Link to post: The transition from survey-ready to patient-ready

The transition from survey-ready to patient-ready

Written by Mark Crockett, CEO, Verge Health Real healthcare transformation for the patient’s sake True healthcare transformation is happening, and I’m lucky enough to get to see it happening on a daily basis. Recently, I had the privilege of spending time at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, one of 10 hospitals in the Methodist Health System.

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Link to post: HOSPITAL SURVEYS: Technology Tools Can Improve Preparedness and Outcomes

HOSPITAL SURVEYS: Technology Tools Can Improve Preparedness and Outcomes

Written by Faith Knight Today’s hospitals must comply with numerous federal and state regulations as well as standards from a variety of additional accrediting entities. A regulatory audit requires a large amount of documentation, which may take hospital employees hours and hours to compile. Most hospitals have moved toward the use of electronic document management

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Link to post: Readers Write: Value-Based Healthcare Drives “Left of Bang” Approach for Risk Management and Compliance

Readers Write: Value-Based Healthcare Drives “Left of Bang” Approach for Risk Management and Compliance

By Mark Crockett, MD, CEO, Verge Solutions Value-Based Healthcare Drives “Left of Bang” Approach for Risk Management and Compliance In 2007, the Marine Corps deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan had a problem: how to identify an enemy that blended in with the population. They developed a behavioral approach to helping teams sharpen their tactical awareness

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Link to post: The one thing every healthcare organization needs but doesn’t have

The one thing every healthcare organization needs but doesn’t have

Written by Mark Crockett, CEO Verge Health GRC Adoption Helps Bring Down Silos, Establish True Culture of Safety and Reliability The outrage over United Airlines forcible removal of a passenger, and the company’s clumsy response, shows how vulnerable even the largest organizations are when company policies fail to adapt to an emerging crisis. Reputations are

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Link to post: Hospital datacenters: Extinct in 5 years?

Hospital datacenters: Extinct in 5 years?

Prominent healthcare executives are predicting a drastic shift from on-premise IT infrastructure into the cloud. That includes electronic health records, clinical decision support and analytics. Today one would be hard-pressed to find a fistful of companies that consider generating their own power a competitive advantage — some hospital systems, rather, are harnessing cloud infrastructure services

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Link to post: The Patient Experience Is Clinical

The Patient Experience Is Clinical

By Mark Crockett, M.D., CEO, Verge Solutions As quickly as healthcare began to focus on patient experience, the law of unintended consequences kicked in. While well received as a tool to help improve care, this situation unintentionally gave rise to a consumer culture around patient treatment. Today’s value-based care arrangements call for providers to take

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