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Published By: Paladina Health     Published Date: Jul 12, 2019
Watch our webinar to gain “4 Creative Cost Strategies Changing Healthcare for Good.” You’ll hear healthcare experts from AON, Activate Healthcare, and Paladina Health share key insights on how to reduce employee healthcare expenses by understanding: • 4 strategies to curb employer and employee healthcare costs • What employers really want in their employee benefit offerings • What the future of healthcare looks like—and why it’s brighter than it seems WATCH NOW
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rising employer healthcare costs, employer-sponsored healthcare, employer healthcare costs, population health & data utilization, funding models, personalized healthcare, better healthcare access, future of healthcare, employee benefit offerings, per-employee-per-month, one point-of-care, fee-for-service, direct primary care, primary care benefits, telemedicine, on-site or near site clinics, wellness screenings, 24/7 provider access, value-driven healthcare system, health data
    
Paladina Health
Published By: SAS     Published Date: Jun 26, 2019
To support open government initiatives and uphold the values of transparency, participation and collaboration in the US, federal agencies today make their data open, or publicly accessible. Citizens can use this open data to assess college affordability, the economy, educational issues, environmental damage, health care, taxes, agriculture, the climate and more. Governments can use APIs to pull this open data into SAS Visual Analytics as a way to identify trends and patterns and obtain all sorts of new insights. With public health surveillance, for example, governments can monitor and evaluate indicators that point to high-risk areas so they’ll know where and how to focus efforts. Such public health surveillance can serve as an early warning system for impending emergencies, document the impact of an intervention, track progress toward public health goals, and clarify health problems to inform public health policies and strategies.
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Published By: Castlight Health     Published Date: Apr 15, 2013
Did you know that two-thirds of U.S. health care spend, or $1.8 trillion, goes purely to salaries and wages? Yet our patient outcomes are on par with countries such as Cuba and Slovenia. Health care reform is changing the way our health care system operates and will ultimately affect your bottom line. Dr. Robert Kocher, M.D. has been a key influencer of health care reform efforts in the U.S. In this white paper, Dr. Kocher discusses: •Three recent policy changes •Four potential outcomes of health care reform •The evolving roles within the health care system
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Castlight Health
Published By: Clarion     Published Date: Oct 30, 2013
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a new rule, effective September 2013, which updates OSHA’s 1971 workplace safety sign and tag formats with today’s best practice safety signage designs as defined by the latest American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards. The OSHA signage change means that, over time, as employers adopt the newer ANSI Z535 best practice safety tag and sign formats, the United States will increasingly have a single, national uniform system of hazard recognition. Safety signs installed in facilities and public areas, temporary safety tags placed on equipment, and safety labels placed on products will all be designed using the same formatting principles. The outcome of such consistency is expected to be significantly more effective communication in the workplace. That, in turn, should help achieve the objective of fewer accidents and more lives saved from tragedy.
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safety, signage, osha
    
Clarion
Published By: Grainger     Published Date: Nov 04, 2013
On December 1, 2013, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will start phasing in a mandatory transition to the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for labeling potentially hazardous chemicals. The goal is to have one set of hazardous material classification standards used around the world to protect human health and promote environmental awareness.
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safety, ghs, osha, chemicals
    
Grainger
Published By: Metric Stream     Published Date: Dec 02, 2015
Every day, employees in various companies from oil & gas, manufacturing or chemical industries perform extremely dangerous jobs, including building construction, commercial diving, and hazardous chemical monitoring. Yet, in 2014, companies with such working environments were voted among America’s Safest Companies by EHS Today.
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Metric Stream
Published By: SAS     Published Date: Jan 17, 2018
We have conditioned patients not only to expect opioids for pain relief, but to utilize more and more of them, and the addiction is both psychological and physical. To remedy the situation, a lot of policies and practices and behaviors must change around how the health care system approaches pain. But we do not yet have the data and analytics we need to determine what specifically to do at the patient level or the policy level. Download this whitepaper to learn more about the resources available and how we can fix this issue.
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Published By: Lenovo and Intel     Published Date: Jan 20, 2017
Nowhere is technology more important than in healthcare, where the integrity of devices, systems, and infrastructure ultimately impacts patient lives.
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lenovo, healthcare technology, infrastructure
    
Lenovo and Intel
Published By: Lenovo and Intel     Published Date: Jan 19, 2017
Nowhere is technology more important than in healthcare, where the integrity of devices, systems, and infrastructure ultimately impacts patient lives. When evaluating existing technologies or considering investment in new solutions, there are a number of key factors healthcare entities must take into account. With this checklist, we’ll help you: ? Identify common demands ? Get an easy-to-use technology evaluation checklist ? See an example of how to apply new technology solutions
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lenovo, healthcare, infrastructure
    
