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Optimizing ED Patient Flow for COVID-19

By Shari Welch, MD Emergency departments serve as the front door for many hospitals, so the need for effective patient streaming flows has always been imperative. That said, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused patient volumes to surge in many communities and ...

Reducing U.S. Healthcare Costs Means Closing the Gap in Physician Engagement and Alignment

At ACHE’s 2017 Congress on Healthcare Leadership, Richard J. Priore, ScD, FACHE, President & CEO, Excelsior HealthCare Group, presented five primary underlying causes to the rapidly rising costs of healthcare in the U.S. Three of the causes likely come a...

Is a Breakthrough in Process Improvement Possible for Healthcare? Yes!

The perception for most healthcare organizations in today’s value-based healthcare environment is ...