020
The efficacy of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) has never been clearer than now, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The PDPM, implemented on Oct. 1, 2019, enabled skilled nursing facilities to see a nine percent increase in Medicare reimbursement in the early days of the outbreak, according to analysis conducted in April by Zimmet Healthcare Services Group and Claim Outcomes and Reimbursement Essentials (CORE), a data firm.read more