Lenovo and Intel
Published By: Pega     Published Date: May 25, 2016
Case management frameworks built on business process management platforms help IT solutions architects deploy case-handling applications and offer an alternative to specialized case management applications and custom coding. According to Gartner, the complex architecture required to support case management has relegated it to the status of a niche application, typically addressed by specialist, commercial off-the-shelf application providers and system integrators. Case management as a process style is being applied in many sectors beyond government, legal and insurance, including healthcare, banking, higher education and retail. Industry and cross-industry case management frameworks are now available. "Adaptive case management" hype exceeds the reality of what buyers need. Gartner evaluated 12 vendors including Pegasystems against nine critical capabilities in four use cases. Download this Gartner analysis and gain a better understanding of the case management frameworks solutions offe
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business optimization, business strategy, network management, business applications, best practices, business process management, solutions, case management
    
Pega
Published By: AON     Published Date: Dec 07, 2017
While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) increased the number of Americans with access to health insurance, U.S. employers and employees continue to struggle with rising health care costs and changing workforce demands. Recent Aon research shows that 20% of health care consumers cite high health care costs as the major reason they have either declined health care coverage, stopped taking medications, or avoided care altogether. If the U.S. health care system is to succeed, stakeholders across the health ecosystem must influence change in each market—employer, individual, and government (Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare). While each part of the three-legged stool is important, this paper focuses on five strategies Aon believes will strengthen the employer-based system—a system that provides health care coverage to well over half of Americans (61%, or 177 million).
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health insurance, employer – provided health benefits, aon hewitt, health ecosystem, well – being initiatives
    
AON
Published By: AON     Published Date: Dec 07, 2017
With all the complexities of the U.S. health care system, people consuming health care services continue to find it challenging to navigate. That’s why, for the fifth year, Aon Hewitt is pleased to partner with the National Business Group on Health (The Business Group) and The Futures Company to conduct the Consumer Health Mindset Study. The study explores the health attitudes, motivators, and preferences of consumers across the U.S.— particularly employees and their dependents as they interact with their employer-sponsored health plans, wellness programs, and the broader health landscape. Along with our findings about the consumer health mindset, we recommend practical actions you can take to meet consumers where they are and guide them in navigating health care more effectively.
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health care services, aon hewitt, consumer health mindset, health attitudes, national business group, the futures company
    
AON
Published By: Adobe     Published Date: Nov 09, 2017
Patients are going digital — and taking the healthcare system with them. Learn how in the 2017 Digital Trends in Healthcare and Pharma report. Download it now to learn: Why two-thirds of healthcare companies are investing in data analysis. How they’re building content marketing programs to boost patient knowledge. What they plan to do with virtual and augmented reality this year and beyond.
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Adobe
Published By: IBM APAC     Published Date: Apr 27, 2018
To make the best treatment decisions, doctors at Memorial Hermann required rapid, reliable access to patients medical records and fast insight into changing health indicators. Deploying IBM FlashSystem, physicians at Memorial Hermann can now rapidly access healthcare information and perform sophisticated analysis to identify early signs of illness and take appropriate action for patients 99% faster.
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IBM APAC
Published By: Digital Realty     Published Date: Feb 25, 2015
Atlantic Health Systems, a nonprofit health care organization had a growing patient base and an evolving IT infrastructure that needed a scalable, flexible data center with world-class operations support that could be set up today to accommodate your needs tomorrow. Find out why they turned to Digital Realty.
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data center, infrastructure management, access control, physical security
    
Digital Realty
Published By: Schneider Electric     Published Date: Jun 06, 2017
If not, you are increasing the risk for costly, unplanned downtime. However, despite the importance of having a reliable flow of electricity, over half of building owners rely on reactive maintenance programs to care for their equipment. This means they wait until equipment fails completely before initiating corrective action, which is typically 3-4 times more costly than taking preventive measures. A good first step to go from being reactive to proactive is having a power system assessment performed to determine the current state and reliability of your electrical system. For more information on Power System Assessments, download our white paper, "Assessing the Health of a Facility's Electrical Power Distribution System".
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electrical engineering services, electrical reliability, electrical risk assessment, power system assessment, risk assessment
    
Schneider Electric
Published By: EMC Converged Platforms     Published Date: Feb 01, 2016
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a nationally recognized fully integrated academic medical center and health system, is dedicated to improving patient care and advancing medical research. However, its aging legacy IT infrastructure had to be modernized in order to meet the requirements of the business. Wake Forest Health turned to market-leading EMC Converged Infrastructure from VCE to simplify IT operations and drive business efficiency. In addition to multiple VCE Vblock® systems, the Vblock 540 with EMC XtremIO all-flash storage enabled significant improvements in application infrastructure performance and agility. After deploying the Vblock 540, Wake Forest experienced an overall 30 percent performance improvement to end users and decreased the time needed for storage provisioning from 24 hours to less than an hour. Read this white paper to find out more about how EMC Converged Infrastructure from VCE helped Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center modernize its business.
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vce, vblock, converged infrastructure, legacy infrastructure, agile, availability, performance
    
