White Paper

How ACOs can Benefit from ED Optimization

For ACOs and other organizations with an emphasis on accountability and value-based care, meeting regulations established by CMS and ONC is key to ensuring patients are receiving the best care possible while avoiding penalties. It can be difficult to know where to begin coordinating care with navigating several care teams and providers. This whitepaper provides a starting point for ACOs looking to help patients and lower costs.

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Thought Leadership

Addressing the Opioid Crisis with Technology

From 2006 to 2012, 76 billion oxycodone and hydrocodone pills were distributed throughout the US. That’s an average of nearly 11 billion pain pills per year. Clinicians can play a significant role in addressing the opioid epidemic that takes the lives of tens of thousands of people every year.

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Recap: ACEP19 Focused Heavily on Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a much bigger problem in healthcare settings than many people realize. The topic was a recurring theme at this year’s annual ACEP conference, both in opening remarks and educational sessions throughout the conference.

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Case Study

Navigating Coordination of Care for Behavioral Health Patients

Navos Mental Health Solutions works to provide patients struggling with mental and behavioral health conditions and substance use disorders with comprehensive care. Collective's platform enables Navos to better track patients, gain valuable insights into patient...

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Case Study

Effectively Tracking and Reducing Prescription Opioid Abuse

A team of physicians at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula (CHOMP) developed the Monterey County Prescribe Safe Initiative as a collaborative effort between physicians, law enforcement, drug recovery centers, pharmacies, and hospital leadership to develop...

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Supporting More Informed Decisions at the Point of Care With CCDs

It’s Collective’s mission to help care teams identify and support our country’s most vulnerable patients.  Toward this mission, Collective is now participating bidirectionally in national CCD networks and integrating CCDs to support informed treatment decision making...

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White Paper

How to Reduce Avoidable Readmissions and the Cost of Care

Readmissions have become a key focus for hospitals and skilled nursing facilities across the country due to financial penalties the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have implemented in an effort to reduce avoidable readmissions. Learn how care coordination can help clinicians and other providers make more-informed treatment decisions, prevent readmissions, and save costs.

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Thought Leadership

3 Ways to Optimize the ED Work Environment

Emergency physicians and clinicians are continually adjusting to the ever changing demands of the emergency department (ED) environment. A sudden influx of patients and a wide range of illnesses and conditions lead to interruptions, multitasking, and the need for...

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Addressing the Effects of Alert Fatigue: Part 2

Last week, I talked about physical and psychological effects of alert fatigue. This is part two to that article, where I’m going to discuss strategies for reducing alert fatigue in your hospital or facility. Strategies for leadership and providers Establish alert...

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Addressing the Effects of Alert Fatigue: Part 1

According to a study conducted by John Hopkins Hospital, it’s estimated that the average hospital bed triggers 350 monitor alarms per patient, per day. This, in combination with the squeak of gurney wheels, the hum of fluorescent hospital lights, and the crackling of...

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3 Ways to Reduce Emergency Department Length of Stay

Increased length of stay in the emergency department has been associated with higher left without being seen rates, lower patient satisfaction scores, and increased time before pain management. Here are three ways to reduce emergency department length of stay.

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