EMC Converged Platforms
Published By: EMC Converged Platforms     Published Date: May 24, 2016
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, a nationally recognized fully integrated academic medical center and health system, is dedicated to improving patient care and advancing medical research. However, its aging, legacy infrastructure had to be modernized in order to meet the demands of its ecosystem. Wake Forest chose market-leading EMC converged infrastructure from VCE in order to simplify IT operations and drive business efficiency. VCE Vblock® Systems built on EMC XtremIO all-flash storage enabled significant improvements in application infrastructure performance and agility, delivering an overall 30 percent performance improvement to end-users. Read this white paper to find out more about how EMC converged solutions from VCE helped Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center modernize its business.
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vce, vblock, converged infrastructure, legacy infrastructure, agile, availability, performance
    
EMC Converged Platforms
Published By: Pega     Published Date: Jun 21, 2016
Case management frameworks built on business process management platforms help IT solutions architects deploy case-handling applications and offer an alternative to specialized case management applications and custom coding. According to Gartner, the complex architecture required to support case management has relegated it to the status of a niche application, typically addressed by specialist, commercial off-the-shelf application providers and system integrators. Case management as a process style is being applied in many sectors beyond government, legal and insurance, including healthcare, banking, higher education and retail. Industry and cross-industry case management frameworks are now available. "Adaptive case management" hype exceeds the reality of what buyers need. Gartner evaluated 12 vendors including Pegasystems against nine critical capabilities in four use cases.
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Pega
Published By: Zebra Technologies     Published Date: Oct 01, 2018
The consistent and accurate identification of patients has long presented a challenge for healthcare organizations across the globe. Why? Because the process of patient identification remains largely manual and persists across the entire patient journey. As such, it is highly prone to errors and can lead to serious patient harm. Automated patient identification systems are essential to correcting this long-standing problem and improving the health and well-being of patients as well as protecting the integrity of the healthcare system.
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Zebra Technologies
Published By: Hyland Software     Published Date: Jun 16, 2016
To support a more robust exchange of health information across multiple systems and care settings, HIT must embrace future-state technology: A single data management solution built on a single platform that stores all content in its native format in a single archive.
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healthcare, technology, information technology, solutions, best practices, business management, process management, content management
    
Hyland Software
Published By: Lumeris     Published Date: Aug 04, 2014
For health plans, health systems and delegated payer operations, or health systems wanting to become their own payer, Lumeris’ turnkey outsourcing offers expert support to design, build, operate, measure, and optimize value-based health plan operations that can drive clinical and financial excellence. This can be evidenced by our ability to help clients achieve higher revenue, lower costs, higher market share, and meeting mandates for medical cost ratio contained in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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lumeris, health plan delivery, health plan operations, population health services, value based health plan operations, health plan outsourcing, operating a health plan, information technology, practice management
    
Lumeris
Published By: The TriZetto Group     Published Date: Oct 20, 2011
The evolving healthcare landscape has created a wealth of fresh opportunities for payers. There is a sense of urgency for payers in leadership roles to leverage technology and successfully transition to a value-driven healthcare system that rewards top performers and high quality standards. Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) quickly changed many aspects of payers' business with higher costs, new oversight, more competition and a longer-term promise of millions of new members. Since healthcare insurance reform became law, opponents have vowed changes, if not its outright repeal. While it may be tempting to take as little action as possible and hope that the 2010 mid-term election or 2012 general election will make this all go away, the reality is that repeal is not a likely possibility.
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trizetto, healthcare, healthcare reform, ppaca, investments
    
The TriZetto Group
Published By: Evariant     Published Date: Sep 07, 2016
Marketers face a unique challenge to allocate resources across a variety of tactics to target key audiences that need their product or service – with limited information on what combination of products or services will have the optimum impact, which target audience members are ideal fits, and what allocations will provide the best return on investment to the organization. Healthcare has its own myriad of challenges, including many local, regional, and national options for consumers, service line variations, and disparate demographics. The good news is that there is an emerging understanding of digital and multichannel marketing, and ample opportunity to define best practices, systematically calculate marketing effectiveness and return on marketing investment (ROMI), and use technology and data to create great business outcomes.
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evariant, multi-channel marketing, hospital, patient engagement, digital marketing
    
Evariant
Published By: Evariant     Published Date: Sep 07, 2016
The physician liaison position is a relatively new one for most health systems, but individuals hired as physician liaisons are being held accountable for facilitating impactful, fast change. Where marketing drives incremental revenues by targeting patients and consumers (non-patients), physician liaisons drive incremental revenues by cultivating relationships with physicians and improving referral behavior.
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evariant, physician liaison, hospital, physician alignment
    
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